New "Bionic Woman" show coming....

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  1. todd s

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    Just read this at www.cinescape.com
    BIONIC WOMAN set for a TV rebuild
    USA Network prepping return of 1970s series
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    Dateline: Friday, August 16, 2002
    Source: Hollywood Reporter
    It looks like Jamie Sommers will be making a return to popular culture long before Steve Austin.
    That’s right, when it comes to the remaking appetite of Hollywood, THE BIONIC WOMAN seems to have more value than THE SIX-MILLION DOLLAR MAN. The USA Network is currently developing a new version of the 1970s action hour, which had Sommers -- using her cyborg body -- fighting crime with superhuman strength.
    Not much more is known beyond that, other than Team Todd, one of the production houses behind the AUSTIN POWERS series as well as MEMENTO, are developing the show for USA.
     
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    Remember when Sandra Bulloch played the new Bionic Woman in a NBC movie of the week (along with the new $6 miilion man, Steve's son)?
     
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    I can definitely see Sandra Bullock as the new bionic woman. That would be great!
     
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    That was years ago. They couldn't afford Bulloch these days.
     
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    This just in...

    Hollywood has officially run out of original ideas for TV shows!
     
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    Actually there are a ton of original tv shows, but a lot of older shows are so popular and gaining a new audience why not bring them back?

    I mean Monk and Dead Zone are on USA and they are two excellent tv shows.

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    Martin Sheen and Keifer Sutherland hadn't made a high-grossing film in many years and accepts roles on high-profile shows on major networks. Sandra BULLOCK is still a bankable film star. MISS CONGENIALITY did quite well at the box office. I don't see her on USA anytime soon. [​IMG]
     
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    And both "24" and "The West Wing" are big-budget, prestige projects with some major/respected names behind them (Brian Grazer, Aaron Sorkin, John Wells). This, on the other hand, is a direct-to-cable update of "The Bionic Woman".
     

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