Remake? What The MacGuffin!

This is Michael Bay’s doing, folks. Somebody stop him. Please.

A couple of years ago, when they were first thinking about it, they called and asked what I thought about a remake of The Birds, and I thought ‘Why would you do that? Why?’ I mean, can’t we find new stories, new things to do?
Tippi Hedren, 2007 (from an MTV interview)