Ridley Scott to produce `Murder on the Orient Express

Filmmaker Ridley Scott will produce a new adaptation of Agatha Christie`s classic novel, `Murder on the Orient Express`.

`Swamy Ra Ra` to be remade in Tamil, Malayalam

Crime comedy ‘Swamy Ra Ra’, which was one of the few Telugu films of the recent past to enjoy a 100-day run at the Box Office, will soon be remade in Tamil and Malayalam.

Ali Zafar feels remakes are made for profit

Ali Zafar, who will be seen in the remake version of `Chashme Baddoor`, says that remakes are made to earn profit when at times Bollywood runs out of original ideas.

Hindi remake of `Vettai` to go on floor with Shahid in lead

"Get a good Hindi dialogue writer" is what Shahid Kapoor advised director Linguswamy when the Tamil-to-Hindi remake of his Tamil hit `Vettai` was not working out. Now everything is sorted out and the movie is set to go on floors in June.

In remakes, the soul often goes missing: Mohanlal

At a time when South film remakes are popular in Hindi, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal feels that even if various elements are added to the content, the soul of the original is lost when it is re-produced in different languages several times.

Remakes not a trend, but creative choice: Abhishek

Abhishek Bachchan feels that remakes are more of a creative choice than just a trend.

Imran Khan not in favour of remakes

Almost the entire film industry has been bit by the remake bug, but Bollywood actor Imran Khan is maintaining a safe distance from it.

Aamir would love to do remakes of Dev Anand films

Actor-producer Aamir Khan enjoys watching Dev Anand films and `Guide` is his favourite. He says he won`t mind being a part of the remake of his films.

Remakes help me reach out to more people: Asin

After making it big in Bollywood with the Hindi version of her Tamil film `Ghajini`, Asin Thottumkal is now on a remake spree. The young actress says such offers only help her reach out to a wider audience in different parts of the country. "Remakes help in doing that - to get a wider audience and to get the film across to a larger number of people," Asin told reporters from Mumbai.