The Last Starfighter has floated around as a reboot target for years now, attracting everyone from Steven Spielberg to Seth Rogen, but at long last, TV might finally have won the day. Original writer Jonathan Betuel has formed a team to bring The Last Starfighter to TV, this time with a virtual reality twist.
The Last Starfighter
As much as ‘Guardians’ is a modern Marvel money-making machine, it’s also a tribute to a genre that died in the mid-‘80s. A genre that includes those very movies that people around my age think of fondly – in other words: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is more a tribute to movies like ‘The Last Starfighter’ than it is to ‘Star Wars.’