'Mr. and Mrs. Smith' Set for a Reboot as Well?

A new story reveals that the 2005 summer film will be remade at Fox.
Fox remaking Mr. and Mrs. Smith so soon?
Fox remaking Mr. and Mrs. Smith so soon?
If a new story is to be believed, it seems a 2005 summer blockbuster could get a reboot. Vulture is reporting that Fox is developing Mr. and Mrs. Smith remake.

The site also reports that the new film will be titled Mr. and Mrs. Jones and will not feature the original film's stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. While the first film centered on a dull married couple who both lead double lives as assassins without either of them knowing their spouse's true profession, this film will revolve a younger couple who are set up as a fake husband and wife when they complete their agency training.

Akiva Goldsman is attached to produce the new remake. It was said that financial matters were at the heart of the remake, since the studio could revisit a popular title without the high-priced talent attached to the first film, going with younger, more cost-efficient stars.

Mr. and Mrs. Smith was released June 10th, 2005 and stars Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington, Keith David, Chris Weitz, Rachael Huntley. The film is directed by Doug Liman.

Sources: Vulture

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Comments (73)

  1. Clockworkcookie

    ...lolwut???? D: New money making tactic, rip off your own movies with cheaper actors...

    4 years agoby @clockworkcookieFlag

  2. Illuminati

    this is so idiotic...i...i...i'm actually at a loss for words!

    Looks like the execs at FOX are passing around the 'stupid' stick this week!

    4 years agoby @illuminatiFlag

  3. WiseGuy

    What the f*ck?!??!??! This has to be a f*cking joke, if not then Hollywood is garbage. Give us movielovers something original and smart like The Hurt Locker, or Inglourious Basterds. I mean this movie only released 5 f*cking years ago and now there is gonna be a reboot, that is just ridiculous.

    4 years agoby @zgcorleone072Flag

  4. Null and Void.

    Dear Lord. It's really THAT bad over there in Hollyweird?

    4 years agoby @soylentgreenFlag

  5. Err

    i never saw the pitt/jolie version, i just thought it looked pointless and uninteresting.

    4 years agoby @err2005Flag

  6. Xenon

    some directors don't give a sh*t all they want is the money.
    Mostly I stay away from reboots but this is terrible news, next thing we know MASH the film will get a reboot, then again that does need it, such a horrible film.

    4 years agoby @xenon56Flag

  7. mystery-man

    this is retarted

    4 years agoby @nivleFlag

  8. Narzion


    4 years agoby @narzionFlag

  9. Narzion

    i give a sh*t. why are they making bad movies if they are going to reboot them after 3 years, why they don't make a movie that is good in the first place

    4 years agoby @narzionFlag

  10. T.Clark

    If the reboot or remake is good, then who gives a sh*t?

    And again, I didn't think of remake when I read the plot description. New title, new characters...more like an unrelated sequel.

    4 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  11. Stiles

    Co-starring Jennifer Aniston?

    4 years agoby @stilesFlag

  12. Brian

    Nothing should be re-booted/adapted for the rest of the decade. There should be some sort of law intact where a studio CANNOT reboot/adapt ANYTHING until 2020. And just see what kind of ORIGINAL content they can come up with.

    4 years agoby @brianFlag

  13. HardcoreHaagen

    If anything should get a reboot it should be Eragon. I think a lot of people enjoyed the story once it was out of the theater and on DVD. I think it would be a success. They would just need to make the armies larger and more like Lord of the Rings instead of small armies with soldiers who look out of shape.

    4 years agoby @hardcorehaagenFlag

  14. justincase

    HOLYSH*T! I just got an email. Fox planning AVATAR REBOOT!


    4 years agoby @justincaseFlag

  15. Messenger

    I've said this before and I'll say it again. I am very forgiving on cinema but this is totally uncalled for.

    4 years agoby @messengerFlag

  16. ejk1

    There's no reason for this at all. The movie was a box-office success. Reboots are only needed if a franchise becomes stagnant and unprofitable.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  17. Remy72883

    this is dumb

    4 years agoby @remy72883Flag

  18. Narzion

    my point is-they are making reboots just after 5 f*cking years....ridiculous

    4 years agoby @narzionFlag

  19. AnnoyingFilmCritic

    This is ridiculous...ok, when are they gonna remake the upcoming Clash of the Titans remake & The Dark Knight?

    4 years agoby @annoyingfilmcriticFlag

  20. spynet315

    @Nazion The Hulk remake was pretty much needed because the first Hulk movie really sucked. Other than that, these remakes are getting bat-sh*t crazy.

    4 years agoby @spynet315Flag

  21. Jcberry526

    have yours not heard yet they are NOT for doing Harry potter and the Deadly hallows Part2, they are planing a REBOOT, due to wanting to make more money LOL ...

    4 years agoby @jcberry526Flag

  22. fanboy

    you dont f*cking reboot a single movie franchise. plus why the f*ck would you reboot this? Mr and Mrs smith was good, but f*ck the reboot

    4 years agoby @fanboyFlag

  23. Narzion

    hulk 2003-hulk reboot 2008
    spider-man 3 2007- spider-man reboot 2012
    Mr. and Mrs. Smith 2005- Mr. and Mrs. Smith reboot 2010

    4 years agoby @narzionFlag

  24. K.Guy


    4 years agoby @kguyFlag

  25. Jprocks

    what the hell might as well reboot movies from 2000 to now damn it

    4 years agoby @jprocksFlag

  26. Pbcritical

    SERIOUSLY? What is it with all the remakes first spiderman and now this. I don't see any point to remaking this film and if you read the summary it doesn't even look like a remake. Anyway I think this next one will flop because it was Brad and Jolie that made this film work and without them no one is going to see this new remake.

    4 years agoby @pbcriticalFlag

  27. LuxoIII

    not seeing, in fact, I think we should start boycotting crap like this

    4 years agoby @brady1138Flag

  28. ZanyZap

    People don't obey laws in California, Spynet. I think that's a law...

    4 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  29. justinishulk

    exactly! Avatarsequel..... why they don't do sequel?....

    4 years agoby @justinishulkFlag

  30. spynet315

    What!? This is getting really ridiculous. You can't remake a movie that's only 5 years old, can you? Isn't that against the law in California? lol, whatever. I didn't see the first one, and I sure as hell won't see this new one. Seriously, when I saw this I had to check the date to make sure that it wasn't April 1st yet.

    4 years agoby @spynet315Flag