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David Cronenberg's "Videodrome" Being Remade

Posted: April 27th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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Universal Pictures will remake the 1983 David Cronenberg-directed thriller "Videodrome," with Ehren Kruger (Arlington Road, The Ring) set to write the script and produce with partner Daniel Bobker.

The original "Videodrome" starred James Woods as the head of Civic TV Channel 83, who makes his station relevant by programming "Videodrome," a series that depicts torture and murder that transfixes viewers.

The new picture will modernize the concept, infuse it with the possibilities of nano-technology and blow it up into a large-scale sci-fi action thriller.

Cronenberg has no role in the film as yet. He is currently working on "The Matarese Circle" as a starring vehicle for Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington.

Source: Variety


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Displaying 7 comment(s) Profanity: Turn On
jjjjjoey writes:
on April 27th, 2009 at 4:05:51 AM

Great! Not.
WAFFLE MAN writes:
on April 27th, 2009 at 5:34:35 AM

Like I said a new version of ALL old popular movies are going to be made.
The Duke of New York writes:
on April 27th, 2009 at 10:48:28 AM

Stupid f*cking people. VIDEODROME was made at a time when video was just being exploited/popularized in the forms of home video, cable tv, porn, network sex & violence, video art and MTV. It was such a product of itís time a nightmare version of what all that stuff poured into a blender could become. Now that time is over. A remake is as irrelevant as a remake of ďThe NetĒ for Christís sake. This is beyond un-original. Dumb f*cks.
Snarebeast writes:
on April 27th, 2009 at 12:43:21 PM

f*ck the world.
thomas deadison writes:
on April 27th, 2009 at 1:12:41 PM

Blueraydrome
TRUEMAN writes:
on April 27th, 2009 at 2:16:28 PM

WOW A REMADE AGAIN, thats new
X Chris writes:
on April 28th, 2009 at 3:17:31 PM

It's been said before, but I'll say it again. No new ideas. We'll be exposed to this, yet my movie can't get made.

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