Ask a Ninja Remakes Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
Holy awesome! Although we forgot to mention that yesterday was the International Day of Awesomeness, we're making up for it today by announcing that the 1978's cult classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! is being remade. Get this though, the creators behind the (in)famous Ask a Ninja web series, Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine, are writing the script, and Nichols will be making his directorial debut. There's not much more news to report about this, but not much more is needed, because this is certainly now a day (late) of awesomeness for all of us.
The rights were acquired by M. Dal Walton III, the person behind the recent Day of the Dead and Terror Train remakes. Nichols says that any changes to the original plot have yet to be revealed, but of course "it still is expected to revolve around killer tomatoes." He also goes on to say he's a bigger fan of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! than you: "[the film] is the masterwork of a generation. We can only aspire to recapture that magic."
I wish I would have had the incredible pleasure of watching Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!, but unfortunately I'm a fool and haven't yet seen it. However, Neil from Film School Rejects exclaims, "it's a fucking classic, dude!" So I'll leave all the discussion on this up to all of you. First question - would a remake of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! even be that awesome? Second question - is it bad or good that this is a complete project from the Ask a Ninja team?