Eli Roth has directed a remake of the classic film “Death Wish”.
Release date is set for March 2, 2018.
Bruce Willis stars in the lead role as Dr. Paul Kersey, a bereaved common-man-turned-vigilante. The original “Death Wish” (1974) Paul Kersey character was forged by Charles Bronson. The role became a cultural icon and led to four sequel films.
In this re-imagining of the 1974 film the setting has been moved from NYC to Chicago–makes sense given the out-of-control murder rate in ChiTown today. And Paul Kersey is no longer an architect but E/R physician.
All the elements here for the making of a huge hit. Stay tuned!