Why do they always remakes the classics??!

“Nerd” alert: director signs on to remake
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Kyle Newman has signed on to direct “Revenge of the Nerds,” a remake of the seminal 1984 teen comedy.
The project is being developed by Fox Atomic, the new young-adult genre division of Fox Filmed Entertainment. The studio is eyeing a summer start date.
The film reteams Newman with scribe Adam F. Goldberg, who is rewriting the latest “Nerds” incarnation. The pair worked together on Newman’s upcoming “Fanboys,” which will be distributed by the Weinstein Co. Newman also penned the animated children’s comedy “Gnomes.”