Jaws Remake in the works February 9, 2010 Are Universal planning a 3D Jaws remake? According to reports, Universal Pictures is planning a 3D remake of Jaws. An insider has revealed that following the success of Avatar, the studio has planned to move forward with a 3D update of Steven Spielberg’s film. The source also reported that 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan was at one time the top contender to portray Matt Hopper in the remake. Richard Dreyfuss played Hopper in the original.