‘Revenge of the Nerds’ being remade

Umm, “seminal”? Like this was some ground-breaking film…? Why in God’s name would you remake this film?
CNN.com – ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ being remade – May 1, 2006
Kyle Newman has signed on to direct “Revenge of the Nerds,” a remake of the seminal 1984 teen comedy.
The project is being developed by Fox Atomic, the new young-adult genre division of Fox Filmed Entertainment. The studio is eyeing a summer start date.