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Movie Remakes: Killer Tomatoes, Rosemary’s Baby

Attack of the Killer TomatoesAlthough I have a hard time believing there are people out there born after the ‘70s, I understand there are many who’ve never even heard of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.  Fortunately for them, there will soon be a remake.

Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine - the creators behind the “Ask A Ninja” web shorts -  have taken on the challenge of retooling the cult classic.  Although the update’s budget will undoubtedly be larger than the original’s (the first film reportedly cost less than $100,000), it’s unclear how far the writers will deviate from the 1978 storyline.

The movie about murderous fruit spawned three sequels including Return of the Killer Tomatoes and Killer Tomatoes Strike Back.  (‘s career managed to survive an appearance in the former.)  No target date for the redo has been announced.

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Rosemary's BabyThe same man planning a revival of the Friday the 13th series is now working to bring Rosemary’s Baby back to the big screen.

Michael Bay and the Platinum Dunes production company are currently in negotiations to refresh the 1968 film.  The movie, directed by Roman Polanski, starred a young Mia Farrow as a woman who unknowingly becomes impregnated by the Devil.  The original was adapted from a book by Ira Levin.

No writers have yet been assigned to this project.

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