'Poseidon' sets sail again

February 2004
Daily Variety;2/24/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 42, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Wolfgang Petersen and Mike Fleiss are preparing for a remake of the 1972 disaster film, "The Poseidon Adventure," with Warner Bros. Co-production of the film among Petersen, Fleiss and Diana Rathbun; Differences in the genre where the producers have excelled; Reputation of the film, "The Poseidon Adventure," of setting the precedence for all disaster films.


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