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"The Craft" Stars Sound Off on Remake -- Who's Against the Idea?

15 May 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Our favorite group of "weirdos" are coming back to the big screen, now that a confirmed remake of "The Craft" is officially in the works. Sony is reportedly working on a reboot of the '90s cult classic starring Neve Campbell, Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney and Rachel True as a group of teenage witches. Leigh Janiak, who directed the thriller "Honeymoon" and an episode of the upcoming "Scream" series for MTV, will helm the flick. Fans were immediately skeptical of the news, taking to Twitter to share their distaste -- but they weren't alone. 5 Freaky Facts About "The Craft" One of the stars herself, Fairuza Balk, also sounded off on her official account and it doesn't sound like she wants anything to do with it. "You guys are so sweet," she tweeted about the fan support. "It doesn't surprise me much. Sony made a lot of money off the craft »

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Fairuza Balk just weighed in on 'The Craft' remake

14 May 2015 5:48 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

You're not the only one who doesn't care for this remake of "The Craft." In response to a flood of queries following the announcement of Sony's forthcoming update of the 1996 teen horror flick, the actress who played the ghoulish Nancy weighed in on the project with the following tweets: You guys are so sweet! It doesn't surprise me much. Sony made a lot of money off the craft & obviously see it as a way to make more — Fairuza Balk (@fairuza) May 14, 2015 Personally I don't care for the idea of remakes. There are great scripts & ideas out there that have yet to be made! — Fairuza Balk (@fairuza) May 14, 2015 Blessed be, Fairuza. »

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10 best parts of the original 'The Craft'

14 May 2015 3:46 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"The Craft" is being remade, and guess what? I'm not mad about it. Leigh Janiak did a terrific job on a limited budget with her recent horror flick "Honeymoon," and -- while I would certainly prefer that she utilize her talents in service of an original vision -- I trust she'll at least bring something interesting to the table. That said, the original movie will always hold a special place in the heart of every former '90s goth kid who's cool enough to recall the brief, unforgettable moment when Fairuza Balk was the preeminent alterna-"It Girl" of film. Without further adieu, here are the ten best parts of the original movie. 1. "We are the weirdos, mister" An iconic line delivered with sarcastic verve by our dear Fairuza. Punk rock. 2. All the scenes where they're just hanging out One of the main elements that makes "The Craft" a successful »

- Chris Eggertsen

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The Craft Remake: Sony Gets Crafty With a Reboot of the Fan-Favorite Film

14 May 2015 3:14 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Prepare to be bewitched, again! Sony Pictures is remaking the 1996 horror film The Craft with the help of rising genre filmmaker Leigh Janiak. Janiak, who found recent success within the horror film genre with her 2014 flick Honeymoon, is set to direct the film's reboot. She will also co-write the new version of the cult classic with Phil Graziadei, whom she has worked together with before, penning the script to Janiak's 2014 breakthrough film. The Craft was originally directed by Andrew Fleming and starred Fairuza Balk, Rachel True, Robin Tunney and Neve Campbell, who has starred in other horror films such as the Scream franchise. Doug Wick, who produced the original '90s flick will be »

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’90s teen horror movie ‘The Craft’ getting remake

14 May 2015 1:23 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

If you’re a ’90s kid who has fond memories of playing “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” at slumber parties, it was likely in large part because of The Craft, the 1996 teen horror movies about four Catholic School girls who manage to tap into the occult.

And while we recently railed on Don’t Look Now getting remade, this horror reboot feels a little different. THR reports that female director Leigh Janiek, who also directed the 2007 horror movie Honeymoon, will be directing The Craft remake along with her Honeymoon co-writer Phil Graziadei. Janiek is also directing an episode of the Scream TV series, and THR adds that Doug Wick, a producer on the 1996 film, will also be returning to work on this project.

