‘Sudden Death’ Remake With a “Comedic Twist” is Headed to Netflix

/Film | 8/21/2019 | Chris Evangelista
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Remember Sudden Death? It was a 1995 Die Hard knock-off set in an arena during a hockey game. Jean-Claude Van Damme played a firefighter who has to take on a group of terrorist – lead by Powers Boothe! – holding the entire arena hostage. Oh, and the Vice President is at the hockey game, too. It was pretty damn dumb and featured a scene where Van Damme stabbed a guy in the neck with a chicken bone. And now the movie is getting a remake! The Sudden Death remake is called Welcome to Sudden Death and will add a “comedic twist” to the proceedings.

Universal 1140 is starting production on a Sudden Death remake called Welcome to Sudden Death. Dallas Jackson, the filmmaker of Blumhouse’s Thriller, will direct this new take which features a comedic twist. Comedian Gary Owen is set to star along with Michael Jai White.

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“I’m such a huge fan of martial-arts films I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to reboot this cult classic with Universal 1440,” says Jackson. “Michael Jai White and Gary Owen are both at the top of their game right now and an on-screen dream team. We’re having a blast making this movie and putting a twist on the buddy-action genre. I can’t wait for the world to see...
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