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John Carpenter isn't involved with the Big Trouble in Little China remake

It's been sixteen months since the announcement that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be starring in a remake of John Carpenter's supernatural martial arts action classic BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA , and at that time Johnson was quoted as saying that "bringing on John Carpenter in some capacity" was part of the plan to make the remake as good as possible....
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Jack Burton to meet Snake Plissken in the pages of crossover comic

With their 1981 and 1986 action/adventure collaborations ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK and BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, director John Carpenter and star Kurt Russell brought two amazing, iconic heroes to the big screen - war hero turned anti-authority criminal badass Snake Plissken and bumbling braggart Jack Burton, who's more of a hero in his own mind than anything, but he can throw a...
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The remake of Big Trouble in Little China is still moving forward

Reminder: 20th Century Fox is assembling a remake of John Carpenter's 1986 action/comedy cult classic BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA . If you had forgotten that was in the works, it's understandable, it had faded from my mind as well. It's been almost exactly one year since the project was announced, with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson signed on to play the character that...
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Cyber Monday Deals on movies, books and toys!

And we're back! Only three days after the craziness of Black Friday , Cyber Monday is here to wage war on your bank accounts! Below you'll find some sweet deals on toys, books and Blu-rays/DVDs. As I mentioned on Friday, ordering these items through our specific links helps us keep the site running, so if any should catch your eye, we very much appreciate your helping us out!...
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John Carpenter in concert?!

It's cool enough new that HALLOWEEN will be hitting theaters again this year, but John Carpenter isn't finished treating us today. You see, for the first time ever, Carpenter will be performing his scores in front of a live audience. Unfortunately for American readers, this performance will take place in Iceland at the All Tomorrow's Parties festival...
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John Carpenter talks Big Trouble in Little China remake

John Carpenter isn't too concerned about the BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA remake . At least, not as much as you are. The director, who has seen several of his films already receive the remake treatment, spoke very briefly to the Wall Street Journal about the forthcoming re-do of his 1986 cult classic, and he let it be known that he's basically taking the same stance as he does in all...
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Dwayne Johnson talks about the Big Trouble in Little China remake

The pillars of Heaven were shaken a bit recently with the announcement that Kurt Russell's FURIOUS 7 co-star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson would be filling the boots of one of Russell's most popular characters, John Wayne-esque truck driver Jack Burton, in a remake of John Carpenter's 1986 supernatural action/adventure film BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA . While many fans were outraged,...
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Dwayne Johnson to star in Big Trouble in Little China remake

The internet is going to love this one—The Wrap reports that not only is BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA getting remade, but it’s going to star Dwayne Johnson as Jack Burton. Per the site, Johnson is in negotiations to star in a remake of John Carpenter‘s cult classic that will be written by X-MEN FIRST CLASS scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, who have already closed...
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It's the Booze Talkin': When will John Carpenter direct another feature?

As a horror fan, I was completely in awe the moment that I witnessed Michael Myers terrorize Laurie Strode in the original HALLOWEEN. To me, John Carpenter will always be a master of suspense and horror. Aside from the little slice of holiday treats, he has a number of films that colored my childhood. Looking back on his career you have such classic tales as ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, ESCAPE...
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Cool Horror Gear: Big Trouble in Little China figures from Funko!

Oh, Funko, you are the best! The toy distributor's Pop Vinyl line continues to impress, with the latest in their line being wonderful little BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA figures! You've got Jack Burton, of course, as well as Lo Pan, Gracie Law, and the elemental trio of Thunder, Rain and Lightning! All figures stand 3 3/4-inches tall and come at a low price of $9.99 each. They...
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Horror Gift Ideas! DVDs/Blu-Rays!

Christmas is coming and nothing says "I love you" like a groovy horror DVD or Blu-Ray! I listed a couple for yall below! Cheapest disks first, more expensive second. Scroll down and see if anything strikes your fancy! CONSUME! SUPER CHEAP! GET IT HERE! GET IT HERE! GET IT HERE! GET IT HERE! GET IT...
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Cool Horror Gear: Famous Monsters' Big Trouble in Little China shirts!

We really shook the pillars of heaven, didn't we, Wang? If you love all things Jack Burton, you're going to lose it over these new BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA shirts, designed by James Edmiston and distributed by infamous mag Famous Monsters in conjunction with their upcoming issue celebrating the immortal John Carpenter flick. Via FM: In all of film history there have...
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