You Can't Escape The 'Escape From New
York' Remake (UGO/Apr 09/2010) By
I lived in New York for eight years, and with all the subway-madness
and crowded city streets, there are certainly moments
you say to yourself, "This is a city from which I'd
love to escape." Fortunately, Amtrak's Acela service
very reliable and with two major airports only a short cab ride
fleeing New York for a long weekend is a fairly easy
Less so when the city has been designated a
prison zone and you're trapped there in the
of a citywide riot.
Such are the life and times of Snake Plisskin, perhaps the
motherf*@ker to ever wear an eye-patch... next to
of course. And Collider's
with producer Neil Moritz offers an update on the
of the much-discussed
From New York
"We have a script. We're out to directors right now,"
had quite a few meetings with
and there's a couple of actors that are really interested in playing Snake
and we'll see what happens."
He even confirms that
long rumored for the role, is
picking up where Jack Burton once
was really interested in playing it. He hasn't read the new script yet, so we'll
probably have a conversation with
once we get a director on board."
Curious to see if this one ever gets off the ground, but in
today's age of remakes and
re-imaginings, we suspect that it's