No one needed a She’s All That reboot. In fact, a case could be made that we didn’t even need the first movie. But we got it anyway, and now we’re getting the reboot, too. It’s a gender-swapped version called He’s All That, and it stars a “Tiktok sensation.” Anyhoo, He’s All That is now headed to Netflix, where it will either be embraced by the youths of today or fade into the ether. Long live cinema!
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New remakes are pouring out of Hollywood all the time, and one of the latest is reaching back into 1999 with a remake of teenage romantic comedy She’s All That. But this time, we’re getting an update of the story with a gender-flipped approach called He’s All That, one that will attempt to make a movie star out of TikTok sensation Addison Rae. She’ll be tasked with transforming a nerdy high school student into prom king, and that nerd will be played by Cobra Kai star Tanner Buchanan. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch the nearly hour-long Actor’s Roundtable discussion from The Hollywood Reporter. Plus, spend some time learning about the stop-motion puppets from Aardman Animation in their new film The Early Man, and take a closer look at the anatomy of makeover movies like She’s All That. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by Angie Han
She’s All That is getting a modern makeover. The Weinstein Company and Miramax have put into development a remake of the 1999 teen romcom, which starred Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, and Paul Walker. Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun) is set to direct. Get all the details on the impending She’s All That remake after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 by Angie Han
The marketing for After Earth featured plenty of eye-popping scenes, but one of the most curious aspects of the campaign had to do with what the studio chose not to show: director M. Night Shyamalan‘s name. No doubt that was thanks to his declining cachet in the pop culture landscape. Fairly or not, he’s gone from rising star to laughingstock over the past fifteen years.
But that wasn’t Shyamalan’s first time flying under the radar. Diehard fans may know that The Sixth Sense wasn’t the only movie Shyamalan had out in 1999 — he had written the script for Stuart Little, which hit the same year. Even fewer probably realize that he was also behind one of the most popular teen romcoms of all time. Hit the jump to find out which one.
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