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Escape From New York reboot on the way

John Carpenter classic Escape From New York to be rebooted Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes-style

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape From New York
Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape From New York

According to Deadline, John Carpenter’s 1981 sci-fi classic, Escape From New York, is set to be rebooted by The Matrix and V For Vendetta producer Joel Silver.

Deadline writes, “The goal is to turn it into a trilogy, starting with an origin story in a fashion similar to the way Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes restarted that franchise.”

Pick up the original Escape From New York on DVD for £5 or Blu-ray for £6.75 from Amazon.co.uk.