The good news is, you can too! While you may not have the rights to spec a screenplay out of the Marvel Universe, nothing prevents you from dusting off an old classic that’s in the public domain and throwing it into contemporary times where modern teen moviegoers can relate to it.
Here are five other hit modernizations of classic stories:
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As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast and Crew.