Exciting news for those frightened by Christmas and hoity Judge Reinhold bankteller-types, those Frank Sinatra-singing creatures of the night, the Gremlins, may be making a belated cinematic comeback!
The “Man of Steel” studio are considering rebooting (now don’t get your knickers in a twist, that doesn’t necessarily mean the film will be a complete shot-for-shot remake of the 1984 film) the classic Steven Spielberg produced hit, according to Vulture.
There have been numerous talks held over the years about relaunching the “Gremlins” brand back into the cinematic marketplace, but those talks have all stalled – and mostly at the ‘shit, this thing is going to cost a packet to make’ point of the conversation. Vulture states though that things are looking good for 2013/WB/Gizmo union though.
Though he returned for 1990’s “Gremlins 2 : The New Batch”, “rebel “Gremlins” director Joe Dante told Moviehole he didn’t expect to get the call to do another sequel and, in fact, assumed the studio would just make the first film again.
“I’m constantly asked ‘why the hold up on Gremlins 3?’”, Dante said an interview with Moviehole in 2010, “And that’s because those films were such products of the technology at the time. The movie was more limited and created by technology. They were puppets. The storylines, then, were based around what we could do with the Gremlins. Now, of course, anything is possible but it becomes a little more difficult to hone it on what your storyline would be.”
“First of all, I won’t be asked. Second of all, I wouldn’t bring back the original cast because it’s been too long – the kids now would be familiar with the title, and familiar with Gizmo and Stripe, but as far as the actual [live-action] characters and story, they don’t know them.. it.”
I hope Dante’s wrong about one thing, and that Warners does decide to include Zach Galligan and Phoebe Cates in the new film (if even in small parts).
- Jetsons animated movie in the works - January 24, 2015
- New poster for Tom Hardy thrilller Child 44 - January 22, 2015
- Rob Lowe playing man of the cloth in new TV series - January 21, 2015
- The Interview hits Netflix this weekend - January 21, 2015
- Stuart Beattie writing high Voltage project - January 21, 2015
- Bruce Willis’s next straight-to-disc dud will be… - January 21, 2015
- The Girl with the Reliable R2 Unit - January 21, 2015
- Lee, Ashbrook, Fenn, Ontkean back for Twin Peaks - January 19, 2015
- Gremlins reboot on pause - January 18, 2015
- Star of new Ring sequel announced - January 18, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.