>. They tried to secure re-make rights to "Them!" for a while, but they were locked up tight as a drum. > Hopefully that drum will stay tight. I absolutely love "Them!" and doubt anyone could recapture the allure. > With the mad Swede on board, our gang brought in one of the Robocop scripters, Ed Neumeier to write up thier fever dream. Bugs! Big >bugs! All kinds! Mutants of some kind! Destroying cities! I also loved "Eight Legged Freaks". I'm thinking this is the movie they wanted to make. While I enjoyed the movie they did end up making, the sad part is that now we'll probably never see a well done version of the book. > > They are making a direct-to-video sequel, you know. "Rico's Roughnecks" isn't it? Or was that the direct to video animated movie that as far as I can tell was buried out of mercy.