Tag: remake

Javier Bardem To Play King Triton In Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Disney has reeled in another winner. Per Deadline, Oscar-winner Javier Bardem is in talks to join the upcoming live-action remake of The Little Mermaid as King Triton, the father of Ariel, who is being played by R&B singer Halle Bailey. Bardem is the latest addition to a cast already composed of One Direction’s Harry Styles,

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Blumhouse’s ‘Black Christmas’ Remake Adds ‘Princess Bride’ & ‘Saw’ Star Cary Elwes

Holiday 2019 is set to feature yet another Black Christmas. Per Deadline, Princess Bride and Saw star Cary Elwes has jumped on to the upcoming Black Christmas remake from Blumhouse Productions. Details about Elwes’s role were not disclosed, however the report states that the Stranger Things 3 actor will have a main part in the

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‘Child’s Play’ (2019) Movie Review

Directed by: Lars Klevberg Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, Mark Hamill  Written by: Tyler Burton Smith Running time: 90 minutes Rating: R (for bloody horror violence, and language throughout) Studio: Orion Pictures Release date: June 21, 2019 Child’s Play 2019 is not your typical remake. The creative team behind the first film is still pushing the

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5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

I don’t mean to brag, but I totally called it when I named Mark Hamill as an excellent stand-in for Brad Dourif as the new voice of Chucky in this year’s Child’s Play remake. (Obviously I am joking. Any nerd could have made that obvious pick, and many did!) So, clearly I have a nose

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Disney Eyeing ‘(500) Days of Summer’ Director For ‘Snow White’ Remake

With the live-action Aladdin now in theaters and The Lion King just around the corner, remake fever is burning hot over at Disney and the Mouse House isn’t showing any signs of cooling off. If Variety is to be believed, Disney is eyeing (500) Days of Summer director Marc Webb to helm the forthcoming live-action

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‘Aladdin’ (2019) Review: Live-action Retelling Isn’t Quite Magic, But Still Fun

I think it’s fair to say that Disney’s live-action remakes have ranged wildly from charming (Cinderella) to confounding (Maleficent). Aladdin experienced a turbulent marketing campaign that seemed to suggest the film would fall closer to the latter than the former. Many criticized the film’s trailers for looking too over-produced as well as their lack of

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‘Child’s Play’ Reboot Makes Chucky More ‘Sympathetic’ Says Director

Slasher movie icons aren’t exactly known for how sympathetic they are. I mean, how bad can you feel for a homicidal maniac, let alone one who seems to take pleasure in ending innocent lives as much as Child’s Play‘s Chucky? Well, that’s exactly what Director Lars Klevberg’s Child’s Play remake accomplishes. Speaking with Collider, Klevberg

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‘The Invisible Man’ Officially Gets A Release Date

An official release date for Universal’s The Invisible Man remake has appeared. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the film will materialize in theaters come March 13, 2020. Principal photography on the film begins this July in Sydney, Australia. Leigh Whannell (Upgrade) is writing and directing the project, which will star Elizabeth Moss alongside A Wrinkle In

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‘Jacob’s Ladder’ Remake Hitting Screens This Summer

A remake of the 1990s psychological thriller Jacob’s Ladder has been in the works for a while. Now we know when we can expect to actually see the damn thing. From Deadline, Vertical Entertainment has snatched up the U.S. rights to the remake of Jacob’s Ladder. The company has struck up a deal with DISH,

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‘The Invisible Man’ Remake: ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Star Joins Cast Plus Plot Details Revealed

We’ve got some updates regarding Blumhouse and Universal’s in-development remake of The Invisible Man. Per Deadline, the Leigh Whannell’s (Upgrade) remake has added Storm Reid to its cast. The A Wrinkle In Time star will play the role of Sydney. Elisabeth Moss has also signed on to appear in the film. It also appears that

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