Gore Verbinski to Produce, Fredrik Bond to Direct The Host Remake

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I don't get this. The Host was a great movie for what it was. Why does Hollywood think they have the right to reinvent it? Oh yeah, money. It's good the way it is.
 
I don't get this. The Host was a great movie for what it was. Why does Hollywood think they have the right to reinvent it? Oh yeah, money. It's good the way it is.


I'm sure they would have paid for the right to 'reinvent' it.
 
I'm sure they would have paid for the right to 'reinvent' it.


I understand they bought it from them but they will not make the movie better or more original. It's pathetic in a way.
 
wow.. this movie just came out not too long ago 2006 if I am not mistaking?

Why the Hell remake it? I can see if it was 10-20 years old. But to remake a movie only 2 years old.

This to me shows (along with all the other remakes being done now a days) that perhaps everything that there is to make a movie about has been done. All they can think of thse days is comic book movies and remaking movies that have already been done. Would it not be sad if in 10-20 years all they can make are remakes because all ideas have been used up lol.

But it is really sad to remake a 2 year old movie, why? because the Original Korean one was not good enough for the N.A audience? (at least in the eyes of the guys who make movies for $$$$).

N.A movies are never as good as the Original Korean/Japanese/Thai/Chinese..ect movie

If anyone has seen the SP episode about the Raping/Indiana.. Thats how I feel about Hollywod/Remaking Asian films.
 
This is unfortunate, but not surprising in the least. I'm surprised they waited this long.
I'm still waiting to hear about a Battle Royale "re-imagining" starring matt damon and jessica alba or some equally rediculous garbage.
 
To Hollywood: STOP REMAKING FOREIGN FILMS THAT ARE LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD!

To American audiences: START READING SUBTITLES DAMMIT! IT'S NOT HARD!
 
To Hollywood: STOP REMAKING FOREIGN FILMS THAT ARE LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD!

To American audiences: START READING SUBTITLES DAMMIT! IT'S NOT HARD!


Literally sums it up right there.

My little brother doesn't want to see Let the Right One In just because it's not in English. Which is ******ed.
 
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To Hollywood: STOP REMAKING FOREIGN FILMS THAT ARE LESS THAN 5 YEARS OLD!

To American audiences: START READING SUBTITLES DAMMIT! IT'S NOT HARD!
Thats cause people don't wanna read when going to the movies, they wanna be entertained and while reading the things they might miss something.

and why do people have to cry like a little baby everytime a movie is remade? You always have the original.

And from what i've heard from alot they said the original is highly overrated and boring.
 
I think good stories should be seen by as many ppl as possible so making a movie into a language more accessible is no big deal to me if they make it well.
 
Thats cause people don't wanna read when going to the movies, they wanna be entertained and while reading the things they might miss something.

and why do people have to cry like a little baby everytime a movie is remade? You always have the original.

And from what i've heard from alot they said the original is highly overrated and boring.


You heard wrong.

I don't think its "crying like a baby" as much as it is taking your own take on someone else's vision. It's not your idea, its not your creativity, so why use it to make a buck. I think it is more respectful to do something in vain of it. Or credit the work when you come up with something on your own.

Like the director of the Descent, he credited Alien and Ridley Scott for his vision but it was still his work.
 
I'm usually all for remakes...but this one totally confuses me. It's a fairly new movie and has great special effects....??? I'm confused....why would they remake a movie that's only a few years old?
 
I'm usually all for remakes...but this one totally confuses me. It's a fairly new movie and has great special effects....??? I'm confused....why would they remake a movie that's only a few years old?
because its not in english that's why. And less people will watch a movie thats not in english. Or almost everyone in the US.
 
because its not in english that's why. And less people will watch a movie thats not in english. Or almost everyone in the US.


Don't you think that's a stupid reason. I'm not saying its your reason but I know that's probably how most of America's general audience thinks. The success of a movie is based too much on whether it makes money and people own it. If its good for what it is people should see it, no matter what.

People shouldn't remake the 7 Samurai bc it's not in english.
 
Don't you think that's a stupid reason. I'm not saying its your reason but I know that's probably how most of America's general audience thinks. The success of a movie is based too much on whether it makes money and people own it. If its good for what it is people should see it, no matter what.

People shouldn't remake the 7 Samurai bc it's not in english.

They did though. The Magnificent Seven.
 
because its not in english that's why. And less people will watch a movie thats not in english. Or almost everyone in the US.
No offense JAL, but that's the dumbest thing I've ever heard you say, and you've said some doozies in the past.
 
Thats cause people don't wanna read when going to the movies, they wanna be entertained and while reading the things they might miss something.

and why do people have to cry like a little baby everytime a movie is remade? You always have the original.

And from what i've heard from alot they said the original is highly overrated and boring.
like I said in the "oldboy by spielberg" thread
does the american audience lack something the rest of the world has?
if subtitles affect the box office earnings in the US, how come LOTR, Titanic, etc earn millions upon millions in non english speaking countries?
 

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