Movie News Demme to direct "The Manchurian Candidate" Demme to direct "The Manchurian Candidate" Clint Nov 25, 2002 Jonathan Demme has been hired to direct the remake of "The Manchurian Candidate". It will mark the reunion of Demme with Denzel Washington, who starred in the former’s "Philadelphia". Related Items Movie News Nov 25, 2002 Clint Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David. Related Items Join MH's newsletter!