It was confirmed earlier this year that a 'Poltergeist' remake is most definitely in the works with Sam Raimi involved in the project, but now we're hearing that Raimi might just be directing the remake himself... Probably...
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'The Possession' is spooking its way into theaters August 31, and we've got a creepy new motion poster to get you in the mood to have your pants scared right off.
Sam Raimi had been developing a ‘World of Warcraft’ film for years, even getting to the point where he and screenwriter Robert Rodat (‘Saving Private Ryan’) had an estimated 40 pages of material but had yet to figure out the full narrative. Sadly, we’ll never get to see Raimi’s version, because the director says he’s off the project.
Today at Comic-Con 2012, audiences got their first look at Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful.' As the film hits theaters in March, it's no surprise that the Con was the launching point for the film's marketing, as the trailer for the film has debuted today.
Earlier today we reported that Sam Raimi - he of the 'Evil Dead' and 'Spider-Man' trilogies - might be in the running to direct a remake of 'Poltergiest.' It turns out that he will be involved in the production. But not as the director, instead as the producer.
At a recent speaking engagement at the University of Denver, MGM CEO Roger Birnbaum was quite chatty about the studio's upcoming projects -- particularly its remake plans, which include a 'Poltergeist' reboot they're negotiating with Sam Raimi to direct.