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Horror "Charmed" reboot?

Discussion in 'Television & Web Series' started by AWalkerBit.Me, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. AWalkerBit.Me

    AWalkerBit.Me Survivor HQ

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    A reboot could be interesting if they choose the right actors.

    CBS shows have migrated to younger skewing sibling the CW — CBS pilot Ringer became a CW series, and defunct CBS vampire drama Moonlight got a second run on the sister network. Now for the first time, there is migration in the other direction, with CBS looking to reboot a series from the CW predecessor, the WB.

    CBS has given a script order to Charmed, a reimagining of the original series centered around four sisters who discover their destiny – to battle against the forces of evil using their witchcraft.

    Created by Constance M. Burge and produced by Spelling TV, Charmed aired on the WB for eight seasons, concluding just before the network’s merger with UPN to form the CW in 2006. It has done well in off-network syndication on TNT and streaming on Netflix. The reboot, first reported by Vulture, will be written by Party Of Five co-creator Chris Keyser and Sydney Sidner for CBS TV Studios, which owns the Spelling TV library, and studio-based The Tannenbaum Co. CBS TV Studios previously mined the Spelling archives for remakes of Fox’s Beverly Hills, 90210 and Melrose Place for the CW.

    The news comes on the heels of NBC setting a high-profile re-imagining of Murder, She Wrote with Octavia Spencer starring and Alexandra Cunningham writing.​

    (Via Deadline.com)
     
  2. Azhria Lilu

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    D'you know.. considering how much I love the whole urban fantasy scene, I've never seen a single episode of Charmed.... it held no appeal for me at all - seemed a bit beyond cheesy.
     
  3. Kevin

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    I'm not saying I ever watched any episodes of the original series but if I did it would've been for one reason.
    Holly Marie Combs :love:
     
  4. jaguarstigress

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    IMO, I think this Charmed reboot won't even make it out the gate. The Murder She Wrote reboot had the plug pulled even before it got started. I think the same thing will happen this latest Charmed reboot. There was talk about rebooting Buffy The Vampire Slayer as well. Problem is that these shows are iconic and are still being aired on various cable/satellite channels sometimes more than one channel or network is airing/carrying them. That makes it difficult for these companies or whoever is deciding to reboot them to get them off and running. There will be comparisons to the originals I'm sure, or maybe no interest at all.
     
  5. Azhria Lilu

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    Murder she did should never see the light of day again... and yes I called it Murder she did.. there's no way that little old lady wasn't a serial killer! ;)
     
  6. jaguarstigress

    jaguarstigress KING EZEKIEL'S QUEEN

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    She seemed like too much of a nice old lady, to do anything bad like murder someone.:wideeyed: I don't buy into this.
     
  7. Azhria Lilu

    Azhria Lilu Rocket Ranger

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    See, she has you fooled. That's what she wants you to think!
     
  8. Kevin

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    I don't know, she was a bit pushy at times on the show -- I could see her "accidentally" pushing somebody off the cliff during an argument. :D
     

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