10 Times Celebrities Called To Reboot Their Own Movies

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.”

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Robert England is known for playing the iconic role of Freddie Krueger On Elm Street. When the film was remade again in 2010, the role was played by Jackie Earle Haley, and OG seemed to have questions about it.

“I think the movie is a little cold. We don’t really have time to watch the kids when they’re normal, and then they get madly hooked up with Freddy. It makes it harder for them to connect with them, harder care what happened to them,” he Say“I think the change to a more ‘realistic’ burn makeup with melted features took away a lot of the character’s strength. The strong nose and chin that I was wearing gave Freddy presence and strength. I played Freddy as if He likes to be evil, he likes his job. Jackie took a different path.”


When Jerry Lewis was unhappy with Eddie Murphy’s performance in the 1996 remake of his 1963 film, Mad Professor.

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“He lost me when he had to fart. In fact, I told his editor, if he wanted more of me on a creative level, tell him to pull the whole sequence,” he said in a post Interviewed by Entertainment Weekly. “What I did was perfection. And what you have to do is let someone else do it to undercut that perfection. I’m not going to go through it again.”


When Macaulay Culkin was alone at home reboot, Home sweet home alone.

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In 2019, Disney announced a reboot alone at home series. OG star alone at home The film, Macaulay Culkin, tweeted his disinterest in the new film:


When Gene Wilder called the 2005 version of charlie and the chocolate factory an insult. “

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“I think it’s an insult. Probably Warner Bros.” Insult,” Wilder Said in a 2013 interview Tim Burton’s 1971 remake related to the Turner classic charlie and the chocolate factory Wilder played the iconic role of Willy Wonka in it. He said “he didn’t like the director” and he thought Johnny Depp was a good actor.


When Angela Lansbury said she was interested in the 2004 remake Manchurian candidate.

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“I’m so unhappy,” Lansbury To US columnist Liz Smith, when the 2004 remake came out. “I’m sorry they had to mess up something so perfect.” Lansbury’s role in the 1962 version was played by Meryl Streep in the remake. Lansbury also said she had “great admiration” for Streep and she probably shouldn’t have taken the role.


When Leslie Jones announces decision to drop all-female lineup Ghostbusters 3.

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“Too insulting. Like us. We didn’t count. It’s like something Trump would do. (Trump voice) ‘To redo Ghostbusters, better for men, would be big. Those women aren’t Ghostbusters. Ugh, so annoying. Ad fucks like that. And I don’t give the fuck what I’m talking about!” she tweet After announcing to bring back the original crew ghostbusters and drop all female actors Ghostbusters (2016) was made.


When Michael Caine said Jude Law ‘misunderstood the character’ in the 2004 remake Alfie.

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Michael Caine, who played the titular character of Alfie Cartwright in the 1966 original film, wasn’t happy with Jude Law’s portrayal of the character. “At the end of the movie, Alfie says, ‘What the hell is going on?’ But the moment Jude walks away, you see a young man who knows everything like the back of his hand. Alfie is a naive big Wrong, messing with birds all over the place for a delicious apple crumble, and in the end, he doesn’t understand why everyone is looking at him angrily. Jude, being so sensible, looks on purpose and becomes insidious instead of funny. It just becomes a guy who doesn’t care about women and he just fucks them up and leaves them – a macho pig but with knowledge. I play an innocent macho pig,” he said. explain.


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.

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Casting was one of the few problems the veteran filmmaker had with the remake.He wasn’t too happy with Cage’s pay Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, anyone. “I hate these people – they suck…so lame. I can’t believe Nic Cage was trying to play that role. I mean, if the kid needs money…like Harvey Keitel said, ‘If this guy Money is needed, and if he comes to us and says, “My career is in jeopardy,” I’ll give him a break. But it’s going to cost $2 million — I mean, our movie didn’t cost half of that. That movie was made with blood and guts, man. So I really hope it didn’t upset me the way it does now… no one asked us no one came up to us and said, “Would you? “Give us $8 million and we’ll figure it out. They give me $20 and say, ‘Go fuck yourself.’ “Give me a break! They didn’t pay Harvey anything, they didn’t pay him two cents. Ed Pressman sucks, period. You can print it,” he said. said in an interview and filmmaker Magazine.


When Thomas Alfredson wasn’t happy with the American remake of his 2008 film Let the right people in.

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In 2010, Matt Reeves remade Alfredson’s film, let the right people in, title let me in And, to say the least, Alfredson wasn’t happy. “Remakes should be made from films that aren’t very good, and that gives you a chance to fix any issues,” he said in 2008. “I’m very proud of my film and think it’s great, but Americans may see it differently. For me, the saddest thing is seeing this beautiful story go mainstream.”


When Sir Ellen Parker said he felt “robbed” by MGM’s decision to remake his 1980 musical prestige.

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exist Interviewed by The Daily Telegraph, Parker revealed that he has received no official information about the remake and that no one has contacted him about the 2009 film remake. “I never got a call from anyone – the studio, the producers – about this remake. No one ever talked to me about it. It’s absolute nonsense to say that. I think prestige its mine. I spent a few months at school with the kids and then spent a year making movies. You do the job, make it as good as possible, and you try to protect it. Then, because the rights belong to the studios, almost all American feature films can be remade this way. This is very annoying. No other art field can do that,” Parker said. When asked about his experience watching the remake, he said he felt “robbed.”