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Old September 24 2009, 09:51 PM   #1
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A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

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The especially weird part is that David Cronenberg is in talks to direct.

What do you guys think? When I heard they were planning one, I was afraid it'd be another Platinum Dunes disappointment. But with Cronenberg attached, it might be interesting to see how he'd do it today.
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Old September 24 2009, 09:53 PM   #2
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

Help meeeeeeee.
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Old September 24 2009, 09:53 PM   #3
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

I'm only interested because of Cronenberg's attachment.
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Old September 24 2009, 09:54 PM   #4
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

Are they replacing Jeff Goldblum with Chris Noth?
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Old September 24 2009, 10:20 PM   #5
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

I don't know... this news kind of bugs me.
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Old September 24 2009, 10:29 PM   #6
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Cronnenberg? Again? His version he made in the 1980s with Goldblum was pitch-perfect. He wouldn't do the sequel (which had potential, but just wasn't the same without Cronnenberg's involvement), so why would he do a remake of a remake [that had a sequel] (of a movie that had two sequels).
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Old September 24 2009, 10:35 PM   #7
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

'The Fly Redux'! Now with extra mucus!
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Old September 24 2009, 10:44 PM   #8
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

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I don't know... this news kind of bugs me.
What a buzz kill you are.

Swat those gloomy thoughts away.
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Old September 24 2009, 10:52 PM   #9
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Cronnenberg? Again? His version he made in the 1980s with Goldblum was pitch-perfect. He wouldn't do the sequel (which had potential, but just wasn't the same without Cronnenberg's involvement), so why would he do a remake of a remake [that had a sequel] (of a movie that had two sequels).
I suppose one approach would be to make a period science fiction horror movie, close to the original film or the 1957 novella by George Langelaan. I wouldn't mind another film about a lone scientist who tragically screws around with science he doesn't understand, as opposed to another modern update with another evil corporation as a plot element.
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Old September 24 2009, 11:12 PM   #10
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Cronenburg has been consistently great for me, so i'll look forward to anything he does. He hasn't demonstrated a great deal of poor judgment in his career yet IMO.
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Old September 24 2009, 11:13 PM   #11
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

The dreaded threemake.
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Old September 25 2009, 04:02 AM   #12
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

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Help meeeeeeee.

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I'm only interested because of Cronenberg's attachment.
If this is TRUE then this will be very interesting to see how this turns out. Now my question is will we Actually see the fly, FLY in this movie?
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Old September 25 2009, 04:09 AM   #13
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Re: A remake of the remake of "The Fly" is planned.

Spaceman Spiff wrote: View Post
Link.
But with Cronenberg attached, it might be interesting to see how he'd do it today.
Gee, I'd love to be a fly on the wall at that meeting.
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Old September 25 2009, 04:11 AM   #14
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No matter how weird it all is, it's Cronenberg. I'm in.
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Old September 25 2009, 04:11 AM   #15
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They should get that actor that plays Mohinder on Heroes to play the main character. Heroes fans should know why.
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