Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

The Videodrome remake is coming

james_woods - videodrome.jpg
james_woods - videodrome.jpg
debbie_harry - videodrome.jpg

Another day, another remake on the way. After yesterday brought news of a Rocketeer reboot, today we have word of a rather different re-imagining.

Universal have announced that Videodrome, David Cronenberg's 1983 body horror classic is getting a do-over and has nabbed a director in the form of Adam Berg. Berg is best known for his work on commercials and short films but will be making his big screen debut with the remake.

A script has already been written by Ehren Kruger, scribe of The Ring, Scream 3 and the Transformers sequels.

The original film starred James Woods as the head of a TV network who broadcasts a surreal show about torture and murder with increasingly nightmarish results. According to Deadline, the update will give a modern spin to the idea by "infusing it with the possibilities of nano-technology and blow it up into a large-scale sci-fi action thriller."

Might have to change that title as well. Not sure if Blu-raydrome sounds quite as good...

What do you think? Is it worth remaking?

[via Deadline]

(Images: All Star)



First look at the Carrie remake


Surreal Moments On Film


Jumanji is getting remade



The Deadpool sequel looks in big trouble

Has the 'merc with the mouth' just mouthed off one too many times?

by Tom Fordy
24 Oct 2016

Your first look at Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Why can't it be May already?

19 Oct 2016

Oasis rejected Trainspotting for this hilarious reason

You've gotta roll(ing stock) with it

19 Oct 2016

This year's 15 most terrifying films to watch on Halloween

Chances of weeping behind your sofa: high

by Tom Fordy
19 Oct 2016

Pixar animators spent 5 years making this dark cowboy film

This is why they're the best

18 Oct 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio is producing a new Captain Planet movie

There's a headline we didn't expect to write

18 Oct 2016

QUIZ: Can you match these famous opening lines to the films?

Being attentive in the cinema is about to pay off

17 Oct 2016

Watch Ben Affleck's slick new thriller The Accountant for FREE

We, dear reader, are bringing you his latest blockbuster for absolutely nothing

14 Oct 2016

Stop everything, the New Star Wars: Rogue One trailer is here

Guess who's back

13 Oct 2016

The 25 scariest movies on Netflix right now

11 Oct 2016