John Carpenter

‘Escape From New York’ Remake Moving Forward With John Carpenter Producing

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by Britt Hayes January 13, 2015 @ 7:01 PM
MGM
Last we heard, an ‘Escape From New York’ remake was in the works, with actors like Tom Hardy, Jason Statham, and Charlie Hunnam reportedly being considered to play the role originated by Kurt Russell in John Carpenter’s classic 1981 film. The possibility of that remake has now become a reality, as Fox has won the rights to distribute the film, with Carpenter returning to produce and oversee the creative development of the project.