We see Hollywood remaking everything in sight these days, from beloved classics we once thought untouchable to recent blockbuster franchises (or failed attempts at them) that were seen a decade or less ago. But why stop at just remaking movies? Video game remakes look like they could start becoming more popular, but that makes sense. No, no—we the human race need to start thinking really big in terms of our remakes…like, for example, objects of historical relevance, perhaps?
Just a short time after James Cameron’s Titanic re-entered theaters with a shiny new 3D makeover (and added a nice little extra chunk of change to its already massive box office numbers), Australian billionaire Clive Palmer, a mining and tourism tycoon, has announced his plans for Titanic II, a remake of the legendary ship whose fateful maiden voyage ended in tragedy just a little over 100 years ago when it struck an iceberg and sank to the ocean floor, killing 1,517 people on board.