Kidman & Pacino in "Prosecution" Remake?

by | July 13, 2006 | Comments

Billy Wilder‘s 1957 film "Witness for the Prosecution" is rather excellent, which is why most (old) movie fans will take exception to the news that … a remake is coming. But at least it’ll have an interesting pedigree. In addition to Al Pacino and Nicole Kidman, the new "Witness" will come with director Michael Radford ("Il Postino," "The Merchant of Venice") attached.

Courtesy of ComingSoon.net: "Italian Newspaper "Il Giorno" told yesterday, that Director Michael Radford, while opening Italian "Global Film & Music Fest" in Ischia with the first screening of his film "Flawless" starring Demi Moore revealed also his next movie: the remake of Billy Wilder’s 1957 masterpiece "Witness for the Prosecution" starring Marlene Dietrich, with the new involvement of Nicole Kidman and Al Pacino in the starring roles."

The 1957 classic was based on an Agatha Christie play, and one can only assume the remake will stick closely to the original film. No point in remaking an Agatha Christie story if you’re just going to monkey around with it, right?

Tag Cloud

NYCC space Super Bowl CMT Podcast GLAAD Logo 2015 Polls and Games 007 Pirates FXX Shudder SDCC DC Universe Vudu APB WGN MSNBC LGBTQ teaser ABC ABC Family Comedy Marathons DirecTV dramedy cancelled TV shows Comics on TV Lionsgate DC streaming service Oscars 2018 Shondaland Countdown docudrama SundanceTV toy story Family First Look Superheroes Year in Review Paramount Network boxoffice Ovation Watching Series HBO Max Britbox Paramount Action Rock golden globes aliens cars TCM Video Games Creative Arts Emmys Sundance Now vampires batman video Amazon Prime Video green book hispanic cancelled television political drama MCU police drama RT History thriller Chilling Adventures of Sabrina LGBT Song of Ice and Fire jamie lee curtis Arrowverse spider-man Box Office Awards Tour comiccon Tarantino Sony Pictures doctor who book Esquire FX Hulu spy thriller Western Calendar Grammys BBC Mary poppins El Rey A&E crime drama Spike 45 Trophy Talk TruTV cooking cancelled zombie free movies Election theme song AMC VICE mutant YouTube New York Comic Con Fall TV Disney Plus Mary Tyler Moore Disney Channel NBC award winner TNT ratings Nominations Disney streaming service Writers Guild of America Columbia Pictures Television Academy elevated horror OWN Country facebook canceled joker quibi Tomatazos Music zero dark thirty Sundance USA Network PBS Binge Guide Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Star Trek Peacock Biopics Pop latino Cartoon Network Anna Paquin dceu ESPN Mudbound GIFs Summer ITV Musicals robots The Walking Dead kids IFC Films Amazon period drama Red Carpet Trivia war Mystery 20th Century Fox stand-up comedy Dark Horse Comics halloween psychological thriller justice league TV DC Comics Superheroe Musical dc binge Emmys First Reviews Quiz CNN crime thriller children's TV Martial Arts cancelled TV series Photos San Diego Comic-Con Drama Crackle cinemax YA foreign Amazon Prime Lifetime biography crossover Universal revenge Pixar finale Fox News Holidays Women's History Month Elton John Freeform Food Network HBO TIFF YouTube Premium what to watch Thanksgiving See It Skip It zombies Comedy Central TBS discovery 2017 Netflix BBC America USA PaleyFest cops Cannes Reality Competition Christmas Ghostbusters Adult Swim Winter TV diversity 24 frames YouTube Red TCA 2017 CW Seed 2016 disaster Pet Sematary WarnerMedia festivals supernatural Kids & Family TLC mockumentary sitcom anthology science fiction Mindy Kaling Rocky Apple TV+ Spectrum Originals Stephen King dragons SXSW Captain marvel crime Star Wars animated comic Trailer Nickelodeon Awards Showtime Toys Reality X-Men Tumblr breaking bad composers Pride Month Walt Disney Pictures BET Brie Larson renewed TV shows canceled TV shows MTV Rocketman streaming E! hist witnail spinoff Ellie Kemper 71st Emmy Awards adventure Interview TV Land 2019 Heroines CBS All Access ghosts Comic Book true crime serial killer FOX movies CBS Film unscripted Bravo Fantasy Syfy Animation strong female leads Epix Teen Emmy Nominations Sci-Fi romance Sneak Peek Character Guide American Society of Cinematographers richard e. Grant E3 Marvel historical drama Set visit psycho Certified Fresh The Purge singing competition TCA nature Warner Bros. series spanish language harry potter politics VH1 President Film Festival Premiere Dates Apple Infographic RT21 National Geographic game show History Cosplay travel south america anime technology medical drama tv talk adaptation Rom-Com casting The CW slashers TV renewals Starz transformers The Witch Chernobyl cults Extras romantic comedy Disney cats Winners Mary Poppins Returns talk show sequel blaxploitation Lucasfilm social media Valentine's Day Nat Geo DGA The Arrangement Best and Worst Schedule Opinion Spring TV based on movie 21st Century Fox Acorn TV spain Black Mirror GoT miniseries IFC sports game of thrones Horror television Masterpiece natural history