When Eddie Murphy, Meryl Streep and Nic Cage were called!
Hollywood is known for remaking iconic and cult films. More often than not, these remakes don’t match the quality of the original.
The announcement of any remake is causing concern among fans of the OG movie. It’s kinda planned. But surprisingly (or not), there have been times when remakes have been called out by the actors or directors of the original film. Here are 10 such examples:
When Robert Englund called the 2010 remake of freddie “cold.”
When Jerry Lewis was unhappy with Eddie Murphy’s performance in the 1996 remake of his 1963 film, The mad professor.
When Macaulay Culkin shaded the Alone at home to restart, 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 “so unhappy” about the 2004 remake of The Manchu Candidate.
When Leslie Jones announced the decision to drop the all-female roster for Ghostbusters 3.
When Michael Caine said Jude Law “misunderstood the character” in the 2004 remake of Alfie.
When director Abel Ferrara was unhappy with Nic Cage’s role as Harvey Keitel in Werner Herzog’s 2009 remake of his cult 1992 film, Bad lieutenant.
When Tomas Alfredson Wasn’t Happy For Americans To Remake His 2008 Film Leave the one on the right in there.
When Sir Alan Parker said he felt “attacked” by MGM’s decision to remake his 1980 musical drama, Notoriety.