Ghost Bones wrote:
Oh yes, a weird-looking bloke best known for playing a fashionable bastardisation of a classic character. Let joy be unconfined.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about Sherlock Holmes:
Reportedly said to a playwright who asked if he could give Holmes a wife, "You may marry him, or murder him, or do anything you like to him."
When those who made the originals don't mind their work being reinterpreted and remade, I don't see why we should let it bother us, either.