Forbidden Planet is not a remake

Forbidden Planet is not a remake

First there were remakes, then there were re-imaginings. Neither of these terms applies to the recently announced Joel Silver-produced version of Forbidden Planet. So although a film can have the same title as a previous film, and may have a similar plot, and similar characters, apparently this no longer constitutes a remake, as Forbidden Planet … Continued

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Forbidden Planet remake in the works

Forbidden Planet remake in the works

With The Day The Earth Stood Still hitting cinemas in just over a month’s time, news has surfaced that another sci-fi classic, Forbidden Planet, is to get the remake treatment too. J Michael Straczynski, who penned Clint Eastwood’s forthcoming Changeling and who created TV shows Babylon 5 and Jeremiah, has been tasked with writing the … Continued

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