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C.H.U.D. Remake Writer Clarifies Rumors

C.H.U.D. remake writers talk!I purposely avoided doing any story on this new C.H.U.D. remake rumor that showed up yesterday because A) it was April Fool’s Day and B) we’ve been burned by C.H.U.D. stuff before.

This morning, though, B-D has a chat up with the writers of the upcoming remake, Ian Malone and Andrew Goring, so we’re going forward assuming it’s all legit.

As of right now the remake is being called Urban Decay (no relation to this Urban Decay; doesn’t it negate the whole “brand recognition” thing if you change the title?), and Malone said we can expect this remake to have “more monsters and action sequences, but we’re not changing the tone. This isn’t just any movie for us, this is C.H.U.D., one of our favorite movies. This remake is a celebration of what we love about the original, as all remakes should be.

Though the original is no classic by any stretch of the imagination, it is a fun movie that most fans have fond rememberences of so a remake does have a certain amount to live up to. Check out more of the writers’ comments by hitting the link above to get an idea if this is in the right hands!

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  • Hunter1006

    Jeez…that was a close one!

  • Johnny Butane

    No, and apparently it never was.

  • Hunter1006

    But wait, it’s not still Rob Zombie remaking it, right?

  • frank_dracman

    “but we’re not changing the tone. This isn’t just any movie for us, this is C.H.U.D., one of our favorite movies.” Yeah, that’s really odd that they would change the title. But like it’s been said, C.H.U.D., while cool to some of us, isn’t a memorable move, and may have Joe Cool Average saying “dude, that old movie sucked”. The change might be for the better, me thinks.

  • thedudeabides

    I’m not really digging the new name, but that’s ok…I’m excited about this and hopefully they do justice to a fun, personal favorite movie and at the same time make an even better update. I’m optimistic about this.