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Is This Idea Dead On?

Interesting news last week for movie fans. Star Wars mastermind George Lucas is taking CGI to the next level. And he's digging deep to bring the latest cinematic development to the screen. I don't mean his wallet. After all, what's money to George Lucas? No he's digging deep into the graves of dead stars to resurrect them on screen.

This is a fascinating, if not ghoulish, development. Ha, I wonder if this is the only way for Mel Gibson to resurrect his film career? He's sure having trouble doing it while he's alive.

Will Lucas call his film Night of The Living Dead? Oh, right, that's been done before.

Maybe he could raise Herve Villechaize, Gary Coleman and Billy Barty from the grave for a film. I dunno. It'd probably be a short. How about a remake of Little Men?

If it's a Star Wars sequel he's planning, Chris Farley might make for an entertaining Jabba the Hut.

And Liberace might take a turn as Gay Radar, a distant cousin of Darth Vader, "Luke, I'm not your father."

How about digging up Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Maybe we'll find out whatever happened to baby Jane?

There's a big trend these days towards remakes and reimaginings of films in Hollywood. So here are some possibilities with back from the dead actors in leading roles.

Star Gores

Didn't Die So Hard After All

Full Metal Casket

No Need To Save Private Ryan

A Few Good Dead Men

It's A Wonderful Afterlife

The Undeparted

Dead and Deader

Slow and Not So Furious

Conan The Zombie

The Ghoul With The Dragon Tattoo

Not Gone in 60 Seconds (Not Gone Ever)

Face/Off, Hands/Off, Ears/Off

The Casket Crashers

God I hope George Lucas rethinks this. Lord help us if it's the next big thing!


Canadian Blend said…
As long as he doesn't bring Jar Jar back, I'll be OK with just about anything Lucas does.
Anonymous said…
All of these sound grand to me! But then again, I have a soft spot in my heart for the undead.

Boom Boom Larew said…
How about:

Tell them Willie Boy is Dead
Gory Road
To Kill a Mocker
No Country for Dead Men
Gone Deadie Gone
Body of Dies
You slay me with your puns...but that's all right, George always can bring me back. :)
nonamedufus said…
Cdn. Blend:I never got into the subsequent trilogy, or prequel I guess. I had to Google Jar Jar. I thought maybe he might have been a reject from the bar scene.
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: You know I thought this might appeal to you for some reason. hahaha
nonamedufus said…
Boom Boom: "Tell Them Willy Boy Is Dead" - love it! I should have talked to you before I wrote this post.
nonamedufus said…
UR: Well, as long as you keep coming back, I don't care who brings you.
00dozo said…
How about:

The Chronicles of Dead Dick
The Undead Zone
Night At The Mausoleum
Pursuit of Undeadliness
The Replacement Parts
Grave's Anatomy (yeah, I know it's a book)

Bluezy said…
I am a serious Sci Fi fan and all I can say is blasphemy!
I am so serious that I am thankful that I did not die before knowing whether Han Solo was going to survive the carbonite prison! We need more cult sci fi.
I am not amused.

I wonder if it will be in 3D?


I can see people setting their tents up now to buy the tickets.
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: There's nothing I like better than a participatory post. Those were great ones. I particularly liked Grave's Anatomy.
nonamedufus said…
Bluezy: Oh I felt the same way about that carbonite thing. I wash sure he was a goner. Guess I needn't have worried. Lucas simply raised him from the dead!
nonamedufus said…
Kimber: Oh it'll have to be in 3D. Absolutely.
K A B L O O E Y said…
I knew these'd get the Quirky thumbs up.

Dead Again, Again
The Undead Zone
Die Hard With an Asterisk
Akeelah and the Zombie
Linda Medrano said…
Your suggested titles are nothing short of brilliant! Love them!
nonamedufus said…
KABLOOEY: Those are all good. Gosh, I think I started something.
nonamedufus said…
Linda: Wow, thanks. It was fun pulling this together. I'm glad you liked it.
injaynesworld said…
I'm sure the studios would love it. Living actors are such a pain in the ass to deal with.

Very clever, my friend.
nonamedufus said…
Jayne: It might be welcomed by agents, and justify what many think. Those guys are a bunch of bloodsuckers anyway.

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