Now that Jerry Brown has reclaimed his position as Governor of California, what is our friend Arnold up to? Well, he made a recent appearance at "The Arnold Seminar." I kid you not. thearnoldfans.com explains that each year Arnie comes out to take questions and inspire the crowd.
Asked what movie he might choose as his "comback film." Schwarzenegger said that studios are "desperate" to get him back on screen. He says he has at least 15 scripts awaiting him. So which one will he choose? (Please, please. . . don't be The Stand!) Arnie listed Terminator remake, Predator and The Running Man. He also said he is "packaging a Comic Book character." Arnold also announced he is at work on his autobiography.
I think most King fans would agree with me when I say The Running Man deserves a remake. In fact, if we can -- we demand one! But not because Schwarzenegger needs more screen time. This film needs a remake because the movie never told the story Stephen King gave us. King had us on the edge of our seats! It was awesome. The movie. . . was. . . well, we'll just say it was not King's book.
In an article titled, "Ten Movies Actually Worth Remaking", the filmcritic staff explain why Running Man is worthy of a remake: "A remake, with more respect for the source material and an eye on plausible conjecture rather than cartoonish posturing, could make a masterful addition to the sci-fi canon." http://www.filmcritic.com/features/2009/06/ten-movies-actually-worth-remaking/.
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