James Cameron and 20th Century Fox have been trying to get a a remake of the 1966 movie A Fantastic Voyage right for a long time. Now the long-in-development project might have found its guy: Guillermo del Toro is in talks to take it over.

The original pic, directed by Richard Fleischer, starred Stephan Boyd, Edmond O’Brien and Raquel Welch and centered on a crewed submarine shrunken to microscopic size and injected into a scientist’s blood stream in order to save him. It was nominated for five Oscars and won for Special Visual Effects and Art Direction.

THR reported this news first today.

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Interestingly, one earlier concept was to have the journey be through the body of an ALIEN, which...
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Well, I liked the first Hell Boy and The Devil's Backbone. And though Pan's Labyrinth was depressing...
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Not so much a remake as a spoof.