September 29, 2011
Someone is remaking "47 Ronin", with a scheduled release date of November 2012. It will star Keanu Reeves.
Shoot me now.
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at September 29, 2011 07:56 AM (9KseV)
Let me get this straight.... they hired a director whose only experience was in directing commercials? Yeah, that worked so well for Laura Croft (music videos, but you get the idea.)
Agreed, just shoot me now.
Posted by: ubu at September 29, 2011 10:13 AM (i7ZAU)
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Posted by: Steven Den Beste at September 29, 2011 02:00 PM (+rSRq)
In re: 47 Ronin, I've never seen the original (because it is much longer than my attention span has ever been), but that doesn't sound like an auspicious start for a remake to me, either.
Posted by: Canthros at September 29, 2011 02:07 PM (U/oKH)
Ma Deuce. When you absolutely, positively have to be sure.
Posted by: ubu at September 29, 2011 06:09 PM (GfCSm)
I mean, if you want to trash a classic, there's no point in using half measures, is there? By casting Reeves, they've clearly shown they have no understanding and/or total contempt for the source material, so further indignities are to be expected.
When this flops, expect Hollywood intelligentsia to use this as a justification for why such stories are not suitable, and/or an indication that Americans reject "complex" storytelling.
Posted by: billdehaan at October 01, 2011 05:57 AM (wBzao)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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