‘An American Werewolf in London’ Remake May Get Directed By John Landis’ Son [Video]

‘An American Werewolf in London’ Remake May Get Directed By John Landis’ Son [Video]

An American Werewolf in London is perhaps one of the most iconic werewolf horror movies of all time. The storyline, the characters and the special effects were so visionary that the end product for the film became the standard for which all werewolf movies would be judged for generations to come.

By now, horror fans and fans of An American Werewolf in London are well aware that John Landis is the visionary creator of the film and his storyline was such an engaging plot that fans all over flocked to the film just to catch great cinematic effects accompanied by a great characters, a great cast and fun comical moments that turned into bone chilling horror.

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But all that was over 35 years ago and An American Werewolf in London is still popular to this day. So much so that there is reason to believe that John Landis’ son, Max Landis, is poised to reinvent his father’s vision of An American Werewolf in London back to the big screen for a new generation of horror fans to enjoy.

Max Landis tweeted on Wednesday night a real tease for the possibility of An American Werewolf in London remake, but he soon took it down after stories appeared all over the web.

“There’s only one of my dad’s movies I’d ever be willing to try to remake and I’m already doing it,” Max Landis wrote on the tweet before he removed it.

It seemed that tweet was enough to cause a firestorm of speculation about An American Werewolf in London being remade by John Landis’ son, which Max Landis even took to Twitter to shoot down on Thursday.

“I categorically deny any rumors about upcoming projects printed today,” the tweet by Max Landis said.

But that does not truly mean that he will not be remaking An American Werewolf in London, given that Hollywood filmmakers and producers have a tendency to hush secrets before they have a chance to get good promotion out of them.

Check out a trailer for the original An American Werewolf in London below.

Also, check out this special documentary about An American Werewolf in London below.

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