'WarGames' Could Get Reboot Treatment


'WarGames' Could Get Reboot Treatment


Rumor has it, Leonardo DiCaprio is setting his eyes on producing a reboot to the John Badham-directed 1983 hacker film, 'WarGames'.

Production Weekly has come out with an interesting tidbit about "WarGames". Through its Twitter feed, the trade breaks out that Leonardo DiCaprio is looking forward to work with MGM in producing a remake to the John Badham-directed 1983 sci-fi hacker film.

Aside from the possibility of the 34-year-old actor producing the reboot with MGM, no other detail about the proposed feature film project has been shared by Production Weekly. Meanwhile, both MGM and DiCaprio have yet to release any statement regarding this report.

The original "WarGames" is written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes. Starring Matthew Broderick as the lead actor, it tells the story of a young hacker and his effort to prevent a super intelligent military computer from causing World War III. Collecting over $74 million after five months in the U.S., the film also received three Oscars nominations.

Its sequel, "Wargames: The Dead Code", was released by MGM as a direct-to-DVD movie on July 29, 2008. It follows hacker Will Farmer who engages a government super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist-attack simulation game. Directed by Stuart Gillard, it stars Matt Lanter as Farmer.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Who Gets Kicked Out? Moving Trucks Spotted at Brangelina's House After Split Announcement
  2. Lady GaGa Reportedly Gives Bradley Cooper Unwanted Sexual Attention
  3. 'Spider-Man' Star Tom Holland Has a Secret Role in 'A Monster Calls'. Get the Details!
  4. North West Serves as Flower Girl at a Wedding and Dances Adorably at the Party
  5. Exes Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas Trapped in Elevator for Four Hours. Was It Awkward?
  6. Rep Denies Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Split After She Catches Him With Ex
  7. Gigi Hadid Exposes Entire Boobs in Sheer Dress While Walking Runway in Milan
  8. Mariah Carey Wears No Underwear in Sheer White Dress During Romantic Getaway With Fiance
  9. Jimmy Fallon Tries Out for 'Live! with Kelly' Co-Host. See If He and Kelly Ripa Make Great Duo
  10. Is This the Real Cause of Brangelina Divorce? Brad Pitt Is Accused of Child Abuse

CELEBS PHOTO