Johnny Five’s alive

Dimension Films has snapped up remake rights to the Eighties smash Short Circuit, which starred Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg. The original film’s writers, SS Wilson and Brent Maddock, have been hired to write the script for the remake with David Foster, Ryan E Heppe and John Hyde producing. The remake will follow on the … Continued

j5.jpgDimension Films has snapped up remake rights to the Eighties smash Short Circuit, which starred Ally Sheedy and Steve Guttenberg.

The original film’s writers, SS Wilson and Brent Maddock, have been hired to write the script for the remake with David Foster, Ryan E Heppe and John Hyde producing.

The remake will follow on the heels of this summer’s distinctly ‘Number 5’-esque Wall•E, the latest Pixar flick, which tells the story of a robot, or Waste Allocation Load Lifter, who is left behind on Earth.