A couple of nostalgia films from my childhood have been in the news this week for their rumored remakes.
First off, we have everyone’s favorite robot friend, Johnny 5, in a remake of the 1986 movie Short Circuit. I have no idea if they will actually go through with this, but they seem to be serious.
Variety has informed us that Dimension has acquired the rights to the film and has hired S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock to write the script; yes, the same two dudes who wrote the original two movies.
Another ’80s movie in the news is 1989’s Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. For a while now, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter have talked about possibly re-visiting their characters a couple decades later, but it never really transpired.
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