J. Michael Straczysnki Planning Babylon 5 Reboot

One of the things we missed in the information blast that is San Diego Comic Con was that J. Michael Straczynski is currently writing a feature film reboot of Babylon 5.

JMS is, of course, the creator and primary writer of most of Babylon 5, so this is one of those few times where a reboot doesn’t bother me and a creator revisiting their own work doesn’t bother me either (as he’s leaving the original TV series alone). The film would be a complete reboot of the premise, although JMS has said he’d like to bring back some of the original actors in different roles as an homage to the show’s original run.

Now before you get too excited (or at least the five other people who watched Babylon 5 with me way back), this movie has not been greenlit by any studio… yet.

But man, wouldn’t it be great?

Via TVWise.co.uk

Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also writes and draws the webcomics UnCONventional and The Chronicles of Crosarth, which leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”