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A Waterworld TV Series Is in Development

Amidst the rush to remake and revitalize older franchises for movies and streaming services, there have been plenty of older classic films that have endured the reboot / remake / continuation / reimagination treatment. Take your pick: Battlestar Galactica, Terminator, Star Wars, Star Trek, and Westworld have all been in and out of theaters and on TV in the last twenty or so years, while new projects about The Last Starfighter and Willow are currently in the works.

Now, there’s word of another film that will be brought back: Kevin Reynold’s much-maligned 1995 film Waterworld (pictured above), which Collider reports is getting a streaming series that may serve as a continuation on the story.

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HBO Max Is Adapting Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s Vampire Novel

It’s been quite the July for Octavia Butler. Earlier this week, word broke that A24 was adapting her novel Parable of the Sower as a film, while earlier this month, FX/Hulu’s adaptation of Kindred tapped Janicza Bravo to direct Mallori Johnson as lead role of Dana Franklin in the pilot.

Today brings word of another Butler adaptation in the works: HBO Max is adapting her vampire novel Fledgling for a series.

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New Trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife Transplants its Ghosts From NYC to Oklahoma

Sony has debuted a new trailer for its upcoming continuation of the Ghostbusters franchise, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, taking its supernatural action from the streets of New York City to Summerville, Oklahoma.

Set to hit theaters in November, this new trailer puts its teenage cast front and center as they contend with some apocalyptic, supernatural phenomena that threaten their southwestern home.

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Listen to Two Tracks From Hans Zimmer’s Dune Soundtrack

Whenever I see that a director has brought on Hans Zimmer to score a film, I inevitably give the soundtrack a listen, regardless of whether or not I enjoy (or even see) the film. When Warner Bros. announced that he’d be scoring Dune, it immediately became one of the components that I’ve been looking forward to the most.

Now, we can get a listen to what’s in store: WaterTower Music has released two tracks from the film that give us a sense of what Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation will sound like.

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Here’s the New Dune Trailer

Denis Villeneuve’s long-awaited adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune is just a few short months away, and to remind movie-goers of that fact, Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the project.

The trailer shows off Arrakis’s epic landscapes and the brutality that the world’s native Fremen have endured under House Harkonnen, teasing an epic story detailing control over the world.

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