You can take the white mermaid but give us back the murderous French chef!
Digging up an old rotting corpse and trying to bring it to life is literally the moral of the story and yet they went ahead and remade this movie anyway.
The cast is fine as Jason Clarke continues his reign as Patron Saint of "that guy" cinema, Lithgow steps in for the great Fred Gwynne, and the Pawscar goes to... Church. As for the story, trading out Ellie for Gage makes more sense but a lot of it just feels…
Producer: So, you want Javier Bardem and Randy Quaid in your film?
Producer: Okay. And Javier will be the King of Spain?
Forman: No. I want Randy as the King.
Producer: But, I just d...
Forman: (*interrupts) I directed AMADEUS
Producer: Ok. Ok. And you want Natalie Portman. As the mother or the daughter?
Forman: Yes. I saw ATTACK OF THE CLONES. I want her to be a clone.
Producer: Ok. I'm putting my…