Jack Huston Confirmed As Lead In The Crow

Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston, who also made for a convincing Jack Kerouac in Kill Your Darlings, has been cast as Eric Draven in the upcoming adaptation/remake of The Crow. This is not exactly new news, but the percolating rumor has now been confirmed. » 3/15/15 9:10am 3/15/15 9:10am

Get Ready: Escape From New York Is Going to Be Remade by Fox

After a reportedly very long and competitive bidding process, Fox has emerged the victor and has secured the rights to remake Escape From New York. » 1/13/15 10:30pm 1/13/15 10:30pm

Hey, Weirdos! Is A Reboot Of The Craft In the Works?

Today's unconfirmed/tantalizing/"but whyyy?" Hollywood rumor for all the once and future teen witches out there: There may be a reboot of 1996's The Craft in the works. » 12/15/14 12:00am 12/15/14 12:00am

Will Jason's Mother Be in the New Friday the 13th Movie?

Here's a tidbit to make horror fans who have sworn off remakes reconsider for a hot second: Bloody Disgusting picked up the news that Jason's mother, played in the original Friday the 13th by the inimitable Betsy Palmer, might be a character in the 13th Friday the 13th installment (touché!), due in 2015. » 12/08/14 4:30pm 12/08/14 4:30pm

10 Movie Remakes We're Glad Never Happened

There is a plague of remakes sweeping across the land right now. While some remakes are decent or worthwhile, a lot of them are pointless at best and travesties at worst. And a lot of them are clearly terrible ideas. Here are 10 movie remakes we are overjoyed never got made. » 8/14/14 10:00am 8/14/14 10:00am

What Makes A Remake Of A Beloved Movie Or Show Succeed Or Fail?

When a remake of a TV show or movie falls short, it often fails spectacularly. But what is it that makes a reimagined version of a story resonate with an audience or miss the mark? » 7/04/14 4:30pm 7/04/14 4:30pm

Brand new RoboCop trailer shows how to play "Bad Cop, RoboCop"

We still have some misgivings about the new RoboCop remake, but at least this brand new trailer looks crazy fun. Largely due to the insane supporting cast, like Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Jackie Earle Haley, all of whom are hilarious here. » 11/07/13 7:35am 11/07/13 7:35am

A Brief and Canny Explanation for the Flood of Remakes and Sequels

Why does Hollywood keep rebooting the same movie properties over and over again? It's not just because studios want fans of those franchises to be happy. It's because the movie business is about supply and demand, and the demand is strongest for a few known quantities, writes Scott Feinberg. » 9/13/13 12:25pm 9/13/13 12:25pm

Which Classic Science Fiction Movie Do You Hope Never Gets a Remake?

Pretty much every movie you ever heard of is getting remade. They're doing an R-rated Weird Science reboot, which sounds like a terrible idea. But what's the one movie that absolutely must not be remade — either because it's too great, or because it's too awful? » 6/11/13 2:25pm 6/11/13 2:25pm

These fluffy romantic comedies are actually remakes of horror stories

They say there are only a few stories out there in the world. Maybe that's why so many classic horror stories seem to have been remade as the fluffiest romances modern Hollywood has to offer. Here are just a few. » 5/01/13 1:00pm 5/01/13 1:00pm

8 Reasons Movie Reboots Fail

You’d think remaking a movie might be easy. I mean, it’s technically been done before; you can easily see what worked and what didn’t, what mistakes to avoid, and ways you can improve upon the original. Right? Yes, technically, but most movie reboots suck ass anyways. Here are eight reasons why we should probably… » 4/02/13 10:00am 4/02/13 10:00am

Escape from New York is getting rebooted into a trilogy

It's been a while since we last heard about a proposed Escape from New York remake, but alas, Hollywood can't keep its grubby hands off needless reboots for long. Deadline reports that not only is Joel Silver and Studio Canal planning on remaking John Carpenter's cult classic, but they plan on making it a trilogy,… » 3/19/13 6:40am 3/19/13 6:40am

What You Can Do Personally to Get More Original Science Fiction Movies

Sometimes it seems as though Hollywood is just deluging us with sequels, remakes, reboots and spin-offs. As though our beloved pop culture is just a relatively small number of properties, being endlessly milked for every last drop of cash. But you're just one consumer, and even if you vote with your dollars, you only… » 1/11/13 2:07pm 1/11/13 2:07pm

Thank goodness, Robocop's new suit looks way more formidable

Our first glimpses of the suit from the new Robocop remake didn't blow us away exactly, with their "Bat-armor" vibe. Luckily, a new set photo reveals a very different version of Robocop's suit. Check out Robocop's "combat mode." » 11/15/12 5:03pm 11/15/12 5:03pm

Just how badly will the Total Recall remake flop?

1990's Total Recall was one of the most profitable movies ever — it cost just $65 million to make and grossed around $262 million worldwide. But the new remake, starring Colin Farrell, was reportedly made for a staggering $200 million. And even though it comes out on Friday, we're hearing almost no buzz about it. It's… » 7/30/12 2:51pm 7/30/12 2:51pm

Some 1980s and 1990s Movies That Actually Should Be Remade

Everybody knows that remakes are a plague and an abomination. Why are they remaking Total Recall? Or Escape from New York? Why is the guy who did 28 Weeks Later allegedly remaking both Highlander and The Crow? Are remakes good for anything at all? » 9/20/11 2:22pm 9/20/11 2:22pm

The Evil Dead remake may actually be awesome

Ghost House Pictures has confirmed that they will be doing a remake of Sam Raimi's iconic horror-comedy Evil Dead. Bruce Campbell, whose career was launched by the Evil Dead series, will be involved. But Raimi is handing over the director's chair to Fede Alvarez (director of the short film Panic Attack). » 7/14/11 3:42pm 7/14/11 3:42pm