Alien Nation Remake Back On The Table At Disney

Don’t expect Disney to stop rebooting old classics any time soon. Following the studio’s extremely profitable recent live-action remakes, executives are making plans to continue dipping into the past for more overlooked diamonds in the rough to bring back for a new generation of audiences.

According to our sources, the Mouse House is eying a revitalization of the 1988 buddy cop science fiction film Alien Nation. You might remember that there were reports in the summer that said the project had been axed, but our sources insist it’s now back on the table and still happening.

For those who aren’t familiar with this lesser-known gem, the action flick stars James Caan, Mandy Patinkin and Terence Stamp and explores themes of murder, discrimination and extraterrestrial life. The film depicts the assimilation of an alien race known as the “Newcomers,” who settle in Los Angeles despite the initial discomfort of the local population.
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