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Another Day, Another Reboot: See Who's Adapting the '60s Series Lost in Space

Legendary TV is developing a remake of the 1965 sci-fi series Lost in Space, Deadline reports. Dracula Untold writers Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless will pen the adaptation and executive-produce alongside Kevin Burns, who holds the rights to the original.

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Legendary TV is developing a remake of the 1965 sci-fi series Lost in SpaceDeadline reports.

Dracula Untold writers Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless will pen the adaptation and executive-produce alongside Kevin Burns, who holds the rights to the original.

Lost in Space, which aired on CBS for three seasons, was set 30 years in the future (1997) and followed a family's journey to another planet in attempts to colonize deep space. But when a secret agent sabotages the mission, the ship veers off course and gets lost in outer space.

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Burns previously attempted to adapt Lost in Space into a movie for NBC, but when the series' original star, Jonathan Harris, died, the project didn't move forward. Warner Bros. also worked on a reboot but the pilot never went to series. The 1998 movie adaptation debuted at No. 1 at the box office and went on to gross $136 million worldwide.

Lost in Space joins the list of recently announced reboots and adaptations including Twin PeaksSay Anything (which was quickly axed) and Uncle Buck.

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