The Fly Remake Buzzing Around 20th Century Fox


Another remake is taking flight over at 20th Century Fox! One that’s been remade once already by David Cronenberg. Of course I speak of The Fly and news has hit the Interwebs via Deadline that director J.D. Dillard (Sleight) is in negotiations to direct and co-write a remake of classic horror pic for Fox. If signed, he would be penning the script with writing partner Alex Theurer.

There have long been rumours buzzing around that a remake of the story of a scientist who mutates into a grotesque human fly was on the horizon. David Cronenberg’s 1986 body-horror classic, which starred Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis, is arguably considered one of the director’s best pieces of work. That film was a remake of the 1958 version, produced and directed by Kurt Neumann and based on a short story of the same name by George Langelaan, which was followed by two sequels: Return of the Fly and Curse of the Fly. Should the Dillard-Theurer deal make, it would really move the project, and potential franchise, forward for Fox.

Please for the love of all that is holy let them adopt the design you see below from Return of the Fly for their creature. If only for giggles.

Return of the Fly



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