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Cary Fukunaga, David Lowery To Write Pilot Script For TV Series Based On ’80s Sci-Fi Movie ‘Explorers’
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River Phoenix and Ethan Hawke in Explorers

Two talented filmmakers are teaming up to write the script for a potential TV series based on Explorers, the cult favorite 1985 sci-fi movie which was directed by Joe Dante and starred Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, and Jason Presson.

Cary Fukunaga and David Lowery are joining forces to pen the script, which will just be a pilot episode for now, and the potential show’s bible—a pitch that includes more information on the show, its characters, future episodes, etc. to help sell the potential series to networks.

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Official Trailer For Netflix Horror Series ‘The Haunting Of Hill House’ Released
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The Haunting of Hill House

Last year we found out that Netflix had given The Haunting of Hill House a 10-episode straight to series order. The show would come from Mike Flanagan, Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin TV, and Paramount Television.

After that it was revealed that the cast would include Carla Gugino, Michiel Huisman, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, and Kate Siegel.

Now Netflix has released an official trailer for The Haunting of Hill House, which you can find below along with more info.

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Mike Flanagan Netflix Series ‘The Haunting Of Hill House’ Adds Three To Cast
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The Haunting of Hill House

Three new actors have joined the cast of The Haunting of Hill House, the upcoming Netflix series based on Shirley Jackson‘s 1959 novel of the same name. The series comes from Oculus, Hush, Absentia, and Ouija: Origin of Evil director Mike Flanagan, Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin TV, and Paramount Television.

Boarding the project is Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, and Kate Siegel. They join the previously cast Carla Gugino (Sin City, San Andreas) and Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones, Treme).

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Netflix Orders Horror Series From Mike Flanagan, Steven Spielberg’s Amblin
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The Haunting of Hill House

Director Mike Flanagan has been a force in the horror genre in the past handful of years, making movies like Oculus, Hush, Absentia, and Ouija: Origin of Evil.

Now Flanagan takes his talent for terror to Netflix for a new horror series. The streaming service has made a 10-episode straight-to-series order for a new adaptation of the classic ghost story The Haunting of Hill House written, directed, and executive produced by Flanagan, and through Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin TV and Paramount TV.

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Bryan Fuller Out As ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Showrunner
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Star Trek: Discovery

When it was announced that Bryan Fuller (Hannibal, Pushing Daisies) would be acting as showrunner for Star Trek Discovery, fans were excited at what he would bring to their beloved franchise. Since they got their first look at the show at SDCC and learned how the show would “explore stories from a different point of view,” fans have been eagerly awaiting the pilot, which will air on CBS, with subsequent episodes airing on the CBS All Access streaming platform. However, significant delays have forced CBS to pull Fuller from his duties as showrunner. More on the story below.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’: New Details Revealed Including Female Lead, Gay Character, Setting
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Star Trek: Discovery

A few weeks ago the first details on that new Star Trek series that will be shown on CBS’s new streaming service All Access were revealed at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, including the title, Star Trek: Discovery.

Today at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, co-creator, showrunner, and executive producer Bryan Fuller discussed the show in further detail with reporters, revealing that Discovery will have a female lead character who will be a lieutenant commander instead of a captain. The reasoning behind this decision, in the words of The Hollywood Reporter’s Lesley Goldberg, was to allow the series “to explore stories from a different point of view.”

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Can You Dig It? ‘Captain America: Civil War’s The Russo Brothers To Adapt ‘The Warriors’ For TV
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Roger Hill in The Warriors

If you are not a fan of big budget remakes, then you are not alone. Most remakes if not all of them are considered to be poor contemporary reflections of the original source material. And it doesn’t get any better when a classic film gets reinvented for a TV series.

However, there are a few that manage to shine, and news of the Russo brothers remaking the cult classic The Warriors might be just one of those. A new report says that the Captain America: Civil War sibling directors are going to be working with Paramount Television and Hulu to reimagine the gang film as a series. More on the story below.

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Neil Patrick Harris To Play Count Olaf In Netflix’s ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’
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Neil Patrick Harris Jimmy Kimmel Live 2015

Another bit of recent news you might have missed relates to A Series of Unfortunate Events, the Netflix series that’s based on Lemony Snicket‘s A Series of Unfortunate Events book series.

It’s being reported that Neil Patrick Harris, star of How I Met Your Mother, Gone Girl, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Starship Troopers, and Doogie Howser, M.D., has entered into negotiations to take on the role of Count Olaf, the villainous uncle of siblings Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire who gains custody of the children after their parents perish in a fire and is only interested in stealing their inherited fortune. Jim Carrey previously played the role in the movie adaptation of the same name.

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‘Galaxy Quest’ TV Series Coming To Amazon
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Galaxy Quest

The TV show based on the science fiction comedy cult classic Galaxy Quest has found itself a home. Being backed by Paramount Television since this past April, it’s being reported that a deal has been reached with Amazon Studios, where it’s now in early series development.

The talent behind making the movie—at least behind the camera—are also involved in the TV series. Director Dean Parisot is set to direct at least some of the episodes, and screenwriter Robert Gordon will write the script for the TV show as well. They’ll also be executive producers along with Mark Johnson, who had the same role on the movie, and Melissa Bernstein.

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Paramount Developing ‘Galaxy Quest’ TV Series
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Galaxy Quest

If your true passion in life is seeing popular movies get turned into TV series, you’re a happy person these days. And there’s some more good news for you: it’s now being reported that Paramount Television is developing a TV series based on DreamWorks’ 1999 cult sci-fi comedy classic Galaxy Quest.

This is another in a long line of movies that have either already been adapted into a TV series recently or are currently being developed into a TV series, including From Dusk Till Dawn, Silence of the Lambs, Psycho, Teen Wolf, Rosemary’s Baby, Scream, The Evil Dead, Problem Child, Friday the 13th, and many more.

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