Entries tagged Remake

Viral Trailer for Oldboy Remake

A new “viral” trailer has been released for Spike Lee’s Remake of Oldboy. Who the hell would want to check in to Hotel Oldboy when Sam Jackson is waiting for you in a tacky kimono with chopstick in his hair? :???:

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First Trailer for The Thing Remake

Yes, Mary Elizabeth Winstead! If Hollywood should ever consider a reboot of the Alien franchise (and you know they will!) this girl just has to play the “new” Ripley! Just check out the “good idea” scene at 00:35.
Until then, enjoy (or not) this first trailer for Matthijs van Heijningen Jr’s quasi-remake of John Carpenter’s 1982 classic The Thing.

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At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. While Dr. Halvorson keeps to his research, Kate partners with Sam Carter, a helicopter pilot, to pursue the alien life form.


Spike Lee Confirmed to Helm OldBoy Remake

Rumors about a Hollywood remake of Chan-wook Park’s OldBoy or rather the original manga by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi have been around the net for several years now. After Stephen Spielberg and Will Smith left the project about two years ago and other candidates like Danny Boyle and Matthew Vaughn didn’t get their chance, Mandate Pictures (finally?) got some confirmed news for us. Rope of Silicone reports that the studio announced that Spike Lee will helm the remake/reinterpretation after a screenplay by Mark Protosevich (The Cell, I am Legend, Thor) with yet unnamed actors.
[via Rope of Silicone]


The Invincible: First Trailer for Korean A Better Tomorrow Remake

[via Film Smash & @AsianMediaWiki]


Trailer for Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins Remake


In the era of the Shogun, an evil young lord rapes and kills, assured of immunity by law. But he didn’t count on the Thirteen Assassins. A feared secret force, each with their own deadly skill, the Assassins undertake a suicide mission to wipe out the Lord. As he embarks on a perilous journey, the Assassins close off his escape route and ambush him in a village of death. But little do they know, they are outnumbered four to one by the Lord’s crack team of bodyguards.

[via Wildgrounds & CinemaAsia]


Two Minute Preview for the Predators Remake/Reboot

Despite the missing Arnold, this two minute sneak peek for the new Predators from producer Robert Rodriguez and director Nimród Antal (Kontroll) doesn’t look that bad.
Hey, at least it can’t get any worse than those shitty Aliens vs. Predator films that raped the franchise…right? A first trailer is supposed to hit the net on March 18th..

Royce, a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors who come to realize they’ve been brought together on an alien planet…as prey. With the exception of a disgraced physician, they are all cold-blooded killers mercenaries, Yakuza, convicts, death squad members, human “predators” that are now being systemically hunted and eliminated by a new breed of alien Predators.

[via /film]


Warner Bros. has Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

Oh boy, I do love reading headlines like this in my feedreader in the morning. Beyond Hollywood reports that Warner Bros. has acquired the rights for Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, the first part of Chan-Wook Park’s Vengeance trilogy, and is currently working on a remake. Steven Schneider, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian are supposed to produce while Brian Tucker is currently working on the script.