Stephen Frears to Remake His 1984 Film ‘The Hit’

Original screenwriter Peter Prince will return for this thriller about an incompetent team of hit men, now set in Hollywood.
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Stephen Frears to remake his film The Hit Director Stephen Frears is reuniting with screenwriter Peter Prince and producer Jeremy Thomas for a remake of their own 1984 film The Hit.

This British gangster crime thriller originally starred John Hurt and Tim Roth as incompetent hit men hired by the London mob to kidnap an informer played by Terence Stamp.

The Hit remake will move the action to Mexico and the United States, with Hollywood being used as a backdrop for the story.

This remake is in the early stages of development.

The Hit was released March 8th, 1985.

The Hit was released in 2014.


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