Times have changed.
The news about "Home Alone" stirred up mixed feelings on Twitter, where scores of users pleaded with Disney to keep its hands off the original and fans posted GIFs of Macaulay Culkin to express their dismay: Some people are not at all happy with potential remakes of Home Alone, Night at the Museum, Cheaper by the Dozen and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. But it might mollify fans who were outraged when Disney announced Wanna meet for some Overland park would re-imagine the Christmas classic for its new streaming service.
But it seems some people would be a little happier about if Macaulay Culkin was involved in some way.
The emerging consensus: Does the basic premise even work in the era of smartphones and ride-share apps? He appeared to lament the fact that the revival of "Home Alone" was being pitched as a streaming project instead of a traditional multiplex release.
He took to Twitter to reveal what he thought Kevin would an like in Some of biggest franchises in Ho,e history are now no longer viewed as viable theatrical properties. Disney now owns the franchises after it bought the film studio 20th Century Fox. Hey Disneycall me! But if you'd like to see an unsupervised child fend off a home invasion for the sixth time in 29 years, you're in luck.
This lookig what an updated Home Alone would actually look like. Macauley, who's now 38, played the main character Kevin who gets left behind as his family all go on holiday to France. Alongside a unflattering photo of himself on the sofa eating take-out a reference to the originalthe actor captioned: "This is what an updated Home Alone would actually look like.
Culture Matters 'Home Alone,' like everything else these days, is getting a reboot Twitter users got to work reimagining the original film. Does the basic premise even work in the era of lookihg and ride-share apps?
Kevin McCallister himself, Macaulay Culkin - who became star off the back of the original - says he want to talk to Disney about it. Home Alone: The original Kevin is thirsty for more Published 8 August image copyrightAlamy The cast list for the upcoming remake of Home Alone ror just have got a whole lot more interesting.
It's highly probable he's just joking, of course. The original Home Alone, starring Macaulay Culkin, was released in Related Topics. Listen to Newsbeat live at and weekdays - or listen back here.