Metal Gear Solid would be sweet!!! been saying it for years
I like MGS but I don’t want a movie. Every movie that’s based on a video game suck. I heard that someone pull a prank on Uwe Boll and tricked him thinking that he chosen to direct a MGS movie. Thank God Hideo Kojima stopped it from happening.
Should they remake “THE ADVENTURES OF DON JUAN”?
I want a remake of Edward Scissorhands.
No thanks. The original Tim Burton masterpiece is self-sufficient, there’s absolutely no need for an inevitably less poetic remake.
What about BUCK ROGERS?
Super Mario Brothers Remake would be nice.
The should totally remake Ghost Busters!!!!!
The Akira remake may have such and such awesome writing talent on board, but that just means they’ll be making a highly polished turd formed from the undigested remnants of a stupidly expensive meal in a fancy restaurant. They can put the effort and even the money in, but whilst it’s pointed in such a needlessly dumb direction, with a no-name director (who hasn’t really made a good showing of himself so far) and a terribly-chosen cast, it’s still going to stink. And make a mess.
I’ll reiterate a point I’ve made elsewhere a few times in a thankfully now-dead argument: Take the premise, twist it around to suit your own ends, and set it in new-new-york (yawn… there ARE other US cities, yknow… and other english-speaking countries)… but for the love of pete, if you do that, CHANGE THE TITLE AS WELL.
The whole premise of the thing is tied into the rather damaged relationship the japanese psyche has with nuclear power vs nuclear weapons and other WMDs and with its place in the world at large, the (at-the-time) ongoing cold war, youth rebellion, and not least the mysterious superweapon both having a normal, everyday name (“Akira” being equivalent to “John”, or possibly “Jean”), and – spoiler – turning out to be just a kid, albeit a psychically sensitive one hopped up on a nasty psychoactive equivalent to Captain America’s super-serum, and therefore presenting as an elective-mute, autistic, uber-Scanner. Only a couple of things off that list are going to survive the journey 25 years forwards through time and 8000 miles east across the Pacific and almost all of the continental US. Leaving it with the same name after all that would just be silly and lose every shred of impact it would originally have had.
BTW, if a film has never previously been made of a novel, does it really count as a “remake” or “reboot”? And if the original was so long ago that it was filmed in monochrome without any but the most rudimentary effects, and is itself a film adaption of a classic novel, should we really care or even look on the modern version with scorn instead of joy that someone finally got round to doing justice to the author’s vision? (You could well argue that a modern 20,000 Leagues is a remake of the Nadia: Secret Of Blue Water cartoon however… THAT’S something that could do with a 2-part live action movie made of it… trim out a lot of the fat and filler, leaving an awesome pair of early 20th century steam/dieselpunk films combining drama, comedy, acrobatics, mysterious submarines, aliens, and the ever-popular Girl With A Mysterious Glowing Necklace genres.)
A remake of Dirty Dancing? Why?
no one can top patrick swayze hes a freggin legend rip a remake would be a flop
You’re so wrong about Jump Street. It was NOT a reboot, it was a SEQUEL. The original show exists according to the movie, it all exists, all the original cast were in it (except Dustin Nguyen whos image was on a tv) as their old characters ffs. Get it right…
Please for the love of all that is sacred! Does no one remember the travesty that was “Dragonball”? They didn’t even give Piccolo antenna for Pete’s sake! Akira set in NYC? C’mon! I sincerely hope Otomo did not approve of this. I hope it does not get past the studio trash can.
Now that Fincher is doing 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea remake I really think they could get him for the Batman re-boot
The Amazing Spiderman is not a reboot cause its based on an entirely different comic book linet, its a different story.
yes its a reboot, yes its about making money. and no NOTHING new is going to happen. Instead of replacing 1 actor theyre gonna make 4 new movies to get a couple billion more dollars out of stupid kids that dont know better then to go see a bad movie.
i you dont know whats gonna happen the story line of the amazing spiderman is completely different wheres your eyes up your ass
Umm Jake, I hope you’re aware that the Ultimate line IS a reboot…
the amazing spiderman is a reboot
The Amazing Spiderman is not a reboot cause its based on an entirely different comic book line, its a different story.
Just so everyone can be clear, a Reboot is taking something that was done and rebooting it in a sense of character placement, storyline, and supporting characters…Ring a bell? Amazing Spiderman is a Reboot project. However you are right in saying it was a different comic book but non the less Peter Parker was portrayed in both Tobey Macquire’s version and Andrew Garfield’s versions. An example of a non-reboot remake would be that of Batman and Batman Beyond. They went from Bruce Wayne to Dick Grayson as the caped crusader, that is NOT a reboot but a remake… There is a difference.
Terry McGinnis was Batman in Batman Beyond. Dick Grayson is Robin/Nightwing.
Your totally right, my apologies. Thanks for the fix…
The Amazing Spiderman is not a reboot cause its based on an entirely different comic book line, its a different story
Dude, how many times are you gonna say that?
I see that Starship Troopers is on the list of “Other Upcoming Remakes & Reboots.” I loved the original despite its vast departure from the great 1959 book by Robert Heinlein. I would, however, like to see a more literal interpretation hit the big screen.
Despite? Don’t you mean “because of?” A more literal interpretation would be a 2-hour long commercial for a bunch of legal murderers. I’ll pass.
HURRAY FOR GODZILLA!
When I look upon this site, I am filled with an immense depression. So this is our film industry?, no longer a creative art, more a mimic industry.
I want to see a reboot of The Mask, but based exactly like in the comics where Stanley bought The Mask at an antique store for his girlfriend Kathey (of course since the comics is more violent than the movie, it would be rated R or something) and have a young actor portrayed as Stanley while The Mask is CGI (maybe CGI on only his head) and The Mask is voiced by Jim Carrey or Rob Paulsen using a method similar to David Prowse portrayed Darth Vader but is voiced by James Earl Jones.
nobody can top jim carey in the mask jamie kennedy played his character in the sequel but it was a box office bomb. a remake would be a box office bomb.
I really hope no one tries to make a Crow movie using the Eric Draven story line. That movie is sacred and should be left alone. That being said, a sequel is not really welcome either considering how poorly the other sequels did (most went straight to DVD). Please do not try to remake this movie.
If they remake Scarface, i will boycott Hollywood, and i have never seen it!!! Honestly people come up with your on ideas, its not hard!! Make your s]on super hero, like Hancock, that movie is not totally bad, but at least its someone else vision of a superhero movie. I love going to the movies, i just ask is that the filmmakers show me something i have never seen before.
im with ya brother no one can top al pacino
they should remake wes cravens shocker
Hmm, not a bad idea. The original was pretty lame, it needs more balls. Also, they could replace Megadeth’s “No More Mr. Nice Guy” with Alice Cooper’s original version.
I was recently speaking to my dad about remakes and we have decided that we are not for remaking but extending instead (see blog post about our conversation for more details at http://wp.me/p37kAZ-14Z).
Good movie reboots would be:
- War Games
- Back to the Future
- Beverley Hills Cop
I’d like to see a reboot of Resident Evil that was more like the original game. I’d like to see not a remake or reboot, but a different sequel for JAWS. Just ignore anything after the original and if you could get Speilberg on board make a sequel with a shark that looks real. I remember being scared shitless by JAWS as a kid but I just watched it the other day and the damn shark just ruins it now. Hell, maybe not even anything to do with JAWS just make a good shark movie.
If for no other reason, Julia Roberts mad this movie worth seeing. Her evil queen was one of the funniest interpretations of this tired old classic character that I have ever seen!
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