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BATTLE ROYALE American Remake Set Up...

Hey folks, Harry here... Here's a project that could either be utterly fantastic or a steaming pile of shit. I know some of the folks involved in this film. Allegedly it's going to be an extremely Hard R - serious-minded Americanization of BATTLE ROYALE. Personally... in an ideal world... they'd hire Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner to adapt the script and Paul Verhoeven to direct. And they'd just turn them totally loose. Either that... or hire Larry Clark loose on this material and just set the world aflame. The scary part of this project is the tragically hip producer, Neal Moritz is producing... And that pretty much means any chance of this being an extremely hard-nosed brutal american telling of this Japanese classic... well is just about as sure as pissing a straight line outside during a hurricane. Not very likely. Let's hope for the best. At this point, there's no screenwriters and no director. It's just been reported that Neal Moritz and Roy Lee are producing at NEW LINE CINEMAS a remake of BATTLE ROYALE. Let us pray for the best!

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No way....
by oh_riginal
Jun 8th, 2006
03:57:46 AM
Oh....
by oh_riginal
Jun 8th, 2006
03:58:43 AM
Just when you thought it was safe to go ...
by Shan
Jun 8th, 2006
04:02:13 AM
...LOL
by godoffireinhell
Jun 8th, 2006
04:02:52 AM
This Cant Be in Theaters...
by Sakurai
Jun 8th, 2006
04:04:01 AM
No way
by ApneicMonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
04:15:08 AM
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
by ABVH
Jun 8th, 2006
04:15:23 AM
Hardcore
by Jedibobster
Jun 8th, 2006
04:16:25 AM
probably the worst news since Justin Lin announced
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
04:17:23 AM
Well, if a remake HAS to be made...
by DocPazuzu
Jun 8th, 2006
04:20:01 AM
Vote with your wallets
by jasper Stillwell
Jun 8th, 2006
04:21:33 AM
Get Beat Takeshi to direct!!
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
04:22:42 AM
Leo and Katie Holmes in the remake?>???
by MentallyMariah
Jun 8th, 2006
04:34:00 AM
Talentless Cnuts
by Fenton Meiks
Jun 8th, 2006
04:48:02 AM
So who should be the
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
04:49:53 AM
Yeah right, I can see it happening here!(NT)
by captboulder
Jun 8th, 2006
04:50:41 AM
Fuck Hollywood
by Spiegeltrui
Jun 8th, 2006
04:50:43 AM
And you just know
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
04:52:32 AM
which*
by Spiegeltrui
Jun 8th, 2006
04:53:03 AM
I'm still waiting for the
by Bob Muttonchops
Jun 8th, 2006
04:55:09 AM
If they do this...
by Shan
Jun 8th, 2006
05:00:54 AM
I HAD TO UNBUTTON MY PANTS
by YackBacker
Jun 8th, 2006
05:15:13 AM
Hi Jarv
by Shan
Jun 8th, 2006
05:31:52 AM
Shall We Dance? Remake...
by RKO Classic
Jun 8th, 2006
05:35:37 AM
Okay, not to go over what's already been said, but...
by Radical AdZ
Jun 8th, 2006
05:36:59 AM
NOOOOOOOOOOOO! What is the point?????
by Foxman
Jun 8th, 2006
05:53:13 AM
so, let's guess the cast: Buffy, Veronica Mars, Tom Wel
by caipirina
Jun 8th, 2006
06:26:23 AM
Jarv, sorry man
by thatpeterguy
Jun 8th, 2006
06:27:36 AM
"in anideal world they'd hire Paul Verhoeven to direct"
by newc0253
Jun 8th, 2006
06:40:45 AM
If Neil H. Moron is producing
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
06:43:48 AM
Who decides how good a movie is based on how "brutal"
by PhilConnors
Jun 8th, 2006
06:48:19 AM
Please fucking dont do this
by busby
Jun 8th, 2006
06:50:03 AM
"Kamikaze Girls" next?
