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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

‘Vacation’ Remake: Christina Applegate Joins Ed Helms

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