STARSHIP TROOPERS Remake In Works; THOR Screenwriters To Pen The Script
With Total Recall remake getting a good attention from the public, producer Neal Moritz is now interested on rebooting another classic, the 1997 sci-fi film Starship Troopers.
According to Vulture Sony Pictures producer Neal Moritz is interested in a reboot for the 1997 Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi film Starship Troopers, based on the Robert A. Heinlein novel. Moritz is also the producer for the upcoming Total Recall reboot. The movie is getting so much attention from the public that the producer may hope to start remakes of other hit movies soon.
The screenwriters Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz are on board to write the script. They're both responsible for writing Kenneth Branagh's Thor and Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class. And let's not forget that they also worked on several episodes of Fringe.
The time is the future. Johnny Rico joins the military after graduation to become a citizen and for the love of his high school sweetheart. In the war against the bug aliens of Klendathu, the military is a very dangerous place to be. Johnny works his way through several battles and with the help of his friends and comrades, helps turn the tide of the war, and save the human race.
The cast of the original included Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Muldoon and Michael Ironside.