Whether it is due to the fact that the lake of imagination is drying up, or some significant money is found in remakes, more and more horror greats and ageless films are being recreated within the new realm of horror. Here is a list of a few names that may catch your eye.
J.D. Dillard, his directorial feature debut Sleight had a fantastic reception at Sundance. He is the man looking to recreate this epic.
Escape From New York
Fox is targeting summer for the start of production yet the film has been been at the studio for over 2 years. Robert Rodriquez is supposedly going to re-write the iconic Carpenter film.
An American Werewolf In London
The film is being handed down to Landis’s son Max for a remake. recently speaking on a podcast, Max said he would update the CGI and the overall look of the wolf.
As reported last week by All Things Horror, Andres Muschietti, the new IT director is very keen on tackling another giant Stephen King adaptation.
This one we have very little information, as 2014 was the last time we heard that a English language oriented remake was coming. But as we know, only time will tell when a remake of this hit film will be created.
Lang Elliot who is the head of Sunn Classic Pictures is set to direct the remake. There is no whispers whether it is in the pre-production stage or not, yet we know the remake is titled C. U. J. O. which stands for Canine Unit Joint Operations. Huh???
Peter Block who helped produce Saw is now searching for a director and exec producer to create a reboot of his recently obtained rights to Pumpkinhead.
He is the master of slasher remakes and he is the genius behind the Transformers franchise. Now, Michael Bay is taking on the task of recreating one of the most original horror films ever, Alfred Hitchcock’s, The Birds. Diederik Van Rooije has been put in charge to direct the film.
Much the same here, the film is untitled, but director Robert Eggers who created The Witch, has been brought on to help create a remake that pays homage to the great silent horror of 1922.
A Nightmare On Elm Street
Since New Lin are firmly locking their gaze on their flurry of Conjuring films, there has been words from the company that says they won’t quit on this franchise, it just depends who what and when another reboot is within the works.