Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 70%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer Smashes In
'Do you bleed?'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
23 March 2015
Full Trailer For Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Arrives
Desperate times. Desperate measures...
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Edge Of Tomorrow (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Wolverine (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Jack Reacher (2012)
Empire Star Rating
The Tourist (2010)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

McQuarrie Defrosts Ice Station Zebra
He's on to remake the 1968 thriller

07 May 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Christopher McQuarrie

Though the idea of Christopher McQuarrie set loose on the Mission: Impossible franchise makes us smile, he may be a little too busy to guide Tom Cruise’s next Ethan Hunt adventure. Warners has him writing and directing a remake of Ice Station Zebra.

Originally a film of 1968 starring Rock Hudson and Ernest Borgnine, Zebra adapts an Alistair McLean novel for a ticking-clock thriller about an American Naval submarine racing against the Russians to retrieve sensitive photographs lost in the Arctic.

Though the original was a popular and stll well-regarded hit, there’s scope for McQuarrie to apply his keen mind and cinematic eye to the story. No schedule has been set for the movie yet, and there’s a chance that he could hold off making it until after agreeing to do the new Mission movie. But right now it appears he’s still considering his options (or at least, hasn’t made his decision public yet).

A McQuarrie fan? Why not head this way for our career-spanning interview with the man?


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Benicio Del Toro Plans Inherent Vice
In Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The 15 Most Controversial Alternate Endings
How some of your favourite films could have finished...

80 Of The Best Movie Star Adverts
From Sly Stallone selling bread to Hugh Jackman dancing for Ice Tea

Showrunner Matthew Weiner Reveals 7 Mad Men Secrets
The truth about The Beatles and that lawnmower

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Breakdown
Everything you need to know about the second teaser

Podcast #157: Alan Rickman
From A Little Chaos to Die Hard and back again

From Hell! 22 Stalker Psychodramas
From fatal attractions to single white females

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon On The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The American Horror Story director on his cult slasher remake

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 70%
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)