The Craft starred Neve Cambell, Fairuza BalkRachel True, and Robin Tunney as directed by Andrew Fleming. It made $24 million at the box office »

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Movie News: First Look at Elle Fanning in 'The Neon Demon'; 'The Craft' Is Getting a Remake

14 May 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The Neon Demon: The first look at Elle Fanning in The Neon Demon is quite glamorous, which is entirely intentional. She stars as an aspiring model who is "devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women." Nicolos Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives) is directing, so we can expect an unsparing look at the scene in Los Angeles. Jena Malone, Christina Hendricks, and Keanu Reeves also star. [TwitchFilm]     The Craft: Supernatural horror movie The Craft will be remade by Sony Pictures, which has set Leigh Janiak (last year's well-received thriller Honeymoon) to direct a new version; she will also co-write the script with Honeymoon partner Phil Graziadei. The original starred Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True as Catholic...

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High School Horror Flick 'The Craft' Remake in the Works

14 May 2015 10:32 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The 1996 cult horror favorite, The Craft, about a group of aspiring witches at a Catholic high school, will be remade under the direction of rising genre star Leigh Janiak, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Janiak will also co-write the script with Phil Graziadei, who helped her pen her 2014 breakthrough Honeymoon, about a couple — Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) and Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful) — whose lakeside vacation turns frightfully strange.

The Craft was originally directed by Andrew Fleming and starred Robin Tunney as Sarah, a new student at a Catholic high »

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'90s Cult Fave 'The Craft' Is Getting A Remake

14 May 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

If you were a teenager of a certain disposition in the mid-'90s, then "The Craft" probably meant a lot to you. The supernatural, angsty movie brought together Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, and Fairuza Balk and followed four high school girls who combine their witchy powers. The movie is definitely a particular era, and spawned a soundtrack featuring Letters To Cleo, Spacehog, Elastica, Our Lady Peace, and other acts that barely made it into the 2000s. And now, in what will be viewed by some as a kind of cruel curse, it's getting a remake. But with an interesting choice at helm. Sony has tasked Leigh Janiak to write and direct the picture. She made waves last year with her horror "Honeymoon" starring Rose Leslie and Harry Treadaway, and has since helmed an episode of the forthcoming "Scream" TV series. This is certainly a big step up and »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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'The Craft' Rebooted 

14 May 2015 7:09 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Will "The Craft" cast a spell on Hollywood yet again?

A scene from 'The Craft' (Columbia Pictures)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a reboot of the 1996 supernatural teen thriller about four would-be witches at a high school is in the works.

Filmmaker Leigh Janiak (whose past credits include "The Honeymoon") has been tapped to write and direct the remake.

Read: 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' Gets A Reboot

The director reportedly impressed Sony with her take on a "female empowerment tale."

The original movie starred Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell ...

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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. »

- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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‘Honeymoon’ Director Leigh Janiak To Reboot ‘The Craft’

14 May 2015 6:54 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Teenage girls of the nineties look away now, as news has reached us that The Craft is getting the remake treatment. The film that spawned a thousand slumber party games of ‘Light as a feather, stiff as a board’ is being re-conjured for the One Direction generation.

The Craft featured in our best movie witches feature last Halloween and the team (the female members at least) adore this dark teen flick. The plot revolved around a group of outcast teenage girls, a trio of misfits who after adding new girl Sarah to their coven found all their dreams coming true. It starred Robin Tunney, Rachel True, Neve Campbell and Fairuza Balk, featured a killer soundtrack and made the Goth look fashionableonce more.

