According to a report by Variety, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow will co-finance a remake of The Dirty Dozen, the 1967 action flick that starred Lee Marvin as a major who conscripts twelve condemned soldier-prisoners for a dangerous mission in WWII. Joel Silver will produce with Susan Downey. The original Dirty Dozen included Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Trini Lopez, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Clint Walker, Robert Webber and Tom Busby.
The studio has set Con Air screenwriter Scott Rosenberg to team with Alias writer-producers Andre Nemec and Josh Appelbaum on a script that will contemporize the storyline.
- People / Bands: Andre Nemec | Charles Bronson | Clint Walker | Donald Sutherland | Ernest Borgnine | George Kennedy | Jim Brown | Joel Silver | John Cassavetes | Josh Applebaum | Lee Marvin | Ralph Meeker | Richard Jaeckel | Robert Ryan | Robert Webber | Scott Rosenberg | Susan Downey | Telly Savalas | Tom Busby | Trini Lopez
- Genres: Action | War
- Story Types: News