The Goonies Re-Enactment TV Show Is Happening at Fox with Original Director
A remake of The Goonies is in preparation … well, in a way . According to a new report, Fox has placed a pilot order for a potential television series focusing on a substitute teacher and three students creating an amateur remake of the beloved 80s film. Greg Mottola ( Superbad ) is the executive producer of the project and will lead the pilot, and Sarah Watson ( The Bold Type ) also signed to write the script. Gail Berman, Lauren Shuler Donner, Richard Donner and Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank of Amblin are also on board.
The Goonies Re-Enactment TV Show is currently untitled. The drama series looks a bit like School of Rock meets Be Kind, Rewind . According to the show's official connection line, the drama would specifically follow Stella Cooper, a woman "carrying a heavy secret" who takes up work as a substitute teacher when she returns to her hometown of New York. . When she meets three young students who dream of becoming filmmakers, she becomes inspired and joins them in their efforts to develop an incredibly ambitious "remake plan" of one of their favorite films – The Goonies . "If the project goes into series, the story" will inspire a desperately desperate city in this love letter to the power of cinema, storytelling and dreams ".
Directed by Richard Donner, The Goonies was written by Chris Columbus with a story by Steven Spielberg. It starred Corey Feldman, Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Kerri Green, Martha Plimpton and Ke Huy Quan. Located in a neighborhood in Oregon, the film sees a group of children whose discovery of an ancient treasure map leads them to seek the legendary fortune of the famous pirate One-Eyed Willy. Unfortunately, they are not the only ones with wealth in mind, as a gang of criminals also wants the treasure for themselves.
This potential series on a fictional remake of The Goonies certainly sounds intriguing, but many fans of the original films still have a big question in mind. . Will we finally get the follow-up to the rumor with the original cast back? Well, if we believe several stars of The Goonies then the follow-up film will happen finally . Last year, Sean Astin, Corey Feldman and Ke Huy Quan suggested that the sequel would happen "someday". Several years ago, Richard Donner also openly declared that he intended to develop The Goonies 2 as well, but as we have seen, such a project has not yet made its way, with this
No information on the cast has been revealed for the untitled pilot Goonies and we don't know when production should start. Because Fox only spent ordering the pilot, it's also possible that the series won't air if the network isn't happy with the way the first episode ends. Maybe if the series sees an exit and if it goes well, the chances that we will see The Goonies 2 occur will be much higher. This news comes to us from the Hollywood Reporter.