Remakes are part and parcel of Hollywood these days so it should come as no surprise that The Craft, a film that was hugely successful will be regurgitated for a new audience. »

- Kat Smith

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The Craft Remake in the Works

14 May 2015 4:09 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Sony Pictures is moving forward with a remake of the 1996 supernatural teen thriller "The Craft" by hiring Leigh Janiak to write and direct the new film. Doug Wick, who produced the original film, will return. "The Craft" starred Robin Tunney, who arrives at a Catholic school and befriends a trio of wannabe witches, played by Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True. The trio turn out to be amateur practioners and welcome Tunney's character, a natural, into their fold. When they use their magic to fix personal issues, they discover that dark forces aren't something to trifle with. Janiak doesn't have a big resume. She made her directorial debut on the "Honeymoon" horror film, which premiered at SXSW and acquired by Magnolia Pictures, and is directing and upcoming episode of MTV's "Scream" TV series. »

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'The Craft' Is Getting a Remake and We're Not Sure How to Feel

14 May 2015 3:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Oh, Hollywood, first you destroyed our memories of the '80s with terrible remakes of "Fame," "Footloose," and "Robocop." Now, you're going after the '90s, too?

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is remaking "The Craft," the 1996 teen witch thriller starring Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Fairuza Balk, and Rachel True. They've hired Leigh Janiak ("Honeymoon") to co-write and direct the film.

(As an aside, it is cool they hired a female director in the midst of the Aclu's discrimination suit.)

In the original, Tunney transfers to a new school, where she befriends three aspiring witches. Her own powers can complete their coven and allow them to tap into some serious magic. We loved the dark lipstick, the layered chain necklaces, the fishnets. But it's hard to imagine all of that translating to the teens of the Teens. Why even call upon the power of Manon when there's probably an app for that? »

- Kelly Woo

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So they're attempting to remake The Craft and Twitter is not happy

14 May 2015 2:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Craft is getting a remake, and it's fair to say that people are somewhat tentative about the prospect.

Remaking any film that people actually like is always a bold move, but messing about with a teen cult classic from the 1990s is just asking for trouble.

you can't reboot the craft. I Bind You Sony, From Doing Harm

— hella (@goddamnhella) May 14, 2015

So: they're remaking The Craft. We're running away before you shoot the messenger... http://t.co/mee4DaYNJA pic.twitter.com/fCtbAlbsGL

— Den Of Geek (@denofgeek) May 14, 2015

The Craft is in just as much need for a remake as Oldboy and Akira.

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Irene Koh (@_PromKnight) May 14, 2015

What The Hell Is Wrong With Hollywood, First Remaking Poltergeist Now The Craft, Don't They Have Any Imagination Anymore Really Makes My Grr

— Sy John Ewing (@SyJohnEwing) May 14, 2015

Just as with Total Recall, I »

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Classic teen horror The Craft is getting a remake

14 May 2015 2:10 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Teen horror The Craft is getting a remake.

Leigh Janiak will direct the new version of the 1996 cult classic and she will write the script with Phil Graziadei, The Hollywood Reporter says.

The original movie starred Robin Tunney as a newbie at a Catholic school who makes friends with three amateur witches played by Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True.

Janiak was recently confirmed to work on another '90s reboot when she directs an upcoming episode of MTV's adaptation of Scream.

Doug Wick returns as a producer and will work alongside Lucy Fisher.

The original film was co-written and directed by Andrew Fleming.

So they're attempting to remake The Craft and Twitter is not happy

Watch the trailer for The Craft below: »

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The Craft is next for the remake treatment

13 May 2015 10:41 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

1996 teen thriller The Craft is heading back to the big screen, with Leigh Janiak set to direct.

The remake clock has firmly hit the mid-1990s, and we suspect that this story is going to have few friends. That's because Sony has ordered a remake of the 1996 teen thriller, The Craft.

The original starred Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell and Rachel True, and was written and directed by Andrew Fleming. The new version has landed on the desk of Leigh Janiak (a promising choice, to be fair), and she'll be penning the screenplay and directing The Craft remake. Phil Graziadei will co-write the script with her.

Janiek previously directed horror movie Honeymoon, as well as an episode of the upcoming Scream TV series.

