Aw, goddamnit. That was the first thought that passed through my head when I read the headline on THR this morning that John Carpenter’s classic alien conspiracy film, They Live, is going to be remade. Universal and Strike Entertainment are in negotiations with rights holder Les Moughs to acquire the film rights.
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Peter Block, former president of acquisitions and co-producer at Lionsgate, has set off on his own with a brand-new company called A Bigger Boat, securing distribution deals with Overture in North America and Alliance in the UK, Spain, Italy and Scandinavia, according to Variety.
We can only hope someone Stateside will pick up on this idea sooner rather than later ... DVD Active learned today that Optimum Releasing is putting out Blu-Ray versions of John Carpenter’s The Fog, They Live and Escape From New York in the UK.
Oh, what a wonderful day this is. One of the most amazing discoveries in the history of man is being reported over at Fangoria. Is it the Holy Grail? Jesus? Perhaps a new source of oil? NO! Even better than all those things combined!