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Naomi Watts Not Yet Confirmed for 'The Birds' Remake

Naomi Watts Not Yet Confirmed for 'The Birds' Remake

Naomi Watts heads back to her car after shopping with a friend at The Mart Collective on Friday afternoon (March 14) in Venice, Calif.

The 45-year-old actress has been the topic of rumors this week that she will be starring in a remake of the classic film The Birds, but the movie’s producer says they are not true… yet.

“No actor or actress is going to commit to everything without a script,” Brad Fuller told horror-movies.ca. “We’ve sat down with her and conceptually I think we all want to make the same movie, but until we have a script and a director, I think it’s a little premature. But, we’re all talking and she’s who we’d like to have as the lead.”

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10 Comments

# 1

I rather she would be great for that role!

# 2

I’d rather not see another classic butchered.

# 4
55vineyard @ 03/16/2014 at 10:34 pm

Have to agree with the others, tired of remakes, sequels and prequels and am boycotting them all. And you do not mess with a great director like Alfred Hitchcock.

# 5

They are not going to be able to improve on the original so why waste the money.

# 6
Hollywood Girl @ 03/16/2014 at 10:43 pm

Are they serious? Naomi who is IMO too old to be playing that part.
Why remake something that was perfect? Tippi really went through a lot to make that picture fantastic. They always do this! Remaking a classic!
Hollywood is really running out of ideas if they are doing this. It’s just sad.
At least have someone like Scarlett Johansson play that part.

# 7

No no no no no no no!!!!!
Okay if they are going to do a remake I can think of numerous actresses to cast instead.
Reese Witherspoon, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain, Sienna Miller, Nicole Kidman, January Jones, Keira Knightley, Amy Adams, Emily Blunt

# 8

Ditto on remakes and sequels. Will not go to any of them. Naomi Watts needs to find a different occupation….one she is good at.

# 9

Dear Hollywood,

You cannot improve a Hitchcock movie.

Naomi would be great, if they could get the right kind of birds.

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