Creators of ‘V’ Reboot Bringing ‘Space: 2099′ to Television
Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s Space: 1999 is getting the reboot treatment from HDFilms, the studio behind the recently cancelled V reboot on ABC. Step one of bringing the memorable sci-fi series back to television: push the titular date forward a century to Space: 2099.
ITV Studios America is teaming with HDFilms to re-imagine the series, and make it accessible to fans of the original, as well as those who’ve never heard of the program before.
For the uninitiated, Space: 1999 came from the Anderson’s prolific productions, which churned out a multitude of science fiction programs in the ’60s and ’70s; most notable, perhaps, was the marionette-filled series Thuderbirds and the alien invasion drama UFO – which was rumored at one point to be turned into a film featuring Fringe star Joshua Jackson.
Space: 1999 starred Martin Landau (Ed Wood, Frankenweenie), as Commander John ...
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