‘Monster Squad’ Remake Not Going to Happen

Platinum Dunes’ Brad Fuller and Andrew Form said in an interview with Collider that the ‘Monster Squad’ remake is officially no longer happening. Whether you’re a fan of the original 1987 film or not, I think we can all breathe a sigh of relief now.

There will be no “Michael Bay’s Monster Squad.”

No reason was given for the cancellation of the project, but perhaps there were some licensing issues with the Universal Monsters — especially now that Universal is trying to make a unified Universal Monster Cinematic Universe.

PersonallyI’m glad, as I’m a little sick of regurgitated properties – even the ones I liked (TMNT). Guardians of the Galaxy may have been an adaptation, but at least it was something original on film – and Hollywood should take note at its success.

Via Collider

Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also writes and draws the webcomics UnCONventional and The Chronicles of Crosarth, which leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”