invasion of the body snatchers remake

Prepare for another Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

The sci-fi classic is being targeted for another remake by Warner Bros., making this the fourth Invasion of the Body Snatchers remake since the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers was first adapted for the big screen in 1956.

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The Invasion: Final Movie Poster

The Invasion Movie PosterIf The Invasion is anywhere as bad as the theatrical movie posters that have been released so far, than we have much to worry about.

The film hits theaters in two weeks (August 17th), and the public awareness is very low. The production was troubled from the start, going through a series of re-shoots with a new director after The Wachowski Brothers were broguht on board to doctor the script. But I doubt that Martin Scorsese himself could have saved this one.

Click on the poster to the right to enlarge. [via: IMPAwards]

The Invasion: 30 Production Photos


Warner Bros has released 30 production photos from their big summer Invasion of the Bodysnatchers remake. We were originally excited to see The Invasion (Poster, Trailer) after hearing rumors that the film had been almost entirely rewritten by The Wachowski Brothers. But then the film’s trailer was enough to make us look the other way. Check out the new photos after the jump. As always, click on the photos to enlarge.
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The Invasion Movie Poster Revealed

The Invasion

Cinematical has posted the new theatrical movie poster for The Invasion. We were once excited to see this Invasion of the Bodysnatchers remake, with rumors that the film had been almost entirely rewritten by The Wachowski Brothers. But then the film’s trailer scared us off. It was so bad that we stopped even caring about the release. But as it turns out, the July 4th extended holiday weekend is not conducive for news. And thus, we needed something to post.

The new poster doesn’t play much better than the trailer. Seems like the Warner Bros marketing department is relying way too much of the faces of the film’s stars to sell some tickets. Check out the full poster after the jump.

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The Invasion Teaser Movie Poster and Photos

The Invasion Movie PosterWe seem to be the only people excited for The upcoming remake of The Invasion of the Bodysnatches.

Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel (and possibly The Wachowski Brothers, depending on what rumors you read) The Invasion stars Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. Warner has released the official teaser poster, shown right, which features a handwritten note from “Mom”. Click on the image to enlarge.
The studio has also released two new high resolution photos, which can be seen after the jump.

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The Wachowski Brothers Rework The Invasion

The Invasion

We previously reported that The Wachowski Brothers were brought in to work on some reshoot material for the upcoming BodysnatchesThe Invasion remake . Well apparently there is MUCH much more to this story. Our friends over at Collider claim that the Brothers were brought in to rewrite over 70% of the movie. Here is what happened.

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First Photo from The Invasion

The Invasion

Yesterday we had a look at a scientific short film which may be used in the upcoming Invasion of the Body Snatchers remake. Today we bring you the first production still, direct from ShoWest.

The above photo shows Nicole Kidman as Carol, with two unidentified actors looking out the window at, one can only assume, some kind of alien invasion. We also get our first glimpse at the film’s logo, which looks exactly how we would expect it to look.
The official synopsis reads: “A mysterious epidemic is sweeping the world, but it takes one Washington DC psychiatrist (Kidman) to discover that the disease is extraterrestrial in origin. When her son (Jackson Bond) becomes infected, she and a colleague (Daniel Craig) must work together to find a cure, before the entire world is lost…”

The Invasion will hit theaters on August 17th 2007.

cellshort.jpg has an interesting report on a short film that shows the inner workings of a white blood cell. Not interested? Here’s the hook – The Wachowski Brothers are looking to use parts of the cell film in their remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. You can watch a version from YouTube after the jump.

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