Could a 3D Demons remake be possible?

The 1985 Italian horror flick DEMONS (AKA DEMONI) is a bona fide cult classic and has spawned one official sequel and a legion of unofficial name-only follow-ups (including, notably, CEMETERY MAN, which was also released as DEMONS '95, the seventh film to go by the DEMONS name). However, one thing that it still doesn't have is a remake, something that many horror fans wouldn't view as a bad thing.

However, what if there was a chance that original director Lamberto Bava, original co-writer/producer Dario Argento, and original special effects artist Sergio Stivaletti had expressed interest in a remake? Obviously this should be taken with a grain of salt. Hell, it should be taken with a pillar of salt. But rumors have been a-brewing.

Says Stivaletti, according to Dark Universe Horror Database:

We have been speaking about a new demons movie for a short time now. Dario, Lamberto and myself – maybe a 3D version of Demons, a remake that features the old crew... We go to conventions across the world and people remember our work. So there is an audience out there for a new Demons movie – we are all sure of it

A 3D DEMONS remake might sound a bit gimmicky, but think about it. The whole crux of the original film is the fact that a horror movie is overtaking reality within a theater, so how could that story be augmented better than with the use of 3D technology?

If they make an effort to really make good use of the 3D camera, it could be a 3D horror movie with more than just yo-yo's and eyeball popping, but a real, integrated sense of how to use the gimmick to further the story's themes and immerse audiences in the horror. That's something that's worth keeping an eye on, at least.

In the original 1985 film: 

A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.

More on this story as it develops! If it develops, which I hope it does.

Extra Tidbit: Would a 3D DEMONS remake be something you would want to see?



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