Movie News

Warner Bros may need a Bodyguard after this announcement

Warner Bros may need a Bodyguard after this announcement

With the ’80s now well and truly covered, Hollywood’s now making their way through the ’90s catalog.

Today’s remake : “The Bodyguard”, Mick Jackson’s 1992 musiller (that’s music/thriller) starring Kevin Costner as Steve McQueen and Whitney Houston as Whitney Houston.

A few years back Costner was trying to put together some sort of a sequel (though I believe Houston wouldn’t be back, his ‘Bodyguard would be protecting/bedding another female) but for whatever reason, his proposal got no further than a pitch meeting.

Warner Bros have now announced they’ll be just ‘doing over’ the original film (and likely Houston’s hit song ‘I Will Always Love You’?) but adding some contemporary touches. According to Deadline, “here the bodyguard will be a former Iraq war veteran who gets the job protecting the star as his first gig after leaving the Army. He discovers that the world of Twitter, Google Maps and TMZ has made access to celebrities easier than ever, making the job more difficult than ever.”

The film will be written by Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer. The original of course was panned by the legendary Lawrence Kasdan.

As they did with Houston, Warner Bros are reportedly planning on casting a young female musician in the role of the client. Who would work, you think? Britney? Lady Gaga? Avril Lavigne? Miley Cyrus? Taylor Swift? Comment below!

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News
@http://www.twitter.com/aliciamalone

Alicia Malone is a Film Reporter, TV Host, Producer, Writer, Editor, and all around movie geek. She developed her taste for film at a young age, spending many a heady Friday night pajama-clad at the video store, picking out her 7 films for 7 days for $7. Bargain! While at school she created a Film Club, electing herself President. Eventually the School Principal asked her not to get up in assembly to talk about movies anymore.

More in Movie News

keaton - simmons

J.K. Simmons & Michael Keaton exit Kong: Skull Island

AshJul 2, 2015
MDC6

Cool clips and more from Monsters : Dark Continent!

Editorial StaffJul 2, 2015
stevejobs0004

Trailer: Steve Jobs

AshJul 2, 2015
pinocchio

Paul Thomas Anderson to pen live action Pinocchio with Robert Downey Jr.

AshJul 2, 2015
Staten Island Summer

Trailer & Images: Staten Island Summer

AshJul 2, 2015
Transporter-Refueled

Trailer: The Transporter Refueled

AshJul 1, 2015
nick-zano

Minority Report casts Nick Zano

AshJul 1, 2015
ghostbusters-proton-pack

New Ghostbusters Proton Packs revealed

AshJul 1, 2015
mothers day

Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Jason Sudeikis join Mother’s Day

AshJul 1, 2015