Glee creator Ryan Murphy is the first choice to step behind the camera for a remake of the 1975 cult musical Rocky Horror Picture Show, Deadline.com dished on Monday. While Murphy has apparently remained noncommittal about the rumored offer, Glee recently completed production on a tribute episode devoted to the funky retelling of Mary Shelley’s […]
Lifetime TV has ordered eight one-hour episodes of the UK reality series The Fairy Jobmother.The Fairy Jobmother will feature international career specialist Hayley Taylor as she attempts to support long-term unemployed families into work, the network said in a statement this week. “With one of the most challenging economies in U.S. history, Lifetime Television brings relief […]
Justin Bieber believes he’s the ideal person to fill John Travolta’s shoes and take on the role of Danny in a remake of the 1978 movie musical Grease. In fact, he’s already got an idea of who he wants to star as Danny’s Aussie love interest, Sandy — a role originated by singer/actress Olivia Newton-John. “I […]
(Sigh) Do we really need another CHIPs? We hear Topher Grace, former star of That ’70s Show, is working on the frontlines to bring one of the most beloved series from the decade of platform shoes and bell-buttoms back to the tube.Grace is in early chats to executive produce a reboot of the police comedy-drama that […]
From the Secret Agent with a License to Kill to the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Daniel Craig will star as Mikael Blomkvist in the forthcoming remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.The deal also locks down the former Bond actor for two sequels based on Stieg Larsson’s novels The Girl Who Played With […]
Out with The Hobbit. In with The Haunted House! After pulling out of plans to direct the eagerly-anticipated Lord of the Rings spinoff The Hobbit, Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro has announced that he will co-write, produce, and helm a remake of Disney’s 2003 film The Haunted Mansion.This is Disney’s second stab at the flick, which […]
Will Brad Pitt fight zombies in his next adventure on the big screen? Word on The Curb has it that the Daddy We’d Like To Do is set to star in a big screen adaptation of Max Brooks’ post-apocalyptic zombie horror novel, World War Z.
British stars Russell Brand and Helen Mirren were spotted filming scenes for the remake of Dudley Moore’s 1981 comedy Arthur on the streets of the Big Apple Monday.The Queen actress will play a nanny to the title character (Brand) in a role loosely based off of the one that earned John Gielgud an Academy Award […]
English actor Daniel Radcliffe has landed the lead role in the remake of the 1930 war movie ‘All Quiet On The Western Front’. The shooting of the movie is expected to begin in 2012. The Harry Potter will play the role of World War One German soldier Paul Baumer, a teenager who joins the army […]
Christina Applegate’s cult 1991 comedy, Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead, is the latest box office hit on tab for a modern-day remake.After a big box office weekend that saw the revival of the classic TV hit The A-Team and a redux of The Karate Kid, the flood gates are open wider than ever for […]
Cartoon Network has commissioned an anime-style television remake of the 1980s animated series ThunderCats. (Hmmm…Not sure how we feel about this.)Expected to debut on the kids-centric cable network in 2011, Warner Bros. will produce the project in collaboration with Japanese firm Studio4°C. “In addition to being Warner Bros. Animation’s first anime series, ‘ThunderCats’ marks our most ambitious […]
Chace Crawford has walked out the remake of 1984 dance classic Footloose.
The part made famous by Kevin Bacon was earlier offered to Zac Efron. But after his snub, it went to the Gossip Girl star.
The hunky actor, 24, underwent months of rigorous dance rehearsals to master the complicated routines, revealing, “I”m going to need the […]