10 Classic TV Shows That Were Rebooted As Movies
, 2022-06-03 17:49:01,
There are some TV shows that are so popular that they stand the test of time and live on in reruns or on streaming services. These shows have iconic characters that have become household names, like Ross and Rachael from Friends, or Sam and Diane from Cheers. These great characters, combined with the inviting world in which they inhabit, are the recipe for some of television’s enduring classics.
Film producers have long attempted to capitalize on this connection the public has to a classic series by producing films based on, inspired by, or even parodying old favorites. Many of these attempts have not been very successful, but some have emerged as fan favorites in their own right.
10 The Bewitched Movie Is A Fictional Take On Making the Bewitched Show
Bewitched, which premiered on ABC in 1964, tells the story of the suburban lives of a mortal man, Darrin Stephens, and his wife Samantha, who is a witch. In 2005, Columbia Pictures released the film Bewitched, a romantic comedy retelling of the original series. In the film, Will Ferrell portrays fictional actor Jack Wyatt, who in turn portrays Darrin Stephens in a reboot of the television series Bewitched. Jack recruits Isabel Bigelow, played by Nicole Kidman, to play his wife, Samantha in the series. Little does he know that Isabel is actually a witch herself. The film was not a commercial success.
9 The Starsky and Hutch Movie Is a Prequel To The Series
Starsky and Hutch was a popular buddy cop drama from ABC that premiered in 1975, starring Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul in the title roles. In 2004, Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller starred in the title roles for the film version.
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