The unnecessary reboot/remake of the week thread

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  1. Nerys Myk

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  2. Captaindemotion

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    And before there were films, writers were “re-making” books. Shakespeare wasn’t even the first to tell some of his stories.
     
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  3. Enterprise is Great

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    Humans have been retelling stories since humans started telling them. It’s not like it’s a new thing.
     
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  4. FormerLurker

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    True. Romeo and Juliet is a retelling of the Greek myth Pyramus and Thisbe.
     
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  5. Jayson1

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    And that is just updated Adam and Eve material.


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    Adam and Eve were from rival families?
     
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    In what way other than one is male and the other is female?
     
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    Wow, Deadline butchered the shit out of that story. Here's Entertainment Weekly's story (which was Deadline's source), which makes a lot more sense. It doesn't look like Michael Landon Jr. is involved with this new version at all. (OTOH, the prospect of Alison Arngrim playing Mrs. Oleson would be amazing. :D )

    https://ew.com/tv/little-house-on-the-prairie-reboot-paramount-exclusive/

    The paragraph that's so confusing is actually a poorly written account of how the original series came to be — Ed Friendly acquired the rights to the books, commissioned Blanche Hanalis to write a teleplay, and got Landon (Sr.) to direct the pilot movie that aired back in 1974. I can't find anything to back up their assertion that Landon only took the directing gig on the condition that he play Charles, but when the show went to series, he was star and executive producer, and wrote and directed a ton of episodes.
     
  9. Owain Taggart

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    Ahh well that makes a lot more sense. Deadline really messed that up, combining new and old in one paragraph, so no wonder I was so confused.

    I have to wonder if this is happening due to the success of the Anne of Green Gables reboot.
     
  10. CaptainJonathanArcher

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    They will ruin it.
     
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    I think this was mentioned upthread (the link is from February)
     
  13. valkyrie013

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    Could just set firefly 20 years in the future ( been about that in real) and have some rando "Find" the firefly in a junkyard and get a crew together, and include whatever old cast that is willing to show up.
    With the thing of after the Miranda fiasco, the interplanetary government has colapsed and its all independent planets.
     
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    God is trying to keep them apart. He is both the Capulets and Montagues. Jesus shows up on his dinosaur to help Adam fake his death with a potion created out of bile from the Snake in the garden and then Eve kills herself when she finds him dead at which point Jesus realizes this is no way to start a civilization and he is going to have a word with his dad about this evolution idea he has been thinking about.


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  15. Jayson1

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    I hear they are going to reboot True Blood. already. Way to soon I would think but I guess that is what you can say a lot these days.


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  16. Nerys Myk

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    Keep them apart? Have you even read the Bible?
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    Nope, I guess not.
     
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    Dude, pass the bong. :lol:
     
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    Sex and the City followup called And Just Like That coming to HBO Max.... minus Kim Cattrell.
     
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  20. Owain Taggart

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    Yeah, I don't see it, and Ed Helms would be an even worse choice, so I'm glad that version never got off the ground.
     
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