THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO! Rebooted TV Series In The Works

THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO! Rebooted TV Series In The Works

It seems we haven't seen the last of the Tracy brothers and their array of amazing vehicles. Deadline report that a new series has been commissioned that will utilize a mixture of CGI and live action models to bring the classic characters back to life..



According to Deadline, The UK’s ITV Studios will team with New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures and Weta Workshop to co-produce Thunderbirds Are Go!, a reboot of the classic 1965 tv series. Apparently twenty-six half hour episodes have been ordered for air on ITV and CITV in the UK in 2015. The show - who's creator Gerry Anderson passed away last December - ran for just two seasons but became something of an international sensation, even spawning a live action movie starring Ben Kingsley in 2004. “Thunderbirds is a highly respected brand that continues to hold recognition around the world," said ITV’s Denise O Donoghue today. "This cult series is often credited as changing the history of animation and action-adventure, and we look forward to taking the show to another level while retaining the much-loved heritage that has endured over the past fifty years.”









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Mark Cassidy
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Filed Under "Sci-Fi" 2/4/2013 Source: Deadline
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