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News Simon Brew 27 Feb 2013 - 06:40

Not so good news: Flatliners is getting a remake. Better news: it's got some good people involved...

The pillaging of the movies of the 90s has been underway for sometime, as Hollywood executives scour their back catalogues for possible remakes. And it looks as if Flatliners is next up. This was a project first murmured about two years ago, but it seems as if it's got fresh wind.

The original Flatliners was directed by Joel Schumacher, and featured Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon and William Baldwin. And the central premise of it was a bunch of medical students who basically let each other die for a minute or two, before bringing each other back to life. That way, they could explore what lies beyond death. Red coats, if memory serves.

It's not a perfect film, but it's a good and interesting one. And while, »

- simonbrew

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