Film’s Louis Giannetti discusses why filmmakers are choosing to produce remakes over originals

Goody: Remake fever bleeds into fall movie season Fall normally is a time for heavy-hitting movies, but this year it’s filled with remakes. One potential reason why? “Maybe because there’s not much money to be made with prestigious films, so fewer and fewer artists are willing to take the chance anymore,” said Louis Giannetti, professor emeritus of film.