Carpenter on the remake/sequel


"They want a movie with Dwayne Johnson. That's what they want. So they just picked that title. They don't give a shit about me and my movie. That movie wasn't a success."

That's how i see this going as well.They don't want to make a Big trouble in little China movie.They just want another quick cash grab vehicle for the Rock to do his thing.It will suck as much as Skyscraper,Rampage and Baywatch did.

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If what you say is true they will miss out on my attendance. I like Dwayne and BTILC is one of my favorite fun movies from that era. The two make an interesting pairing. Can "The Rock" pull off a bumbling hulking version of Jack Burton though?

Hmmmmmmmmmm, I'm suspect.

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I've sworn off watching prequels, sequels, remakes, reboots and super hero movies. So, they won't get a penny out of me.

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Amen to the super hero movies. The scourge of 21st centuary film.

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I would totally watch a Rock remake if the right people are behind the writing/directing. I am a huge fan of the original.

Trivia: "They Live" was originally supposed to be a sequel to Big Trouble. Kurt had other engagements that prevented him from doing Burton again so we got Piper's character instead. The mullet made it through to this alternate universe tale though. IIRC, he had planned it as a trilogy and one of his other films was rumored to be born from that long term idea. Maybe Ghosts of Mars?

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