Yesterday, science fiction author and screenwriter George Clayton Johnson passed away at the age of 86. He’s best known for novels such as Logan’s Run and shows such as The Twilight Zone and Star Trek.
The Hunger Games movie franchise is about to make another billion quatloos this weekend, so it’s probably not surprising that the people making the Logan’s Run remake want it to be another Hunger Games. But patterning Logan after Hunger, in any way, is an immensely silly idea.
One of the great movies Hollywood has been trying and failing to remake for a long time is Logan’s Run. A who’s who of filmmakers and actors have tried to reimagine the film—and now, X-Men, Fantastic Four and Star Wars producer Simon Kinberg will give it a shot.
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There have been several recent attempts to remake the 1976 dystopian film Logan's Run, with directors like Oblivion's Joseph Kosinski and Drive's Nicolas Winding Refn attached to the project at various points. It appears that at least one of those attempts made it to the concept art stage, giving us these 21st century…
OK, this is pretty cool. There's going to be an organized Logan's Run chase this weekend in the streets of San Francisco. Some folks will be designated Runners, while others will be designated Sandmen, hunting them down.
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The weirdest moment in Logan's Run is probably that bit where we see Logan selecting a sex partner via a remote control, and the chosen partner teleports into his home. But the trouble with that scene isn't just the weird "dialing for casual sex" vibe — it's the terrible user interface, argues expert Chris Noessel.
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The Logan's Run movie has been in the pipeline for years — and it was starting to look as though this classic dystopian tale was going to be stuck in development hell forever. But at least now there's some movement.
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Hollywood loves remakes. After all, old movies have instant name recognition, and material that's already been proved to work on the screen before. When remaking a book adaptation, you can draw on the previous movie as well as the source material. Of course, remakes are hit and miss — as witness the trail of films…
It looks like the new Logan's Run movie might be moving forward after all. Writer Andrew Baldwin, who got his unproduced Western screenplay The West Is Dead onto the prestigious Black List of hot spec scripts, has been tapped to rewrite Logan's Run for Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn.
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How do you remake Logan's Run? What do you do with Box? Critically adored director Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) explained to us how he'll have to alter the original novel for modern day audiences.
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