According to Variety, Len Wiseman’s remake of Total Recall may have found it’s lead in Colin Ferrell. Ferrell has been offered the lead role and is wrapping up By Virtue Fall in January.
We haven’t seen much of Ferrell lately and this role would seem very high profile just from the remake buzz by itself. Although the question remains, “Why remake Total Recall?” Well, I’d say any Phillip K. Dick book is worth a revisit to theaters with the exception of Blade Runner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep). Ferrell is no Schwarzenegger, but that’s probably a good thing. He can actually act and may actually do Phillip K. Dick some justice in the theaters.
What do you guys think?