'Fright Night' remake Anton Yelchin to star

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  1. jefferiestubes8

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    http://www.heatvisionblog.com/2010/04/anton-yelchin-fright-night-exclusive.html

    imdb's listing: [no info yet as in development]
    Fright Night (2011)
     
  2. ManOnTheWave

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    Eh. No Roddy McDowell, no nuthin'.
     
  3. auntiehill

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    ^Yep. Trying to find someone comparable to Roddy McDowall will be damn near impossible.
     
  4. Aragorn

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    Malcolm McDowell? :)

    When are they going to leave good movies alone and start remaking bad movies into good ones?
     
  5. Mr. Adventure

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    I wonder how they'll approach the Roddy McDowell role, I don't think late night TV hosts are very common these days.
     
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    Actually... that's not a bad idea. He's probably the only one I'd be okay with seeing take on Roddy's role.
     
  7. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    He runs a popular website?
     
  8. Davros

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    This seems like a bad idea to me, and I will not be handing over my money to see it.
     
  9. Mr. Adventure

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    How about John Noble from Fringe?
     
  10. auntiehill

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    ^He doesn't have the "former TV host" look--he has more the "Mad Scientist" look.
     
  11. Mr. Adventure

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    ^^ How about Shatner? :)
     
  12. Temis the Vorta

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    All the people being suggested are too old! Find someone around 20 years old.
     
  13. Greg Cox

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    People aren't talking about the young male lead. They're talking about the character played by Roddy McDowell in the original, who was an old, has-been horror movie actor.

    Maybe Robert Englund or Christopher Lee?
     
  14. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    I assumed Termis was making a joke about Hollywood's "youth obsession".
     
  15. Greg Cox

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    Oops! I missed that! (I plead jet lag.)

    The tricky part of updating FRIGHT NIGHT is going to be the late-night horror movie host thing, which isn't really part of pop culture anymore. Maybe Peter Vincent is working the convention circuit these days, selling his autograph to horror fans like Charlie?
     
  16. Mr. Adventure

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    Hopefully it isn't too physical, Lee is pushing 90.
     
  17. Immolatus

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    can't hollywood make something new?
     
  18. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    They do it all the time.
     
  19. Aragorn

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    What's going on? Casting call for a World War II veteran on Smallville? :)
     
  20. SlyCardie

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    Thought this was about "Friday Night Lights" at first, and was really confused. I like Yelchin, so I'd be willing to check this out.

    There certainly do seem to be a lot of vampire flicks lately though, I'm hoping this trend is going to scale back a bit and we're going to see these metered back and will only get "cool" ones from now on, instead of just be inundated with everything vampire.