‘Galaxy Quest’ Series In Works At Paramount Television

Just watched “Galaxy Quest” again recently. Blue Striker loved it. Not sure how it would work as a series, however. Will it be about the actors from the show or about the “Star Trek” (assuming parody) show?

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Cult sci-fi comedy feature Galaxy Quest is headed to television. I’ve learned that galaxyquestlogo Paramount Television is in the process of putting together a TV series project based on the 1999 DreamWorks movie about the cast of a long cancelled space TV show who become reluctant real space heroes when they are accidentally transported to a spaceship and tasked with saving an alien nation.

parisotjohnsonLike with other library movies, which Paramount is mining for TV series, Galaxy Quest is being adapted with key auspices from the film on board. That includes the feature’s writer, Robert Gordon — who is expected to pen the TV version — director, Dean Parisot, and producer Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad). The three are expected to executive produce the potential series along with Johnson’s Gran Via Prods. partner Melissa Bernstein. Paramount TV declined comment.

galaxy-imageGalaxy Quest, a sendup of classic TV series Star Trek, starred Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam…

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