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Old 07-11-07, 10:26 AM   #1
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Bill and Ted redux

The Hollywood remake machine rolls on, crushing pedestrians and vehicles beneath its massive treads and raping childhoods along the way. Next stop: Bill and Ted.

According to LATimes , a direct-to-DVD "re-imagining" of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure is on the way.

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MGM is developing a straight-to-DVD revisiting of the late-'80s cult classic "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" for producer Frank Mancuso Jr. at 360 Pictures. Although their deal is still being worked out, writers Gabe Grifoni and Suzanne Francis ("Wieners") have already turned in an outline for an updated take on San Dimas' most excellent native sons.
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Old 07-11-07, 10:40 AM   #2
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No way, Bill!
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Old 07-11-07, 10:43 AM   #3
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Yuck, it seems hard to improve on this concept, especially if it is direct-to-DVD.
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Old 07-11-07, 11:00 AM   #4
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Part of the charm of the original is the language Bill & Ted use. That will be completely gone in this, since no one talks like that these days, which leaves you with just two unlikable morons.
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Old 07-11-07, 11:05 AM   #5
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No one will be better then Keanu. No one.
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Old 07-11-07, 11:06 AM   #6
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maybe in this one they will really be locked in the iron maiden
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Old 07-11-07, 11:12 AM   #7
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No Alex Winter, no sale.

Good to see he's finding work. He's currently King Mole Man on Saul of the Mole Men.
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Old 07-11-07, 12:01 PM   #8
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No way, Bill!
Yes way, Ted!

I'd rather see a sequel with Keanu and Alex teaming up with their younger sons. Heck, both Keanu and Alex have said they would WANT to be in a sequel...so you'd think the studio would be into that.

I'm guessing with the impending writer's strike upcoming, we're going to be seeing A LOT of remakes in 2008.
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Old 07-11-07, 02:12 PM   #9
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ah! AT LEAST it's direct to DVD.FUCK MGM.
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Old 07-11-07, 02:20 PM   #10
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ah! AT LEAST it's direct to DVD.FUCK MGM.
That is bogus!
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Old 07-11-07, 02:27 PM   #11
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Old 07-11-07, 02:28 PM   #12
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I didn't even like the *ACTUAL* sequel, why would I want to see this movie "re-imagined"?
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Old 07-11-07, 02:33 PM   #13
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As long as they have a time travel machine phone booth. Two idiots. And a future full of extremely bad hair. I'm there.
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Old 07-11-07, 02:35 PM   #14
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Most heinous ............
Why does Hollywood insist on going where they shouldn't.
All they do is remake now.Doesn't ANYONE have any original ideas anymore?

So now only us will know of the great Bill and Ted while newer generations will see some fucked up copy cats that are nowhere near the originals.....lame!
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Old 07-11-07, 03:24 PM   #15
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I didn't even like the *ACTUAL* sequel, why would I want to see this movie "re-imagined"?
Bogus Journey was by far a better film.
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Old 07-11-07, 03:33 PM   #16
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Bogus Journey was by far a better film.
At least until they got to Hell. And then the third act derailed. (Although I did enjoy the ending.)
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Bogus Journey was by far a better film.
Massive disagreement.
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Old 07-11-07, 03:55 PM   #18
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If Bill & Ted were to ever actually go to Hell, I imagine this direct to dvd sequel would be playing 24-7.
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I'll bet they get George Carlin to reprise his role.
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Old 07-11-07, 03:58 PM   #20
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haha. if carlin is in it. im down.
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Old 07-11-07, 04:00 PM   #21
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If you us are thinking what we us are thinking right now then you us and we us agree this is most unspectacular.

...Unless the recast of Mitzi is hella-hot.
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Old 07-11-07, 04:06 PM   #22
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If Bill & Ted were to ever actually go to Hell, I imagine this direct to dvd sequel would be playing 24-7.
It's not a sequel, it's a remake.
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Old 07-11-07, 04:11 PM   #23
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Although their deal is still being worked out, writers Gabe Grifoni and Suzanne Francis ("Wieners") have already turned in an outline for an updated take on San Dimas' most excellent native sons.
I can't WAIT to see how this will be marketed.

"From the writers that brought you 'Wieners'...They're Back!"
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Old 07-12-07, 01:20 AM   #24
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Bogus Journey was by far a better film.
I remember renting this movie on VHS when it first became available and even back then I knew something was off with the movie.

The movie just wasn't as much fun as "Excellent" and the change in tone really killed the fun of the movie. I like that they tried to do something different, but the characters don't really fit in well with what they were doing in "Bogus".

That and there really was no need for a sequel to be made.
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I remember renting this movie on VHS when it first became available and even back then I knew something was off with the movie.

The movie just wasn't as much fun as "Excellent" and the change in tone really killed the fun of the movie. I like that they tried to do something different, but the characters don't really fit in well with what they were doing in "Bogus".

That and there really was no need for a sequel to be made.
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