Clint Eastwood's "A Fistful of Dollars" remake in the works
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Clint Eastwood's "A Fistful of Dollars" remake in the works

Every town has a boss
Every town has a boss
11 Jul - Are you a fan of spaghetti western? Fret no more, as a remake of Clint Eastwood's "A Fistful of Dollars" is currently in the works.

THR reported that Euro Gang Entertainment, founded by Gianni Nunnari and Simon Horsman, will produce the remake along with Italian producer Enzo Sisti of Fpc and Rome-based Jolly Film, which produced the original movie.

"I am delighted to partner with Gianni again having just worked with him on Those About to Die, and with Simon on the remake of this classic film, which created a whole new sub-genre in film spawning over 500 European Westerns," said Sisti, whose has also produced "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and the Oscar-winner "The English Patient".

"A Fistful of Dollars" was Clint Eastwood's first leading role
The original 1964 film was directed by Sergio Leone, and was itself an unofficial remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1961 movie, "Yojimbo". It was the first of a trilogy that included "For a Few Dollars More" and "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly".

It stars Eastwood as a wandering gunfighter who, spying an opportunity to make money from the town's situation, decides to play both of its rival gang families against each other.
The movie was an unofficial remake of
The movie was an unofficial remake of "Yojimbo" (1961)

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