Hey gang, Lots of news to report on the re-make front... let's see what
the moles have found for us...
Hello, Hairy, "Roger Wilco" here. Word is that New Line Pictures is
working on a re-make of Vertigo. Director Delroy Carpton has been
pegged for the project. "I love the original," Carpton said. "That's
going to make a new version that I hope will supplant the first one in
minds of the modern-filmgoing public." When asked if he thought his
version would be as good as Alfred Hitchcock's he responded "Alfred
Sounds great! Here's another upcoming remake.
Hey, Mighty Master Dork. I just got word of an interesting project.
like Jan DeBont plans to direct a remake of "A Hard Day's Night"! What
great idea! They can do the same movie, but in color, with newer songs,
and younger actors! So far, Seth Green is rumored to play John Lennon
and Katie Holmes will be playing Paul McCartney (this is definite). The
real Paul may play Paul's grandfather. No word on who might play the
other two leads yet. DeBont also plans to make the action sequences
much more exciting, plus add a keyboard player. -Blew Meeeny, over
Another great idea! Where do they come up with this stuff! Here's one
Hola, Hairy-man. This is "Hans Moleman". I just got confirmation that
Robert Zemeckis plans to re-make his own 1994 Best-picture winning
"Forrest Gump". Zemeckis says that, though the first movie is only five
years old, he worries that it may be fading from the pop-culture
landscape. Plus, he says, there are ways to make it more relevent for
today. Also, though the special-effects were considered
ground-breaking in the original, effects have come a long way in the
five years, and he figures he can do it even better this time. He
decided yet if he'll use Tom Hanks in the title role again, or go with
Hey, these are all good ideas! I'm always... marveled by the endless
creative ways Hollywood comes up with to mine their valuable
resources. God bless you... movie executives.