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Sam Raimi Might Just Direct That 'Poltergeist' Remake Himself

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 17, 2012 5:44 PM
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So, even though it was reported already this spring, some folks apparently had doubts so it has been super-confirmed, but yes, "Rabbit Hole" director David Lindsay-Abaire is really and truly writing the script for the MGM "Poltergeist" remake that Sam Raimi will produce. Or will he step into the director's chair too? Bear with this.

Sam Raimi To Produce MGM's 'Poltergeist' Reboot

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 27, 2012 4:06 PM
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Update: THR confirms that Raimi will produce MGM's "Poltergeist" reboot and help select a director. The film has a script from "Rabbit Hole" and "Oz The Great And Powerful" writer David Lindsay-Abaire.

'Rabbit Hole' Scribe David Lindsay-Abaire Offered 'Poltergeist' Remake Writing Gig

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 5:11 AM
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What better way to come out of bankruptcy than with a whole bunch of blockbuster films and remakes? That's the plan MGM is taking, backing "The Hobbit," "James Bond 23" and “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” And though they denied it at the time, earlier this year it was revealed that the studio was dusting off a bunch of old movies for new versions with "Robocop," "Mr. Mom," "The Idolmaker," "Carrie" and "Poltergeist" were in various stages of development. For "The Idolmaker," Ryan Gosling has already stepped in and out of the director's chair while "Carrie" now has a writer on board. And it looks like "Poltergeist" is seeking a writer too.

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