The Blob


2016

Brief Synopsis

An object from space crashes to Earth with a substance that absorbs the humans it contacts and grows exponentially.

Film Details

Release Date
2016
Production Company
Goldcrest ; Goldcrest ; Goldcrest ; United Talent Agency
Location
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA; Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, USA

Synopsis

An object from space crashes to Earth with a substance that absorbs the humans it contacts and grows exponentially.

Film Details

Release Date
2016
Production Company
Goldcrest ; Goldcrest ; Goldcrest ; United Talent Agency
Location
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA; Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, USA

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Miscellaneous Notes

First featured role for Steve McQueen.

Remade in 1988 with the same title directed by Chuck Russell.

Remake of "The Blob" (USA/1958) staring Steve McQueen and directed by Irwin S. Yeaworth Jr.

Rob Zombie previously attached to write, direct, and produce.

Project was previously in development at Paramount Pictures with Scott Rudin attached to produce and Chad and Carey Hayes writing a draft of the script.

Project was previously set up at Warner Bros. with Joe Ballarini writing a draft of the script.

This is the second remake of the original film. The first was "The Blob" (USA/1988), directed by Chuck Russell, staring Kevin Dillon and Shawnee Smith and with a screenplay by Frank Darabont.