The classic 1991 action film “The Rocketeer” is getting a reboot, people.
The project is titled “The Rocketeers”, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and the sequel-reboot is slated to be written by Max Winkler and Matt Spicer .
The Rocketeers will include a modern-day twist from the original and a black female lead character.
Set six years after the original “Rocketeer”, a new hero emerges: a young African–American female pilot takes up the mantle of Rocketeer to stop an ambitious and corrupt rocket scientist from stealing jet-pack technology during in the Cold War.
No release date has been announced, and the lead actress is still uncertain, as the film is still in early stages of development.
If you need a refresher on the original Rocketeer … here’s the trailer from the original film.Share this post!