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'Cliffhanger' Reboot Is Actually Happening

The 1993 Sylvester Stallone thriller is getting a modern overhaul.

by: Trent Knoss


Cliffhanger—a.k.a. Die Hard on a Mountain, a.k.a. one of the best guilty pleasure movies of all time—is getting a reboot.

Deadline Hollywood reports that StudioCanal has hired Joe Gazzam to pen the screenplay for the revamped version of the 1993 thriller, which starred Sylvester Stallone as a mountain guide who faces off against a group of wily terrorists led by John Lithgow.  

The film has lived on as a minor cult classic amongst action movie junkies. The reboot does not have a U.S. distribution deal yet, nor does it have a director or any stars attached.  But those are mere formalities, right?  We can only hope that Sly is busy clearing his schedule at this very second.

Read more: Deadline Hollywood


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