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Max Landis has finished the first draft of the American Werewolf remake

AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON from John Landis is a masterful piece of horror-comedy, featuring legendary make-up work from Rick Baker. Being a shining gem of the genre, many fans don’t want to see it remade, but that’s exactly what’s happening with John’s son, Max Landis , penning the script. We’re now that much closer to seeing how his work stacks up,...
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TV adaptation of Bill Murray's Stripes in development at CBS

One of Bill Murray 's most iconic comedies is apparently ripe to be adapated for television, as CBS is in the process of developing a single-camera comedy series based upon the film. There's no way this goes horribly wrong. Right? The potential TV reboot will be written by Trevor Moore , Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger , who are best known for their work in sketch comedy...
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11.16.2017
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David Cronenberg's Scanners to be adapted into a TV series

These days, it feels like the saying "What's old is new again," could not be more true when in regard to today's film and television projects. As a matter of fact, I can't recall even a single day on this job where I (or a co-worker of mine) didn't have to write about an existing property being rebooted or re-imagined. Sometimes, the constant flow of...
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09.27.2017
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Prince of the City

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at PRINCE OF THE CITY! THE STORY: Danny Ciello (...
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09.22.2017
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John Landis advised his son against remaking An American Werewolf in London

Over three decades have passed since John Landis first unleashed AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON on the world, and the film is still held in high esteem, especially due to Rick Baker's masterful werewolf transformation sequences which continue to be imitated to this day. Naturally, this means that a remake is in order, but in the case of AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, that remake...
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09.13.2017
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The Cannonball Run remake to blend Fast & Furious with Ocean's 11

Just several months ago we were reminded that Warner Bros. was still working away at getting a remake of THE CANNONBALL RUN off the ground when it was revealed that they were in negotiations with Rawson Marshall Thurber (WE'RE THE MILLERS) to direct the film and Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant to pen the script. The original 1981 film featured an ensemble of 80's...
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08.04.2017
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Rawson Thurber in talks to direct relaunch of The Cannonball Run

We've been hearing of a remake of THE CANNONBALL RUN for quite a few years, but very little progress has been made. Etan Cohen (GET HARD) was attached to write and direct the project just last year , but it seems that Warner Bros. is looking for someone new to fill the driver's seat. Deadline reports that the studio is currently in negotiations with Rawson Thurber...
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06.12.2017
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Nighthawks

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at NIGHTHAWKS! THE STORY: International terrorist...
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04.21.2017
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Kurt Russell once pitched an 80s action star movie universe

The words “franchise” and “shared universe” is like catnip for movie studios now, as all of the big wigs are looking for ways to take the Marvel formula and work it into their own line-up of characters. I mean, who doesn’t want to see Tom Cruise teaming up with The Mummy to fight Frankenstein? However, the notion of a giant universe wasn’t always a...
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04.21.2017
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A film about that infamous 1981 Charles Manson interview is in the works

Many of us know that being the new kid in town can be a tough gig, though it appears as if the newly launched Bohemia Group is doing just fine for themselves. Who's that, you ask? Well, Bohemia Group Originals (BGO) is the recently formed production arm of Bohemia Group, a 25 year old international talent management company. Today, it's been announced via Variety that BGO is in the...
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04.12.2017
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Cast This: Snake Plissken (Escape from New York remake)

An update of John Carpenter 's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK has been threatened several times over the course of a decade, initially with Gerard Butler planning to wear the eye-patch as iconic badass Snake Plissken. Directors like Len Wiseman , Brett Ratner and Breck Eisner briefly sat in the director's chair before departing. Those early attempts ultimately crashed like...
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03.29.2017
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Robert Rodriguez reportedly in talks to direct Escape from New York

We've known about 20th Century Fox's plan to remake John Carpenter 's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK for some time, but it appears that the project is slowly moving forward as the studio narrows down their search for a director. Per Jeff Sneider of The Tracking Board , it seems that Robert Rodriguez will be the man for the job. Robert Rodriguez recently wrapped up...
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03.24.2017
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