So while a slew of films from the 70s, 80s and 90s will continue to return in modified form – Escape From New York, Conan, The Black Hole, Ghostbusters and so on – we can at least be thankful that Back To The Future won’t be one of them.
“That cannot happen until both Bob and I are dead”.
‘I mean, to me, that’s outrageous. “Especially since it’s a good movie”.
‘It’s like saying ‘Let’s remake Citizen Kane’, he concluded. “Who are we going to get to play Kane?'” Zemeckis said. “Why would anyone do that?”
As Back To The Future creeps up its 30th anniversary, director Robert Zemeckis had strong words for anyone thinking of remaking the classic time travel film.
The 63-year-old director – who created and directed the original sci-fi movies, starring Michael J.
One day soon, somehow, some way, they (meaning: Hollywood) are going to figure out how to make even more money off of BTTF. Fox could not do it (and he cannot, because of his health).
Zemeckis’ latest, THE WALK, tells the true story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974 and will arrive in theaters on October 2, 2015.
“Besides, what did you think about “Indiana Jones 4?””, Gale asked our reporter, Mike Smith when discussing the possibility of a fourth installment.
[Featured image: Elisabeth Shue, Michael J. Just because they can.
There is, however, another Zemeckis flick that is getting the shiny new remake treatment: Romancing the Stone, which has been in development for a few years.