28 March 2011 12:27 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Updated: MGM’s Head of Marketing has informed me that there is no truth to this story and that it’s ‘completely and totally untrue’. No plans to remake Child’s Play at this time, etc.

Which is fine, I have no reason to disbelieve. However… last month I had the very same kind of email from an MGM rep who told me with a straight face that there were no plans to move forward with a Robocop reboot either… and then a director was hired for the project just a few days later. I’m not saying that’s the case here but worth keeping in mind in any event.

Ben’s original article follows…

Hollywood cinema is a fast moving industry centre in which bad ideas are mostly out-numbered by bad “half-ideas.” Prequels, sequels, reboots, re-imaginings; all of which- if one is especially unfortunate- will be rendered in »

- Ben Szwediuk

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