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Howard Stern Plots "Rock 'N' Roll High School" Remake

July 31, 2008 10:50 AM ET

Shock jock and self-proclaimed "King of All Media" Howard Stern is turning his sights back on films with a planned remake of the classic teen flick Rock 'n' Roll High School. Often on his radio show, Stern discussed his love of the original 1979 film, which was about a group of punk-rock-loving students who — with an assist from the Ramones — rebel against the school's oppressive administration. Stern is set to produce, with Alex Winter (Bill from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, now a director of music videos and TV) on tap to write the screenplay. Winter is also reportedly working on a script for MTV Films about Napster founder Shawn Fanning. As for Stern, he's also producing another '70s remake in Porky's, with production possibly beginning in the fall. So, who should fill the Ramones' role in the Rock 'n' Roll High School remake? Rock Daily's early vote goes to Black Lips.

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