by Anna Valerious
Jun 8th, 2006
06:50:50 AM
steaming pile of shit
by busby
Jun 8th, 2006
06:50:58 AM
Come in Hollywood - YOUR TIME IS UP..!
by workshed
Jun 8th, 2006
06:53:53 AM
Imagine if they cast the Smurfs in this movie
by YackBacker
Jun 8th, 2006
06:54:32 AM
Battle Royale and Douglas Adams
by Shan
Jun 8th, 2006
07:05:12 AM
BR II sucked hard
by tripp5
Jun 8th, 2006
07:05:21 AM
Help me out here...
by Johnny Wishbone
Jun 8th, 2006
07:05:30 AM
Fenton Meiks
by jccalhoun
Jun 8th, 2006
07:11:23 AM
By that token ...
by Shan
Jun 8th, 2006
07:16:31 AM
Shan, have you been watching Running Man.
by Drworm2002
Jun 8th, 2006
07:21:15 AM
Paul Verhoeven's Battle Royale
by JAGUART
Jun 8th, 2006
07:26:32 AM
Sure to be a hit!
by solartaco3
Jun 8th, 2006
07:27:08 AM
Fenton
by JackPumpkinhead
Jun 8th, 2006
07:32:28 AM
"Allegedly it's going to be an extremely Hard R" ...
by performingmonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
07:41:54 AM
Kinda funny when you think
by Falcon5768
Jun 8th, 2006
07:42:57 AM
REMAKE BATTLE ROYALE!? NO!!!!
by stlfilmwire
Jun 8th, 2006
07:58:37 AM
GODDAMNIT
by WolfmanNards
Jun 8th, 2006
08:08:07 AM
Verhoeven hasn't made a good film in 15 years
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
08:10:33 AM
To escape the MPAA and DC from ruining this....
by Mr. Profit
Jun 8th, 2006
08:14:42 AM
I'm curious what the makeup of the class will be
by JackRabbitSlim
Jun 8th, 2006
08:24:30 AM
I'll watch it only if...
by Giz
Jun 8th, 2006
08:24:47 AM
ANOTHER REMAKE, JUST WHAT THE FILM INDUSTRY NEEDS
by kwisatzhaderach
Jun 8th, 2006
08:30:45 AM
a few years ago Mancow was interviewing
by beefywhore
Jun 8th, 2006
08:33:32 AM
And I won't co-sign this shit unless....
by Mr. Profit
Jun 8th, 2006
08:35:23 AM
DirkD13"
by kwisatzhaderach
Jun 8th, 2006
08:35:56 AM
Can't they just release the original in America...
by Ray Garraty #47
Jun 8th, 2006
08:40:39 AM
Well
by Mr. Profit
Jun 8th, 2006
08:41:16 AM
AAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGG GHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!
by Doctor_Sin
Jun 8th, 2006
08:47:37 AM
Is this because too many stupid people won't read?
by butnugget
Jun 8th, 2006
08:47:43 AM
Drworm2002
by Shan
Jun 8th, 2006
08:59:22 AM
LARRY CLARK!!!!???
by Boxcutter
Jun 8th, 2006
09:07:56 AM
This is SUCH a Verhoeven movie...
by John Dalmas
Jun 8th, 2006
09:09:04 AM
Let Mori write it...
by CrispyOne
Jun 8th, 2006
09:19:09 AM
So much potential for failure.
by Mooly
Jun 8th, 2006
09:24:50 AM
This time i actually don't bother about a remake
by CurryIce
Jun 8th, 2006
09:30:54 AM
BattleRoyale 90210
by StovetopStuffin'
Jun 8th, 2006
09:36:57 AM
I'm betting a "Lost" mysterious island vibe
by Damitol
Jun 8th, 2006
09:37:35 AM
If they remake The Garbage Pail Kids....
by Mr. Profit
Jun 8th, 2006
09:38:53 AM
Boo to the Americans...
by anchorite
Jun 8th, 2006
09:39:22 AM
While I accept Verhoeven as a fair director for this...
by brycemonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
09:45:46 AM
StovetopStuffin'
by beefywhore
Jun 8th, 2006
09:52:27 AM
TB to degenerate into...
by DocPazuzu
Jun 8th, 2006
10:00:48 AM
John Milius to direct
by Big Bad Clone
Jun 8th, 2006
10:01:50 AM
as long as they get that asshole who directed Annapolis
by chickychow
Jun 8th, 2006
10:02:34 AM
I like Starship Troopers
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
10:09:47 AM
Casablanca - The Word is Premake
by Samson_K
Jun 8th, 2006
10:12:20 AM
There is a bright side to all of this...
by OBSD
Jun 8th, 2006
10:13:54 AM
bad joke alert!!!!
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
10:15:15 AM
This wrong, wrong, wrong...
by exie
Jun 8th, 2006
10:16:40 AM
Tarantino!!!
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
10:17:28 AM
Oh, for fuck's sake...
by JustinSane
Jun 8th, 2006
10:17:59 AM
exie
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
10:19:32 AM
Did anybody read the original novel?
by OBSD
Jun 8th, 2006
10:22:57 AM
good call brycemonkey
by beefywhore
Jun 8th, 2006
10:28:42 AM
Countries that remade Star Wars:
by SalvatoreGravano
Jun 8th, 2006
10:29:38 AM
Battle Royale, starring...
by Godardwhowhatnow
Jun 8th, 2006
10:30:41 AM
LARRY CLARK?
by Harry Weinstein
Jun 8th, 2006
10:31:58 AM
The Exorcist: Directed By Spielberg and Starring....
by Mr. Profit
Jun 8th, 2006
10:38:05 AM
OSBD
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
10:38:20 AM
Hollywood's gonna botch this shit........
by JD Lux
Jun 8th, 2006
10:48:43 AM
Michael Caine for the Teacher?
by chickychow
Jun 8th, 2006
10:57:10 AM
How this will end up...
by Alonzo Mosely
Jun 8th, 2006
10:57:32 AM
DirkD13
by exie
Jun 8th, 2006
11:09:19 AM
Did someone say Starship Troopers..
by Borgnine JR
Jun 8th, 2006
11:15:14 AM
Who the fuck do I sue over this????
by CyberBeavis1326
Jun 8th, 2006
11:30:47 AM

by Bittersweet79
Jun 8th, 2006
11:31:10 AM
At least we'll get a good Region 1 DVD of the original
by Prof.Ikamono
Jun 8th, 2006
11:31:11 AM
Come on now
by BobWinters5
Jun 8th, 2006
11:41:16 AM
D'ya think they'll ever make a movie like...
by Borgnine JR
Jun 8th, 2006
11:42:30 AM
bad idea, unless they do it with real kids
by s0nicdeathmonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
11:54:04 AM
It Shouldnt Be As Good As Original; It Should Be Better
by flamingrunt
Jun 8th, 2006
11:58:25 AM
I say they remake Inherit the WInd...
by anchorite
Jun 8th, 2006
12:10:36 PM
Keep the stars unknowns!
by rockgolf
Jun 8th, 2006
12:13:31 PM
No, sorry... This is a bad idea...
by moviemaniac-7
Jun 8th, 2006
12:13:40 PM
Justin Lin...
by Mr. Fist
Jun 8th, 2006
12:19:01 PM
As Long As Hulk Hogan Is In It I'm There
by www.valiens.com
Jun 8th, 2006
12:28:34 PM
And we all know damn good and well...
by Doctor_Sin
Jun 8th, 2006
12:30:37 PM
Insane!
by vinceklortho
Jun 8th, 2006
12:41:16 PM
My problem is that they'll make it into a horror/action
by modlight
Jun 8th, 2006
12:44:01 PM
And good luck finding a lead with the slow burn...
by modlight
Jun 8th, 2006
12:48:27 PM
After this is "To Kill A Mockingbird" with Ice Cube.
by Darth Bauer
Jun 8th, 2006
12:56:02 PM

by BigJohnson27
Jun 8th, 2006
01:06:25 PM
Made by the right people it COULD work
by performingmonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
01:07:07 PM
This is a fucking joke, right?
by MattCG
Jun 8th, 2006
01:07:58 PM
More on Moritz
by exie
Jun 8th, 2006
01:10:37 PM
Actually, there's one great opportunity here...
by user id indeed!
