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'Timecop' Remake Gets 'Journey 2' Writers

April 10, 2014 (6:39 am) GMT
Mark and Brian Gunn are hired to write 'a more gritty and grounded police story with the sci-fi in the background' for the reboot.

"" reboot moves forward with Mark and Brian Gunn. The writers of "" are booked to work in tandem to pen the screenplay for the remake of the 1994 time-travel action movie.

Marc Shmuger ("We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks", "") will serve as a producer. Dark Horse's Mike Richardson, who created the comics the movie was based on, will be involved in the project as an executive producer.

The original feature was directed by Peter Hyams and followed a police officer fighting a sly politician who used time travel for his career. Van Damme shared screen with , Ron Silver, and . It was co-produced by Sam Raimi and Robert G. Tapert.

The movie spawned a TV series which ran for nine episodes in 1997, a video game, and a direct-to-video sequel called "Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision" which starred Jason Scott Lee and Thomas Ian Griffith.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming reboot will be "a more gritty and grounded police story with the sci-fi in the background."

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