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Michael Bay’s ‘Monster Squad’ Remake Is Dead, World Now Safe For Wolfman Nards

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We can all breathe easier knowing that Michael Bay's production company will no longer be handling any wolfman nards.

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Taylor Kitsch Will Play The Lead In The Unnecessary Remake Of ‘The Raid’

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Taylor Kitsch is in talks to play the lead in the English-language remake of 'The Raid.' See? This is what happens when you refuse to read subtitles.

#casting news

Edgar Ramirez Might Replace Gerard Butler In The Unnecessary ‘Point Break’ Remake

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Now that Gerard Butler has bailed for 'London Has Fallen,' Alcon has picked Edgar Ramirez to replace him in the 'Point Break' remake.

#PRO WRESTLING

Oh God, They’re Remaking ‘Kickboxer’ With Georges St-Pierre And Batista

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Would you like to watch a remake of the 1989 Jean Claude Van Damme classic KICKBOXER? What if it suddenly starred GSP and Batista?

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Rebel Wilson Will Star In A Very Unnecessary ‘Private Benjamin’ Remake

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New Line is remaking the 1980 Oscar-nominated comedy 'Private Benjamin' with Rebel Wilson because creativity is dead again.

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Ray Winstone Will Try To Fill Gary Busey’s Crazy Shoes In The ‘Point Break’ Remake

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The casting for the unnecessary 'Point Break' remake continues with Ray Winstone as the veteran FBI agent.

why god why?

Paramount Is Remaking 'Explorers' Because We Can't Have Nice Things

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Paramount wants to remake 'Explorers', the 1985 Joe Dante sci-fi movie about Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, and some other kid building a spaceship.

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The Totally Unnecessary Remake Of 'The Raid: Redemption' Has A Director

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Screen Gems has tasked Patrick Hughes with the American remake of 'The Raid: Redemption,' which totally doesn't need to be remade.

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The Unnecessary ‘Point Break’ Remake Has Its Johnny Utah

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The casting for the totally unnecessary 'Point Break' remake is complete, as Luke Bracey will play Johnny Utah opposite Gerard Butler.

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Kristen Stewart’s In A ‘Romantic’ Remake Of ’1984′ With Jennifer Lawrence’s Boyfriend

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Kristen Stewart is poised to bite her bottom lip and stare blankly ahead in 'Equals', an adaptation of an adaptation of George Orwell's '1984'.

why god why?

MGM is Remaking ‘Road House’ with the Director of ‘Alex Cross’ Because They Hate You

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For no reason other than CHA-CHING, MGM is remaking the 1989 Patrick Swayze cult classic Road House.

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New red-band Oldboy clips offers glimpse at the hammer fight

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This new red-band clip from Spike Lee's US remake of <em>Oldboy</em> is short and sweet, but offers a short glimpse of what Lee's version of the iconic hammer fight sequence is going to look like.

#TRAILERS

TRAILER: Spike Lee steals Oldboy from a Korean

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Mild-mannered Korean shop owner Park Chan-Wook made the cult classic revenge movie Oldboy back in 2003, and ten years later, he turns his back for two seconds and Spike Lee comes along and steals it.

#TRAILERS

Trailer for the ‘Carrie’ remake: Chloe Moretz is a weird loner, okay, sure

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Carrie is a Stephen King story about the weird girl in school who gets teased and tormented mercilessly until her period unleashes the telekinetic power within, basically your typical uterine-sloughings-as-mind-bullets narrative.

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In the upcoming remake, Scarface is Mexican now

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Brian DePalma's 1982 version of Scarface was a remake of the 1932 Howard Hawks film, updating the original Italian gangster based on Al Capone to a Cuban drug lord in Miami, to properly reflect the specific ethnic menaces of their respective times.

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The Evil Dead Remake has a real trailer with gore and dub-step and stuff

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I posted the leaked New York comic-con footage from the Evil Dead remake last week and it caused quite a stir, judging by the nearly 4,000 Facebook shares, despite the crappy bootleg-quality video.

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Universal remaking Videodrome with commercial director, Transformers writer

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Last we checked in on David Cronenberg – or Bronenberg, as I call him at our weekly poker games – he was <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/08/david-cronenberg-on-dark-knight-its-still-batman-running-around-in-a-stupid-cape">taking a big, stinky dump</a> on Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and the people who love those movies because we’re stupid for liking comic books, or something to that effect.

#TRAILERS

The Red Dawn remake trailer will kill all the Koreans

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At long last, we have the trailer for MGM's remake of Red Dawn (directed by Bourne stunt coordinator Dan Bradley and actually shot in 2009), in which we reinvent a tiny hermit nation of starving Stalinists with a persecution complex as a massive invading force to avoid offending the Chinese (who, ironically for a Communist superpower, have too much money to risk alienating).

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Trailer: Red Dawn remake brings Cold War paranoia to the 21st century

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In lieu of a regular trailer-trailer, our first look at the Red Dawn remake comes by way of an Entertainment Tonight segment with an announcer talking over the whole thing.

#comic con

Here’s the three-boobed lady from Total Recall

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One of the biggest controversies surrounding Len Wiseman's Total Recall remake was whether it would include the three-boobed hooker like the original (yes, this is considered a controversy in the movie blog world.


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