"The Wolf Man" Remake with Benicio Del Toro

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  1. DavidPla

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    Andrew Kevin Walker is writing a script for a remake of "The Wolf Man" which will star Benicio Del Tero. They are aiming for a Summer 2008 release. To say Del Toro is an inspired choice, is an understatement.

    http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=13643
     
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    I know I'm supposed to engage in a rant here about the unoriginality of Hollywood and how dare they remake such a classic film, but I kind of like this idea. Del Toro is certainly good casting and I'd love to see a high quality werewolf film.
     
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    Well, let's not forget that THE WOLF MAN was somewhat of a retelling of WEREWOLF OF LONDON. Not to mention all the rips that 1941 film has had since its original release. I'd guess this film will be more like WOLF instead of THE WOLF MAN. Of course, I'd be all for it if they go for a beautiful B&W horror film.

    Perhaps the screenwriter will try to explain how Lon Chaney was the son of Claude Rains. [​IMG]
     
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    This is a bit of a head scratcher since the article I read this morning said it was going to be a period piece (the same nebulous alternate history/time of the original)... how is the audience supposed to believe that Del Toro is an British expat returning home from America?
     
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    Del Toro is a good choice.

    Remake or not, I love seeing other peoples visions of monster classics. After all, aren't the Hammor Horror fills remakes??
     
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    Bery good question.

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    How close is the remake going to be to the original anyway? Plus, as others have said this story has been remade so many times, what's one more remake?
     
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    Well, he couldn't be much less convincing at that than Lon Chaney Jr. was [​IMG]
     
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    Can it be worse than VAN HELSING?
     
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    Under no circumstances.

    [Fenster] So who in the ###damn piss hell stole turned into a ####ing werewolf? [/Fenster]
     
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    "Early Makeup Test" for this Wolf Man remake. [​IMG]

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    I've seen The Wolfman countless times. I musn't have been paying too much attention because I thought it was set in modern (late 1930's - early 40's) England.
     
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    Release date has been set November 14 2008!
     
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    If that's a transitional stage, extremely cool.

    If that's the final form...not so much.
     
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    Why? I don't think they should veer off much more than that.. if so, we get something out of Underworld. Keep it the Wolf MAN. Looks extremely faithful to the original design yet contemporary.
     
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    Those teeth rule. I am officially psyched for this.
     
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    The pic on page 2 of the article is even better.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Looks great. Very faithful to the original design.
     

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