Actor and director Warren Beatty has announced he’s working on a sequel for the Dick Tracy movie as well as a remastered Blu-Ray of the original Dick Tracy movie he directed and starred in back in the 1980’s.
Recently, Beatty won a legal battle with Tribune Media over the movie rights for the Dick Tracy character.
Regarding the new movie, he was tight lipped, but according to the Hero Complex blog on the LA Times site he offered the following:
Beatty spoke for nearly two hours on ?Dick Tracy,? describing his love for the story, his admiration for the actors and his mixed emotions about making movies. Here are a few highlights:
On the Chester Gould comic strip: ?It was the first comic strip I got involved with as a kid. You know, Dick Tracy was the first non-funny comic strip. ? People got shot, times were tough in the Depression, things had to be done, and he went and did them.?