Fame is a American musical drama film and a loose remake of the film of the same name. It was directed by Kevin Tancharoen and written by Allison Plot - Junior year - Release - Critical response. An updated version of the musical Fame (), which centered on the students of to have made the transition from Alan Parker's original film Fame (). Fame () - Collins Pennie - User Reviews - Video Gallery - Release Info. A reinvention of the original Oscar (R)-winning hit film, "Fame" follows a talented group of dancers, singers, actors, and artists over four years at the New York..