Thursday, February 26, 2009

'The Never Ending Story' And 'Total Recall' Get The Remake Treatment

THR has news that both The NeverEnding Story and Total Recall are getting remade, Warner Bros. and a pair of top-tier production banners are in the early stages of a reboot of the 1980s children's fantasy classic. The Kennedy/Marshall Co. ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button") and Leonard DiCaprio's shingle Appian Way are in discussions with Warners about reviving the 25-year-old franchise with a modern spin. The studio recently acquired rights to the property, clearing the way for a potential remake.

Neal H. Moritz and his Original Films banner are in final negotiations to develop and produce for Columbia a new version of "Total Recall, calling Dick's story "prescient," Moritz said he hoped the advancements in technology and state-of-the-art visual effects can help tell the "Recall" story in a fresh way.

Total Recall - Trailer

The Neverending Story Trailer