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Stan Winston's Pumpkinhead will be the next horror franchise to get rebooted

Although Stan Winston 's PUMPKINHEAD has gained an appreciative audience over the years, it never really joined the ranks of the most popular horror movies to emerge from the 1980's. After losing his son in a tragic accident, Ed Harley ( Lance Henricksen ) seeks the assistance of a witch who brings forth Pumpkinhead, a vengeance demon who immediately sets out to kill those...
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Gael Garcia Bernal to lead Jonas Cuaron's Zorro reboot Z

Deadline is reporting that Gael Garcia Bernal has been cast in the title role of Jonas Cuaron 's futuristic Zorro reboot Z. If you're getting some déjà vu, it's because the ROSEWATER and THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES actor was previously attached to play the masked swashbuckler back in 2012 when the project was still titled ZORRO REBORN. Cuaron and Bernal...
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Alex Proyas deems the upcoming remake of The Crow to be "unnecessary"

A remake/reboot/reimagining/regurgitation of Alex Proyas ' THE CROW has been in the works for a number of years but has almost always found itself hitting a wall before production could begin. The latest attempt at bringing THE CROW back to life was being set up at Relativity Media and that project experienced a revolving door of actors set to play Eric Draven, including Luke...
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Sony's remake of Jumanji finds a director in Jake Kasdan

I'm still a little sketchy as to why we need a remake of JUMANJI, but it appears that we're getting one whether we like it or not. Admittedly, it's been quite some time since I last watched JUMANJI, but I recall it being a fairly fun family film fueled by Robin Williams ' comedic shenanigans. Without Williams, Sony's upcoming remake will have to up its game...
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Warner Bros. believe that Logan's Run could be their Hunger Games

Every so often there's talk of a remake of LOGAN'S RUN, but for whatever reason it's never been able to get off the ground. This summer the potential remake got a shot in the arm as Simon Kinberg (X-MEN: APOCALYPSE) was brought in to pen the script and develop the film. Kinberg revealed to Collider that Warner Bros. is already speaking with directors and that they...
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Norwegian filmmaker Roar Uthaug set to direct Tomb Raider reboot

According to THR , Norwegian director Roar Uthaug (ESCAPE, MAGIC SILVER) has been tapped to helm the planned TOMB RAIDER film reboot from MGM, Warner Bros. and GK Films. Uthaug was most recently behind the camera for the disaster drama THE WAVE, and will make his English-language debut with the video game adaptation. Kathryn Bigelow , Catherine Hardwicke , and Mimi Leder...
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Eric Heisserer & Jon Spaihts tapped to pen Universal's Van Helsing reboot

Variety is reporting that Eric Heisserer and Jon Spaihts have been hired by Universal to pen the script for their VAN HELSING reboot, which is part of the studio's interconnected slate of films that will feature classic movie monsters such as Dracula, the Mummy and the Wolf Man. Spaihts co-wrote the script for THE MUMMY reboot with Alex Kurtzman , who will also be...
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Relativity Media's The Crow reboot will reportedly start production in March

It certainly seemed liked Relativity Media's THE CROW reboot was dead (or, at the very least, on life support), with pre-production on the planned film being stalled due to the studio's bankruptcy filling, and in September, it was reported that the project was in danger of losing its director , THE HALLOW filmmaker Corin Hardy. But according to The Wrap , Hardy has...
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Fox orders pilot for The Greatest American Hero reboot

Deadline has learned that Fox has ordered a pilot for a reboot of the 1980s cult television series The Greatest American Hero. DOPE writer and director Rick Famuyiwa penned the script, and he's also been set to direct, with THE LEGO MOVIE and 21 JUMP STREET filmmakers Phil Lord and Chris Miller serving as executive producers. It's not clear though if this is the exact...
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Rumor: Kathryn Bigelow on directors shortlist for Tomb Raider reboot

UPDATE: Peter Sciretta over at /Film heard from Kathryn Bigelow 's reps who told him that " Kathryn has not met with anyone about this project, and does not have any interest in directing this film. ” Lara Croft's return was fast-tracked earlier this year and word was that the studio was looking for "a Michelle MacLaren type" to helm the...
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Thor scribe trades in Asgard for Eternia to pen Masters of the Universe

After living in the world of Asgard for the past few years, screenwriter Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD) is ready to head to another brightly coloured mystical land; per Variety , Yost has been tapped perform a rewrite on Sony's MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE reboot. You all know what MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE is about, but lets take short refresher together shall we?...
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Producer John Davis talks Shaft & League of Extraordinary Gentlemen reboots

Reboots of SHAFT and THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN were announced earlier this year , and producer John Davis briefly touched on both projects while speaking with Collider at TCA. Although Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and The Goldbergs writer Alex Barnow are developing the script for the new SHAFT movie, Davis says the film won't have a comedic tone, but it will still...
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