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Disney Returns To The Jungle

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Disney is in negotiations with director Jon Favreau to oversee a live-action remake of “The Jungle Book”, based on the famous Rudyard Kipling novel. Favreau, who has directed “Elf” as well as the first two “Iron Man” films in that franchise, has mentioned that this remake of the film will incorporate more “mythic elements” and […]

Star Blazers On Course For Live Action Remake

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The 1979 anime classic, “Star Blazers” has moved one step closer to a live-action remake with the announcement that screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie will also direct the anticipated film. The anime series voice-starred Eddie Allen [Dash Jordan] and Michael Bertolini [Homer Glitchman] and ran for 77 episodes in 1979 as it followed the crew of the […]

Oldboy Becomes A Spike Lee Joint

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Based loosely on the Japanese manga, “Old Boy”, the film about a man imprisoned for 15 years and then mysteriously released by an unknown captor was a South Korean hit 10 years ago. Now comes the Spike Lee remake starring Josh Brolin in the lead role and due for an October 25, 2013 release…

Logan May Keep Running With Help From BioShock

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The creator of the “BioShock: Infinite” video game, Ken Levine, has been hired by Warner Bros. to write a screenplay for a remake of the 1976 cult science fiction film “Logan’s Run” stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter and Farrah Fawcett [whose poster was surely on every teenage boy’s wall that year]. In the film, the […]

Evil Dead Remake Sequel Promises 25 Percent More Fake Blood

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The original 1981 drive-in caliber horror flick “Evil Dead” spawned a pair of sequels and cemented director Sam Raimi and actor Bruce Campbell in the horror film hall of fame. But with advances in fake blood technology since the 1980s, the upcoming remake of the horror trilogy – which features a group of the usual […]

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