New Escape From New York Moving Forward


Vulture has new details about New Line Cinema’s upcoming reboot of Escape From New York, which the site says is moving forward thanks to a well-received rewrite by Allan Loeb.

“Loeb nailed the humor in Plissken without slipping into camp, and he changed Snake’s rescue-mission target from a president to a female senator, thereby upping the banter quotient,” they say, adding, “But just as big a factor was economic: They found a much cheaper way to turn Manhattan into a giant prison.”

You can read more on what we can expect here.