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Sunday, October 16, 2016

‘No One’ Has Asked John Carpenter About Big Trouble Remake : screenrant





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'No One' Has Asked John Carpenter About Big Trouble Remake

'No One' Has Asked John Carpenter About Big Trouble Remake
'No One' Has Asked John Carpenter About Big Trouble Remake
Remakes are always a tricky proposition in the pre-production phase of filmmaking; attempting to balance the need to tell a new story with showing respect to the original work that, in most cases, is iconic or beloved enough to have warranted remaking in the first place.Often, remakes will recruit actors and/or filmmakers associated with the original in order to offer a tangible link to the version that audiences remember best.Sometimes, the people behind the original film will be part of the remake's actual production; other times, they simply offer their blessing and assuage the concerns of devoted fans.
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John Carpenter on Big Trouble in Little China remake: 'no one's talked to me about it'

John Carpenter on Big Trouble in Little China remake: 'no one's talked to me about it'
John Carpenter on Big Trouble in Little China remake: 'no one's talked to me about it'
Not every cinematic return can enlist its original visionary quite like Mad Max: Fury Road did, but you'd think they would at least ask.That doesn't appear to be the case when it comes to the planned remake of the cult '80s classic Big Trouble in Little China, which currently has Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson pitched as its new lead; with X-Men: First Class screenwriters Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz penning a new script.A recent interview with the film's original director John Carpenter has revealed he's yet to be contacted by anyone on the new production; telling Screen Rant, "It might be crazy... it might be great!




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Did the Big Trouble in Little China Remake Forget About John Carpenter?

Did the Big Trouble in Little China Remake Forget About John Carpenter?
Did the Big Trouble in Little China Remake Forget About John Carpenter?
The upcoming Big Trouble in Little China remake has been seen as a dubious thing from jump street, and the fact that Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is taking over the Kurt Russell role is considered bizarre at best.Johnson doesn't exactly fit the Jack Burton archetype.But The Rock went on the defensive early, claiming that he wants original director John Carpenter to be involved in the project.
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