If you’re wondering why they want to remake what many consider a minor action classic, Deadline reports that Ayer, a former Navy man, will bring “real-world spin on this original premise” and that his “protagonist will be less brawny, but more skilled in covert tactics and weaponry.” Considering that much the original film’s appeal was its slightly goofy tone, which would dance up to the boarder of self-parody before moving back, the idea of a more real-world spin on the material sounds counter-intuitive to me.
Warner Brothers has hired Michael Davis to helm a remake of the 1981 science-fiction film Outland. The original featured Sean Connery as a marshal investigating a series of mysterious deaths at a mining colony on [click for more]
The rights to remake the 1952 western classic High Noon were purchased earlier this week by producer Mark Headley, actor Christopher Mitchum and their business partner Toni Covington. The trio is operating under the umbrella [click for more]