Sunday, February 25, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon about to be a grandfather

Duran Duran’s Simon Le Bon about to be a grandfather

Don't save a prayer for Simon Le Bon now. Save it 'til the morning after for the soon-to-be grandfather, who no doubt will spend a few mornings after as a babysitter.Le Bon's daughter Saffron has announced she is expecting her first child with partne...
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Conan the Barbarian returning as TV series

Conan the Barbarian returning as TV series

What is best in life? Answer: Hollywood leaving our '80s classics alone. Well, that's not happening, so what's next best in life? Answer: If the reboots come to premium streaming services instead of the dull, predictable networks.Conan the Barbarian ...
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First Star Wars ‘Solo’ trailer coming Feb. 5

First Star Wars ‘Solo’ trailer coming Feb. 5

With Super Bowl just days away, doesn't the big game seem like the perfect opportunity to roll out the first trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story? Sadly, you'll have to wait for Monday, when the trailer will debut during TV's Good Morning America...
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Tom Hanks signs on to play TV’s Mister Rogers

Tom Hanks signs on to play TV’s Mister Rogers

Oh, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood – a beautiful day in the '80s neighborhood. That's because Tom Hanks has inked a deal to star as "Mister Rogers" in a new drama about the children's TV legend.EW reports that the movie – You Ar...
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Magnum PI, Cagney and Lacey reboots coming to CBS

Magnum PI, Cagney and Lacey reboots coming to CBS

Oh, for all that is holy, what the heck is Hollywood up to now? Variety reports that CBS has ordered up pilots for reboots of two more classic '80s series: Magnum PI and Cagney and Lacey.Somewhere out there, a single tear rolls down the cheek and int...
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Greatest American Hero may return with female lead

Greatest American Hero may return with female lead

Believe it or not, the Greatest American Hero could soon be returning to network TV, albeit as a reboot. Deadline.com reports that ABC has ordered a pilot of the show with an Indian-American female to play the lead role made famous in the '80s by Wil...
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Bill & Ted 3 has a name and plot now

Bill & Ted 3 has a name and plot now

Be excellent to each other, and party on dudes! It seems that the long, LONG awaited part 3 to the Bill & Ted franchise finally is taking shpe.In an interview with Digital Spy, writer Ed Solomon (co-created of the original characters) says the new fi...
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Murphy Brown, Candice Bergen returning to CBS for reboot

Murphy Brown, Candice Bergen returning to CBS for reboot

If there was ever a case to make for reviving an '80s TV series, this might be it: Murphy Brown is returning to CBS this fall.The network announced this week that Candice Bergen will return in the title role and original series creator Diane English ...
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Field of Dreams park hit by vandals

Field of Dreams park hit by vandals

Ease their pain. The owners of Field of Dreams baseball park, featured in the 1989 Kevin Costner flick, say a vehicle driver vandalized the Dyersville, Iowa, attraction earlier this week by driving through the diamond and outfield."Someone ...
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Crocodile Dundee sequel is a Super Bowl stunt

Crocodile Dundee sequel is a Super Bowl stunt

Have you seen the teasers for a new movie called Dundee? It's allegedly a sequel to the Crocodile Dundee flicks from the '80s, only with Danny McBride playing the loud-mouthed American son to Mick Dundee (originally portrayed by Paul Hogan). In a sec...
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