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Comic-Con '12: 'Total Recall' Remake Footage A Slick, Straight Take On The Original

  • By Jeff Otto
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  • July 14, 2012 10:00 AM
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Last year at Comic-Con Len Wiseman and co. offered a tease of the anticipated remake of Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 sci-fi flick, “Total Recall.” Outside the San Diego Convention Center, sexy futuristic lady officers stood with guns beside a future cop car.

Watch: New 'Total Recall' Clip, Featurette & International Poster

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • July 12, 2012 9:05 AM
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As “Total Recall,” the latest entry in the list of remakes no one asked for, is set for release in a little over three weeks, the marketing campaign is going into overdrive. A batch of new stuff from the movie has arrived for your weary eyeballs.

Comic-Con '12 Preview: What To Expect From Nerd Bonnaroo This Year

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 10, 2012 1:17 PM
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If you're expecting to hear news about tiny indie projects and foreign auteurs in the latter half of this week, you may be disappointed. Tomorrow night is the kick-off of San Diego Comic-Con, the biggest such event in the world, and one that, over the years, has become a major part of the marketing calendar for some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. While we still wonder about how effective if it is (see our recent piece), and several studios are skipping this year, including Paramount and Universal, there's still some big-name guests and unveilings taking place between Wednesday and Sunday, and it'll undoubtedly be the major story of the week, movie-wise.

"Who Gets Everything They Fantasize About?" Latest Trailer For 'Total Recall' Hints At Three-Boobed Alien

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 27, 2012 8:02 PM
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"Tell us the fantasy, we'll give you the memory." Ah, the good old mind-trip vacation gone awry, we've certainly all been there. Depending on your point of view, Len Wiseman's "Total Recall" remake starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel might either look like a dark and entertaining thrill ride or well, potentially hysterical. Truthfully, while the aesthetics look rather impressive in a wannabe, contemporary "Blade Runner" sort of way, the the lie-within-the-lie narrative already looks like it could be extremely clunky or right on the nose. But we'll try and not write it off quite yet. 

New Images From 'Total Recall' Starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale & Jessica Biel

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 12, 2012 4:23 PM
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By this point, there isn't much left to reveal about Len Wiseman's "Total Recall." The trailers have made it clear it's going to be a pretty average sci-fi flick, granted, with some identity twisting traits, but nothing that has had us truly sitting up and taking notice. To recap, Colin Farrell is in the lead as Doug Quaid, a man who goes to get some false memories implanted in his brain but quickly becomes a target when he's mistaken as somebody else. Or is he? Reality and imagination blur as he tries to get to the bottom of what happened with Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, Bill Nighy and more along for the ride.

Watch: Interactive Promo For 'Snow White & The Huntsman,' New Green-Band Trailer For 'The Watch'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 23, 2012 2:30 PM
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Once upon a time, you could just release a trailer and people were happy with it: a rare glimpse into a movie that was still weeks or months off. Nowadays, you can't just have one trailer, you have to several, some before the movie's even been made, plus endless TV spots and featurettes and clips and whatnot.

New Images Of Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel & Kate Beckinsale In 'Total Recall'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 14, 2012 8:45 AM
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What's it like to have your memory scrubbed? Well, if the marketing team behind "Total Recall" do their job right, then you will have forgotten about the 1990 film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. And they've pumped out a few more images to help get that job done.

This Is What David Cronenberg's 'Total Recall' Would Have Looked Like, Concept Art Revealed

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 3, 2012 11:21 AM
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It's one of the great "what could have been" movies that will have to live on in our imagination. Before Paul Verhoeven's version that we already know and love, and the upcoming Len Wiseman-directed remake with Colin Farrell, David Cronenberg was once in line to direct "Total Recall." And while it never came to pass as Cronenberg and the producers had different ideas for the movie -- he wanted William Hurt for the lead, they wanted Arnold Schwarzenegger; he was going to go way off the source material, they just wanted a popcorn movie -- we now get a glimpse at what the result might have been.

New Images From 'The Expendables 2,' 'The Bourne Legacy,' 'Dark Shadows,' 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation,' & More

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 16, 2012 12:56 PM
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The summer movie season is only a few weeks away. Indeed, in some parts of the world, it's already underway. Due to the Euro 2012 football tournament, the rest of the world are getting several films, including "The Avengers" and "Prometheus" early, and many territories were unlucky enough to get "Battleship" in their multiplexes last week. But things kick off in the U.S. on May 4th with "The Avengers," with roughly one massive tentpole following every week after that.

2 New 'Total Recall' Images Hit, Director Len Wiseman Says Remake Is Different From Original

  • By Edward Davis
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  • April 15, 2012 9:02 AM
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Worried that there will be few surprises or twists in the 2012 remake of "Total Recall" since you've likely seen the original Arnold Schwarzenegger-led version from 1990? Well, according to filmmaker Len Wiseman ("Underworld," "Live Free Or Die Hard") in perhaps the smartest observation he's ever made, a straight remake of that film would be pointless. Reportedly costing around $200 million, this film apparently takes a dramatically different approach from the original film's source material, Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story, "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale."

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