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Less than 24 hours after NBC announced that it was developing a follow-up series to the 1989 movie classic Say Anything, the network has shelved the project, TVLine.com reports.

Lloyd Dobler and Diane Court's epic love story will remain untarnished, and fans have the film's director Cameron Crowe and star John Cusack to thank for it.

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After Deadline.com reported Monday that the single-camera comedy received a script commitment from NBC, the director and star shared their displeasure on Twitter.

The series would have taken place 10 years after the events of the film in a world where Lloyd (originally played by Cusack) had since been dumped by Diane (originally played by Ione Skye), but when she returned home, he was inspired to "dare to be great" once again and get her back.

Though NBC and 20th Century Fox TV, which produced the film and was on board to produce the project, had no legal obligation to get Crowe's blessing,I think we're all glad they listened to common sense and we can put this farce behind us.

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