Thus far, there's no casting news, just the usual empty feeling when another remake of a well-liked movie is announced. It may all turn out well, of course, »

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Remake Of The Craft Officially Announced

13 May 2015 9:41 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Back in December there were rumblings - born of a question buried in some market research - that a new version of teen-horror The Craft might be in the works. Those rumours have now been confirmed, with the news that oiginal studio Sony are once again behind the new project. Leigh Janiak will direct the film, and co-write with her regular collaborator Phil Graziadei.If her name's unfamiliar, Janiak is what you might call an up-and-coming filmmaker, and she's moving quickly. A producer's assistant on Europa Report, she next wrote and directed last year's excellent indie horror Honeymoon, starring Rose Leslie and Harry Treadaway. She's also just directed the seventh episode of MTV's ScreamThe Craft will be her first studio feature gig; she reportedly impressed Sony's execs with a pitch about it being a tale of female empowerment.Columbia PicturesThe Craft, should you have missed it 19 years ago, »

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The Craft Remake In Development, Leigh Janiak to Co-Write & Direct

13 May 2015 9:09 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Andrew Fleming's cult coven film, The Craft, is getting a new twist, as Sony Pictures is developing a remake of the 1996 high school horror movie about a quartet of teenage witches, with Honeymoon co-writer/director Leigh Janiak at the helm.

Variety reports the news of Janiak taking the directing reigns on The Craft remake. Janiak will write the screenplay with Phil Graziadei—her co-scriber for last year's well-received horror film, Honeymoon. Returning to produce The Craft remake (this time with Lucy Fisher) is Doug Wick, who handled the same duty on the 1996 film.

For those unfamiliar with The Craft, which starred Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True, here's the film's official synopsis (via Blu-ray.com):

"For Sarah, moving to Los Angeles is just another chance to be an outsider. She is all alone among the tightly-knit student body of St. Benedict's Academy... until she meets »

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The Craft Is Getting a Reboot, So It's Time to Revisit Its Original 1996 Perfection

13 May 2015 9:05 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Yes, Hollywood is remaking all your favorite movies. This week's news is that Sony is rebooting The Craft, arguably the best movie about teen girls who become witches and use their powers to be the baddest b*tches in school. Though we're wary of rebooting anything we love so much, we have to admit that we get it - The Craft is literal magic, and it makes sense to try to recapture it. However, no reboot can touch the original and its '90s cast, which included Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, and Rachel True. And of course, there are the iconic fashion looks and the sheer madness of Nancy, played to perfection by Fairuza Balk. Keep reading for all the reasons we fell in love with The Craft. »

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Will The Craft Get a Remake Sony Says Yes

13 May 2015 8:55 PM, PDT | Best-Horror-Movies.com | See recent Best-Horror-Movies.com news »

The Craft was seen in 1996 as light and frivolous by some and beloved by others. Neve Campbell fresh from her stint on Televisions Party of 5 costarred in the film which released shortly before the horror breakout of Wes Cravens Scream. This was a teen film that elevated above where it could have settled due to individual performances particularly the incredibly psychotic rendition of Nancy played by the amazing and vastly underappreciated Fairuza Balk. So interesting that a film that did alright in theaters and gained a bit of cult status due to the performers themselves should come back around with a remake from the same studio that put forth the original. »

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Sony Plans A Remake Of "The Craft"

13 May 2015 7:32 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Leigh Janiak is set to write and direct a remake of Andrew Fleming's 1996 supernatural teen thriller "The Craft" at Sony Pictures.

Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk and Rachel True starred in the original about a quartet of teenage girl outsiders who dabbled with black magic and end up suffering the consequences. It ended up being a cult hit and pretty much inspired The WB network to cash in on the craze with the TV series "Charmed".

Janiak ("Honeymoon") will co-write the script with Phil Graziadei, while Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce.

Reports emerged in December of a "Craft" remake being potentially in the works due to some strange questions in a marketing survey. Turns out that report had some weight to it after all.

Source: Heat Vision »

- Garth Franklin

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