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Seth Gordon Directing War Games Reboot

Broderick in 'War Games.'

MGM is rebooting John Badham's 1983 thriller War Games, with Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon at the helm, according to Variety. The original War Games starred Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy as computer prodigies who discover that the computer game they're playing has the potential to trigger a real-life World War III, if it launches nuclear missiles at the Russians. Of course, a game of Pong heating up the Cold War is no longer a pressing threat, so this reboot has some catching up to do. [Variety]