New writers, director for Flight Of The Navigator remake

News Simon Brew
28 Nov 2012 - 07:50
Flight Of The Navigator

The Flight Of The Navigator remake has the Safety Not Guaranteed team on board...

With Safety Not Guaranteed due in UK cinemas next month, director Colin Trevorrow is likely to be busy on press duties in the immediate future for his impressive debut feature. Half of the time, presumably, he’ll end up fielding questions about Star Wars (with which he was heavily linked), and he may now be expecting one or two about the upcoming remake of Flight Of The Navigator.

It’s been revealed by Variety that Trevorrow has signed up to write the screenplay for the new film, along with Derek Connolly. And it’s also looking like a strong possibility that Trevorrow is in pole position to direct it, as well. He’s reportedly a big fan of the original movie.

There’s no formal timescale that we know of for the film, but it’s likely that Disney will want to get it moving in one shape or another next year. The remake has been on the cards for three years and counting so far…


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