This answer was already partly asked and answered here, but to offer a quick answer for this question: No. The thing you have to keep in mind is that while Quantum of Solace is directly after Casino Royale (the opening car chase in QoS being very soon after Bond shoots Mr. White in the leg at the end of CR), Skyfall is set sometime after Quantum of Solace. ...
From Deadline - 'Spider-Man 4'′ scrapped: (January 2010)
[...] Sony Pictures decided today to reboot the Spider-Man franchise after franchise director Sam Raimi pulled out of Spider-Man 4 because he felt he couldn’t make its summer release date and keep the film’s creative integrity.
[...] My sources tell me that Raimi told Sony Pictures: “I can’t ...
This originates in the world of comics, and there have been many "reboots" of comics turned into TV series and/or TV series turned into films.
But assuming your definition is restricted to movies rebooted from other movies only, Wikipedia tells us Godzilla is the earliest. First made in 1954, and rebooted at least in 1984 and 2000.
As new directors came in ...
The earliest instance of a movie re-boot I can find is that of Tarzan.
The earliest film was made in 1918. The same wiki link also shows us:
With the advent of talking pictures, a popular Tarzan movie franchise was developed, which lasted from the 1930s through the 1960s. Starting with Tarzan the Ape Man in 1932 through twelve films until 1948, the ...
I think you are somehow right while otherwise not. It is true that in the first two Craig-movies we see a fresh and new Bond, who is eager to get into the action and is maybe also driven by a bit of a juvenile arrogance (and passionate vengeance in Quantum of Solace). And yet in Skyfall we see a mature Bond who might still not be really grown up emotionally ...
Remake: Re-making the original film, with minimal or no changes.
I'd say this is wrong. A remake carries the same general plot line, but is often very different from the original. Just thinking of movies like Total Recall (2012) or The Magnificent Seven (2016) (which is, in fact, a "re-imagining" of Seven Samurai (1954)) and they're very different from ...
To try to capitalise on the Spiderman name and make money.
To quote from The Huffington Post who covered this:
A fourth installment of the hugely popular [original] Spider-man franchise was
planned, with director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire returning to
their trilogy of films that had earned more than $2.5 billion at the
There's an answer in the article:
While some at Warners consider the title among the studio's sacrosanct
properties, like Casablanca, others see a need to redevelop it in an
environment where studios are desperately looking for ways to monetize
their libraries and branded IP is hard to come by.
Basically, they are looking to make more money of an ...
The reason behind The Hulk's reboot is the negative reviews of the film (It's a different fact that some of people like me liked the old Hulk movie more). And the new Hulk film is also made up his entry in Marvel cinematic universe.
For case of Spider-man Sony and Rami's Clashes are the reason for cancelling Spider-man 4 and then Sony decided for a reboot ...
I actually found this article showing the Hollywood's fastest reboots, some of them below:
Name - Original Film Year release - Reboot Year Release
The Amazing Spider-Man - 2002 - 2012
Rise of the Planet of the Apes - 1968 - 2001
Left Behind - 2005 - 2014
The Incredible Hulk - 2003 - 2008
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - 2007 - 2014
While re-imaginings of stories have been told over and over in film and other media since long before film began, the first instance of the use of the term "reboot" was 'The Incredible Hulk' in 2008, which came out only five years after the previous movie 'Hulk'.
The studio felt that they needed a word to help describe what they were doing with the movie ...
No, actors do not get royalties from reboots. The characters are the property of the writer(s), and only they are capable of getting royalties from reboots.
Not sure who flagged this, but they're more than welcome to read this overly complex legalese on the subject.
How about the Punisher movies? 2004 and 2008. The second one was intended as a sequel but ended up being a reboot. Also, there was a 1989 Punisher movie, but I'm
not sure it counts. If it does, there are 2 reboots in 19 years.
Both contain references to the modern world, the original series being set after the lunar landings, and the re-imaged series being set 150,000 years before today.
The implication of the final aired episode, "The Hand of God", was that the original series took place after the Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 (as the Galactica receives a television ...
I don't think it can be a sequel as both series show the destruction of, and evacuation from, Caprica and its colonies. The final episodes of the new series show that the phrase "all this has happened before..." refers to the fact
I think that the ageing concepts in the Bond movie are related to the old movies so they are both a bit of an in-joke and a way of saying this was how things used to be, now they are changing.
The overall theme of the movie is definitely one of change, out with the old and in with the new.