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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2018 12:01 p.m. PST

…. to Invade Airwaves in the Near Future.

"H.G. Wells's sci-fi classic War of the Worlds has undergone many adaptations already, but a few more won't hurt. Fox Networks Group is mounting a new War of the Worlds TV series, likely starring Greg Kinnear. The timing on this is a bit odd, since the BBC is about to premiere a War of the Worlds TV series of their own.

Deadline broke the news about a new War of the Worlds TV series, which Greg Kinnear is said to be circling. The series will air on Canal+ in France and on Fox across 50 territories across Europe and Africa. Studiocanal will distribute internationally. The series will be set in the present day, and is described as "a reimagined telling of HG Wells' alien invasion story."…."
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BaldLea07 Nov 2018 1:02 p.m. PST

>>>>The series will be set in the present day, and is described as "a reimagined telling of HG Wells' alien invasion story."…."<<<<

Rubbish. Won't be watching.

Landorl07 Nov 2018 1:21 p.m. PST

I'll hold my breath and wait. The new Lost in Space was pretty good.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2018 4:03 p.m. PST

Ah, more proof that imagination is truly dead, amongst TV series writers and directors.

Wildman07 Nov 2018 5:07 p.m. PST

How about a good movie set in the actual time period?

Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2018 5:26 p.m. PST

Wildman +1

Wouldn't a movie faithful to the book be wonderful? Do we really need yet another remake set in the present day?

Vigilant08 Nov 2018 6:55 a.m. PST

I'll wait for the BBC version set in the correct period.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2018 10:20 a.m. PST

I'm more interested in c. 1900 than the present.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2018 10:30 a.m. PST

Me too!.

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cherrypicker08 Nov 2018 9:40 p.m. PST

I bet the Americans are going to save the world again, so it wont stick to the real version :-(

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2018 10:12 a.m. PST

(smile)

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