The Warriors are finally going through the remake filter, this time for TV. The Russo Bros., have been given a chance to bring the colorful hodgepodge of gangs from Sol Yurick’s universe to Paramount, and Hulu in a one-hour long series. Frank Baldwin will be writing.
Walter Hill directed the original, in a classic work of varying tone, that surely left plenty if someone wanted to expand on it.
A battle of gigantic proportions is looming in the neon underground of New York City. The armies of the night number 100,000, they outnumber the police 5 to 1, and tonight they’re after the Warriors – a street gang blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader’s death. This contemporary action-adventure story takes place at night, underground, in the sub-culture of gang warfare that rages from Coney Island to Manhattan to the Bronx. Members of the Warriors fight for their lives, seek to survive in the urban jungle and learn the meaning of loyalty. This intense and stylized film is a dazzling achievement for cinematographer Andrew Laszlo.