More Mind-Numbing Imagery From ‘Total Recall’, Film Will Be PG13

Colin Farrell

With the Comic-Con approaching, Columbia Pictures has released a few new stills from Len Wiseman’s Total Recall, a remake of the 1990 Paul Verhoeven adaptation that opens in theaters August 3.

Update: It appears that Total Recall will be only be skirting the fringe of an “R” and will be rated “PG13″ for “intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief nudity, and language.

In theaters August 3, “ ‘Total Recall’ is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell), even though he’s got a beautiful wife (Kate Beckinsale) who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life – real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police – controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen (Bryan Cranston), the leader of the free world – Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter (Jessica Biel) to find the head of the underground resistance (Bill Nighy) and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.

 
  • flesheater24

    I saw this shit coming. IDK could still be good. Highly doubt it though. No wait it’s going to fuckin suck. Fuckin dumb studios.

  • Canucklehead

    Only one question….why?

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.blatcher.3 Chris Blatcher

    Fucking. Goddamn. Bullshit.

  • doomas10

    am i the only one who thinks this is visually a mash-up between blade runner, minority report and the fifth element? And now we got a nice PG-13. Everything for the sake of the wider audience….

  • EvilHead1981

    I’m not THAT familiar with the original story, and to be honest, I thought the first movie was “alright”. But, it wasn’t because of the sci-fi espionage aspect of it, it was because of all those whacked out mutants. For me, they MADE that movie. Take away men with heads in their stomachs and chicks with three boobs and it was just another sci-fi futuristic spy flick, which I’m not all that interested. That’s one of the big reasons I can’t say I’m interested in this one. Just doesn’t look appealing. I know sci-fi geeks into that stuff might find it more appealing, but I was never that big into science fiction.