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  • January 24, 2013 sj00000000136059
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    Liked the original and very excited to see the new version coming in 2013

  • September 11, 2012 sunnclassicpics
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    “CUJO,” The Motion Picture Remake, Goes Into Pre-Production This Month. Palm Springs, CA: Lang Elliott, President & CEO of Sunn Classic Pictures, Inc., announced this week that Sunn plans to produce the remake of “CUJO” early next year. Sunn produced and distributed the original “CUJO” motion picture in l983, based upon Stephen King’s novel. The l983 version was highly successful at the worldwide box-office and, compared with today’s inflation and higher ticket prices, the box-office would be well over $225 million even without ancillary sales (i.e., DVD, cable, free television, pay-per-view, etc.). “CUJO” is the story of a large, playful St. Bernard dog that is transformed into a hideous killing machine after being infected by rabies. Donna Trenton’s car is on the fritz, and she and her son take her ailing automobile to their mechanic. Upon their arrival, the car stalls and refuses to restart. When the mechanic fails to appear, Donna searches for him. The transformed, maniacal “CUJO” reveals himself; he is highly agitated and very aggressive. Donna hardly recognizes this filthy, monstrous creature foaming at the mouth. Suddenly “CUJO” charges Donna, who barely makes it back into the car for protection. Trapped with her son and the windows rolled up, the sweltering heat begins to take its toll. “CUJO’s” powerful state of insanity and violence await. Hugh Kelley, Sunn’s Sr. Executive Vice President, will be supervising the pre-production of “CUJO” and working with Sunn Classic’s Marketing Team to achieve a 2013 release. The remake of “CUJO” will represent the 30th Anniversary since the original “CUJO” release. No casting has been done on the remake, but “CUJO” requires an A-talent female lead. The original “CUJO” was a ho

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