'King Of Kong' Director Seth Gordon Ready To Play 'War Games' In MGM Reboot

MGM will reboot the 1983 thriller War Games, and the studio has set Seth Gordon to develop the film to direct. Gordon, who made his breakthrough with the gaming documentary The King of Kong, most recently directed the New Line comedy Horrible Bosses, with Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Jamie Foxx. The reconstituted MGM has been going to town with remakes -- landing Jose Padilha to direct Robocop and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to script Carrie -- but the John Badham-directed War Games is one that seems particularly reboot-able.

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alycakes1951d ago

Well I loved 'War Games' so there would be a chance that it could be done right. I don't think you can ever take away from this original though. It's one of my favorite movies.

GodsHand1951d ago (Edited 1951d ago )

Take it to DEFCON 1!

MrMyers1950d ago

this could be cool. the first one was cool. with the advances in technology and the hacker movement it could be interesting to see how this plays out.