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F/X Remake Update

The 1986 thriller F/X was one of my absolute favorite films of the Eighties. Anyone who has seen it and remembers it can pretty much vouch that it was the goods. There’s been talk of a remake happening for some time now, and now there’s a little bit of new chatter to report on.

According to one of our brothers in harm, Clint at MovieHole, a studio insider insists that despite their financial woes MGM is still very much looking to remake the film. Apparently it’s been the script that has the cause of all the hold-ups. MGM would like to release the redux theatrically, but hasn’t been thrilled with any of the scripts which have been handed in by several different writers.

At the very least it’s good to know the flick, which tells the tale of a movie special effects man named Rollie Tyler who’s hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but ultimately finds his own life in danger, is still on their radar. I wouldn’t expect to hear anymore about this until the studio is bought up from the auctioning block.

F/X Remake Update

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  • Blue Eyed Demon

    F/X much like Big Trouble In Little China, is one of those movies that I can watch any time it airs…This is one of the few re-makes I can actually somewhat get behind…Yes, the original is a classic but, with the special effects available today, this could be kick ass and yet still seem original…IMO anyway…it would be great to have Brown and Dennehy back though that won’t happen…

  • Terminal

    I saw FX for the first time almost ten years ago and I loved it! I hope they do the movie some justice.