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Fright Night 2 B 724x1024 Updated With Trailer: Fright Night 2 is More Like an Abandoned Remake Than a SequelUpdate: And now we have the first trailer for the film, embedded below. It doesn’t look that bad, but, again, why is it called Fright Night 2?

Believe it or not, some people actually really liked the 2011 remake of Fright Night. I know because I was one of them. Marti Noxon’s script contained smart gender dynamic (more so than you can typically find in a teen… Continue reading Updated With Trailer: 'Fright Night 2' is More Like an Abandoned Remake Than a Sequel

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The South Korean cult classic “Oldboy” has gotten a remake, but the American version looks to be just as violent, dark, and twisted as the original.

If the following red band trailer is any indication, Spike Lee’s take on “Oldboy” remains very faithful to Park Chan-wook’s 2003 film. Josh Brolin plays the man who is mysteriously held captive for 20 years, then just as mysteriously released. Once he’s… Continue reading 'Oldboy' Trailer: Josh Brolin Seeks Revenge in Bloody Spike Lee Remake

He’s busy working on remaking the musical classic “Annie,” but Will Smith already has yet another reboot in his sights: “The Wild Bunch.”

Smith is currently in negotiations to star in and produce a revamped version of the 1969 classic western about a gang of aging outlaws set to pull off one final heist on the Mexican-American border in 1913. The reboot would be set in modern times, and focus on… Continue reading 'Wild Bunch' Remake: Will Smith Eyes Modern-Day Reboot

What’s weirder, that the former Governor of California might appear in “The Toxic Avenger,” or that there’s a 21st Century remake of the freaky underground favorite in the works?

The original “Toxic Avenger” was a low-budget, gross-out comedy about a nerd who mutates into a gnarly superhero and takes on the bad guys of Tromaville, NJ. Although it’s not clear which part Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks to play, this is… Continue reading 'Toxic Avenger' Remake: Will Arnold Schwarzenegger Take on Troma?

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt just might be the guys to fill Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra’s shoes.

Deadline reports that Fox is eyeing the two stars for a remake of the classic musical, “Guys and Dolls.” Hollywood has been trying to put together a remake of the 1955 movie for years, but the studio only just secured the rights from songwriter Frank Loesser’s widow.

The original movie starred Brando and Sinatra… Continue reading 'Guys and Dolls' Remake: Will Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Team Up?