Zemeckis to Remake ‘Yellow Submarine’

Robert Zemeckis is eyeing yet another 3d motion capture movie. The ‘Back to the Future’ director is in talks to direct a remake of ‘Yellow Submarine’ for Disney. The original film released in 1968 was about a soldier named Old Fred, who meets up with the Beatles. Fred travels in a yellow submarine to Pepperland. …

Spielberg to Direct ‘Harvey’

Steven Spielberg is a curious fellah, because sometimes I feel like he’s got so much on queue, its a wonder how anything gets done. But, time to add another to the beard’s long list of upcoming projects. Spielberg will be directing a remake of the 1950 classic Harvey, about a man and his best friend …

Kevin McKidd is ‘Highlander?’

Kevin McKidd, a Scottish actor known for his work on ‘Rome,’ confirmed in an interview with a Dublin radio station that he’s been approached about starring in the ‘Highlander’ remake. There haven’t been any confirmations from the studio, but there have been mentions that medieval Scotland would be included in their version of the story.

‘Dark Shadows’ May Have a Director

The dynamic duo of Burton and Depp may be back together again on the big screen sooner than later. According to a report, Tim Burton is set up to direct the upcoming adaptation of the 60s cult television series, ‘Dark Shadows,’ with Depp rumored to star in the film. ‘Dark Shadows’ was an elaborate series …

There Can Be Only One! (Or Two)

At the very least we know that Sam’s “Remake This” column will continue to have a healthy selection to write about. The latest victim in this never ending saga of remakes? The 1986 Christopher Lambert/Sean Connery classic, ‘Highlander.’ Say it ain’t so! The remake will be produced by Summit Entertainment and will be written by …

21 Jump Street The Movie?

Oh dear. What was that old saying? Leave well enough alone? Or was it more like, go ahead and fuck with everything that we’ve ever done in the past because it may be easy money? I can’t remember, but if it’s the latter, then this story totally makes sense. It looks like Hollywood is ready …