Fox to Remake ‘Taken’ and Call It ‘Commando’

Thursday, April 29 by

Ah, now all the kids on my bus route will get my Commando references. Fox has hired David Ayer (Harsh Times, Street Kings) to write and direct a remake of THE BEST FILM EVER. A former Navy soldier, Ayer is putting his own real world spin on the character formerly played by Schwarzenegger. This time around, the elite commando on a mission to rescue his daughter will be "less brawny, but more skilled in covert tactics and weaponry."

Ayer now needs to figure out how to make the film car-centric. That’s the only bump on the road to getting Jason Statham to agree to star. (Deadline)

 

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