Get ready for some Intolerable Cruelty to animals! Or rather, from animals. Rumor has it that the man who stares at goats may soon be running for his life from seagulls, as George Clooney has supposedly been tapped to star in the remake of The Birds. This makes the movie a lot more tolerable for Rod Taylor, who starred in the original version. That doesn't mean he likes it, but he swears he'll withhold judgment now that Clooney's rumored (though not attached... yet).
However, even though the talented Naomi Watts has been rumored as the one to replace Tippi Hedren in the lead female role, Hedren isn't a fan of the remake, saying that Hollywood needs to come up with original movie ideas. She said: "Can't we find new stories, new things to do? Must you be so insecure that you have to take a film that's a classic and try to do it over?" Hmmm... Wait, who's the insecure one? The one who is upset that someone dare remake a film in which she starred, or the people taking a stab at it? I'll let you solve that puzzle for yourselves.
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