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Tony Scott in Talks to Remake 'The Wild Bunch'

Aug 18, 2011 | 2:17pm EDT

5651033.jpg On the heels of True Grit's 2010 triumph, another classic western is set to receive the remake treatment. Deadline reports that Unstoppable director Tony Scott is in talks revisit The Wild Bunch, Sam Peckinpah's 1969 tale of aging outlaws angling for one final heist during the waning days of the frontier.

Just how soon the film will be able to start shooting is unclear, as Scott's schedule is already jammed with a slew of high-profile projects, including Hell's Angels, about the legendary biker gang, remakes of Top Gun and Potzdamer Platz, and an adaptation of John Grisham's novel The Associate. According to Deadline, Scott is hoping to shoot Angels next with Jeff Bridges, but the film's start date contingent on the Crazy Heart star's equally busy schedule. That is, if he wants to make the film; apparently, the film's producers have yet to reach out to the actor regarding the role. Might want to get on that one, fellas.

Source: Deadline

Check out the trailer for Scott's most recent blockbuster, Unstoppable:

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