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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This week, Dave, Devindra, and Adam discuss the death of a cinema icon, the amount of dancing present in Black Swan, and the dangerous intersections of art and commerce. Special guest Stephen Tobolowsky joins us. Check out Stephen’s new short story in ebook form!

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You wait all week for a Denzel Washington story and then two come along at once… so don’t say I’m not offering you value for money. Look: there’s even a double-Denzel picture at the top of the post.

The first piece is this: Variety are reporting that Denzel Washington, having just formally declined a role in Tony Scott‘s Unstoppable, is now again circling the role. And the second is more interesting: a rather wild story at Twitch, which cites no source, indicates that Denzel Washington will be taking the lead in a US remake of the South Korean thriller A Bittersweet Life.

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