Don't do it.
After info popped up that a "Princess Bride" remake was being talked about - original cast members and fans begged the studio not to do it
From the AV Club:
The only concrete hint that such a project is being considered comesfrom a single line in a recentVarietyprofile of executive producer/former Meathead employer Norman Lear, in which Sony Pictures head Tony Vinciquerra referred to “Very famous people whose names I won’t use” that want “to redoThe Princess Bride.” That discretion was probably a smart call, because even this merest whiff of Peter Falk-profaning blasphemy has set the “Bow to the queen of putrescence!” crowd well and truly off.
Here are some of the responses to the Variety article:
The original is just too good to mess with