Normally remakes of European movies are made in the US but Nicholas Winding Refn’s 1996 movie Pusher got to the UK and decided to do the double, with two remakes in the past three years. The first was a British Indian take, while this new one brings across a Spanish director for a London-set version of the story. [Read more…]
Before Bronson and Drive, director Nicholas Winding Refn first made his name with him 1996 Danish movie, Pusher. 16 years on it’s getting a Brit flick remake, with Richard Coyle playing a drug pusher who grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord. While redos aren’t usually that great, there’s cause for hope as Refn himself has helped shepherd the movie as a producer. The film also features Bronson Webb, Paul Kaye and Agyness Deyn and will hit UK cinema screens in May.