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Mad Men and Buffy writer remaking Fright Night

by Brad Trechak, posted Nov 12th 2009 10:33AM
Fright NightMarti Noxon will be writing the remake of the cult 1980's flick Fright Night. For those who don't know, Noxon is a writer on the series Mad Men (for which she got a WGA nomination) among other shows. She is best remembered for her singing appearances on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Once More With Feeling" (she was a writer and producer on that show too) and the Internet phenomenon Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

Getting into movies for a moment, Fright Night was always a guilty pleasure of mine. Noxon is a good choice to write it too. Along with the diversity of her writing experience, she has used the same sort of combination of horror/humor when she wrote Buffy.

Of course, she's not the only Buffy alumnus writing a comedy horror. Joss Whedon himself is involved with project called Cabin In The Woods. He has the spare time to complete it now.

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"Cabin in the Woods" IS complete, has been for a while. It was originally supposed to be released in February, but it is being delayed a year to allow the film to be converted in post-production to a 3D film.

November 12 2009 at 1:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Next up, the remake of Child's Play, Gremlins, The Gate, The Monster Squad, Near Dark... Seriously, enough with the remakes.

November 12 2009 at 11:21 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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