Tag: remake

THE BEGUILED Trailer Offers Stylish Blood And Sex In A Boarding School For Girls

I am not sure how much of the trailer for Sophia Coppola’s new film, The Beguiled, constitues as spoiler or not. I have never read Thomas P. Cullinan’s novel, "A Painted Devil," nor have I seen the Don Siegel/Clint Eastwood...

WWE Studios Sticks an Ice Pick in Rights For a COLD PREY Remake

Yesterday the announcement came that WWE Studios have secured the rights to remake Roar Uthaug's Norwegian slasher flick Cold Prey from 2006. WWE have also secured to option to purchase a re-write script written by Casey La Scala.  Cold Prey...

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON: Max Landis is Remaking His Dad's Cult Classic

Deadline has just dropped a huge bomb on fans of John Landis' cult classic An American Werewolf in London. He is passing on the remake rights to his son, Max, his 'hair' apparent if you will. Landis the Younger will...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Trailer Delivers Exactly As Expected

So, when word broke that Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt were set to star in a remake of The Magnificent Seven directed by Antoine Fuqua quite a lot of people undoubdetly had a picture in their minds of exactly what...

Review: MARTYRS, A Worthless American Remake

Pascal Laugier's Martyrs is one of the most genuinely disturbing films of the last decade, a peculiar mix of genres from revenge thriller to torture porn that shocks equally for its graphic content and main concept. The inevitable American remake, helmed...

POINT BREAK: Get Behind The Scenes Of The Incredible Stunts

Sometimes in the movies - as in life, really - you've just got to throw a guy out of a plane. Or off a cliff. And how do you do that if you would also prefer not to kill them...

Yuen Woo-ping And Tsui Hark Team Up For MIRACLE FIGHTERS Remake

A pair of Hong Kong film icons are teaming up for the first time in over a decade to bring a new version of an old classic to the big screen.Film Biz Asia report that Yuen Woo-ping will direct a...

Fists Fly In Bondarchuk Produced WARRIOR (Воин) Remake

There's not much in the film world that Russia's Fedor Bondarchuk doesn't do and do very well. One of the nation's most popular actors he is also a hugely acclaimed director (Stalingrad, Inhabited Island, 9th Company)while his Art Pictures Studio...

Exclusive Clip From THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN: Blood On Their Hands

Have you seen the original version of The Town That Dreaded Sundown? It pretty much hit the sweet spot of Southern horror / low-budget "truthfulness," as director Charles B. Pierce gave the material a faux-documentary look and appeal that helped...

It's A Turkey Shoot In This Exclusive Clip From Jon Hewitt's ELIMINATION GAME

Acolytes and X director Jon Hewitt remakes 1980s Ozploitation classic Turkey Shoot with Elimination Game in which Dominic Purcell stars as a disgraced former army officer forced to fight for his life in a live televised game show. Yep, the...

Have Your Say: What Is Your Favorite Non-original (Remake, Reboot) Film?

Looking at the top-10 of Hollywood's output this week, it's easy to spot how we the industry is mired knee-deep in the usual traditions of remaking classics, rebooting old favorites, and sequel-ing the hell out of franchises. Pitch Perfect 2...

POINT BREAK: No One Fires Their Gun Up In The Air And Goes "Ahhrgh" In Remake Trailer

Hey, look. It is a remake of a revered classic action flick! (Cue gnashing of teeth!) Take a look at the first trailer for Ericson Core's update of Point Break. The premise is pretty much the same as the 1991 film....

Review: POLTERGEIST, A Remake That Resembles The Original A Little Too Closely

"They're here!" The original Poltergeist looms large in modern popular culture, the 1982 film having grown in stature over the years to the point where it's considered a classic of the haunted house genre. Indeed, the original is a very...

DON'T LOOK NOW, It's A Remake

The most recent insult to original storytelling comes back to bite us in the face in the form of Don't Look Now, Nicholas Roeg's 1973 classic, lurid tale of loss and suspense. Expertly crafted and shot, the original adapted a...

Crowdfund This! Tom Savini And Umberto Lenzi Team Up To Remake NIGHTMARE CITY!

Heads up, classic horror fans, because a couple of huge names are getting together to tackle a major title. Tom Savini is aiming to update Umberto Lenzi's Nightmare City with Lenzi himself on board as a producer and with the...

HOUSEBOUND: New Line Purchases Remake Rights For Kiwi Horror Comedy

THR`s Heat Vision Blog is reporting that New Line has purchased the remake rights for Gerard Johnstone`s Kiwi horror comedy and festival hit, Housebound. Johnstone will produce the remake, while New Line is looking for someone to adapt the screenplay...

POLTERGEIST Remake: First Trailer Offers Homage And Jump Scares

The way a horror movie is constructed and paced has changed a lot from 1982 to 2015. Much like the 2013 Carrie remake, it all comes down to whether the pace of editing and easy reliance on jump-scares can replace the...

MEMORIES OF MURDER Coming to the Small Screen

It looks like Snowpiercer isn't the only Bong Joon-ho film getting the remake treatment. I don't normally cover TV news but I thought I'd make an exception for this. Considered by many to be one of the greatest Korean films...

Fox Wins The Rights To Remake ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

Another one for the 'Is nothing sacred?!?' file in your life. After a competitive bidding session Twentieth Century Fox has emerged with the heads of its vanquished foes and the rights to remake John Carpenter's 1981 film and a cult...

Fox Developing US Remake Of BBC Cop Drama LUTHER, But Who Will Play The Title Role?

Can there really be Luther without Idris Elba? That's the only question that really matters in response to word that Fox is developing a remake of the hit BBC cop thriller with series creator Neil Cross currently writing a US...