over 6 years
Despite a far-fetched plot (or is it?), surprisingly far better than the boring original.
Red Dawn is an upcoming American war film directed by Dan Bradley and written by Jeremy Passmore and Carl Ellsworth based on the 1984 film of the same name. The remake stars Chris Hemsworth and Josh Peck as brothers Jed and Matt Eckert. The film was scheduled to be released on November 24, 2010, but was shelved due to MGM's financial troubles, and is now set for a 2012 release. Instead of depicting a Soviet invasion of the United States as in the 1984 film, the 2012 version's storyline was originally filmed with a Chinese invasion. This was later edited to depict a North Korean invasion in post-production due to concerns from distributors.
A group of teenagers look to save their town from a North Korean invasion.
In May 2008, at the Festival de Cannes, Harry Sloan and Mary Parent from MGM announced that a remake of Red Dawn was in the early stages of pre-production, with the remake due to be directed by Dan Bradley, who had previously worked as a second unit director and stunt...