Latest Entertainment News Headlines

Jan de Bont returns to directing with a remake of the 1961 Johnny Cash drama Five Minutes to Live

01.23.2012
100%
Director (SPEED, TWISTER) and former cinematographer (DIE HARD, BASIC INSTINCT) Jan de Bont had been locked away in director jail for years now thanks to a string of very poopy films that included SPEED 2: CRUISE CONTROL, THE HAUNTING, and TOMB RAIDER: THE CRADLE OF LIFE. He's about to be let out though, and Deadline reports that his first film in about a decade will be a remake of the Johnny Cash-starring 1961 drama FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE.

The film, to be written by TV movie and DTV scribe Raul Inglis, will follow the original film closely as it tells the story of "two men as they execute a terrifying bank robbery. One guy holds the bank manager's wife hostage and the other tells the manager she'll be killed in five minutes unless he transfers money to an account of their choosing."

FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE is being brought to life by producers Joseph and Jack Nasser, both of whom currently have the film FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL... premiering at Sundance this year. Casting is said to be starting immediately.
Source: Deadline

RECOMMENDED MOVIE NEWS

MORE FUN FROM AROUND THE WEB

Strikeback
Not registered? Sign-up!
Or

5:00PM on 01/23/2012
Sounds très cool.
And you gotta love the description for the original movie on IMDb:
"A gang of bank robbers terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers."
Sounds très cool.
And you gotta love the description for the original movie on IMDb:
"A gang of bank robbers terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers."
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
9:20AM on 01/23/2012
Premise sounds cool. Depending on who they cast will have me interested in this film.
Premise sounds cool. Depending on who they cast will have me interested in this film.
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
7:52AM on 01/23/2012
I guess I'm easier to please than most, but bring it on. I'm willing to give the man one more chance after "Cradle of Life" - that film isn't that great, but it's ok. And the man has shot Speed and was responsible for the visuals of Basic Instinct - ya gotta give him some cred. I'm in
I guess I'm easier to please than most, but bring it on. I'm willing to give the man one more chance after "Cradle of Life" - that film isn't that great, but it's ok. And the man has shot Speed and was responsible for the visuals of Basic Instinct - ya gotta give him some cred. I'm in
Your Reply:



Please email me when someone replies to my comment
View All Comments

Latest Entertainment News Headlines


Top
Loading...

Featured Youtube Videos

Views and Counting

Movie Hottie Of The Week

More