In a story from The Hollywood Reporter Neal H. Moritz and his Original Films shingle are talking with Columbia Pictures to remake Total Recall.
The original came out in 1990. It starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and was directed by Paul Verhoeven.
The film looks at an earthbound construction worker who keeps having dreams about Mars. A trip to a false memory transplant service for an imaginary trip to Mars goes terribly wrong and another personality surfaces. When his old self returns, he finds groups of his friends and several strangers seem to have orders to kill him. He finds records his other self left him that tell him to get to Mars to join up with the underground. The reality of the situation is constantly in question. Who is he? Which personality is correct? Which version of reality is true?
The original film made $261 million worldwide.