Clueless Is Getting A Remake That Absolutely Nobody Asked For Or Wanted

That's way harsh, Tai.

We don’t care what anyone says: Clueless is THE film of the 90s.

Based on Jane Austen’s Emma, the film follows the rich, popular Cher Horowitz as she takes a ‘clueless’ new girl under her wing at school.

According to Deadline, a remake is in development at Paramount, with the woman behind Girls Trip producing and the writer of Netflix’s GLOW on the script.

The original was released in 1995, and spawned a TV show (which had no Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy or Paul Rudd, remember that), a series of novels, and most recently, a musical.

There was definitely one of these in your school library.

We would argue that the film doesn’t need any updating – isn’t half the fun of it in the fact that it’s a time capsule of the early 1990s? The fashion, the slang, the music… that kind of movie magic doesn’t strike twice. Besides, don’t the teenagers of today deserve their own teen comedies? Stop stealing ours!

It seems many people feel the same way:

Even 90s icon Devon Sawa (he played CASPER, you guys!) is against it:

If they HAVE to remake it, they could probably just cast Paul Rudd and (the very problematic) Stacey Dash again, since they look basically the same as they did in 1995.

We can see this reboot being a full-on Monet. From far away it’s OK, but up close, it’s a big ol’ mess.

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