MGM are apparently moving ahead with production of the
remake, despite axing their entire digital department.
The studio is still in the process of restructuring following its emergence from bankruptcy in December 2010 (you probably remember the legal wrangles that kept
from entering production as speedily as they otherwise might.)
There have been unconfirmed whispers that the company may be remaking several old properties, including
seems like the surest bet at the moment.
Sadly it's unlikely that Darren Aronofsky will be involved in the remake, as he's currently working on
with Hugh Jackman.
Here's hoping that MGM set an equally interesting, visionary director to work on the project, rather than someone who'll simply churn out a generic action flick.
Currently the studio have
, and fairytale revamp
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
in production. With MGM finding its feet again, expect to hear official announcements of forthcoming projects very shortly.