Deadline‘s Mike Fleming. Training Day scribe David Ayer is set to write and direct the update of the classic kill-em-all action pic, in which the future Governator starred as a government agent forced out of retirement to rescue his daughter from an evil dictator.Fox is readying to remake Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1985 hit Commando, according to a report from
So who’s up for filling Arnie’s shoes, you ask? We’ve got a few nominees: How about Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, star of the upcoming A-Team movie and professional UFC bone-breaker? Or maybe Channing Tatum, if he’s ready to rumble again getting mushy in Dear John? Or maybe you swap “father” for “brother” in the movie’s pitch and cast an up-and-comer like Twilight star Taylor Lautner? Come to think of it, who says it has to be a guy? Something tells us Angelina Jolie could take out a maniacal despot and still make it home in time for Shiloh’s afternoon nap.
Okay PopWatchers, it’s your turn to play casting couch: Who should be the next Commando?