It is unfortunate hollywood can not come up with some new original scripts. Even with their remakes and reboots, most of them are a waste of film. Severn Samurai could never be redone, nor could Yojimbo. These are probably the oonly 2 movies I can think of where an 'alternate setting' version of a film has been made quite well. niether of these 2 westerns couls match thier original roots, but they stand out as two great films on thier own. Since it appears M7 remake is a modernized version nothing matters to me about it anymore. I wqs only hoping that of the M7 was being remade as a western, holloywood would at lease put the few surviving members of the original into the movie. I believe Wallach and Vaughn and Rosenda Monteros are the only remaining main cast memebrs still wth us.
Remake of a remake. Magnificent Seven itself was a remake of Seven Samurai. Later came Battle Beyond the Stars (with Robert Vaughn in the cast), and others. Just another example of Hollywood's new... more
You're right Tom. They probably won't do an homage to the 1960 film because they don't want to acknowledge it. The producers would rather have today's audience think this is an original story. They... more