The Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner is in negotiations to star in the remake of John Carpenter film Escape From New York.

The 1981 sci-fi classic starred Kurt Russell as anti-hero Snake Plissken. Russell returned for the sequel, Escape From L.A., in 1996.
 
Breck Eisner is the latest director attached to the project - Len Wiseman and Brett Ratner have also been linked to the film.

 

 

 

 

 

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