Paramount provided some big updates on Noah and a couple of Tom Cruise movies when some company brass talked to THR — and those are things I look forward to, in different and separate ways. This, though? Perhaps a little less promising.
President of Paramount Film Group, Adam Goodwin, told the source that Paramount and producer Walter F. Parkes have been working on a microbudget reboot of Gore Verbinski‘s The Ring. (And, I guess, 2005′s The Ring 2. But nobody saw that.) Their reasoning is simple — it’s a series that “really lends itself to this format right now” — but said reasons are not necessarily solid, either. I’d need to have something bigger on our plate before anything can really be said… but count me as hesitant at the moment.
Would you want a reboot of The Ring, especially in a microbudget fashion?
Film has always been inherent to hip-hop superstar RZA, whether it be the numerous samples from classic martial arts movies that appeared in a variety of Wu-Tang Clan songs, or his acting and scoring collaborations with Quentin Tarantino and Jim Jarmusch. Though his latest film, Brick Mansions, sees him taking on an antagonistic role, allowing [...]
As much as we’d love to believe certain myths, no filmmaker has simply waltzed into making a masterpiece without cutting their teeth beforehand. Jaws may have been the first modern blockbuster, but Spielberg had already created a terrifying beast with the mechanical semi-truck in a made-for-television film, Duel. Truffaut’s The 400 Blows remains among the [...]