With the Gremlins
reboot still going, it's been revealed that a new writer has joined the project: Red Eye
's Carl Ellsworth
The last we heard, the long-mooted Gremlins
reboot was on hold.
The new addition to the film series created by the great Joe Dante
was being written by Seth Grahame Smith, but in January, he revealed that the project had "run out of steam" - producers Christopher Columbus
(who wrote the 1984 original) and Steven Spielberg
were, he said, busy on other projects.
"I think we just ran out of steam", he said. "It's one of those things where everybody got so busy doing other things. It's something I would love to come back to, but right now, Steven
's making two movies back to back and Chris Columbus
is busy [making Pixels]. We're all taking a five-minute break on that".
We're now hearing that Grahame-Smith, the writer of