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THE PERFECT STAR FOR THE PERFECT REMAKE

If a movie is worth doing once, it's worth doing again. That's a Hollywood rule. The challenge is in the casting, in finding the perfect contemporary star to make us forget the star of old--the way Mark Wahlberg made us forget Cary Grant in "The Truth About Charlie," the recent recycling of "Charade." Here are 15 brave new retreads guaranteed to make you forget everything that's come before.


Michael Jackson in "Bringing Up Baby"

Winona Ryder in "Never Steal Anything Small"

Trent Lott in "Mississippi Burning"

Tom Cruise in "See My Lawyer"

Bill Clinton in "Harlem Nights"

Monica Lewinsky in "Mystic Pizza"

Cardinal Bernard Law in "Something for the Boys"

Lizzie Grubman in "Caged Heat"

Paul Wolfowitz in "Let's Get Tough!"

Jeb Bush in "The Brother From Another Planet"

Dick Cheney in "Address Unknown"

Ken Lay in "Thieves Like Us"

John Ashcroft in "Don't Bother To Knock"

Martha Stewart in "Lady in a Jam"

Henry Kissinger in "Goodbye Again"


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