Entertainment 'Death Wish' set to be remade with Bruce Willis

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by boognishstern, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. boognishstern

    boognishstern Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    27,770
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    3,127
    Likes Received:
    4,487
    ‘Death Wish’ Revamp With Bruce Willis To Be Helmed By ‘Big Bad Wolves’ Directors Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado
    [​IMG]
    by Mike Fleming Jr March 4, 2016 8:27am
    • [​IMG]Image courtesy of Christ Cathedral
      EXCLUSIVE: Paramount and MGM are setting Big Bad Wolves helmers Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado to direct Bruce Willis in Death Wish, the revamp of the Charles Bronson vigilante franchise that is adapted from the Brian Garfield novel. Production will begin by the summer, I hear. Paramount released the original 1974 hit in conjunction with the Dino De Laurentiis Company, and MGM ended up with those rights, which is why the studios are teamed. Roger Birnbaum is producing.

      [​IMG][​IMG]
    • They’ve been trying to get this one off the ground for several years and have a script that was started by Joe Carnahan (who was once going to direct), with subsequent drafts by Dan Gilroy and Graham Yost. The new take hews closely to the book, about an architect whose life is destroyed by a violent crime against his wife and daughter. Frustrated that the perpetrators are not held to pay for the violence and degradation these thugs inflicted on his family, the architect takes to the streets and begins dispatching bad guys himself. As Willis prepares for another Die Hard, he’s got the chops to make this interesting enough to launch another franchise.

      The Israeli filmmaking team made their debut with Rabies and then followed with 2013’s Big Bad Wolves, a violent, high-octane thriller that became a cult favorite. They are repped by WME.
     
    piledriver123 and ljc like this.
  2. OV

    OV Rapscallion

    Reputations:
    299,667
    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2010
    Messages:
    12,796
    Likes Received:
    35,727
    One of the original feel good movies.. IMO Willis will do a good job contemporizing it.. so long as they don't go too PC trying to depict the majority of the urban scumbags as WASP types.
     
  3. joemama

    joemama Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    84,701
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2014
    Messages:
    3,036
    Likes Received:
    8,297
  4. boognishstern

    boognishstern Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    27,770
    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2012
    Messages:
    3,127
    Likes Received:
    4,487
    if you can tolerate subtitles the directors' last film 'big bad wolves' is definitely worth a watch. hardcore
    [​IMG]
     
    piledriver123 likes this.
  5. DinnerSocks

    DinnerSocks Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    39,703
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    5,450
    Likes Received:
    12,692
    Which is EXACTLY what it will be. All of the cops will be Black or Hispanic and all of the urban evil doers will be White.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. oldpaddy

    oldpaddy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    3,788
    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2015
    Messages:
    1,618
    Likes Received:
    2,295
    If shit kicking Bruce shows up, then it'll be awesome. If the Bruce Willis of the last ten years shows up...
     
    Nick Manning likes this.
  7. vaporizer

    vaporizer Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    44,916
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2015
    Messages:
    3,601
    Likes Received:
    7,818
    Wake me up after opening weekend when its take will be somewhere in the $5 million range. What is next to be remade? Great Outdoors with a black Tyler Perry cast? Oh Jesus...did I just inspire that dip shit to make another piece of shit movie?
     
    John Mahlin likes this.
  8. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh I got a head that's large Gold

    Reputations:
    346,801
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    31,945
    Likes Received:
    25,779
    I'd rather see Charles Bronson in Die Hard...too bad he's dead.
     
  9. Bobbowl

    Bobbowl VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    50,224
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2015
    Messages:
    1,769
    Likes Received:
    4,435
    Another flop by the untalented Mr. Willis. I thought this prick head was giving up action films?
     
    Vagineer likes this.
  10. Barry Soetoro

    Barry Soetoro Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    13,154
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    1,555
    Likes Received:
    2,630
    I'm shocked it's not being done with a black actor: Samuel L Jackson, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, etc etc
     
    piledriver123 and Nick Manning like this.
  11. Senator Rick

    Senator Rick Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    254,717
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    17,278
    Likes Received:
    21,343
    The rape scene always bothered.
    The gang include some now famous actors - Jeff Goldblum for one.
    Was it Lawrence Hilton Jacobs who was also in the gang?

    I watched it one boring afternoon earlier this winter.
    Great seeing Stuart Margolis in it- "Angel" from Rockford Files.
     
  12. yaddc

    yaddc Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    104,067
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    23,211
    Likes Received:
    20,767
    Never be as good as Bronson
     
    Vagineer and John Mahlin like this.
  13. Droog

    Droog Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    135,013
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    15,131
    Likes Received:
    19,257
    Blasphemy. Charles Bronson can't be remade. That would be like remaking Dirty Harry.
     
  14. Stretch5000

    Stretch5000 Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    102,823
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2014
    Messages:
    4,230
    Likes Received:
    10,246
    No no no no no no no no no no. Fuck this.
     
  15. FSFN

    FSFN Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    38,621
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    5,699
    Likes Received:
    10,077
    Movie premise...

    "Death Wish: killing the new cast of Ghostbusters"

    I'd pay $100 to see that.
     
  16. Bobbowl

    Bobbowl VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    50,224
    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2015
    Messages:
    1,769
    Likes Received:
    4,435
  17. Head Censor

    Head Censor Turgid Member VIP

    Reputations:
    394,286
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2011
    Messages:
    10,395
    Likes Received:
    27,075
    Wasn't Denzel just entrusted with The Equalizer franchise?

    [​IMG]
     
    Barry Soetoro likes this.
  18. Barry Soetoro

    Barry Soetoro Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    13,154
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    1,555
    Likes Received:
    2,630
    image.jpeg
    image.jpeg
    Maybe they'll have to pick someone else for Death Wish. It's just not fair :ufacepalm:
     
    ScottBaiosPenis and Head Censor like this.
  19. bobp

    bobp Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    3,944
    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2013
    Messages:
    370
    Likes Received:
    588
    That would be great if Jeff Goldblum reprised his role from the original.

    Jeff Goldblum.JPG
     
  20. thebabyfacekiller

    thebabyfacekiller Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,549
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2015
    Messages:
    122
    Likes Received:
    259
    All this awful movie will do is perpetuate and glamorize the white-on-white street crimes that plague our communities.