Anaconda Reboot Within the Works

Anaconda Reboot In the Works

Alec Bojalad

Jan 24, 2020

Columbia Photos has ordered a reboot of 1997's Anaconda with Snow White and the Huntman's Evan Daugherty connected to put in writing.

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In response to The Hollywood Reporter, Columbia Photos has ordered a reboot of 1997’s monster horror hit Anaconda. Evan Daugherty, author of Tomb Raider and Snow White and the Hunstman, is connected to put in writing the movie. No director, producer, or launch date has been assigned but.

Anaconda was critically panned when it was first launched in 1997 however quickly grew to become a cult basic. The unique really featured a fairly spectacular forged together with Jennifer Lopez, Ice Dice, Jon Voight, Erik Stoltz, Danny Trejo, and Owen Wilson. The movie adopted a documentary crew in South America trying to shoot a narrative a couple of long-lost indigenous tribe alongside the Amazon. As a substitute of the tribe, nevertheless, they arrive throughout a monstrously big anaconda with a style for flesh. Although the CGI anaconda was definitely terrifying, its measurement was barely an exaggeration with the longest recognized anaconda in the true world reaching 30 toes! Actuality is terrifying.

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The movie was simply profitable sufficient to launch a small Anaconda film franchise. Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, Anaconda 3: Offspring, Anacondas: Path of Blood, and Lake Placid v. Anaconda all adopted the primary movie. The franchise supported a number of video video games as effectively.

This new undertaking at Columbia is about to be a full reboot which can ignore the expanded Anaconda continuity (clearly). THR reviews that the studio is trying to take a Meg-style strategy to the brand new movie, which is sensible on condition that Anaconda was The Meg lengthy earlier than The Meg revamped a half-billion {dollars} worldwide.

Whereas the reboot will seemingly characteristic a brand new forged, producers undoubtedly will wish to snag Jennifer Lopez and Ice Dice for not less than a cameo. They will additionally seemingly have misplaced Jon Voight’s telephone quantity.

Alec Bojalad is TV Editor at Den of Geek and TCA member. Learn extra of his stuff right here. Observe him at his creatively-named Twitter deal with @alecbojalad