The Fly (1986 film)

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The Fly (1986 film)

1986 American science fiction horror film directed and co-written by David Cronenberg add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1958.

Countries: United States (65%), Canada (12%), (12%)

Main connections: The Fly (1958 film), David Cronenberg, Howard Shore

Linked to: Ducati, American Film Institute

 

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1958

Whereas the 1958 original was followed by two sequels, Cronenberg has said that the stories in his films have definitive beginnings and endings, and he has never considered making a sequel to one of his own films, although others have made sequels to Cronenberg films, including "Scanners" add something


1986

After filming ended early in 1986, a rough cut of "The Fly" was shown to Fox executives, who were very impressed add something

 

Cronenberg stated that he had written not a remake, but rather a "sort of" sequel script to his 1986 version, and would film it if 20th Century Fox gave the project the go-ahead: add something

 

Film critic Gene Siskel named "The Fly" as the tenth best film of 1986 add something

 

"The Fly Papers", Tim Lucas, Cinefex Magazine, 1986 add something

 

"'The Fly"' is a 1986 American science fiction horror film directed and co-written by David Cronenberg add something

 

Howard Shore - He has composed a few concert works including one opera, "The Fly", based on the plot of Cronenberg's 1986 film premiered at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris on July 2, 2008, a short piece Fanfare for the Wanamaker Organ and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and a short overture for the Swiss 21st Century Symphony Orchestra

 

Rick Schmidlin - In 1986 he was an assistant producer on David Cronenberg's "The Fly"


1989

In 1989, "Premiere" and "American Film" magazines both conducted independent polls of American film critics, directors and other such groups to determine the best films of the 1980s, and "The Fly" appeared on both lists add something


1990

In the 1990s, Geena Davis was reportedly involved with an alternate sequel to "The Fly", to be directed by her then-husband, Renny Harlin, titled "Flies" add something


1993

It resurfaced in 1993 on the Roxy Music/Bryan Ferry compact disc "Ultimate Collection" add something


2000

A 6-inch figure of "Brundlefly" was created by McFarlane Toys for their Movie Maniacs line in 2000 add something


2003

In 2003, it was announced that a second remake of "The Fly" was in the works, to be directed by Todd Lincoln, produced by Fox Searchlight, and released in 2006, but this did not happen add something


2005

For the 2005 DVD, the scene was restored from the original negative , with tracked-in sound effects and music taken from the completed film add something

 

In 2005, "Time" magazine film critics Richard Corliss and Richard Schickel included "The Fly" in their list of the All-TIME 100 Greatest Movies, "Time" later named it one of the 25 best horror films add something

 

In the version of the script that appears on the 2005 DVD, Veronica is conscious during the final scene, and when the Brundlething emerges from the receiving Telepod and crawls toward her, she aims Stathis' shotgun at it, but the creature ends up dying at her feet add something

 

It was released on record, cassette and compact disc by Varese Sarabande, and in 2005 was remastered and reissued on a two-disc set with Christopher Young's album for "The Fly II" add something

 

Some early test footage can be seen on the 2005 "The Fly": Collector's Edition DVD, as well as the Blu-ray release add something

 

"The Fly" DVD audio commentary, 20th Century Fox, 2005 add something


2008

Also, a 15-inch polystone statue of "Brundlefly" was made by Sideshow Collectibles in 2008 add something

 

Despite Cronenberg's prior assertions that he does not make sequels to his films, he returned to "The Fly" for the opera "The Fly" in 2008, and his proposed sequel film project would mark a second return to the material, as well as his first sequel to one of his previous movies add something

 

In 2008, the American Film Institute distributed ballots to 1,500 directors, critics and other people associated with the film industry in order to determine the top ten American films in ten different genre categories add something

 

David Cronenberg - The Fly - In 2008, Cronenberg directed Howard Shore's first opera, "The Fly"


2009

In 2009, it was rumored that David Cronenberg himself was preparing to direct a second remake of "The Fly", but it was not until 2011 that the director addressed the rumors add something


2011

David Cronenberg - In the October 2011 edition of "Rue Morgue", Cronenberg stated that he has written a companion piece to his 1986 remake of "The Fly", which he would like to direct if given the chance


2012

Cronenberg elaborated further when interviewed by "Empire" in 2012: add something

 

In a late 2012 interview, Cronenberg provided additional details on why the project had stalled, citing add something


2015

The miniseries will be written by Brandon Seifert and will be available beginning in March 2015 add something


2018

On June 15, 2018, Jeff Goldblum said he would be interested in doing a sequel only if Cronenberg was involved even though his character died add something