Tag Archives: Reboot
Once you've come to terms with the idea that the "Dirty Dancing" remake is actually happening, the only logical step is to take a crack at casting the actors who will replace Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze and the rest of the original ensemble.
First consider a few facts: Swayze and Grey were playing 25-year-old Johnny and 18-year-old Baby, but they were actually 35 and 27, so we're not hung up on age here. Baby doesn't need to be a fabulous dancer, but Johnny and Penny do. Lastly, when it comes to the new cast, one thing's clear: they have epic shoes to fill, and we hope whomever lands the parts will do the original stars justice.
As fans prepare for the June 3 release of "X-Men: First Class," many are wondering just how the mutant bromance between Professor Xavier and Magneto will play out. But beyond that, there's another, even bigger question being asked by America: Haven't we seen this before?
That's because "X-Men: First Class" is the latest entry in Hollywood's hottest trend, reboots, which take an old property -- really, it's been five whole years since "X-Men: Last Stand" -- and re-imagine it for a new generation in the hopes of launching a revitalized franchise.
With that in mind, here are some of the highest profile reboots coming soon to theaters near you. In each case, you may have seen it before, but with franchises this awesome, Hollywood is betting you'll want to see it again. Get More »
"Tomb Raider" is one of the few video games with real big screen potential. Indiana Jones-style adventures, a smoking hot lady lead a few over-the-top whiz bam pow moments and -- BAM! -- "Tomb Raider."
Of course, Hollywood tried to pull this off with "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life," two modest hits that turned Angelina Jolie into a superstar and not much else. They're hazy memories in the summer movie-viewing conscience.
But you can't leave a brand like "Tomb Raider" sitting in the garage, which is why, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the producer behind "The Departed" and "Rango," plans on bringing Lara Croft back in 2013. Get More »