Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012 by Angie Han
Whatever the box office numbers indicate, I’m inclined to believe there are plenty of original ideas left in Hollywood… but you won’t find them here, because this post is all about the remakes. After the jump:
- More Robocop pics; Aimee Garcia joins cast
- Get first looks at Carrie and Evil Dead at NYCC
- Allen Hughes is remaking A Bittersweet Life
- Game of Thrones director will remake Jar City
- Brett Ratner is producing Disney’s Flamingo Kid
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Overture are the film unit of Liberty Starz, itself a subsidiary of the Liberty Media Corp. This year they have Brooklyn’s Finest and the horror remakes The Crazies and Let Me In already scheduled for release, with Stone and Jack Goes Boating sure to follow afterwards. Beyond that…? Question marks.
It seems that the various productions that Overture have had in development are now on hold while the unit is assessed and most likely reconfigured. Quite what the outcome will be and how different the new Overture will prove, we have no way of knowing. Nor can we really guess what will become of the projects they’re putting in the cold store, including Seth Gordon‘s Celeste and Jesse Forever, David Gordon Green‘s Freaks of the Heartland and the remake of Baltasar Kormákur’s Jar City. Could some of them be permanently derailed?
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