COULD A JAWS REMAKE BE IN THE WORKS?

Posted on 14th August 2013 by aaron in News - Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Jaws

Say it ain’t so, Universal! Say it ain’t so! In news that will probably have everyone cringing this morning, a casting call went out on the website Mandy for a reboot to the 1975 film JAWS.

From the site:

We are seeking all crew positions for the upcoming Jaws reboot. We will need to build sets quite early therefore we will be hiring partially prior to the official pre-production. Please submit all job queries via flickfolks.com in the US Film Crew Section. Please leave a message there directly with the studio PM (production manager)

Of everything I’ve ever written about on this site, this has to be one of the most terrifying (something I initially chalked up to the Evil Dead remake). It could be fake. Who knows? I’ve never personally used the website Mandy, but it looks as though just about anyone could meaning that someone could be playing a horrible, horrible prank on all of us. Fingers crossed.

CELEBRATE THE 37th ANNIVERSARY OF JAWS WITH TWO RESTORED, HI-DEF CLIPS FROM THE AUGUST 14th BLU-RAY RELEASE

On June 20th, 1975, a film opened that was so frightening, it made people think twice about that summer vacation to the beach. That film was JAWS, an absolute masterpiece of terror and rated amongst the most horrifying films of all time. Directed by Stephen Spielberg, based on a novel by Peter Benchley, what was initially thought by studio executives would be a small little B-Movie brought horror into the mainstream.

Now JAWS – the landmark motion picture that still makes audiences afraid to go in the water – comes to Blu-ray  for the first time ever on August 14th, 2012. Featuring an all-new, digitally remastered and fully restored picture, as well as 7.1 surround sound, the JAWS Blu-ray Combo Pack with DVD, Digital Copy and UltraViolet gives fans the ultimate way to watch the breathtaking and terrifying action-thriller. In celebration of the release, below are two digitally remastered, high definition clips from the Blu-ray release.

SYNOPSIS:

Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, JAWS set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s chief of police (Roy Scheider), a young marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again. Featuring an unforgettable score that evokes pure terror, JAWS remains one of the most influential and gripping adventures in motion picture history.

Read on after the break for the immense amount of bonus content included with the JAWS Blu-ray release.
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