Laurence Fishburne plugs back into the Matrix as Morpheus for a Kia Super Bowl ad, while Ben Kingsley, Tom Hiddleston and Mark Strong join forces to sell Jaguars.
When it comes down to it, who can really resist the news that Sylvester Stallone is turning Rocky into a stage musical? It’s such unexpected news, such wonderfully weird news, that I couldn’t help myself and started to wonder: What other movie classics would we happily see reincarnated as all-singing, all-dancing theater experiences?
Watching the latest “Everything Is A Remix” video the other day, I realized that we’re probably due for another Matrix sometime soon. By that, I don’t mean another installment of the Wachowski brothers’ uber-successful sci-fi series – I think we’re all done with that one, at least for awhile, right? – but another movie that seems to realign people’s sensibilities about genre cinema, and what it’s there for.
The Lion King? Star Wars? Titanic? Top Gun? It seems as if the new thing for Hollywood is to take an old movie, turn it into 3D and re-release it in theaters for a whole new audience to… I don’t know, pay for. But why stop with those movies? Here are ten more movies that demand a 3D revival.
The erstwhile Neo says that he’ll return to the digital realm of The Matrix for two more 3-D installments, according to a new rumor. Updated!