Deadline reports that Sony is prepping another reboot of the Zorro franchise. But if you were a fan of the last time they rebooted the Zorro franchise, don't get too excited: This is going to be one of those grim, gritty reboots that Hollywood refuses to stop making:
That's right: It's basically none of the things people like about Zorro, and all of the things that people can see in about a million other movies. By contrast, here is the most famous scene from 1998's hit The Mask of Zorro, in which Antonio Banderas cuts off Catherine Zeta-Jones' dress while delivering witty little asides:
So picture something kind of like like that — but with less banter, more crying, and that song from Requiem for a Dream playing over the whole thing.
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