It is one thing to remake a movie from the 50s for a modern audience who believe anything released prior to the year 2000 is not worth watching, but when that movie is one of the best movies of all time? It seems that this scenario could be about to happen as it has been suggested that 1958 Alfred Hitchcock thriller Vertigo is to get a remake with Robert Downey Jr. being eyed to take over the role of John “Scottie” Ferguson. The character was originally played by James Stewart, who as Ferguson found himself entangled in a web of murder, deceit and mistaken identity in what has previously been voted the best movie of all time by Sight & Sound.
Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo looks set to be one of the next starring roles for Robert Downey Jr as Paramount movie ahead with a new remake. Read More