22 August 2012 1:15 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I've been doing this long enough to know that I can easily be wrong about a project, especially when it's in its nascent stages.  So much changes over the course of production, and sometimes a logline can't do a premise justice.  But I can't wrap my mind around anyone remaking Videodrome.  And yet, today Deadline reports that Adam Berg, who has directed popular commercials, is on board to helm a remake of David Cronenberg's classic film.  Ehren Kruger, who's been attached to the project since 2009 and is the screenwriter behind such masterpieces as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Reindeer Games, scripted the remake. For those unfamiliar with the original film, it's about a TV executive looking for the sleaziest possible content for his channel, Civic TV, and comes across the disturbing show "Videodrome", which causes him to have disturbing hallucinations.  According to Deadline, Berg and Kruger plan to "modernize the concept, »

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