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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?

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