New "Night of the Living Dead" remake --- in 3D!

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  1. Joey Gunz

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    Did anyone know about this? You can watch the trailer at the official site. It does't look bad, but whenever there's a "3D" in a title I worry. [​IMG]
     
  2. Bill GrandPre

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    It's too bad that "Night of the Living Dead" is in the public domain because there's nothing stopping stuff like this. Romero is defintiely becoming the most remade (and unofficially-sequelized) director of all time.
     
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    Zombies can text message now?

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    Has there been a record on how many times a single movie has been remade?
     
  5. Rich Romero

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    Lame.
     
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    THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has had around ten versions. I think THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME has had around four. I know some more silents were constantly remade but I'd guess the most would be PHANTOM.
     
  7. Bill GrandPre

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    I don't think adaptations of non-cinematic sources should count. Dracula and Sherlock Holmes each have had numerous adaptations produced throughout the years but they aren't necessarily "remakes". "Night of the Living Dead" originated as a film so any future version is undoubtedly a remake. There are definitely other cases where an original film has been remade twice but I can't think of a case in such a small period of time. The original came out 37 years ago and the first remake came out only 15 years ago.
     
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    Night Of The Living Dead has only been remade once...with George Romero producing it and Tom Savini directing.

    Not bad either.
     
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    Hmmm a 3D zombie film sounds interesting, but remaking NOTLD again . . . . .
     
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    Red-blue??

    Not a chance. The worst 3D process.[​IMG]
     
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    Would this be considered an OFFICIAL remake? Or just a fan remake?

    "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" has been remade twice and I guess now "King Kong" as well.
     
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    There actually was a "3-D DVD Pack" released a year or two ago that included "NOTD". I believe it required the use of Special Electronically Actuated Video Glasses. It was just a little pricey at the time for me so I bowed out but maybe worth a Penny or Two now.
    Also, I'm curious about this "Public Domain" issue. Did this come about as the result of a timed expiration, of sorts?
     
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    Hmmmm....could be a fun popcorn flick...could be pure crap....
     
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    The film's title was changed from "Night of the Flesh Eaters" to "Night of the Living Dead" and the copyright notice was mistakenly left off of the newer title card. As of March 1, 1989, this is no longer grounds for a film slipping into the public domain but it was back in 1968.
     
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    The movie wasn't *shot* in the red/blue anaglyph system, that's just how they intend to release it.

    It was shot using an HD Video system, and *could* be presented in the using the same full color digital polarized process CHICKEN LITTLE is using if they had the cash to make it happen!

    This project might get a small theatrical release, but it was shot primarily for DVD (and possible HDTV promotions). I had heard the intent was to do a DVD release which included both anaglyph (red/blue) and superior field sequential (shutter glasses) versions. I really don't want to be stuck with anaglyph as the only choice.

    It was shot under the fake title UNDEAD 3-D last summer; there are stills and info about the camera at www.d3.com
     
  16. Joey Gunz

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    "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" has been remade countless times. Even a TV show that is currently airing in the U.S. shares major similarities to the films:

    1) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
    2) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
    3) Body Snatchers (1993)
    4) The Puppet Masters (1994)
    5) Invasion (2005 - TV show).
    6) The Visiting (2006)
     
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    Hey, come on. Give Heinlein his due; his serial was published in Astounding in 1950 or so.
     
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    So, can anyone make a movie and call it "Night of the Living Dead"??

    I'm looking for a title for a movie I'm cooking up, I might as well use "NOTLD", I'd get some people checking it out at least.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I think, Jason, it was around 1953 or so. Close enough.
     
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