Leaked promotional materials from the previously unannounced J.J. Abrams remake of When Harry Met Sally.
Los Angeles—“Lost” co-creator and director of “Star Trek: The Bloated Reboot” J.J. Abrams confirmed yesterday that he will be directing yet another Hollywood remake, this time of the Billy Crystal-Meg Ryan-before-her-lips-exploded romantic classic comedy, “When Harry Met Sally.”
The original, released in 1989, catapulted Meg Ryan into the national consciousness like “Joe Vs. The Volcano” could only have dreamed, and made her into a bankable A-list actress while showing America that Billy Crystal could do more than just a good impression of Sammy Davis, Jr.
The film also starred Carrie “Don’t call me Princess Leia” Fischer and the late Bruno Kirby as Sally’s and Harry’s best friends, respectively. Continue reading →
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When soon-to-be-Princess Buttercup is told the truth about her fiance Westley’s “death” as the two of them are traipsing through the Fire Swamp in the 1987 Rob Reiner classic, “The Princess Bride,” part of that truth was that Westley was not killed by Dread Pirate Roberts after his ship had been attacked when he left Buttercup five years earlier. He wasn’t killed, but did learn that there’d been two other Dread Pirate Roberts since the original one, who’d been retired fifteen years and was living quite comfortably in Patagonia. And the Dread Pirate Roberts who captured Westley was so enamored with him, that he bequeathed the Dread Pirate Roberts moniker to Westley himself. Continue reading →