We’ve been treated to the
original (with Rod Taylor and Yvette Mimieux), tortured by the
1978 TV movie (come on, John Beck – Moonpie in Rollerball – as a smart guy? :^), and got a chuckle out of seeing H.G. in his own contraption chasing Jack the Ripper (Time After Time), and countless other loosely based titles. Do we need another, when the first was so good?
IGN Filmforce is reporting that a remake is in the works, scripted by John Logan (Gladiator and the upcoming Trek movie) with Guy Pierce (Rules of Engagement) in the lead role. Although it sounds like this may keep true to the original story, what are the odds that it can meet or surpass the original?