Category Archives: Reboot-Itis

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley joins new “Mad Max” movie.

I’ve got nothing for this one. TotalFilm reports: “The long-gestating Mad Max sequel/prequel/reboot will be a step down in the glamour stakes for Huntington-Whiteley, who wasn’t exactly stretched playing the trophy girlfriend in Transformers 3, spending most of her time … Continue reading

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Hugh Laurie joins “Robocop” as villain.

… in which he plays an irascible physician who … wait … no. ComingSoon reports: “Hugh Laurie (“House M.D.”) is in negotiations to play the villain in MGM and Sony’s RoboCop, reports Heat Vision. Laurie will be joining a cast that includes … Continue reading

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New “Total Recall” posters go viral.

Here’s a look at two of the new posters for the “Total Recall” remake starring Colin Farrell. I’m still not convinced the world needs a reboot of the Philip K. Dick short story that got turned into a noisy explosive … Continue reading

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Report: Samuel L. Jackson joins “Robocop” remake.

The “Avengers” star will play a TV mogul in the remake of the 1987 film directed by Paul Verhooven. TotalFilm reports: “Jackson is set to play a character named Pat Novak, a charismatic TV mogul who carries a lot of … Continue reading

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Tom Cruise joins “Magnificent Seven” remake.

OK: I’m willing to countenance a remake of the classic 1960 John Sturges western that cast Steve McQueen, Yul Brenner, James Coburn, Charles Bronson and others as cowboys protecting a remote town. Heck, it was a remake of the immortal … Continue reading

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Watch The UK Trailer For “Dark Shadows.”

Johnny Depp stars as vampire Barnabas Collins in director Tim Burton’s reboot of the 1960s American horror-soap. Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green and Chloe Moretz also star. Here’s a synopsis: In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son … Continue reading

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New “Total Recall” Image Released.

Colin Farrell stars in the reboot of the 1990 actioner directed by Paul Verhooven, based on a short-story by Philip K. Dick. Len Wiseman directs the new installment. (h/t ComingSoon)

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