Thursday, April 23, 2009

'Straw Dogs' Remake? With James Marsden In The Lead have news that James Marsden will star in Sony Screen Gems' remake of Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs, he will play the Dustin Hoffman character in the remake which is currently being written and directed by Rod Lurie.

The original is a downright classic with Dustin Hoffman giving a surperb performance as David Sumner, the new "Straw Dogs" follows Los Angeles screenwriter David Sumner (Marsden), who moves with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, leading to a violent confrontation.

The Original Straw Dogs Trailer