bride of frankenstein reboot update

Universal’s Bride of Frankenstein reboot isn’t quite dead yet. At one point, the film was supposed to be part of Universal’s Dark Universe – but then that entire idea was chased away by torch-wielding villagers. Now, Universal is taking a different, and so far better, approach to reviving their classic monsters. They already released The Invisible Man with Blumhouse, and have several other monster-related titles in the works. And according to screenwriter David KoeppBride of Frankenstein is one of them.

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children of the corn reboot

While most movie productions have been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new Children of the Corn movie that filmed in Australia found ways to keep going. The movie has now wrapped, and details are finally trickling out, including cast members and a brief synopsis. From the looks of things, this latest take on Stephen King‘s short story will be a prequel, detailing how those children of the corn got so darn creepy to begin with.

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the changeling remake

The 1980 horror classic The Changeling is getting an update. Anders Engström, whose credits include episodes of Taboo and Hanna, will take on the ghost story of a musician who loses his wife and daughter in a car accident, and then moves into a house that turns out to be haunted. The original film, directed by Peter Medak, was released in 1980 and starred George C. Scott.

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cowboy bebop remake

Netflix’s highly anticipated live-action remake of Cowboy Bebop won’t be a “one-to-one” adaptation, writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach says. That’s a guarantee when you’re turning a classic 26-episode half-hour anime into an hour-long live-action series. But Grillo-Marxuach promises, in his latest update of the currently-stalled Netflix series, that the live-action Cowboy Bebop will stay true to the spirit and the effortlessly cool style of the beloved Shinichiro Watanabe anime.

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Gonjiam Haunted Asylum Remake

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, a very spooky found footage movie from South Korea, is getting an inevitable American remake. The original film follows a team of ghost hunters filming their overnight stay in a supposedly haunted asylum that turns out to be – you guessed it – really haunted. It’s not the most original of storylines, but it’s pretty damn effective.

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wolfman reboot

After bumbling and stumbling with The Mummy, Universal seems to finally be back on their feet when it comes to reviving their classic monsters. They had big success with Leigh Whannell’s Invisible Man, and already have several other monster-themed projects in the works. Now a new beastie has joined the lineup: Wolfman. Ryan Gosling is set to play the lycanthrope, and Universal is said to be closing in on a director.

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Fiddler on the Roof remake

So far, Thomas Kail has been best known as the award-winning director of the stage versions of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights and Hamilton. He also directed the film version of Hamilton that’s coming to Disney+ in July, and now Kail has another musical film adaptation in the works: a new report says he’ll produce and direct a Fiddler on the Roof remake for MGM. Get more details below.
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fraggle rock reboot

Get ready to dance your cares away: Fraggle Rock is coming to Apple TV+. The beloved Jim Henson Company children’s puppet program is returning as a rebooted Apple Original series “for new generations of fans to enjoy together.” Apple TV+ has picked up the Fraggle Rock reboot for a full season, along with old episodes of the classic ’80s series.

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ghosbusters reboot directors cut

Now that the Snyder Cut of Justice League is finally happening after years of fan outcry, is it time to start asking for other alternate movie cuts? No, it’s not, but people will do it anyway. Case in point: someone jokingly asked for a Paul Feig cut of Justice League, and Feig used the opportunity to reveal that there’s an alternate cut of his Ghostbusters reboot, aka Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. A very long alternate cut.

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scarface reboot

That Scarface reboot is still happening, and it’s found itself a surprising director. Luca Guadagnino, the filmmaker behind Call Me By Your Name and the Suspiria reboot, is set to take on the story that originated as a 1932 movie before being remade by Brian De Palma in 1983. Guadagnino inherits a script polished by none other than the Coen Brothers.

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