Does anybody care at this point? I'd much rather hear news that he's rebooting the concept of retirement.
Honestly, new Independence Day and Stargate movies make the Terminator reboot sound better and better by comparison.
So will Will Smith be the president this time?
BRING BACK STARGATE UNIVERSE
A new Stargate movie would be cool . . . if Emmerich stays away from it.
@Romain_Pigenel les Oris et les Goa'uld n'ont qu'à bien se tenir, colonel Shepard is back ! @giudicelli @HKallel
Just because it is a fact I love : Only one of Shakespeare's plays is original. The problem of recent reboots is not originality, but quality.
About ID4, meh...as for Stargate, it had a great run on TV so to see a reboot or a return to the original movie would be pretty cool but honestly Hollywood, let's pump the brakes on rebooting things please.
In all earnestness I ask the question:
Whose responsible This?!
What or who is responsible for the endless reboots that are plaguing the movie industry? Is it copyright law and the licensing deals-- making it necessary for studios to keep churning out product or face losing the rights to it?
Is it a condescencion and lack of respect for the audiences?
Is it the audiences themselves who apparently can't be counted on to even show up unless they already know the whole story being told?
Out of original ideas, are we? Or do we simply lack the guts to invest in new franchises?
New plan..if you want to restart/reboot a dead franchise (excluding Firefly) you have to get ALL your funding from kickstarter.
After over a decade of Stargate, and a pretty damn good movie I am fine with just letting Stargate die. It was good while it lasted, I would rent the movie of Stargate on VHS every other weekend. I say do a new movie with that Ancient Aliens/Chariot of the Gods feel to it.
the Stargate TV series went so far off track from the original movie that the only way to make another full movie would be to reboot it ... as much as I liked the show (in it's Showtime era) I would honestly enjoy another entry in the same vein as the first movie.
sorta same with Independence day; loose the dumb hick jackassery and play the batshit action / destruction to the hilt Pac Rim style and you gets my money.
@MehdiYanis @giudicelli @HKallel je ne sais pas comment je peux seulement PARLER à quelqu'un qui sait écrire sans faute ces noms.
@louieatrest Yeah, they all seem to come fitted with a plot hole or something as standard, like it's mandatory for every movie? What's up with that?
They've been talking about ID4 and Stargate sequels for a long time. I expect nada.
And it's strange because television does not seem to suffer this malady. It's like there is a golden age of episodic television with exceptional stuff like Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Under The Dome and more.
Why can't the movie industry replicate that success?
@James.k.Polk Well,I'd put the blame in the very first reboot that worked (what was it again?) and the legions of Hollywood execs who followed suit..
@FabioRezende Correct and correct
@FabioRezende Brand Recognition. That's all it is. They have the property, people know of it no matter good or bad, lets take another dip into a dried up muddy(you just hope it's mud) pond.
@kegs Then it will end up looking like the IRS put it together.
@earthmanprime 10,000 BC was close to that; it was almost a Stargate prequel.
Just ignore the show altogether. You could just pick up with Daniel coming back as an older man through the gate and pick up from there.
@Romain_Pigenel @giudicelli @HKallel culture série Z !
@Romain_Pigenel @MehdiYanis @HKallel en même temps le simple fait que tu saches qu'ils soient sans faute est un signe aussi mon grand.. :)
@TacoNite @PCabezuelo I just pictured Rowdy Roddy Piper as Jack. "I'm here to collect gate addresses and kick ass...and I am all out of gate addresses."
All I know is if they do either of these, Erick Avari had damn well better be involved.
@TacoNite @PCabezuelo I hope you're right, yeah. Although ID4 is disposable, so I'd be interested to see what they do with the FX. The ships were cool as I remember.
@James.k.Polk @oliacym I asked for that really. :)
@vadersapp @oliacym EXACTLY. If there's enough interest for a poxy reboot, there's enough interest to finish what could have ended up being one of the most incredible finales.
