What is hot today is gone tomorrow. However, sometimes a cult following will ensure some extra love, as is evident with Ash, his Evil Dead, and his Army of Darkness. The loyal Raimi/Campbell following allowed for the creation of a game, too many DVD re-releases, and a musical. Yet no one has dared to try to replace Ash on film -- Bruce Campbell is too epically cheesy. The same cannot be said for 1979's The Warriors, which also has a video game and following. The actors were unknowns -- with no Snake Plissken among the bunch.
Last year, Jette Kernion covered the release of a "Lucased" Warriors DVD, with added unnecessary effects, wishing that the rumours of a Tony Scott re-do wouldn't happen. It seems that Jette won't get her wish, and the film will not remain Scott-free. IGN recently talked with the director, who confirmed his plans for a re-make.
Scott is ready to up the ante for the film. Where the original had a few gang members, he wants thousands, and not hordes of extras or CG'd heads. He's currently schmoozing with gangs to get real members on-screen. Oh, and he's also moving the story from