You know if there is one Hitchcock classic that I wouldn’t mind a remake of, it would be The Birds. The computer technology available now would make that concept work so much better than it did back in Hitch’s day. I watched the movie the other day for the first time in years and I must say it hasn’t aged too well.
Well if this pans out I think it’s awesome (if maybe lazy) casting and would certainly add a bit of weight to the adaptation. Like I often say I hate remakes…but sometimes I can see why it MIGHT be a good idea. The technology available now could make deadly killer birds much scarier than Hitchcock managed (although i’m sure his movie scared the shit out of audiences back in the day).
I didn’t see much point in re-making The Wicker Man for instance because they could never better it but I was in favour of a remake to The Mummy because the technology was their to do something different than the Universal original.
Bring on The Birds is what I say.