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What Does Carpenter Think of Rodriguez Directing Escape from New York?

What Does Carpenter Think of Rodriguez Directing Escape from New York?

John Carpenter offers his responce to the news that Robert Rodrigues is directing the long awaited remake of Escape From New York.

B. Alan Orange

Escape from New York Remake Gets Director Robert Rodriguez

Escape from New York Remake Gets Director Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez has signed on to direct the long-delayed remake of Escape From New York, which is moving forward at 20th Century Fox.

Brian Gallagher

Escape from New York Reboot Is a Prequel Not a Remake

Escape from New York Reboot Is a Prequel Not a Remake

More details have spilled forth about the John Carpenter produced reboot of Escape from New York, which follows Snake Plissken's early years.

Ryan Scott

Escape from New York Remake Will Be Very Different from Original

Escape from New York Remake Will Be Very Different from Original

The upcoming John Carpenter produced remake of Escape From New York is going to be quite different from the original.

Ryan Scott

Snake Plissken's Escape from New York Countdown Watch Becomes a Reality

Snake Plissken's Escape from New York Countdown Watch Becomes a Reality

You could get to wear your very own Snake Plissken countdown watch from Escape From New York through a new Kickstarter campaign.

Brian Gallagher

John Carpenter Wins Escape from New York Plagiarism Lawsuit Against Luc Besson

John Carpenter Wins Escape from New York Plagiarism Lawsuit Against Luc Besson

John Carpenter claimed that Luc Besson's Lockout was a carbon copy of Escape from New York, winning half a million in his suit.

B. Alan Orange

Big Trouble in Little China & Escape from New York Crossover in New Comic

Big Trouble in Little China & Escape from New York Crossover in New Comic

Jack Burton & Snake Plissken Team-Up in a new crossover comic from BOOM! Studios that features Kurt Russell's two most iconic characters.

Ryan Scott

Escape from New York Remake to Be Written by Luther Creator

Escape from New York Remake to Be Written by Luther Creator

Luther creator Neil Cross will pen Escape From New York as Fox plans a Planet of the Apes-style reboot.

B. Alan Orange

John Carpenter to Produce Escape from New York Remake

John Carpenter to Produce Escape from New York Remake

Snake Plissken will return in the Escape from New York remake as 20th Century Fox wins the rights to the franchise.

B. Alan Orange

Escape from New York Details; Charlie Hunnam Wanted as Snake

Escape from New York Details; Charlie Hunnam Wanted as Snake

Charlie Hunnam is reportedly a front runner for the Snake Plissken role in Escape From New York, along with Dan Stevens and Jon Bernthal.

Brian Gallagher

Escape from New York Trilogy Planned Inspired by Batman: Arkham City

Escape from New York Trilogy Planned Inspired by Batman: Arkham City

Producer Joel Silver reveals more about this reboot of the John Carpenter classic, though a script has not been completed.

B. Alan Orange

Escape from New York Shirts Arrive in Time for Halloween

Check out two new awesome pieces of artwork from the John Carpenter classic. On sale October 31st.

B. Alan Orange

Producer Joel Silver Announces Escape from New York Reboot

The producer is teaming up with StudioCanal for this update of the 1981 John Carpenter classic that starred Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken.

Brian Gallagher

New Line Drops Escape from New York

Looks like Snake Plisken won't be getting a reboot after all.

Brian B.

Jeremy Renner Will Not Star in Escape from New York

Last week's rumor about The Hurt Locker actor playing Snake Plissken has been shot down.

Brian Gallagher

Escape from New York Wants Jeremy Renner as Snake Plissken

An offer is out to The Hurt Locker star for the Breck Eisner remake of John Carpenter's seminal action classic.

Brian Gallagher

EXCLUSIVE: Will Timothy Olyphant Be Snake Plissken in Escape from New York?

Director Breck Eisner talks more about his upcoming reimagining of the John Carpenter classic and The Crazies sequel.

B. Alan Orange

Breck Eisner to Direct Escape from New York Remake

The Crazies director has been chosen to reboot the film.

Brian Gallagher

Escape from New York Remake Charges Forward

New Line is moving ahead with the remake after an Allan Loeb script rewrite.

Brian Gallagher

Will Snake Plissken Wear Josh Brolin's Skin in Escape from New York?

Another new rumor surfaces about who will star in the upcoming remake.

B. Alan Orange