Remake

So, according to Variety, NBA superstar LeBron James and his SpringHill Entertainment partner, Maverick Carter, are developing a remake of 1990’s “House Party” for New Line. Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori, writers on the FX comedy-drama “Atlanta,” have signed on to pen the screenplay. “House Party” starred the hip hop duo Kid ‘n Play, along with Paul […]

Beyonce is in talks to appear in and produce the soundtrack to the remake of The Lion King. According to The Jasmine Brand via a fan website, plans are in place to confirm Bey’s involvement in the reboot, in addition to producing the film’s soundtrack. The site said, “Beyonce is currently in final negotiations to play Nala in Disney’s upcoming live action […]

Common along with DeVon Franklin and Tony Krantz are set to remake the 1975 classic film Cooley High with MGM Studios. DeVon Franklin will produce through his Franklin Entertainment, Common under Freedom Road Productions, and Krantz through Flame Ventures. No further details have been released, but it sounds exciting.

Netflix is teaming with DreamWorks Animation for a new version of the 80s cartoon Voltron. The show followed the gigantic robot Voltron and the space adventurers who piloted him throughout space, battling evil and defending the Earth from the forces of evil. There have been rumors floating around for years that Hollywood has been developing […]

Yes, you read that right.  They’re remaking ‘Roots’.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, The cable network is developing an eight-hour mini based on the 1977 entry, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. History has acquired rights to the 12-hour original from Mark Wolper, the son of late Rootsexec producer David L. Wolper, as well as the book on which the mini […]

According to MTV.com, not only will Pop icon Janet Jackson feature on the soon-to-be-released ‘We Are The World’ remake, she will be singing the same part her late brother, the King of Pop Michael Jackson, sang on the original 25 years ago: