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Old December 24 2012, 05:36 PM   #13
MacLeod
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Re: CW plans for a new Robin Hood series

Christopher wrote: View Post
MacLeod wrote: View Post
Well there's nothing like doing the upteenth re-imagining of something.
When you're dealing with a centuries-old figure of legend like Robin Hood, a story we only remember because countless writers over more than a millennium have continually reimagined and reinvented it, it's pretty silly to talk about that like it's a bad thing. Our "standard" perception of the Robin Hood story, with characters like the Sheriff of Nottingham and Alan-a-Dale and so on, is itself a later reimagining of the old legends. Reinventing old stories is what keeps them alive and engaging to generation after generation.

Yes but the last Robin Hood TV show only ended something like 3.5 years ago.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_H...6_TV_series%29

So it's not a case of being against something, rather my own view is that it should have been closer to the 7 year mark before a new TV show was attempted.
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