ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK To Receive The Reboot Treatment From Producer Joel Silver
Joel Silver's Silver Pictures and Studio Canal will team-up to bring Escape From New York back to the big screen a reboot which will see it become a trilogy. Hit the jump for more details on this remake of the classic action movie which was directed by John Carpenter and starred Kurt Russell.
Deadline reports that Silver Pictures and Studio Canal are teaming up to reboot the classic 1981 movie, Escape From New York. New Line were at one point planning on doing the same with producer Neil Moritz and director Breck Eisner, but those plans fell through when they lost the rights two years ago. Studio Canal have fully handed the rights over to legendary producer Joel Silver and he is reportedly planning, "an entirely new take on the material. The goal is to turn it into a trilogy, starting with an origin story in a fashion similar to the way Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes restarted that franchise." A search for a writer is currently said to be under way.
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