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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jan 2019 8:45 p.m. PST

…. Uncover The Quatermass Experiment

"As we reach ever further back for franchises to reboot and re-imagine for the modern age, Hollywood was bound to start diving deep into the realms of cult sci-fi. Now, it's turning to a nearly 70-year-old British classic for inspiration.

Legendary—who are on a tear lately when it comes to confirming a bunch of adaptations and reboots, with everything from My Hero Academia to Detective Pikachu to Dune falling under their purview—have confirmed that they're working with Hammer Films to turn The Quatermass Experiment into a new movie, with Hanna's David Farr set to write the script.

Originally a series of BBC serials in the 1950s, where the titular Quatermass was played by Reginald Tate, The Quatermass Experiment was set in a near future where Great Britain had successfully launched the first manned space mission, overseen by Quatermass and his team of crack scientists. When the mission returns with several astronauts missing and one gravely ill, however, Quatermass and his team find themselves having to confront the possibility that a sinister alien presence has come to destroy Earth…."
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