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Old 09-09-19, 04:31 PM
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Face/Off reboot in the works

https://deadline.com/2019/09/face-of...ge-1202729685/


EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures is giving a face lift to Face/Off, the 1997 John Woo-directed action thriller that starred John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. The studio will reboot the film, with new cast. Oren Uziel has been set to write the script, and Neal Moritz will produce and David Permut will be executive producer.
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Yikes, bone dry out of ideas down Hollywood way.
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Re: Face/Off reboot in the works

Starring Dylan O’Brien as Sean Archer and Zac Efron as Castor Troy.
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"From the writer of The Cloverfield Paradox..."
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Starring Dylan OíBrien as Sean Archer and Zac Efron as Castor Troy.
Thatís actually not terrible.
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We we shall see who they cast.

Im not encouraged by the writer they hired.
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Suggestion : This time don't hire one overweight actor and one thin one. Kinda ruins the premise.
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They need two actors with very distinctive acting styles to make the switch entertaining.

That being the case, I would go with Ryan Gosling and Rami Malek.

Or Keanu Reeves and Adam Driver.

Or Tom Hardy and Oscar Isaacs.

Or Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans.

Or Jeff Goldblum and Benedict Cumberbatch

Or Tom Hanks and Benicio Del Toro.

Or Will Smith and Mahershala Ali.


Or if they are going with a female reboot: Emma Stone and Brie Larson.

Or Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett.

Or Gal Gadot and Emily Blunt.

Or Saorise Ronan and Aubrey Plaza.

Or Michelle Rodriguez and Awkwafina.

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Never saw the original so I'd be down for a reboot.
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Iím one of the few that never really cared for the original. I guess if he down for a reboot but the premise itself is a bit silly anyway so the chances of this being good are slim.

I also cant remember the last time a solidly made film was rebooted with anything other than a poor manís attempt at a good film. Most reboots Iíve seen are just direct-to-video quality shit with lesser actors. This will come any go without many of us seeing it. This thread will be bumped for a day or two when it quickly hits Prime.
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I also cant remember the last time a solidly made film was rebooted with anything other than a poor man’s attempt at a good film. Most reboots I’ve seen are just direct-to-video quality shit with lesser actors.
2010?
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True Grit wasn't a reboot. It was an adaptation of a novel. It also wasn't anything to write home about.
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True Grit wasn't a reboot. It was an adaptation of a novel. It also wasn't anything to write home about.
So The Incredible Spider-Man, Batman Begins and Casino Royale aren't reboots either, since they're adaptations of published works?
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Iím one of the few that never really cared for the original. I guess if he down for a reboot but the premise itself is a bit silly anyway so the chances of this being good are slim.

I also cant remember the last time a solidly made film was rebooted with anything other than a poor manís attempt at a good film. Most reboots Iíve seen are just direct-to-video quality shit with lesser actors. This will come any go without many of us seeing it. This thread will be bumped for a day or two when it quickly hits Prime.
I donít think the original is held in that high of regards necessarily other than being a cheesy nineties action flick, but it is a weird movie to choose to remake. I have to imagine at best this will be something that goes straight to DVD/Blu-ray/streaming. The original to me is a movie that was entertaining to watch once, but beyond that I havenít had a real urge to go back to it.
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I’m one of the few that never really cared for the original. I guess if he down for a reboot but the premise itself is a bit silly anyway so the chances of this being good are slim.

I also cant remember the last time a solidly made film was rebooted with anything other than a poor man’s attempt at a good film. Most reboots I’ve seen are just direct-to-video quality shit with lesser actors. This will come any go without many of us seeing it. This thread will be bumped for a day or two when it quickly hits Prime.
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Posting the Total Recall reboot movie poster twice is so meta!
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They should make this a comedy starring Kevin Hart and The Rock. They should have good enough face swap effects to achieve this now.
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Let me guess it'll be a gender swap. Also don't forget the doves.
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Only part of the movie that really bothers me is at the end when Archer comes home with Troy's son, apparently without telling his wife. WTH?
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Wasn't there only one Face/Off movie? If so it's not a reboot. It's a remake.
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Only part of the movie that really bothers me is at the end when Archer comes home with Troy's son, apparently without telling his wife. WTH?
He came home with Castor's Son but he did ask her about adoption when they introduced him to his family.
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He came home with Castor's Son but he did ask her about adoption when they introduced him to his family.
Been a few years since I saw it, but IDK seem to remember he kind of just showed up and gave her a nod and she nodded back.
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He said, " This is Adam and he needs a place to live". Then she nods back okay.
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