Remakes & Reboots: Upcoming Movies You've Seen Before

Release Date: 2013

Director: Tim Hill (Alvin and the Chipmunks)Cast: TBD

Category: Remake of the 1986 film.

Our take: The Short Circuit remake has actually been in the works since 2009, with several writers and directors having joined and then left the project. As of now, Dimension Films has placed Chipmunks director Tim Hill in the director's chair, and if you're wondering what kind of film he'll likely make, allow us to answer that: a kid-friendly cash-grab.

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