May 25, 2024 1:13 pm

They Live Remake Imagined by I Saw the TV Glow Director
They Live Remake Imagined by I Saw the TV Glow Director

They Live Remake Imagined by I Saw the TV Glow Director

I Saw the TV Glow has just begun its slow theatrical rollout, with a much wider release coming May 17. There’s been a lot of hype about the hazy, anhedonic, post-vaporwave, anti-capitalist aesthetic of filmmaker Jane Schoenbrun after their first feature film, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair. Their next film is yet another original quasi-horror tone poem that elaborates Schoenbrun’s distinctive vision amid the cinematic landscape (so ber-hip but anti-awesome). So it’s interesting that the director is toying with an idea for a remake, much-maligned as that word may be. Then again, the remade film would be a good fit for Schoenbrun: John Carpenter’s They Live.

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​Jane Schoenbrun has wondered what IP would be the most fun to play with, and ultimately came up with an idea for John Carpenter’s They Live. Read More