When Eddie Murphy, Meryl Streep and Nick Cage were called out!
Hollywood is notorious for remakes of highly sought-after iconic films. These remakes often fail to match the quality of the originals.
Any announcement of a remake would draw the attention of OG movie fans. This is to be expected. But surprisingly (or not), sometimes the cast or director of the original film asks for a remake. Here are 10 such examples:
When Robert England called the 2010 remake on Elm Street “cold.”
When Jerry Lewis was unhappy with Eddie Murphy’s performance in the 1996 remake of his 1963 film, Mad Professor.
When Macaulay Culkin was alone at home reboot, Home sweet home alone.
When Gene Wilder called the 2005 version of charlie and the chocolate factory an insult. “
When Angela Lansbury said she was interested in the 2004 remake Manchurian candidate.
When Leslie Jones announces decision to drop all-female lineup Ghostbusters 3.
When Michael Caine said Jude Law ‘misunderstood the character’ in the 2004 remake Alfie.
When director Abel Ferrara wasn’t happy with Nic Cage’s role as Harvey Keitel in the 2009 remake of Werner Herzog’s 1992 favorite, Bad Lieutenant.
When Thomas Alfredson wasn’t happy with the American remake of his 2008 film Let the right people in.
When Sir Ellen Parker said he felt “robbed” by MGM’s decision to remake his 1980 musical prestige.