There are a lot of remakes being made these days. You know it, I know it and Gremlins Director, Jo Dante, knows it too.
This is what he has to say:
There’s a huge appetite right now at the studios for re-making pictures and doing TV shows and doing titles that people have already seen before.””Even if they never saw the movie, it sort of sounds similar. I think that’s kind of a cop out frankly.”I think they’re just afraid of doing something that’s risky and new.
I think that Jo has hit the nail on the head. I found this article on BBC Newsbeat, Here’s a link.