‘Starman’ Remake In The Works

The remake is being helmed by Shawn Levy who is relatively hot off his successes with the 'Night at the Museum' movies.

It looks like Hollywood’s raid on 80’s movies to remake is not yet at an end.

Announced on Friday was a remake of  the 1984 movie ‘Starman’, which starred Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen and was directed by John Carpenter.

The film centred on on alien who took on the human form of a young widows dead husband and asked her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. All the time they are chased by a determined US Government.

At the time the film was a modest success, but really took off when released on VHS and proved successful enough for a television spin-off, which starred Robert Hays.

The remake is being helmed by Shawn Levy who is relatively hot off his successes with the ‘Night at the Museum’ movies.

Arash Amel, best known for writing the Nicole Kidman drama ‘Grace of Monaco’, is writing the script for the project.

Bruce A Evans and Raynold Gideon, who adapted 1980s classic ‘Stand By Me’, wrote the original’s script.

Dan Cohen of Levy’s 21 Laps banner and Robert Mitas are executive producing. Matt Milam and Adam North are overseeing for Columbia.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth. In the past few years he has written for 'Star Trek' Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics. Ian is both the founder and owner of scifipulse.net You can contact ian at: ian@scifipulse.net
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