Archive | December 2012

Adaptations & The Hollywood Remake

Morten Tyldum's adaptation of Jo Nesbø's crime thriller Headhunters (2011) is already in line for an English language Hollywood remake.

Morten Tyldum’s adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s crime thriller Headhunters (2011) is already in line for an English language Hollywood remake.

Hollywood’s capitalistic nature encourages studios and producers to guarantee box-office success, choosing “safe bets” and leaving the really original and ambitious projects exclusively to a select few directors firmly established within the industry, such as James Cameron and Christopher Nolan. In an attempt to ensure profit popular novels are often adapted and already popular foreign films from world cinema may be remade in English. Read More…