Category Archives: Remakes and Reboots

Bethlehem (Wahlberg) (Sales)

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Eddie Murphy And “Beverly Hills Cop” Returning With Directors Adil El Arbi And Bilall Fallah

directors croppedThe long-awaited fourth installment of Paramount’s iconic action-comedy franchise Beverly Hills Cop has landed directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. Eddie Murphy is set to reprise his role as Axel Foley – a role that helped catapult him to stardom in the 1980s.

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Witchfinder General (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps, but is a remake of the 1968 cult horror classic.

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Rashomon (Remake) (Sales)

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Logline kept under wraps.

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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (Sales)

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A reboot of the 1989 franchise, the story follows a man who attempts to sell a Puppet Master doll at a convention only to have it and other puppets at the convention come to life and go on a killing spree.

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THE FIRST OMEN (SALES)

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Prequel to the classic horror film starring Gregory Peck.

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SEE NO EVIL (Remake) (Sales)

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Remake of the 1971 film that followed a young blind woman who returns to her uncle’s English country home where she’s visiting to discover her family murdered & the killer still in the house.

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Peter Pan (Disney) (Sales)

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A live-action adaptation of J.M Barrie’s classic story about the boy from Neverland who never grows up.

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The Killers (Sales)

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Two hitmen kill an unresisting ex-prize fighter, and when an investigator pursues the case, he uncovers a tale of betrayal, crime and a series of events that led to his murder.

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The Beguiled (Sales)

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Set during the Civil War, a young girl from an all-female Confederate boarding school comes across an injured Union soldier. The school takes him in to help him recover, but he cons his way into their hearts and the women start to fight with him and each other for his attention.

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Etan Cohen Set To Write And Direct “Cannonball Run” Update For Warner Bros.

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The Tropic Thunder scribe has been tapped to write and direct Warner Bros.’ relaunch of the Cannonball Run franchise. The film will mark Cohen’s feature directorial debut.

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{Exclusive} Universal Revs Up Remake Of Richard Pryor Classic “Car Wash”

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Universal wants to bring out the luster on the 1976 Richard Pryor classic Car Wash. de Passe Jones Entertainment is on board to produce the remake of the iconic comedy.

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Car Wash (Sales)

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Details kept under wraps, but based on the classic 1976 comedy.

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{Exclusive} Temple Hill Sets Sights On Feature Adaptation Of Oscar Winning Doc “Undefeated”

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Temple Hill Entertainment has picked up the rights to the 2012 Best Documentary Feature winning documentary Undefeated. The company plans to adapt the inspiring true story into a narrative feature.

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Undefeated (Temple Hill) (Sales)

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An underdog football team from inner-city Memphis attempts to win the first playoff game in the school’s 110-year history with the help of a volunteer coach.

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THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR (REMAKE) (SALES)

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Remake of the 1968 Norman Jewison-directed film starring Steve McQueen.

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{Exclusive} Brett Ratner Will Take On Remake Of Kung Fu Classic “King Boxer”

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Brett Ratner is set to direct the remake of the martial arts classic King Boxer. Also known as Five Fingers of Death, the film was released in 1973 and was the catalyst for the American kung fu movie craze of the ’70s.

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King Boxer (Sales)

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Remake of the 1973 kung fu classic about a fighter who goes up against a former peer that sabotaged his master.

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We Monsters (Sales)

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A husband and wife struggle with their consciences after they try to conceal a terrible crime committed by their teenage daughter.

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BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN (SALES)

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Modern take on the classic monster movie. Set in present day.

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SPEEDY GONZALES (Warner Bros.) (Sales)

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An update of the classic Looney Tunes cartoon featuring a savvy Mexican mouse who can outsmart and outrun his rivals.

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{Exclusive} Andy Serkis Confirmed And Hossein Amini Tapped For “Steelskin” From 20th Century Fox

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Star Wars – The Force Awakens‘ Andy Serkis has been confirmed as producer, director and star of the Rumplestiltskin remake Steelskin from Fox. Hossein Amini has been tapped to write the script.

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STEELSKIN (Sales)

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A re-telling of the Rumplestiltskin fairy tale that is tonally similar to Snow White & The Huntsman.

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THE WAGES OF FEAR (SALES)

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Follows a group of desperate men who are hired to transport a shipment of highly explosive nitroglycerin across the jungle.

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Norway’s Roar Uthaug Set To Direct “Tomb Raider” Reboot

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After making a splash with his Best Foreign Language Oscar submission The Wave, Norway’s Roar Uthaug will helm the much-anticipated Tomb Raider reboot for Warner Bros., MGM and GK Films.

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AMBI Pictures To Remake Christopher Nolan’s “Memento”

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Christopher Nolan’s breakout thriller Memento is getting a remake. AMBI Pictures has announced that, following its acquisition of Exclusive Media Group’s library, an updated version of the memory-challenged vigilante is coming to the big screen.

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MEMENTO REMAKE (Sales)

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A man searches for his wife’s killer suffers but from a unique form of memory loss. A remake of 2000’s Memento.

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JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (SALES)

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Based on the ancient Greek myth, follows Jason and his band of heroes as they search for the Golden Fleece, a token that will grant him the authority to command the throne of Iolcus and banish his tyrannical uncle.

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{Exclusive} Paramount In Development With “Ten Commandments” Remake

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Paramount is in development with a remake of The Ten Commandments, with producer Mary Parent eyeing a fresh take on the epic story of Moses and the Exodus.

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The Ten Commandments (Sales)

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A re-telling of the epic exodus story, Moses leads his people out of Egypt, freeing them from the oppressive rule of the Pharoah Ramses.

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