Category Archives: Remakes and Reboots
In what amounts to the least surprising news in the history of premature movie release dates, Paramount has pulled Brad Pitt’s World War Z sequel from its release schedule — along with the latest Friday the 13th reboot from producer Michael Bay.
Dominic West was the lead on The Wire, which is one of, if not the greatest television show of all time. As a loyal fan of The Affair, I was wondering just last week why we don’t see more of him on the big screen. Lo and behold, West was just cast as Lara Croft’s father in the Tomb Raider reboot that will star Alicia Vikander.
About a man who wakes up in a different body each day and has to stay connected to the woman he loves.
Two street basketball hustlers first try to hustle each other and then team up for a bigger score.
Based on the origin story of the comic book character, the movie is being described as a Lethal Weapon in space, focusing on the relationship between Hal Jordan and John Stewart, two members of the Lantern Corps.
A young woman in a detention program is forced to return to her parent’s home in a small town, but even worse, she suspects there’s something evil in the house.
A remake of the cult classic 1981 horror-comedy film about an American man being turned into a werewolf while backpacking in England.
A 70-year-old woman transforms into a young woman in her 20s.
Logline kept under wraps, but based on the Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist.
Story details are being kept under wraps, but expected to focus on the early adventures of the Willy Wonka character.
An ex-French Special Forces soldier suffering from PTSD is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he is out of town.
Irresponsible and unwilling to grow up, Rob Anderson knows the best thing in his life is his fiancé, the accomplished and beautiful Megan Swope. But when his wedding day comes along, he winds up repeating the same miserable few hours over and over again – waking up naked in a hotel elevator – until he learns his lessons.
A live-action remake of the 1989 animated film.
In a futuristic city where superheroes fight crime, a veteran is forced to partner with a cocky rookie.
A young woman dreams of becoming a beauty queen but when she witnesses a gang hit in a nightclub, the mob rigs an upcoming pageant and she’s dragged into the world of drug cartels and corrupt cops.
Two female con artists – one low rent and one high class – compete to swindle a naive tech prodigy out of his fortune.
Logline kept under wraps, but a remake of the 1988 horror film of the same name.
Based on the memoirs of convicted felon and fugitive Henri Charriere, who staged an epic escape from Devil’s Island, a notorious penal colony in French Guiana, South America.
Logline being kept under wraps, but a role reversal remake of the 1984 film starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah.
Set six years after the original, an unlikely new hero emerges: a young African–American female pilot, who takes up the mantle of Rocketeer in an attempt to stop an ambitious and corrupt rocket scientist from stealing jet-pack technology in what could prove to be a turning point in the Cold War.
Tells the story of the complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenage Palestinian informant that grows even more morally conflicted, when the young man learns his employers are plotting to assassinate his radical brother.
Logline kept under wraps, but is a remake of the 1968 cult horror classic.