Escape From New York

‘Escape From New York’ Remake Has Some Major Plot Changes
A remake of Escape From New York has been in development for years, but when Fox hired Luther creator Neil Cross to write the screenplay last fall, it seemed like the project was finally picking up some legitimate steam. It’s been over a year since we last heard anything about the remake of J…
Luc Besson Found Guilty of Plagiarizing John Carpenter
Back in 2012, Luc Besson co-wrote and produced the sci-fi action flick Lockout — better known to some as Space Jail, a title affectionately bestowed upon the film by the people of the internet. If you saw the film — or even just the trailer — then you probably noticed some very …
‘Escape From New York’ Remake Finds a Writer
These remakes, reboots, re-whatever-you-want-to-call-them are going to keep happening whether you like it or not. One of the nuttier concepts is the long-developing remake of John Carpenter’s cult classic Escape From New York — the good news is that Carpenter himself is creatively over…
'Escape From New York' Remake Moving Forward (Again)
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 b…
'Escape From NY' Reboot
Producer Joel Silver has his sights set on 'Escape From New York' teaming with production company StudioCanal to remake the classic 1980s film and bring Snake Plissken back to the big screen.