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Is Will Smith rebuilding the tombstone in 2024? New Movie Rumors Explained

by Stewart Cole

Rumors centered around 2024 Tombstone The Will Smith-starring remake went viral on social media over the Christmas weekend.

Val Kilmer and Kurt Russell teamed up in 1993 to star in the Western classic, Tombstone, exploring the stories of notable outlaws and sheriffs from the 1880s, such as William Brocius, Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp.

Tombstone possesses a remarkable 94% audience rating and critic rating of 72% from Rotten Tomatoes. It also earned a worldwide box office of $73.2 million during its initial run.

Will Smith's Tombstone Remake Rumors Explained

A movie poster showing Will Smith and Jamie Foxx side by side in one Tombstone The remake is making rounds on social media.

The couple can be seen wearing iconic western clothing while striking a spooky pose next to a title card that reads Tombstone.


In addition to the poster, the post included a summary of the alleged Tombstone remake, noting that Foxx would play Wyatt Earp and Smith would bring Doc Holliday to life.

The synopsis also indicated that the film is reportedly slated to premiere around the summer of 2024:

“Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping Wild West ride in 'TOMBSTONE,' starring Jamie Foxx as the stoic Wyatt Earp and Will Smith as the charismatic and enigmatic Doc Holliday. As bullets fly and tensions rise, watch their epic showdown against a ruthless gang, against the backdrop of a sunny, lawless frontier. In cinemas Summer 2024.”

Unfortunately, this poster is a fake and there have been no legitimate updates on a remake of the 1993 film since its release.

Will there ever be a Tombstone reboot?

It remains to be seen if a Tombstone reboot is secretly considered.

The 1993 film starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer is considered by many to be a classic. Some have even claimed that they are in the category of untouchables when it comes to reboots, including among these types Back to the Future, Jawsand Titanic.

However, there have been attempts to create a film similar to it Tombstone.

In 2021, a TV movie was phoned in by ITN Films Once upon a time in Tombstone directed by Christopher Forbes was released on Tubi.

However, it failed to live up to fans' expectations after earning only a 1.8 rating from IMDb and lonely review on Rotten Tomatoes described it as the “the worst thing [he has] has ever seen.”

It is safe to assume that creating a Tombstone The remake presents many challenges, considering that a director has to balance many emotional pieces, such as the historical events that happened during the 1880s and telling the story of the notable people of the West who participated in them.

As for the inclusion of Will Smith and Jamie Foxx, the pair are set to have a busy 2024.

Smith is expected to have his hands full Bad Boys 4, I Am Legend 2and Netflix Fast and easy. Foxx, meanwhile, will be working on an upcoming reality series titled We are family and movies like Signal Hill and Tin soldier.

For now, fans can stream Tombstone on Hulu while also available for purchase on major digital platforms.

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