Jun 8th, 2006
01:11:21 PM
Japanese classic? Japanese turd is more like it.
by the_pissboy1
Jun 8th, 2006
01:31:00 PM
Film is DEAD!! Get used to reading!
by Borgnine JR
Jun 8th, 2006
01:31:38 PM
No WB casting!
by MrEkoLetMeLive
Jun 8th, 2006
01:33:58 PM
and they wonder why there is so much movie piracy...
by Manaqua
Jun 8th, 2006
01:35:11 PM
Well said Manqua and others.
by brycemonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
01:40:13 PM
I could be great
by AdamDiran
Jun 8th, 2006
01:40:38 PM
If They Do Get The "Smallville" "OC" Actors In It
by flamingrunt
Jun 8th, 2006
01:56:07 PM
BooooooooooBoooooooooooooooooo oooHissssssssssss
by DOGSOUP
Jun 8th, 2006
02:32:31 PM
WOW another remake, REALLY???
by alucardvsdracula
Jun 8th, 2006
02:32:50 PM
exie
by DirkD13"
Jun 8th, 2006
02:32:58 PM
Maybe
by Django2600
Jun 8th, 2006
02:51:21 PM
Brick and Hard Can
by Lovecraftfan
Jun 8th, 2006
02:55:25 PM
edit Candy
by Lovecraftfan
Jun 8th, 2006
02:56:11 PM
If QT re-made this, it would be...
by Borgnine JR
Jun 8th, 2006
03:05:19 PM
This movie needs Paul WS Anderson
by Pongo
Jun 8th, 2006
03:06:47 PM
Why can't americans just learn to read subtitles?!?!
by modlight
Jun 8th, 2006
03:07:05 PM
Because modlight, Americans hate ...
by Borgnine JR
Jun 8th, 2006
03:12:43 PM
Extremely Hard R
by PropaGanja666
Jun 8th, 2006
03:23:23 PM
Borgnine... then Japan should remake Thinner as
by modlight
Jun 8th, 2006
03:25:54 PM
Re: There is a bright side to all of this...
by CRanapia
Jun 8th, 2006
03:46:02 PM
Re: Subtitles in BR
by CLMoose8
Jun 8th, 2006
03:46:25 PM
kwisatzhaderach:
by mbeemer
Jun 8th, 2006
03:46:58 PM
They should remake The Break Up instead
by CrispyOne
Jun 8th, 2006
03:47:33 PM
TOM HANKS as THE TEACHER!
by irc-Hollywood
Jun 8th, 2006
03:49:29 PM
Shameless plug
by themikejonas
Jun 8th, 2006
03:50:37 PM
Oh, and...
by themikejonas
Jun 8th, 2006
03:52:50 PM
As long as it has hot chicks and lots of blood...
by DarthCorleone
Jun 8th, 2006
03:53:09 PM
Oh, wait a second...
by DarthCorleone
Jun 8th, 2006
03:54:03 PM
By the way, can anyone explain the ending?
by DarthCorleone
Jun 8th, 2006
03:54:40 PM
MMM
by connor187
Jun 8th, 2006
04:15:59 PM
Paging Dr. Boll
by Big Bad Clone
Jun 8th, 2006
04:39:46 PM
Neal Moritz sucks!!!
by Neo Zeed
Jun 8th, 2006
04:59:31 PM
i tried to get this .....
by julienhihi
Jun 8th, 2006
05:04:53 PM
Iam new to this shit
by connor187
Jun 8th, 2006
05:07:37 PM
Yeah, didn't realise it was so hard to come by...
by brycemonkey
Jun 8th, 2006
05:12:14 PM
Chav Royale.
