FOX ‘Minority Report’ Sequel Series Gets Official Pilot Order
The TV-movie reboot trend shows no signs of stopping, though at least one intriguing exception has its own marching orders. FOX’s ‘Minority Report’ sequel series has an official pilot order, picking up where the 2002 Steven Spielberg-Tom Cruise thriller left off to tell an all-new PreCrime tale.
Executive produced by Spielberg and penned by ‘Godzilla’ writer Max Borenstein, the new iteration picks up 10 years after the fall of PreCrime, as established during the events of the film. One of the three Pre-Cogs attempts to lead a normal human life, but he remains haunted by his future visions, and meets a female detective haunted by her own past, who “just may help him find a purpose to his gift.”
Spielberg’s original ‘Minority Report’ saw Tom Cruise as future PreCrime operative John Anderton, leader of a division that used the aforementioned Pre-Cogs to predict, and foil imminent future crimes. Anderton soon discovers a flaw in the system when his own name is predicted for an impending murder, beginning a race-against-the-clock plot with a cast that included the likes of ‘True Detective’'s Colin Farrell, ‘Agent Carter’'s Neal McDonough, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ star Max von Sydow, Samantha Morton and more.
No casting has yet begun, though a ‘Minority Report’ sequel series will undoubtedly become one of the more talked-about projects of the season. What say you? Can you predict if the new PreCrime adaptation will end in disaster?