Date: 22nd July 2004

James Dean classic to be remade

Hollywood is planning a remake of the 1955 James Dean classic East Of Eden.

Ron Howard is overseeing the new movie version of the John Steinbeck novel, originally filmed by Elia Kazan.

It is not yet known who will take the role of Cal Trask, played in the Kazan version by teen idol Dean, reports the Hollywood Reporter.

The star died in a car accident at the age of 24 after drawing rave reviews for his performances in East Of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.

Source: Press Release



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