Richard P. Rubinstein

COMIC-CON 2013: George A. Romero's ‘Dawn of the Dead’ Gets a 3D Conversion

COMIC-CON 2013: George A. Romero's ‘Dawn of the Dead’ Gets a 3D Conversion

Producer Richard P. Rubinstein is in the final stages of converting director George A. Romero's 1978 zombie classic Dawn Of The Dead for 3D. The producer, who owns the rights to this horror-thriller, revealed that he has 91 minutes of the 126-minute movie converted already. Take a look at the poster for this 3D conversion, then read on for more details.

The conversion has cost around $6 million so far, nearly 10 times the original budget of $685,000. We'll keep you posted on any plans for a 3D theatrical re-release of Dawn Of The Dead as soon as more information is available.

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Pierre Morel Leaves ‘Dune’

The long-gestating Dune remake has hit another snag with Deadline reporting that director Pierre Morel has left the project.

We reported way back in January that Pierre Morel had joined the project, and we also reported a month later that Chase Palmer was brought onto rewrite the script for Morel. Although Paramount is reportedly very keen on Palmer's script, the studio will cut ties with the project if a production start date isn't firmed up by Spring of 2011. There were rumors that Paramount was leaning towards putting the project in turnaround, but it seems the studio will give the production a little more time.

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