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07/08/2019 10:17 BST | Updated 07/08/2019 15:12 BST

Home Alone Remake Confirmed By Disney – And Fans Are Having None Of It

The 1990 film is being remade for new streaming service Disney+.

Disney’s recent trend of remaking their biggest films continues with the news Home Alone is being rebooted – and it’s fair to say fans of the original are not happy. 

Despite already being a pretty perfect Christmas film, the 1990 classic will be reworked for a new generation.

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Disney chief Bob Iger confirmed that Night At The Museum and Diary Of A Wimpy Kid will also be rebooted once Disney+ - the company’s upcoming streaming service - launches.

However, it’s not clear if the movies will be feature films or TV series in their Disney+ incarnations.

Either way, Home Alone fans are having absolutely none of it...

The original Home Alone starred Macaulay Culkin as eight-year-old Kevin McCallister, who was forced to protect his house from two burglars after accidentally being left behind when his family headed on holiday for Christmas. 

Macaulay reprised his role in 1992 for sequel Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, but while the franchise went on to spawn another film in 1997, Macaulay did not star. in it 

Two TV movies were also made in 2002 and 2012.