by irishfella
Jun 8th, 2006
05:22:25 PM
it was
by julienhihi
Jun 8th, 2006
05:32:32 PM
My ass its gonna be a HARD R
by Ridge
Jun 8th, 2006
05:33:03 PM
Dammit - I forgot which remake TB I was in
by Doctor_Sin
Jun 8th, 2006
05:36:39 PM
modlight, you can add the countries
by CurryIce
Jun 8th, 2006
05:41:53 PM

by greenbeans
Jun 8th, 2006
06:03:07 PM
Speaking of reading...
by Southpaw Samurai
Jun 8th, 2006
06:03:12 PM
What's next, a Seven Samurai remake LOL??!!!!!
by LeFlambeur
Jun 8th, 2006
06:26:18 PM
Just release the original film in 3000 theaters
by watashiwadare
Jun 8th, 2006
07:02:04 PM
"Here's a project ..."
by Flickerhead
Jun 8th, 2006
07:44:38 PM
Starship Troopers
by Lovecraftfan
Jun 8th, 2006
07:48:50 PM
this is a travesty
by white owl
Jun 8th, 2006
07:49:02 PM
Life is too short to watch twisted junk like BR
by The Atomic Worm
Jun 8th, 2006
08:05:04 PM
Have a vibe it'll be more hip then shocking...
by Kampbell-Kid
Jun 8th, 2006
08:15:13 PM
why not
by frank cotton
Jun 8th, 2006
08:19:27 PM
ERRRRRRR
by Kiriyama3769
Jun 8th, 2006
08:45:46 PM
Isn't this the same film they wouldnt release??
by CrispyOne
Jun 8th, 2006
09:03:47 PM
Mr. Profit come on bro!... REBELDE?
by Plazola_MEX
Jun 8th, 2006
09:13:17 PM
My picks for the movie
by kibbled
Jun 8th, 2006
11:14:25 PM
Completely agree Verhoeven is a must director for this!
by Kampbell-Kid
Jun 9th, 2006
12:34:30 AM
No, seriously. This is a joke, right?
by MattCG
Jun 9th, 2006
12:59:40 AM
Plazola_MEX
by Mr. Profit
Jun 9th, 2006
08:25:17 AM
My picks...
by Mr. Profit
Jun 9th, 2006
08:27:40 AM
Anyone seen Series 7: The Contenders
by Shan
Jun 9th, 2006
10:17:29 AM
The Point of No Return!
by darwinmayflower
Jun 9th, 2006
11:20:40 AM
NEWS FLASH - The movie sucked!!
by MadMadHatter
Jun 9th, 2006
01:12:23 PM
MadHatter...
by brycemonkey
Jun 9th, 2006
01:52:52 PM
Starring Paul Giamatti as Beat Takeshi
by artsnob
Jun 9th, 2006
03:02:02 PM
I can have that Hard-R script done in 3 weeks.
by ALexicon
Jun 9th, 2006
03:43:42 PM
Battle Royale remake
by midgetswhowork
Jun 9th, 2006
04:03:02 PM
"Anyone seen Series 7:Contenders"? Yup!
by captboulder
Jun 9th, 2006
10:23:23 PM
BR
by vos0410
Jun 12th, 2006
12:12:34 PM
I got volume 1 at Barnes & Nobles!!!
by CyberBeavis1326
Jun 14th, 2006
01:29:58 PM
Battle Royale / X-Treme Survival 101
by Frosty8
Jun 15th, 2006
03:02:29 PM
why new line, lord, why???
by El Creepo
Jun 22nd, 2006
04:06:53 PM
Quentin
by Hashide
Jul 9th, 2006
05:12:49 PM
Let's boycott Remakes!!
by Uzumakidesu
Sep 1st, 2006
04:47:41 PM
Hard to believe...
by Ryb0
Jan 29th, 2007
06:34:18 AM
I agree.
by FreeFingers
Apr 7th, 2007
03:31:27 PM
W T fucking F
by Tubbs Tattsyrup
May 2nd, 2007
08:24:06 AM

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