Radio Silence Exits ‘Escape from New York’ Requel Project

Filmmaking duo Radio Silence, known for their recent success with the vampire movie “Abigail,” has announced their departure from the “requel” of John Carpenter’s “Escape from New York” due to rights issues and time constraints. The news comes as a surprise to fans who were excited about the contemporary adaptation and the involvement of Carpenter as an executive producer. Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett framed the project as a “requel,” blending reboot and sequel, but