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A Royal Affair director to remake Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca

It’s a brave director who takes on a remake of a Hitchcock film and Deadline recently revealed Danish director Nikolaj Arcel to be very brave indeed. Arcel, coming off international success with his Oscar nominated drama A Royal Affair, is taking on Alfred Hitchcock’s sole Best Picture winner Rebecca, which is based on the Daphne […]

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca to be remade

DreamWorks and Working Title are gearing up to remake Alfred Hitchcock‘s Best Picture winning 1940 film Rebecca, Variety reports. The film – Hitchcock’s first American endeavour – starred Laurence Olivier as a widower whose second wife is forever being unfavourably compared to the first. Ironically, the world will soon be able to say the ‘2nd […]

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Play It Again – Rebecca

Play It Again – Rebecca. By Jess Lomas. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which classic-film connoisseur Jess Lomas revisits a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca […]

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