'Escape' Now: '300' Star the New Snake Plissken
According to Variety, producer Neal Moritz and screenwriter Ken Nolan are looking to remake
Of course, if those box office disappointments -- or "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life" or "Dear Frankie" or "Reign of Fire" -- were Butler's only credits, he wouldn't be the centerpiece of any new blockbuster remakes. However, Butler's most recent credit is a leading role in "300," which had a whopping $70 million opening last weekend.
Suddenly, studios are reportedly battling to give Butler the chance to step into
If the "Escape From New York" remake strikes a chord, the filmmakers can move on to Carpenter's somewhat less successful 1996 sequel "Escape to L.A."