A Xena Reboot Is Coming, But Probably Without Lucy Lawless  

The reboot factory is rolling out yet another old television favorite: Xena: The Warrior Princess. Unfortunately, we probably won’t be able to see Lucy Lawless reprise her role as the former warlord-turned-hero. “I really couldn’t live that life,” Lawless said during the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual… » 8/02/15 4:30pm Sunday 4:30pm

'Kindergarten Cop' Is the Latest Victim of Remake Hell

Every time I hear about a movie remake, I find the nearest inanimate object and hurl it across the room. I need to stop doing that because no matter what, those remakes keep coming out like diarrhea and I’m just putting more dents in my walls. The latest film to be coming out of the Hollywood reboot factory is … » 6/14/15 6:15pm 6/14/15 6:15pm

Chris Hemsworth Added to 'Ghostbusters' Reboot as Receptionist

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything new about the highly-anticipated, all-female Ghostbusters reboot. Thankfully, Paul Feig has decided to throw us a bone. The director revealed the film’s newest cast member on Twitter, and it is Chris Hemsworth. The Australian actor, best known for his role as Thor in the… » 6/10/15 11:00pm 6/10/15 11:00pm

Let’s Analyze This Trailer for the Point Break Remake

Well, one of those pesky remakes we all love to complain about has been farted out into the universe. It’s none other than Point Break, the classic 1991 film starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. My monocle is ready and waiting to examine this trailer. I also have a small shot of Jameson in arm’s reach in case I… » 5/27/15 11:35pm 5/27/15 11:35pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show Is Next In Line For the Remake Treatment 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and surprise, surprise—it’s getting a remake. Fox plans to recreate the 1975 cult classic in the form of a two-hour television special. Rocky Horror has a pretty passionate fan base, one that has held countless midnight movie screenings famous… » 4/12/15 7:00pm 4/12/15 7:00pm

Michael Bay's Remake of The Birds Is Going to Suck Ass

In life, there are few things one can predict with accuracy, even after years of training. Just ask a financial analyst who works for 80 hours a week studying the intricacies of stock price movement only to finally manage a fund that consistently underperforms the market. Just ask a couple divorcing after 30 years of… » 3/13/14 4:45pm 3/13/14 4:45pm

Who Should They Cast in the (Totally Unnecessary) Little Women Remake?

Apparently, the several Little Women movies that have already been released into the universe are not enough. Variety reports that Sony has tapped new writer Olivia Milch to write a new version of the classic tale. Despite the fact that this is horrible news and why on earth would we want to improve upon the… » 10/23/13 3:50pm 10/23/13 3:50pm

The Annie Remake: Willow Smith Out, Quevanzhané Wallis In?

A remake of Annie — updated to modern times, set in Detroit and possibly produced by "Hard-Knock Life"-lover Jay-Z — has been in the works for a while. Last year, Emma Thompson told the BBC she'd been working on the script for three years; we also heard that Willow Smith would star in the flick. But now, Shadow and… » 1/30/13 5:10pm 1/30/13 5:10pm

The Carrie Remake Will Probably Bully You Into Seeing It

When news broke that the powers-that-be in Hollywood were remaking Carrie, maybe you greeted the news with a good-natured, "Huh, this could be okay," as you trolled around the internet for a trailer. Maybe you were outraged that Hollywood seems bent on making your collection of 70s and 80s horror movies entirely… » 10/14/12 4:00pm 10/14/12 4:00pm

Who Would You Want to See in the Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Remake?

Obviously no one, no one can ever top Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Seriously epic legends, both. But, as Jim Brooks reports for the LA Times, director Walter Hill would like to do a new version of the 1962 "delicious hot mess of black comedy/chiller thriller." Among Brooks's casting suggestions: Meryl Streep and… » 8/20/12 7:10pm 8/20/12 7:10pm

Care Bears: The Latest Beloved Childhood Characters Hollywood Plans to…

In the vein of Smurfs, Battleship and Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Hollywood continues to mine your childhood for ideas. Now it's Care Bears. But, well, not a movie. A new show, for kids, with GCI bears. So maybe it's okay. Can't help getting prematurely irate, since Saw 8 and Top Gun 2 are in the works, and after… » 4/23/12 4:00pm 4/23/12 4:00pm