Director Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) has signed on to direct a remake of the 1983 classic WarGames for MGM.
Seth Gordon will direct the War Games remake
The original WarGames, which starred Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy, centered on a whiz kid computer programmer who finds a way inside the government's military computer system. Seth Gordon will develop the screenplay for MGM, which has a spate of remakes in development including RoboCop and Carrie.
Little is known about the story, but it is said that the studio is giving Seth Gordon a lot of room to craft a new story set in the 21st Century.
No production schedule was given for the WarGames remake yet.
WarGames was released June 3rd, 1983 and stars Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin, Juanin Clay, Kent Williams, Dennis Lipscomb. The film is directed by John Badham.