Netflix's reimagining of Lost in Space debuted last week, the latest in a very long line of classic scifi TV shows that have either been rebooted (sometimes more than once) and/or made into feature films. But there are still a few lesser-known properties, untouched since the 1960s and '70s, floating out there in the cosmos that deserve a relaunch. We had to dig pretty deep to find them, but here are our suggestions.
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Video: If you haven't had a chance to check out Netflix's reboot of the campy '60s sci-fi classic Lost in Space, you might want to avoid this spoiler-packed look at some of the new series' visual effects. But this behind-the-scenes is a great example of how far VFX has come - and how a low-budget sci-fi show doesn't necessarily have to look like a cheesy B-movie.
Although it's set 30 years in the future, Netflix's Lost in Space reboot, which debuted last week, is a very thoughtful and astute take on the modern American nuclear family. Here's what the new Robinsons had to say about their family unit and dynamics - including which members have their own secret handshakes.
Let me preface this review of Netflix's new Lost in Space series by saying one thing: Whether your father watched the original campy TV series of the '60s or saw the critically-panned 1998 movie reboot starring Matt LeBlanc, this is not your daddy's Lost in Space. Anyone wanting a campy nostalgia-fest about a nuclear family adopting alien monkeys and battling giant spiders, too bad. But those wanting an intriguing scifi family drama should plan on getting Lost.
Steven Spielberg says a Tintin sequel is in the works. Jeff Goldblum talks about returning as Ian Malcolm in Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom. Jed Whedon teases how Infinity War opens up a new world for Agents of SHIELD. Plus, get a look at Riverdale's musical episode, and Mark Hamill wants to be a spooky force ghost. Spoilers!
Civil War's Daniel Bruhl thinks Baron Zemo is coming back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Legends of Tomorrow is doing something delightfully bonkers again, and must defend John Noble at all cost. Netflix's Sabrina show finds a familiar nemesis for the teenage witch. Plus, meet the Robinsons in a new featurette for the Lost in Space reboot. Spoilers, assemble!
Yes, there are really already rumours about who's been cast as Barbara Gordon. More speculation on the future of the Star Wars Story spinoffs. Could a Rogue One location play an important role in The Last Jedi? Plus, get a look at Molly Ringwald on Riverdale, and new footage from Arrow's return. Behold, spoilers!
Much like George Clooney in Gravity, sometimes spacecrafts meet unfortunate fates -- they get lost in space, and are almost always victims of the final frontier. But over the last few years, NASA has been having some real success locating wayward spacecraft, including its STEREO-B solar observer. The agency has now done it again, locating an Indian spacecraft that lost contact with the Earth nearly eight years ago.
Kathleen Kennedy has new updates on Episode VIII and the Han Solo spinoff. Get a look at the human forms of the Beauty and the Beast castle staff. Don't expect Neil Patrick Harris to reprise his Brave and the Bold role for the Supergirl/Flash crossover. Plus, new footage from Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, and a new poster for Riverdale. To me, my spoilers!
The news that Netflix was making a new version of Lost in Space was always only sort of interesting. It's a show that's ripe for a reboot in the landscape of turning old TV shows and movies into new TV shows and movies. But it's also a property lacking anything more identifiable than a robot yelling, "Danger, Will Robinson!" Until now.
Don't get your hopes up about those Mad Max prequel rumours just yet. An unsurprising character will return to Marvel's Netflix universe. The Lost in Space reboot casts its Judy Robinson. Plus, Jed Whedon teases a Doctor Strange connection to the next season of Agents of SHIELD, and a new Scream Queens clip. Spoilers now!
The campy, iconic scifi show Lost in Space is making a comeback. Eight months after Netflix first purchased the rights to remake the show, they have officially given the series a 10 episode commitment with an eye on new episodes airing in 2018.