This week has yielded some rumor-ish buzz regarding two properties (touched by Steven Spielberg) that are returning to the screen. Let’s tackle Jurassic Park 4 first, shall we? Sam Neill spoke to The Dominion Post about the sequel and told the outlet: “I’m told it’s a big reboot, a total re-jig.”
Let’s put this in perspective, because there are a couple of ways this can go. Some can see this as “they’re remaking Jurassic Park!” But I can assure you, they’re not. That’s not in the cards and never has been (I’ve seen a taste of what they may be cooking up). Or, you can see this as Neill misconstruing the term “reboot.” It’s very possible he just means to say the next story kicks off an all-new story arc with new characters.
So, just keep things in perspective.
Meanwhile, the Poltergeist redo is gaining momentum with Monster House director Gil Kenan on board and there must be some script or casting paperwork floating around town because some folks are getting the details on what’s to come.
According to Moviehole, the redo is actually a bit of a sequel:
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