12 Monkeys

Syfy's '12 Monkeys' Trailer: "Remember, Mr. Cole, Everyone You See Is Already Dead!"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 16, 2014 03:23 PM
Syfy
We were admittedly skeptical when Syfy announced it would adapt yet another past sci-fi property for the TV treatment with Terry Gilliam's classic '12 Monkeys,' but the new series trailer has our excitement spreading like a virus. See for yourself as Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt are pushed aside for a more serious time-travel take in Syfy's '12 Monkeys' TV series!

Syfy's '12 Monkeys' TV Series casts 'X-Men' Star in Bruce Willis Role

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 04, 2013 12:17 PM
Universal / The CW
We were more excited than annoyed when Syfy announced its intent to reboot classic Terry Gilliam-Bruce Willis timebender '12 Monkeys' as a TV series, even moreso now that casting has begun. 'Nikita' and 'X-Men' franchise star Aaron Stanford will take the role once played by Bruce Willis in the big-screen adaptation, while another will fill Madeline Stowe's role, and producers have been chosen as well.

To Be Continued: 18 Movie Franchises Finding New Life on TV

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 19, 2013 01:00 PM
Lionsgate/Dimension Films/Warner Bros.
Recently it seems as if TV reboots of famous and iconic films has reached a fever pitch, with ‘American Psycho’ and even ‘Man on Fire’ targeted for TV treatment on the bankability of their franchise names alone. We’ve written at length about TV adaptations as the hot new way to reboot movie franchises

You Can See That Again: How TV Shows Become the Hot New Way to Reboot Movie Franchises

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 12, 2013 10:00 AM
MGM / NBC
We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance for a new take on dormant properties, the recent ‘RoboCoptrailer reminded us just how much passions can strain in the dissection of beloved classics.

Syfy's '12 Monkeys' TV Series Officially Ordered to Pilot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 26, 2013 12:06 PM
Universal
A few weeks ago we heard the surprising possibility that Terry Gilliam-Bruce Willis-Brad Pitt sci-fi classic '12 Monkeys' had been eyed for a potential TV series adaptation on Syfy, and it seems that reality has officially come to pass. Syfy has officially greenlit a pilot for the '12 Monkeys' TV series, said to follow the 'Battlestar Galactica' model of development, but will the series follow the same plot as the movie?

Syfy Greenlights 'Legion' TV Series 'Dominion'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 25, 2013 11:00 PM
Screen Gems
The other day we heard that Syfy had inched closer to adapting Terry GIlliam-Bruce Willis classic '12 Monkeys' into a TV series, and while that project remains in play, the cable network has given an official pilot order to another recognizable genre adaptation. 2010 supernatural actioner 'Legion' will find new life on Syfy as 'Dominion,' but what will change from silver to small screen?

'12 Monkeys' TV Series: Syfy Adapting Terry Gilliam for the Small Screen?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 22, 2013 03:23 PM
Universal
Syfy has been building some major buzz with its most recent genre series, including the breakout hit 'Defiance' and buzzworthy and upcoming Ron Moore project 'Helix,' but the latest venture could be the most high-profile yet. Sources say '12 Monkeys' may soon end up as an ongoing TV series, sans Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt or Terry Gilliam, but with a major connection to the movie, regardless.