@James.k.Polk It gets it sometimes, but they don't tend to work. Twilight Zone, Dragnet, The Fugitive...
Cable channels have guaranteed budgets and MUST fill airtime.
@FabioRezende @James.k.Polk For the very first reboot that worked, you'd have to go way back. Think how many Tarzan, Robin Hood and Sherlock Holmes films there have been.
@earthmanprime @FabioRezende The entire movie industry of the 21st century is based on Brand Recognition
@earthmanprime @kegs You leave the Irish Rovers Society out of this!!!
@GarState @earthmanprime It should have been more sci-fi. It had a bit of it but needed more. It was lacking in that part.
@oliacym @James.k.Polk And I was only too happy to oblige.
@vadersapp @oliacym This is my worry, yeah. Thing is, I'd be interested in a reboot if I thought they were going to do anything new or exciting, but reboots seem to happen the very moment they have to think of a way to do something interesting.
Star Trek was the same, it was seriously primed for a ton of exciting developments and changes, and they just balked and went back to the frigging beginning. As you say, I seriously worry about the guy who 'reimagined' Godzilla and his insanely generic vision for Stargate.
@oliacym @vadersapp Also, I'm not necessarily opposed to a reboot, either. Really, SG-1 was a reboot of the original film and Atlantis and Universe were both reboots of SG-1. They were all pretty significantly different from their predecessors (Universe was particularly different), with mostly only their canon to connect them. While I definitely want to see an actual ending to SGU, even if only a wrap up for that cliffhanger finale, I won't complain at all for more, new Stargate lore.That being said, Roland Emmerich had a completely different vision for Stargate than the direction it went in SG-1 and beyond. He says he doesn't consider it a "valid continuation" of his film. That makes me worry what kind of direction he would take it in. Maybe he would realize how successful the TV series were and use those as an influence, but I fear he would actually try to distance his films from them as much as possible since he didn't agree with their departure from his original plans.
@whbinder Just for that, I'm off to reboot your mom.
@whbinder I know, I'm kinda torn because of this :D BSG too...
@LYT @oliacym @FabioRezende @James.k.Polk Eh, I guess using the original timeline as a springboard was a cheap sort of way, albeit artfully done, to 'legitimise' the reboot.
@LYT @FabioRezende @James.k.Polk
It was Sam Remi's Spiderman, though technically that was predated by the X-Men movies, and even though technically not a reboot itself; it showed that there is money in a modern production with a fresh break from preceding cannon.
it also helps when a product is heavily focused on visuals and special effects, so that it really isn't that big of a deal to have nearly identical characters following a nearly identical string of events.
Well, that precedent would probably be set by Cecil B. DeMille remaking Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Comandments. More recently, television has reboots far more successful than the originals; Buffy, Galactica and even... Stargate. Most of the comments here saying not to reboot Stargate are in love with the reboot of Stargate.
@LYT @oliacym @FabioRezende @James.k.Polk I don't count Batman Forever at all
@LYT @FabioRezende @James.k.Polk Point taken, but were the tarzan and Holmes remakes beng done by the same god-danged studios and producers that created previous versions?
@oliacym @FabioRezende @LYT @James.k.Polk Except Star Trek was actually an in-canon sequel too.
Do we count Batman Forever as a reboot?
@FabioRezende @LYT @James.k.Polk I'll tell you what I think it is - used to be that when a hit movie came out, everyone did a copy of it - think how many Mad Max imitators they were.
But now media has consolidated so much that there really only are like four or five studios - and when they want to rip something off, they generally find that hey - we own the actual original! And the brand name will give it more value than a rip-off.
@FabioRezende @LYT @James.k.Polk I guess Star Trek showed it can do good money and turn enough heads. It's probably one of the most successful examples I can think of off the top of my head.
@LYT @FabioRezende @James.k.Polk Good point. But there must be a more recent one to which this trend can be traced back
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