HOLLYWOOD – The new Memento remake is to be based entirely on Guy Pearce’s tattoos.
News came in today that the amnesia-based thriller, Memento, directed by Christopher Nolan, will be remade, taking as its source the tattoos on Guy Pearce. In the original film, Guy Pearce played Leonard Shelby a man who has a memory span of twenty minutes and must search for the killer of his wife. The remake of the film will be based on the tattoos that Pearce, a notorious method actor, had actually tattooed on his own body when he made the film. Christopher Nolan’s Memento is to be remade. The script will be based on the tattoos that Guy Pearce got when he played Leonard Shelby, a man who has a memory span of twenty minutes. He must search for the killer of his wife. The original film was based on the short story by Nolan’s brother Jonathan Nolan. The film was made by Christopher Nolan in 2000. It is going to be remade. The remake will be based on the tattoos that actor Guy Pearce got in order to play Leonard Shelby in the original movie. Nolan told the Studio Exec:
We said to Guy we can get them done by a great make up artist, but Guy insisted on doing his own. Some with a proper tattoo gun and others he did like a prison tattoo with a needle and a biro. It was intense.
Christopher Nolan made Memento in 2000. It stars Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby, a man with a twenty minute memory span who must search for the killer of his wife. It is to be remade. I’ve forget why.