reboot

  • Good Heavens? ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Banks on new reboot…

    You might have been forgiven for not knowing that there was yet another Charlie’s Angels reboot on the horizon. The marketing surrounding the upcoming film hasn’t exactly been kicking into gear until now and other attempts to reinvent the classic 70s show have had decidedly mixed fortunes.  the original...
  • Oh, the horror! Bloody Bananas split the difference?

    For those of a certain age, there are likely fond but likely incredibly surreal memories of an American television show called The Banana Splits (technically, ‘The Banana Splits Adventure Hour‘) which was originally broadcast between 1968 and 1971. Though hard to explain, it was essentially a mixture of live-action...
  • SDCC: Buffy black from the dead?

    Anyone familiar with pop-culture in modern times would likely be cautiously thrilled by any sentence that includes the words ‘Buffy‘, ‘reboot‘ and ‘Joss Whedon‘. Every so often the idea of continuing the mythology that became Whedon’s signature work, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, gets discussed and the general feeling seems...
  • Eat, Prey, Love? ‘Predator’ reboot gets ‘R’ rated trailer…

    The recent trailer for Shane Black’s The Predator was fine in and of itself, but didn’t seem to represent the ‘R’ rated aspect we’d been promised by the film-maker and the production. The first footage we were seeing dealt with the idea of a young boy accidentally triggering a...
  • Miami Vice

    Will a NBC ‘Miami Vice’ reboot be Diesel-powered?

    It looks as if  one of the seminal action shows of the 1980s may be heading back to the screen. A re-imagining of Miami Vice is being touted at NBC with none other than Vin Diesel attached as a producer – though his role is believed to be firmly...