It’s easy to gripe with studios over remakes. It’s another to take your case to directors who’ve chosen explicitly to make such a move and while there are plenty in the past century to choose from, expect to see Hans Petter Molland’s name in the history books with Cold Pursuit from Lionsgate via Summit Entertainment.
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Hans Petter Molland’s 2014 Norwegian revenge drama, In Order Of Disappearance (a.k.a. Kraftidioten), was one of the most smartly-directed films I’d seen in the last several years. It drew the interest upon learning that Molland was vying for the director’s chair following the announcement of Hard Powder, a remake that would have seasoned thesp Liam Neeson taking the mantle held previously by Stellan Skarsgård.