Outland remake in the works August 20, 2009 Michael Davis to direct a remake of Sean Connery’s 1981 sci-fi pic “Outland” Michael Davis has signed up to helm a remake of Sean Connery’s sci-fi film Outland. In the original 1981 pic, Connery played a police marshal stationed on a mining colony on Jupiter’s moon Io. There he discovers a drug conspiracy and finds himself a target for assassins. Gianni Nunnari has signed on to produce the picture. Commeing on the picture, Nunnari said: “At its core, Outland is a version of High Noon in outer space, as two courageous people take a stand against a gang of ruthless conspirators at the highest level”.