Cook Helming "The Gate" Remake By Garth Franklin Thursday December 6th 2007 1:21am JoBlo reports that a 3D remake of the suburban horror thriller "The Gate" is in the works. Randall William Cook, the original helmer who turned FX supervisor on the likes of "King Kong" & "Lord of the Rings", will direct the update. The 1987 original starred a young Stephen Dorff who discovers a portal to hell has manifested in his backyard. The rift soon unleashes all manner of chaos in the form of stop-motion demon minions. No mention yet on a writer or studio.