Report: Universal Studios looking to reboot 1996 blockbuster 'Twister'

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Video above from archives: Moviegoers line up for "Twister" release

Variety reports that Universal Pictures is looking to reboot the blockbuster film, "Twister."

Sources told Variety that the studio is developing a reboot of the 1996 film that was set in and filmed in Oklahoma and is in negotiations with Joseph Kosinski ("Top Gun: Maverick," "Oblivion," "TRON: Legacy") to direct. Variety also reports that Frank Marshall ("Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Signs," "Jurassic World") will produce the "Twister" reboot.

Marshall also is meeting with writers to work on the script, Variety reports. Details about the possible "Twister" reboot have not been released.

"Twister" was the second-highest grossing film in 1996 at the box office, bringing in more than $240 million. The only film ahead of it on the box office list for that year was "Independence Day."

You can read Variety's full story here.