Planned remake of John Carpenter's 1981 film, "Escape from New York". In 1998, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.
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Merrick Thinks The Escape From New York Remake Script Is Surprisingly Escape From New Yorkish
What impresses me most here is Nolan’s almost slavish devotion to Carpenter’s original material. It’s not a begrudging devotion, either. It’s respect. By Merrick. (June 29, 2007)
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