Gender-swapped ‘Lord of the Flies’ remake to really miss the mark there

Lord of the Flies is finally getting the female-driven treatment its toxic male aggression always angrily demanded. Deadline reports that 1954 Nobel Prize-winning classic is being remade as a gender-swapped version that will re-tell the William Golding tale with all girls being trapped on an island together to form an increasingly violent micro-society. As only makes sense, it’s not even women heading up the project. Instead, it’s Scott McGehee and David Siegel, the writer-directors behind The Deep End and What Maisie Knew.

  • Jeremy Tilton

    Did Hollywood really run out of comic books and reboots? Genderswapping is pretty lazy. I think it should go both ways. I wanna see genderswapped Vagina Monologues.

    • HalSolo

      I’ve heard a bearded man on a sidewalk loudly yelling about his vagina. You don’t want that.
      Watch the Old Greg episode of Boosh instead. It’s the best compromise.

    • Jolie Rogers

      I personally can’t wait for 9 to 5…. Please don’t bring up Horrible Bosses because it’s too Hitchcockian.

  • HalSolo

    Shit, is that DINOSAUR ISLAND in the header image?

  • scott19

    I bet you in this version though, 99% of the girls band together to really hate Julie.