Classic horror movie The Blob is getting remade with a lot of CGI

Campy horror classic The Blob is getting a remake, Deadline reports. The movie, about a small town terrorized by a hungry, vicious villain from another planet, is known for its shoddy graphics, strange premise, and the launch of Steve McQueen’s acting career.

Simon West, (Con-Air, The Expendables 2) will direct the movie for Goldcrest Films; Richard Saperstein and Brian Witten (Silent Night) will produce. In what may be a boon to fans of the original, Jack Harris, the 96-year-old producer of the 1958 movie, is credited as an executive producer.

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