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Prepare for the Akira Kurosawa remake onslaught

The rights to 69 titles from legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s back catalogue have been purchased by production company Splendent Media, indicating an impending onslaught of remakes and reboots of his classic features. According to Variety, Splendent Media now have the ability to do what they please with these titles, which are comprised of 26 […]

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Chris Rock writing remake of Kurosawa film

Chris Rock, star of CB4 and Pootie Tang, is writing the screenplay for a remake of Akira Kurosawa‘s film High and Low, because apparently it’s backwards day. According to Black Voices, Rock will pen a modern take on the 1963 thriller for director Mike Nichols. Rock is no stranger to remakes, having also penned the […]

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