Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

A Remake of Lion in Winter?

Okay, on the one hand it's rather cool that Showtime is remaking A Lion in Winter -- it's a great play. But this is one of those cases where I'm forced to wonder at it. I mean, yes -- I'm sure that Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close can acquit themselves well in the lead roles. But the original film (starring Peter O'Toole and Kathryn Hepburn) is one of the most perfect movies ever made, IMO. It's hard to see how the remake, however good, can stack up...

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