Since nothing is sacred, Universal Pictures and Silver Pictures have announced plans to remake “Weird Science,” the 1985 John Hughes classic about a pair of nerds who create the perfect woman using their computer. (At the time, it was a space aged concept; now digital love is the norm.)
Joel Silver, the producer behind everything from “Lethal Weapon” to “Die Hard” to “The Matrix,” is set to produce, while Michael Bacall… Continue reading 'Weird Science' Remake: Universal Bringing the John Hughes Classic Back to Life, Because Of Course
This “Vacation” has one more passenger: Christina Applegate.
The reboot of the classic comedy franchise stars Ed Helms as Rusty Griswold, son of Clark (played in the original movies by Chevy Chase). According to the Hollywood Reporter, Applegate has signed on to play Rusty’s strong-willed wife “who might be losing interest in him.”
Applegate’s schedule is more open to movie projects now that her NBC series, “Up All Night,” has been canceled… Continue reading 'Vacation' Remake: Christina Applegate Joins Ed Helms
The Sherlock Holmes renaissance is officially in full swing. If you hadn’t gotten enough of the brilliant detective in two Guy Ritchie films, the BBC series with Benedict Cumberbatch, and CBS’ Elementary, then maybe a remake of Young Sherlock Holmes will finally fill your craving for the super sleuth.
Paramount is keen to reopen the case when it comes to the 1985 Barry Levinson film… Continue reading Paramount Attempts to Solve the Mystery of Who Will Write the 'Young Sherlock Holmes' Remake
Screen Gems debuted this first image from the Evil Dead remake today at the New York Comic Con.
Directed by Fede Alvarez, the April 12, 2013 release stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore.
In the remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, five twenty-something friends become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up… Continue reading NYCC: First Image From the Evil Dead Remake
When you’re remaking a movie as classic and beloved as the tearjerker “Steel Magnolias,” you have to walk a fine line between paying tribute to the film and merely imitating the original performances. It was easy for Alfre Woodard to make her part all her own, though, considering she hadn’t seen “Steel Magnolias.”
It’s Woodard’s dirty little secret, which actually works to her advantage. She explains… Continue reading 'Steel Magnolias' remake stars Queen Latifah and Alfre Woodard talk updating the classic