Total Recall remake starring Colin Farrell as Douglas Quaid – played by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1990 hit movie of the same name. Judging by the footage below, I think I’m going to like director Len Wiseman’s take on Philip K. Dick’s short story We Can Remember It For You Wholesale. I just hope the fight scene with Quaid’s two love interests (Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel) kicks as much ass as Sharon Stone and Rachel Ticotin’s.
Teaser for the trailer
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) whom 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) – there is no one Quaid can trust, except possibly a rebel fighter (Jessica Biel) working for the head of the underground resistance (Bill Nighy). 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. The film is directed by Len Wiseman. The screenplay is by Kurt Wimmer and Mark Bomback and the screen story is by Ronald Shusett & Dan O’Bannon and Jon Povill. The producers are Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe.
Total Recall opens on 3rd August 2012. Starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, and Bill Nighy with Len Wiseman as director.