Seriously is there actually anyone out there who wants this to happen? From what I can gather not even Dario Argento is keen on seeing his masterpiece remade, and who can blame him. Suspiria is far too good, and far too unique to ever be remade, and I personally just don’t see how a remake could actually work.
However, director David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Your Highness) is intent on going ahead with his remake. However, it would seem his remake has hit a snag, as he revealed to Collider while promoting his new film Prince Avalanche at Sundance:
“Suspiria is caught up in legal crap so who knows what will ever happen to that,” he explained. “That kind of falls into the ‘Confederacy Of Dunces’ category of ‘someday I’d like to make these movies’ that I was once attached to and worked on, but they may never happen.”
Ah, now that’s a shame isn’t it? I count this as a blessing, I never had any interest in seeing such a work of genius remade, and am thankful that the film is struggling to get made. Surely Gordon Green has read all the negative response to his plans, and it is time for him to give up on the idea and move on?