Why It’ll Never Be Remade:
For the same reasons as
Gone With The Wind
, largely. Not only would the idea be widely regarded as sacrilege, but the twist ending has now been parodied to the point of no return! That said, it would be interesting to see a modern-day interpretation, factoring in the struggle between print and online media, but it’s never going to happen, is it? Not until Rupert Murdoch decides to finance his own biopic…
If They Have To Do It:
Mel Gibson stars as barmy, megalomaniac publisher Robert Mardock. That, we would pay to see.