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Charlie Hunnam And Dan Stevens Wanted For Escape From New York Reboot

Sons Of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam and Downton Abbey actor Dan Stevens have reportedly emerged as the frontrunners to take on the lead role in a long-delayed remake of John Carpenter's sci-fi classic Escape From...

Tom Hardy And Jason Statham In The Running For Escape From New York Remake

British movie tough guys Tom Hardy and Jason Statham are going head-to-head to compete for the role made famous by Kurt Russell in a planned remake of John Carpenter film Escape From New York.Jeremy Renner...

Renner To Take Over From Russell In Escape From New York Remake

THE HURT LOCKER star JEREMY RENNER is in negotiations to star in the remake of JOHN CARPENTER film ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK.The 1981 sci-fi classic starred Kurt Russell as anti-hero Snake Plissken. Russell returned for...

Butler Withdraws From Escape From New York Remake

Scottish actor GERARD BUTLER has pulled out of upcoming remake ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK due to "creative differences". Butler's casting in the update caused controversy earlier this year (07) when Kurt Russell, the star of...

Wiseman Set To Direct Escape From New York Remake

Filmmaker LEN WISEMAN is in negotiations to direct the remake of cult classic ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. Actor Gerard Butler has already signed up to star in the update of director John Carpenter's futuristic action...

Russell: 'Last Words Disney Wrote Were My Name'

Actor KURT RUSSELL has confirmed the last two words movie mogul WALT DISNEY wrote before he died were the ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK star's name. It has long been rumoured that Disney penned 'Kurt' and...

Russell's Violent First Kiss

Hollywood tough guy KURT RUSSELL will never forget his first kiss - the girl stabbed him. The ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK hardman may be an ageing heartthrob, but he was not always so popular with...

Russell Enraged With New Snake Plissken

LATEST: American actor KURT RUSSELL is enraged with the decision to cast Scottish actor GERARD BUTLER in a remake of the 1981 film ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. Russell, who played infamous anti-hero SNAKE PLISSKEN in...

Butler Plans To Escape From New York

300 star GERARD BUTLER is set to star in the remake of the 1981 action film ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. Butler is in talks to play SNAKE PLISSKEN in the film, about a one-eyed convict...

Tarantino Confirms Russell Collaboration

LATEST: Director QUENTIN TARANTINO has confirmed action star KURT RUSSELL will star in his new horror movie collaboration with ROBERT RODRIGUEZ - and he insists the collaboration is a dream come true. Tarantino had hoped...

Russell Rules Out Cult Sequels

Veteran actor KURT RUSSELL has ruled out making sequels to his 1980s movies, because he'd rather leave their cult legacy untarnished. Russell, who did make a 1996 follow-up, ESCAPE FROM LA, to 1981's ESCAPE FROM...

Halloween Producer Debra Hill Dies

Hollywood film-maker DEBRA HILL, best known for writing and producing horror classic HALLOWEEN, died yesterday (07MAR05). She was 54. Hill, who was working on a number of projects including sequel HALLOWEEN 9 at the...

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