Platinum Dunes to Remake "The Birds"Goon
Everyones favorite producer Michael Bay is doing yet another remake this time a real classic film, the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece "The Birds". Bay is really familiar with remaking films. He is the man behind "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre", "The Amityville Horror", and the upcoming "The HItcher" remakes. It looks like as long as they keep making money off of these remakes their going to keep pumping them into the box office.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the new version would be based on the short story by Daphne Du Maurier, to which Universal owns the rights and which inspired Hitchcock's movie. Tippi Hedren starred in the original thriller about increasingly vicious birds that terrorize a small town.