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Friday, February 01, 2019

"Escape From New York"



Leigh Whannell ("The Invisible Man") will write and direct an updated reboot of John Carpenter's "Escape From New York" (1981) with Carpenter signed on as an executive producer:


"...in 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding, with the entire island of Manhattan converted into a giant maximum security prison. When 'Air Force One' is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president is taken hostage by a group of inmates. 


"'Snake Plissken', a former 'Special Forces' soldier turned criminal...


"...is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom..."


Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Escape From New York"...