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The ‘Escape from New York’ Redo to Be a Prequel

John Carpenter's Cult-Classic

The remake of Kurt Russell-led Escape from New York was in the planning stages for quite some time, but The Wrap and Bloody Disgusting now report that 20th Century Fox’s upcoming remake of John Carpenter’s 1981 cult classic will actually be a prequel that aims to complement the franchise much like Fox did with Planet of the Apes.

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK Reboot Going Forward with John Carpenter Producing

John Carpenter's Cult-Classic

According to Deadline, Fox has landed the rights to remake the 1981 John Carpenter‘s cult-classic Escape from New York.

The last time we’d heard from multiple sources, Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim), Jon Bernthal (The Wolf of Wall Street) and Dan Stevens (The Guest) were the front runners to take over for Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken,