Waterworld

(1995)

Imagine a future without dry land. A future where the earth, covered in water, has evolved into a gritty, nautical society held together by determination and ingenuity. The inhabitants of this once-flourishing planet cling to life on incredible floating cities, their existence constantly threatened by Smokers-- bands of marauding pirates who roam the featureless surface of Waterworld.

‘Waterworld’ Big Screen Remake Coming from Syfy

‘Waterworld’ Big Screen Remake Coming from Syfy

Whenever the subject of box office bombs comes up, the one film mentioned nearly every time is the flop Waterworld, which cost a whopping $235 million to make in 1997. The cable network Syfy is currently seeking to remake the Kevin Costner adventure for a theatrical remake.

It isn't known if there is a writer attached to this proposed remake, but Dave Howe believes there is an audience for it. The network's last airing of Waterworld on Syfy attracted a healthy 400,000 viewers. Dave Howe also revealed that a TV series inspired by the original movie is also a possibility.

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‘Waterworld’ Washes Onto Blu-ray on October 20th

You can stop holding your breath. Waterworld is finally getting the Blu-ray treatment on October 20th. Kevin Costner's notoriously over-budget look at an apocalyptic future will wash into stores at a cost of $26.98 SRP. This new high-definition transfer will include the original theatrical version, not the longer version broadcast on network TV that was released on standard DVD late last year.

Imagine a future without dry land. A future where the earth, covered in water, has evolved into a gritty, nautical society held together by determination and ingenuity. The inhabitants of this once-flourishing planet cling to life on incredible floating cities, their existence constantly threatened by Smokers, bands of marauding pirates who roam the featureless surface of what is now known as Waterworld!

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