Deadline reports that 20th Century Fox is officially angling for a remake, with "Training Day" writer David Ayer tapped to script and direct it. It sounds like the remake will stay somewhat true to the original's plot: an exiled dictator kidnaps the daughter of an ex-Special Forces operative, using her as leverage to engineer the assassination of a rival. The big difference will be the protagonist: instead of a muscled, tough-talking badass, the hero will be "more skilled in covert tactics and weaponry."
I've got to say: I try to keep an open mind about all things, even remakes, but this one... I'm just not feeling it yet.
The basic setup for "Commando" isn't anything genre-breaking. There