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Remakes on the horizon (sarah michelle gellar mention)

Monday 26 July 2004, by Webmaster

Here’s a list of some Hollywood remakes due for release, currently filming or in the planning stages:

Wicker Park: Josh Hartnett, Matthew Lillard and Diane Kruger star in this long-in-the-works remake of the fantastic 1996 French thriller L’Appartement, which was never released in the United States. (Sept. 3)

Taxi: Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Ann-Margret star in this remake of the 1998 French action-comedy that was so popular, it has already spawned two sequels. (Oct. 8)

Shall We Dance?: Jennifer Lopez is a dance instructor who teaches the uptight Richard Gere to loosen up in this remake of the hit 1996 Japanese import. (Oct. 15)

The Flight of the Phoenix: Dennis Quaid headlines the ensemble cast of this remake of the star-studded 1965 original about the survivors of a downed cargo plane. (Oct. 22)

The Grudge: Takashi Shimizu directs this English-language remake of his own hit Japanese thriller Ju-On, about a nurse (this time played by Sarah Michelle Gellar) exposed to a mysterious curse. (Oct. 29)

Alfie: Jude Law steps in for Michael Caine in this remake of the 1966 drama about a womanizer who gets what’s coming to him. (October)

The Pink Panther: Remake king Steve Martin (Cheaper by the Dozen, The Out of Towners) takes a stab at playing the bumbling Inspector Clouseau (July 2005)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Johnny Depp plays candymeister Willy Wonka for director Tim Burton in this new (and reportedly more faithful) adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel. (July 2005)

Herbie: Fully Loaded: Walt Disney’s latest remake (after The Parent Trap and Freaky Friday) of one of its prior hits stars Lindsey Lohan and a Volkswagen Beetle as the new and improved Herbie the Love Bug. (August 2005)

King Kong: Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody travel to Skull Island in Peter Jackson’s eagerly awaited remake of the landmark 1933 giant-ape story. (December 2005)

Assault on Precinct 13: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, John Leguizamo and Drea DeMatteo star in this new version of the 1976 John Carpenter thriller, itself a remake of Rio Bravo, about a police station under siege by criminals. (2005)

The Longest Yard: Adam Sandler takes over for Burt Reynolds in this new version of the 1974 football-in-prison comedy. Reynolds co-stars as the team’s coach. (2005)

The Producers: Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick reprise their Broadway roles in this musical reincarnation of the 1967 Mel Brooks comedy. (2005)

Gambit: Jennifer Aniston replaces Shirley MacLaine in this update of the 1966 caper about a woman enlisted by a master thief (Ben Kingsley, taking over for Michael Caine) to help steal a priceless statue. (2006)

The Bad News Bears: Bad Santa screenwriters Glenn Ficarra and John Requa will work their foul-mouthed magic in this new version of the 1976 comedy, with Billy Bob Thornton replacing Walter Matthau as the beer-loving little league coach.

Fear Itself: Miramax Films is planning a remake of Sam Peckinpah’s 1972 home-defense classic Straw Dogs, this time set in big bad New York City.

Fun With Dick and Jane: Jim Carrey and Tea Leoni (stepping in for Cameron Diaz, who had to bail out due to scheduling conflict) take over for George Segal and Jane Fonda in this remake of the 1977 comedy about a middle-class couple on a crime spree.

The Incredible Shrinking Man: Eddie Murphy is interested in starring in this comedic remake of the 1957 classic about a really tiny dude.

Logan’s Run: X-Men director Bryan Singer has been planning a redo of the enjoyably cheesy 1976 adventure, but now that he’s signed on to direct Superman, this one is going to take a while to materialize.

The Ten Commandments: After the success of The Passion of the Christ, a new version of the Biblical story of Moses is in the planning stages at Paramount Pictures.

War of the Worlds: Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg are mulling a big-budget redo of the 1953 H.G. Wells adventure.

The Warriors: A new version of the 1979 gang warfare classic is making the rounds at Paramount Pictures, this one expected to take place in Los Angeles.