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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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Moonlight Loses Showrunner Again

Moonlight Loses Showrunner Again

The surprise hit of the season, Moonlight, has once again lost its showrunner according to the Hollywood Reporter. This may sound familiar to fans of the CBS produced series, who are used to key members of the production leaving under dubious circumstances. Details about the departure of Joel Silver and Chip Johannessen are sparse, although … Continued

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