`Total Recall` was ripe for remake: Jessica Biel

Updated: Jun 02, 2011, 12:37 PM IST

Los Angeles: American actress Jessica Biel, who is all set to star in a modern version of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger movie `Total Recall`, thinks the movie was "ripe for remake".

The 29-year-old actress, however, admitted that not everyone is happy about the film being recreated.

"It`s ripe for a remake. There are two camps, some who want a remake and some who think it should be left alone," Biel told `WWD.com`.

Biel will play the role of a prostitute Melina – which was previously played by Rachel Ticotin.

Kate Beckinsale is set to take up the role of Sharon Stone`s old character Lori, with Len Wiseman directing the project.

The sci-fi movie, which is based on the book `We Can Remember It for You Wholesale` by Philip K Dick.

Producer Neal Moritz had recently revealed the latest adaptation will follow the novel more than its predecessor.