505 million dollars: 34 years later, this fantastic film which moved an entire generation will be entitled to its remake with Channing Tatum – Actus Ciné

505 million dollars: 34 years later, this fantastic film which moved an entire generation will be entitled to its remake with Channing Tatum – Actus Ciné
505 million dollars: 34 years later, this fantastic film which moved an entire generation will be entitled to its remake with Channing Tatum – Actus Ciné

In 1990, this fantastic work became a real social phenomenon! 34 years later, a “Ghost” remake project is underway. Demi Moore, the film’s lead actress at the time, gives her opinion.

In January 2023, we learned that Channing Tatum, via his production company Free Association, had acquired the rights to the cult film Ghost. Released in 1990, this fantasy drama starring Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg was a real phenomenon!

Directed by Jerry Zucker, the film earned $505 million at the worldwide box office for a budget of $22 million. In France, the work attracted 3 million spectators. 34 years later, Channing Tatum would like to start working on a remake.

Ghost resurrected?

“We have the rights to Ghost. But we’re going to do something different. I think it needs to change a little bit”he confided to the microphone of Vanity Fair in January 2023. A year and a half later, the project is being talked about again through the voice of Demi Moore, who played Molly Jensen in the 1990 classic.

Asked by Entertainment Weeklythe 61-year-old actress is not against the idea of ​​a remake. “In a way, all stories have been told before. The wonderful thing is how things can be reinterpreted”she emphasized.

“I think there are some films that are best left untouched, left alone; however, a reinterpretation can sometimes bring wonderful surprises.”she indicates, suggesting that remaking Ghost in a 2024 style could be interesting.

A reinterpretation can sometimes bring wonderful surprises.

The actress then confirms that Channing Tatum did not contact her on this subject. “He is very talented, I would be curious to see what he decides to do”, she concluded. While waiting to know if Demi Moore will be consulted for this remake project, the artist will soon return to the cinema in The Substance, new film by French director Coralie Fargeat.

Awarded the Screenplay Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, the feature film does not yet have a defined release date. As a reminder, Ghost received 5 Oscar nominations and won 2 statuettes: that of Best Supporting Actress for Whoopi Goldberg and that of Best Original Screenplay for Bruce Joel Rubin.

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