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Weekend Open Thread: Reboot Roundup, and More Last-Minute Newsbits


-As you can see, NECA is remaking the Grid Alien toy from Alien vs. Predator.

-Meanwhile, Fox is remaking Lethal Weapon for TV

-CBS is remaking MacGyver with the odd couple of James Wan and Henry Winkler producing

Thor: Ragnarok looks to be getting an incongruous Flight of the Conchords director

-JJ Abrams put a Beastie Boys reference in the new Star Wars

-and Marilyn Manson wants to be on Gotham.

All I want this weekend is a chance to “remake” the last night I had a decent amount of sleep. You?

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist