It's time for "YES or No" We give you a statement, and you decide . . . YES, it's true . . . or NO, it's totally fake. The new "Carrie"movie came out Friday. So today's theme is horror movie REMAKES.
1. The 1998 remake of "Psycho" starring Vince Vaughn made more money at the box office than Alfred Hitchcock's original.
No: The original made $50 million worldwide, and the remake only pulled in $37 million . . . even though it had a $60 million BUDGET.
2. There have been a total of ten "Halloween" movies.
Yes: The first "Halloween" came out in 1978, and there were seven sequels. Then Rob Zombie directed the remake in 2007, and he did a sequel in 2009.
3. "The Fly", "The Blob", "The Fog", and "The Thing" have all been remade.
Yes: "The Fly" came out in 1958 and 1986, "The Blob" in 1958 and 1988, "The Fog" in 1980 and 2005, and "The Thing" in 1982 and 2011.
4. When Stephen King found out about the "Carrie" remake, he suggested that Dakota Fanning might be a good choice for the lead.
No: He suggested that Lindsay Lohan could play Carrie. The role actually went to Chloë Grace Moretz, who was also in the remake of "The Amityville Horror" in 2005 AND the remake of the horror movie "The Eye" in 2008.
5. The original 1968 version of "Night of the Living Dead" was directed by George A. Romero . . . and so was the remake that came out in 1990.
No: The remake was done by a guy named Tom Savini, who hasn't directed a feature film since.