Lost in Space, the legendary TV sci-fi classic is headed to Netflix. The streaming service won a hard-fought bidding war to get the rights to the series that ran from 1965-1968.
— The Verge (@verge) November 21, 2015
The Netflix reboot of Lost in Space will feature the Robinson family, as in the original, along with Dr. Smith and “the Robot,” in their adventures and they try to find their way back to earth.
Dracula Untold writers Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless will write the series. Game of Thrones director Neil Marshall will direct the pilot.
Lost in Space was rebooted as a feature film in 1998, starring William Hurt, Gary Oldman, and Matt LeBlanc. It was a flop.
Netflix orbits around ‘Lost in Space’ reboot https://t.co/ZD25BtnWNw
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) November 21, 2015
Netflix has been quite successful at rebooting popular TV series. Fuller House–the reboot of the popular Full House–is set to air in 2016.
— Digital Trends (@DigitalTrends) November 22, 2015
The original series starred Guy Williams as Dr. John Robinson, June Lockhart as his wife, Dr. Maureen Robinson, Mark Goddard and Major Don West, Marta Kristen as Judy Robinson, Angela Cartright as Penny Robinson, Billy Mumy as Will Robinson, and Jonathan Harris as Dr. Zachary Smith.
Were you a Lost in Space fan in the 1960s? Is there enough enthusiasm around to bring it back 50 years later?