Shawshank Redemption remake.... this is going to suck.

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  1. MC Paul Barman

    MC Paul Barman Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Paramount is doing the remake to Shawshank Redemption staring Russian boxer Nicolai Valuev in the role that Tim Robbins had some 20 years earlier.

    Director Michael Bay is taking over the director duties that were Frank Darabont's in the original 1994 release.

    When Stephen King was asked about the casting change in using a guy like Valuev over Robbins he commented, "well, I guess they're both kind of tall".

    The biggest change though will be the length of the movie.
    The original movie script was 145 pages long. This one has been winnowed down to roughly 7 pages.

    During his interview with USAToday Michael Bay said,
    And he's not lying. The timeline of the movie has Andy (Valuev) being placed in his cell at 5:00pm.... and by 5:15pm he's managed to make his way out the front door.

    The screenshot of him leaving the prison is telling:

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  2. M3t4tr0n

    M3t4tr0n Sheriff of Sherfront

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    Wtf?
     
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    Devout Pessimist Tragic Vision

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    Balderdash.
     
  5. n...not crazy

    n...not crazy Red Belt

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    Take my money!
     
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    ObsoleteSoul Don't pray. Act.

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    I want to punch Bay so bad.
     
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    Dragonlordxxxxx Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    April 1 came early this year. :eek:


    Let's see how many posters (suckers) take the bait.
     
  8. Jermei

    Jermei Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Are you being obtuse?
     
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  9. choke you

    choke you strangulation belt

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    This sounds foolish. Shawshank is my all time favorite movie and I don't approve of this butchering.
     
  10. TrippleOG

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    this is the worst news of the month. what a disgrace
     
  11. choke you

    choke you strangulation belt

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    this is a disaster,. a travesty
     
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    All remakes sucks. The best thing to do is to avoid it all together.
     
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    It's february 26th dumbass, you're five weeks too early.
     
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    this is fake right?
     
  18. Vomit Inducing Brutality

    Vomit Inducing Brutality Depraved Individual Platinum Member

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    Michael Bay? Shawshank Redemption?

    Dear God...
     
  19. The Senator

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    I refuse to believe this is real until I see it confirmed elsewhere. Otherwise, I'm not wasting my time to check it myself.

    ZERO chance they would cast Giant Valuev as the star in a remake of Shawshank. Period.
     
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    While this is obviously fake, there actually has been talk of a sequel.
     

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