Harry Potter Jr movie

Not long after Chris Columbus was talking about a desire to return to the wizarding world of Harry Potter with a sequel taking place after The Deathly Hallows, a press release has announced a new animated film called Troll: The Rise of Harry Potter, Jr. But it has nothing to do with the Harry Potter most are familiar with today.

Instead, this new project is a reprisal of the 1986 cult classic film Troll, with original director and writer John Carl Buechler heading back to his fantasy world in the format of a 3D animated feature film. So what’s with the Harry Potter Jr movie angle? Find out after the jump! Read More »

More Troll Remake Details Revealed

Troll DoorA couple days back, we told you that Hollywood was planning a big budget remake of John Carl Buechler’s 1986 horror film TROLL. An official press release has been posted [via: BD].

Buechler has signed on to remake his cult classic film, which they hope will also launch a new animated television series and line of toys. The new film will likely be more family friendly, and done on a much larger scale with digital effects. The producers claim they are in talks with some “major A list talent”, and that director Buechler would also like to reunite the cast in cameo roles.

Remaking the film without the horror elements would be a huge mistake in my opinion. Read the full press release after the jump.

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