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Last fall, Televisa's remake of 1970 novela "Rubi" was the season's highest-rated telenovela, in third place overall behind a pair of variety/comedy shows.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news and wrote on Twitter, "#TheFaultInOurStars remake will be directed by well known casting director Mukesh Chhabra and star Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead.
Wang structures her investigation of cross-Pacific film remakes around genre films because they are intrinsically repeatable and repetitive, but at the same time constantly evolving to maintain their viability.
The noticeable change now is filmmakers are officially buying remake rights from Hollywood studios.
Adds Gaget, "Even if the remakes get stuck in development, the option itself can bring substantial coin; and when the film does get made, we can negotiate an upfront fee or a B.
The new film is quickly followed in the remake stakes by the new version of Conan The Barbarian, featuring Game of Thrones giant Jason Momoa as the warrior originally brought to life in 1982 by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
But Nicola Smith, lecturer in sociology and popular culture at Uwic, said the BBC Wales sci-fi series, set in Cardiff, had a lot of history that needed to be considered when scripting a remake.
Horror remakes go over quite well, even for famous movies like `Texas Chainsaw Massacre' or `Amityville Horror.
Remakes of Planet of the Apes, Starsky and Hutch and Cape Fear all made the YouGov poll of 2,000 movie fans.
Second in the list was Gus Van Sant's attempt to remake the Alfred Hitchcock horror Psycho for a new audience.
Get carter has been voted worst movie remake of all time.
While both of the films are remakes (The Good Thief is essentially a remake of Jean-Pierre Melville's Bob le flambeur [1955] and Soderbergh's a remake of the Rat Pack original [1960] of the same name), Soderbergh went the Hollywood route and packed the cast with marquee-busting egos like Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Matt Damon.