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Short Circuit

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Release Date: TBA

Genres: Remake, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction          

Production Phase: Script Stage

Studio: Dimension Films  

Who's Making It: Tim Hill (Director), Dan Milano (Screenwriter), David Foster (Producer), Ryan E. Heppe (Producer), John Hyde (Producer)

Premise: A military robot designed to an emotionless killing machine becomes a friendly, thinking machine with a soul after being struck by lightning.... More »

What We Think: A remake of the 1986 film of the same name. Do you think they'll update the El DeBarge song "Who's Johnny?" too?... More »

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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Hop and Alvin and the Chipmunks director Tim Hill is now attached to direct the Short Circuit remake. It also looks likely that the script by Robot Chicken writer Dan Milano is being tossed and Hill will oversee a new writer's take on the story of Johnny 5.

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Paul Blart: Mall Cop director Steve Carr has been tapped to direct the Short Circuit remake. Carr's also directed the comedies Are We There Yet?, Daddy Day Care and Dr. Dolittle 2.

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Robot Chicken writer Dan Milano has landed the job of writing the screenplay for Dimension's Short Circuit remake. "We think of Wall-E as an extended trailer for our film, because it's the same face," producer David Foster told Variety. It's Milano's first feature film credit. [Full story]

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