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Hollywood's 12 Worst Cases of Ethnic Miscasting

The Lone Ranger Disney

When it was first announced that this week's "The Lone Ranger" was going to star Johnny Depp as the Native American warrior Tonto, fans around the country scratched their heads ... and not just because they were wondering what he would look like with a giant dead bird for a hat. Depp as Tonto? Really? Get More »

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50 Upcoming Movie Remakes (Yep, 50!)

Dirty Dancing
Vestron Pictures

Whenever a movie studio announces plans for another remake, the reaction among fans and pundits is always the same: Hollywood doesn't have any new ideas.

But we like to look on the bright side of things, which is why we're so happy when we hear of a cool remake or reboot. Hey, who needs new ideas when there are already so many great old ideas waiting to be rediscovered?

With that in mind, we've compiled a list of 50 — that's right, 50! — upcoming Hollywood remakes that tickle our fancy. Because if these films were good the first time, you never know, you might just enjoy them even more the second time around. Get More »

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Number 5 Is Alive (Again) in 'Short Circuit' Reboot

Short Circuit
TriStar Pictures

There are signs of life once again in the long-unplugged "Short Circuit" remake.

Dimension Films is going forward with the new adventures of Number 5 (later "Johnny 5") as the studio has hired Tim Hill to direct the robot mayhem, according to Deadline.

The project originally had Steve Carr ("Paul Blart: Mall Cop") attached to direct with Dan Milano set to write the screenplay. Things were shut down back in 2009, and now the studio has turned the power back on. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline
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