As for re-releases and sequels, there is always room in Hollywood, here is another title that did not escape the practice: The Fugitive. The classic action movie with Harrison Ford will benefit from a remake.
A director has already been nominated for the production – Albert Hughes (The Book of Eli, Alpha) will be at the helm of the film and work on a screenplay by Brian Tucker. Warner Bros. has been planning this remake for a long time. It was first announced in 2009, then in 2016. However, the version currently in preparation could be quite different from the one directed by Andrew Davis in 1993.
The original film was based on the series of the same name from 1963. At the center of the action was Dr. Richard Kimble (Ford), wrongfully convicted for the bloody murder of his wife. He manages to escape after the bus that moves him to another prison has an accident. He does his best to find out his wife’s true criminal, but he has a formidable opponent in Sheriff Sam Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones, who was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, out of seven Academy Award nominations). obtained from the film).
The Fugitive was also the starting point of a television project – Kiefer Sutherland will be the star of it, for the streaming service Quibi. In 2000, a series The Fugitive was produced for CBS. It featured Tim Daly, Mykelti Williamson, and Stephen Lang.