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Final Destination ‘re-imagining’ in the works

January 13th, 2019 by Marc Comments

Given that the Final Destination franchise has been over for what feels like five minutes – 2011 in reality – it’s hardly a surprise it’s getting the now tiresome reboot treatment.

The franchise, which saw people escape death only to be hunted down by an invisible grim reaper in more imaginative and stomach-churning ways for five movies in total, started off pretty welll but by the end were just basically splatter flicks in the same ballpark as Saw.

And now the Grim Reaper is coming for the old franchise and leaving a new one behind as New Line has hired Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan to ‘re-imagine’ Final Destination.

The writers were responsible for four of the Saw movies and Piranha 3D and will be in the spotlight over the upcoming  Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and The Reckoning.

We’re not sure how or why a franchise that really has no connective tissue beyond the central premise would need rebooted, but we’ll all know soon enough.

What say you all? Let us know if it’s flogging a dead horse at this stage…

Source: THR

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….