Universal is planning a reboot of John Hughes’ classic sci-fi comedy Weird Science, according to Deadline.
21 Jump Street, Project X, and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World screenwriter Michael Bacall will pen the script with Joel Silver producing.
The remake is being planned as an edgier R-rated comedy akin to Jump Street and The Hangover.
The original stars Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan Mitchell-Smith as two high school nerds who are inspired by Frankenstein to create the perfect woman using their computer.
Once they start interacting with the beautiful creation, played by Kelly LeBrock, they come to realize that she’s much more than a sex object. Hit the jump for more.
No word on casting yet but we’d love to see a Bill Paxton cameo if possible!