Rumor: Cassablanca remake greenlit.

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  1. Rodimus Prime

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    Dear Hollywood:

    Grow a pair and put out something original or unattempted. Stop being a wuss and playing it safe with another remake as even that can fail, like it did with Ghostbusters 2016.
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Anthony Hopkins with a submachine gun. 'Nuff said!

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    Casablanca works because it is a product of its time. Trying to remake it is merely one more example of how Hollywood would rather retread shit than try something new.
     
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    If they feel the need to remake something, remake The Maltese Falcon. It's not like it wasn't remade 3 times in a ten year span.
     
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    Because they're lazy and far too cautious.

    The only films they should be remaking are old ones that originally sucked and could greatly benefit from a second modern attempt.

    Casablanca is perfectly fine, it's a classic. It does not need a remake.
     
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    Remake the Star Wars prequels.
     
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    First Ben Hur and now this? What is next Citizen Kane and Gone with the Wind.
     
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    Happy Madison Presents: Citizen Kane (2017).
     
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    IF this is true...it wouldn't be a big shock, really.

    "Ben-Hur" and "The Magnificent Seven" (both of which themselves were remakes) were probably considered untouchable once upon a time. Universal seems to make an attempt to rejuvenate its classic monster franchises from the '30s and '40s every decade; the Coen Brothers got their hands on The Duke at least once; and Kong's been taken through the wringer over a half-dozen times now (that includes Toho's version, in addition to the sequels and remakes here in the States).

    NOTHING is "untouchable", really; I just wish Hollywood would at least have a little more guts with its remakes. I mean, there's James Arness in greenface and Kevin McCarthy finally warning the FBI about the Pods; and then there's Charlie Hallahan's spider-head ripping itself off a body with fangs sprouting from its chest cavity and Donald Sutherland pointing at you emitting a shrill ear-piercing demon-scream.
     
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    Well, Back to the Future is about as untouchable as they get.
    Can you imaging if Feig got his hands on that tho?

    I'd prefer Michael Bay do a BTTF reboot than the Paul "Joel Schumacher" Feig any day.
     
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    They will never remake Gone With the Wind for obvious reasons that much is a fact. Look at the bright side at least no Studio has announced its doing a new adaptation of Arthur C Clarke's 2001 A Space Odyssey.
     
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    2001 is safe because we are well past it and all the tech was BS. They'd have to update the year so it can again be potentially the future. 2051
     
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    Casablanca. Directed By Michael Bay

    "We'll always have Paris."

    *Slow motion explosion in the background with American Flag proudly waving in the sky."

    :bay 

    I hope not.
     
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    Please No.

    STOP.

    Paul Feig said the Ghostbusters remake was going to be good....so kek.
     
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    Nah, the studio would probably just mash bits of "2001" together with those of Clarke's final book, "3001: The Final Odyssey", to justify the changes in time and title (and especially since both books involve the triad of Dave Bowman, Frank Poole and HAL 9000). Mixing/compressing together multiple books in a series into one story is a popular thing to do with screen adaptations - it helps to make it LOOK like the studio actually made an effort, but not TOO much effort. Plus, Hollywood's been trying to grunt out an adaptation of "3001" pretty much since it was first published.
     
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    Don't forget Magnificent Seven is also coming out and that is a remake of a reimagining.
     
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    We already had a 2001 remake, it was called Interstellar. :lol 
     

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