Re-imagined shows can either get it incredibly right, or horribly wrong. SyFy had great success with Battlestar Galatica and now 12 Monkeys the movie turned TV series has been positioned as another re-imagined series.
The producers behind Syfy’s upcoming apocalyptic drama, “12 Monkeys,” distanced the series from the Terry Gilliam film during Monday’s Television Critics Association press tour.
“It’s a complete re-imagining,” said co-executive producer Terry Matalas. “We’re all big fans of the original film and we didn’t want to just re-do what the movie does. Everything from the top-down changed. While the story has a lot of the same themes, it wouldn’t make sense to tell the same story again.” Continue reading »