New Gremlins Film Will ‘Almost Definitely’ Be A Reboot

It’s been a minute since we’ve had an update on the upcoming Gremlins film. When last we heard, writer Chris Columbus had written the script for the film. He stated that he was very proud of it, and that it was as dark and twisted as anything. But, of course, that doesn’t always mean it’ll make it to the silver screen. Hollywood is a fickle beast, and any project is subject to collapse at a moment’s notice.

And if a project isn’t on the verge of collapsing, it’s often on the verge of undergoing tremendous change. This seems to be the case with Gremlins. Columbus’ comments regarding the script were from last August, and in the eight months since that time, it looks like they’ve scrapped it, and are heading in a new direction.

Here’s what Columbus said to Metro US.

“Gremlins we are actively talking about that. So that’s what I am working on with my production company 1492 Pictures… It will almost definitely be a reboot.”

This is a shame to hear, only because Columbus seemed to be so happy with the script. However, if that script is as good as he initially thought, I’m sure there are a good number of scenes and concepts that can be transferred over from one to the other. All we can do is hope that, if the film does get made, that it’s actually good.

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