Ain't It Cool News (
Movie News

So Is King Leonidas A Snake? Will Gerard Butler ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK?!

Hey, everyone. ”Moriarty” here. Variety’s Michael Fleming has broken the story, and I have no idea what to think of it. Gerard Butler is interested in starring in a remake of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. I have no idea what Neal Moritz and Ken Nolan have in mind, so it’s hard to know if this is a good thing or a bad thing. All you can ask is would Butler be a good choice for Snake Plissken, hypothetically speaking? I’m sure we’ll hear more details soon. For now, here’s what Fleming had to say:

”Hot off the socko bow of "300" this past weekend, star Gerard Butler is at the center of a package that CAA began shopping Monday for a remake of John Carpenter's 1981 actioner "Escape From New York." Neal Moritz is attached to produce, with "Black Hawk Down" scribe Ken Nolan penning the screenplay. Several studios are battling for the pic, mostly because the $70 million launch of "300" signaled the arrival of an emerging action star in Butler…
Readers Talkback
comments powered by Disqus