Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. William Golding's novel "Lord of the Flies" has been adapted into a film in and Story highlights A remake is planned using girls instead of boys Some don't think its a good idea CNN A planned remake of "Lord of the Flies" reimagined with an all-female cast has stirred controversy. Deadline reported that Scott McGehee and David Siegel will write and direct a new version of "Lord Of The Flies," based on the iconic William Golding novel about a group of boys stranded on a deserted island. Once there, the group tries to govern themselves with disastrous results. Siegel told Deadline the plan is to be faithful to the book, which spawned films in and , but with a contemporary twist of using girls instead of boys.
Lord of the Flies ()
It argues that competition, envy, hatred, and strife are plagues of adulthood, that in the primal Eden of adolescence, we are all one. It was required reading in high school: Only the adult rules keep us from killing each other. When their plane crashes, a group of British school boys find themselves stranded on a desert island.
Plot[ edit ] An aircraft carrying 24 young American military school cadets returning home crash lands into the sea near a remote, uninhabited, jungle island in the Pacific Ocean. The pilot of the plane Captain Benson Michael Greene , the only adult survivor, is seriously injured and delirious. All of the survivors arrive on the island.
A lot or a little? The parents' guide to what's in this movie. Positive Messages Comments on the conflict raging within and without humanity between democratic impulses versus the will to power. Left to fend for themselves on an island, a group of boys revert to seemingly innate tribal and brutish behavior.