Tag Archive for John Carpenter

Carpenter on Precinct 13 Remake

As you probably already know, Focus Features is currently remaking Assault on Precinct 13, one of director John Carpenter’s earliest and best films. So what does the genre icon think of the remake?
According to Film Rotation, Carpenter said “I should [...]

Remake of Assault on Precinct 13 Starts in April

According to Production Weekly, filming on the updated version of John Carpenter’s cult classic Assault on Precinct 13 is scheduled to begin early April in Toronto.
Inspired by Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo, the 1976 original took place in an isolated, nearly [...]

SNAKE PLISSKEN video game coming in 2005

Namco Hometek Inc. has announced that it has secured the video game rights to the ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK bad boy himself, Snake Plissken. Namco is planning on developing and releasing Snake Plissken video games with the first such title [...]

Big Rumble in Little China

Kurt Russell needs a hit. John Carpenter could probably do with one too. Of course, “Big Trouble in Little China 2”. Why didn’t someone think of it earlier? Oh they did, and it just didn’t come off? Now, according to [...]