Date: 1st November 2004

Remake of The Blob on the way

Producer Scott Rudin is to rework The Blob for a modern audience.

The 1958 original helped to launch Steve McQueen when a large blob of jelly landed on Earth. The blob keeps growing while local townsfolk disbelieve a group of teenagers' warnings.

The movie has already enjoyed one remake in 1988 directed by Chuck Russell in a screen play by The Shawshank Redemption's writer/director Frank Darabont.

The identities of the director and cast for the new remake are as yet unknown reports Digitalspy.

Source: Press Release