31 Upcoming Hollywood Reboots: Whether we want them or not, Hollywood has decided to remake these movie classics, hoping to capture a whole new generation’s hearts. However, we all know what usually happens with remakes: they are never as good as the original, leaving us longing for the untouched beauty of our beloved classics. It’s disheartening to see greed tarnish the magic of these films.
That being said, there may be a few among the upcoming reboots that manage to be enjoyable and showcase the wonders of today’s technology. So, take a look at this list of upcoming Hollywood reboots and see if there’s any you’re excited about!
1. “Scarface”: A reimagining of the classic crime drama, the film explores the rise of an immigrant in Los Angeles as he builds a criminal empire, battling rivals and his own demons.
2. “Little Shop of Horrors”: This musical comedy reboot tells the story of a floral shop employee who discovers a man-eating plant, bringing him fame and unforeseen consequences.
3. “The Rocketeer”: Set in the Cold War era, this reboot follows a young pilot who discovers a jetpack and becomes a superhero, defending the innocent against nefarious forces.
4. “Ace Ventura 3”: The beloved pet detective returns in this reboot, as Ace Ventura embarks on a new wild and comical adventure to rescue an endangered animal species.
5. “Escape from New York”: This reboot follows an ex-soldier who must navigate a dystopian Manhattan, turned into a maximum-security prison, to save the President and secure his freedom.
6. “The Fugitive”: This reboot follows a wrongfully accused man who becomes a fugitive while trying to uncover the truth behind a conspiracy and clear his name.
7. “The Exorcist”: Based on the iconic horror film, the reboot follows a mother seeking help from two priests to save her daughter from a demonic possession, delving into the dark forces at play.
8. “The Body Snatchers”: In this reboot, a small town becomes the target of an alien invasion, with mysterious pod-like creatures replicating humans and erasing their individuality, leading to a fight for survival.
9. “Highlander”: This reboot explores the immortal warriors battling throughout history, with the last remaining one fighting for a mystical prize and facing off against rival immortals.
10. “The Lost Boys”: A modernized take on the cult vampire film, this reboot follows a group of teenagers in a coastal town as they uncover a dark underworld of bloodthirsty creatures.
11. “Flash Gordon”: This reboot follows the adventures of an ordinary Earthling who becomes a hero, battling an evil emperor and saving the universe with the help of allies from different planets.
12. “Flight of the Navigator”: This reboot follows a young boy who discovers an alien spacecraft and embarks on an extraordinary journey through space and time.
13. “The NeverEnding Story”: This reboot transports audiences back to the magical world of Fantasia, where a young hero embarks on an epic quest to save the realm from darkness.
14. “Zorro”: Set in the modern era, this reboot follows a young vigilante who takes up the mantle of Zorro, fighting injustice and corruption while protecting the innocent.
15. “Pirates of the Caribbean”: This reboot explores a fresh story within the pirate-infested world, featuring new characters and adventures on the high seas. Though with Johnny Depp’s recent court win over Amber Heard, rumors have it that the reboot is out and Jack Sparrow is back!
16. “The Pink Panther”: This reboot follows the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau as he tackles a new case, leaving chaos and hilarity in his wake while trying to solve the mystery.
17. “The Crow”: Based on the comic book, this reboot tells the tale of a man brought back from the dead by a mystical crow, seeking vengeance against those who wronged him and his loved ones.
18. “Face/Off”: A reimagining of the action thriller, this reboot delves into the high-stakes world of undercover agents who exchange identities, leading to a deadly game of cat and mouse.
19. “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair”: This reboot transports audiences back to the magical land of Narnia, where a new set of young heroes embarks on a perilous quest to rescue a missing prince and save Narnia from darkness.
20. “The Wolf Man”: This reboot explores the tragic tale of a man cursed with lycanthropy, struggling with his inner beast and the repercussions it has on his relationships and sanity.
21. “The Fly”: A modernized version of the sci-fi horror film, this reboot follows a scientist who accidentally merges with a fly, resulting in a horrific transformation and a battle for his humanity.
22. “Escape from L.A.”: This reboot continues the story of Snake Plissken as he must escape a maximum-security prison in a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles and prevent a catastrophic event.
23. “The Running Man”: Based on Stephen King’s novel, this reboot is set in a dystopian future where a wrongly accused man must participate in a deadly reality show to survive.
24. “Drop Dead Fred”: A modernized version of the comedy-fantasy film, this reboot follows a troubled woman who reunites with her mischievous childhood imaginary friend, leading to chaotic and humorous situations.
25. “Twins”: This reboot reunites unlikely siblings as they embark on a comedic adventure to find their biological mother, uncovering surprising secrets along the way.
26. “Commando”: A fresh take on the action thriller, this reboot follows a retired special forces operative who must rescue his kidnapped daughter from a ruthless criminal organization.
27. “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”: This reboot brings together iconic literary characters who join forces to save the world from a nefarious plot, combining action, adventure, and supernatural elements.
28. “Short Circuit”: A reimagining of the sci-fi comedy, this reboot tells the story of a friendly robot who gains sentience and must navigate the human world while evading capture by a military organization.
29. “Logan’s Run”: This reboot takes place in a future society where people are terminated at a certain age, following a man’s attempt to escape his fate and uncover the truth about their controlled existence.
30. “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”: This reboot revisits the beloved family adventure as a scientist accidentally shrinks his kids, leading to a wild journey through the backyard and encounters with oversized insects.
31. “The Last Starfighter”: A reimagining of the sci-fi adventure, this reboot follows a young video game prodigy who discovers that his skills are needed to defend the galaxy against an alien invasion.
So, what do you think? Are you excited for any of these upcoming Hollywood reboots or is this just a new list of movies you are going to steer clear of?