Alex Garland in Talks to Write Carl Rinsch’s Remake of LOGAN’S RUN

     June 16, 2010

Screenwriter Alex Garland (28 Days Later) is in negotiations to pen the screenplay for Carl Rinsch’s remake of the 1976 sci-fi film Logan’s Run.  The plot centers on a future where people must die when they reach a certain age.  Anyone who refuses is a “runner” and they’re hunted down by operatives known as “Sandmen”.  Logan is a Sandman who is forced to become a runner.  According to Heat Vision, producers Joel Silver and Akiva Goldsman are looking for the new film to incorporate the expanded world presented in William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson’s 1967 novel.

Garland’s most recent screenplay credit is for Mark Romanek’s upcoming Never Let Me Go.  Rinsch is attached to multiple projects including The Gift, a remake of Creature from the Black Lagoon, and 47 Ronin.

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