'V' Movie in the Works

From Stacie Hougland: Just got some news I can get behind, at the risk of dating myself. Anyone who grew up in the early 1980s knows of the miniseries "V," about the arrival of fascist reptilian aliens (the Visitors) in human-face who first befriend humankind then attempt to take over planet Earth and make dinner out of us. It looks like creator Kenneth Johnson is finally getting plans for a movie off the ground, some 25 years after the megahit played to 80 million viewers.

The site Latino Review supposedly got a look at an early version of the script, and reports V: The Movie will modernize the plot with allusions to the Iraq war and terrorism and focus on TV cameraman Mike who joins a band of resistance fighters hoping to expose the aliens. Overall, a sort of Independence Day meets, aptly, V for Vendetta. How can that NOT be GREAT? There's something about reptilian fascist aliens invading earth and disguising their true identities with plastic human skin and rad goggles that is timeless, compelling and hilarious.

Image

I always wanted to be Diana for Halloween. Here's a photo of her today.
Like it? Share it:

Next Article by cwalton

DVD of the Week: 'Nim's Island'

DVD of the Week: 'Nim's Island'

Send Me FanText

Thanks for signing up!

By entering your mobile number and clicking "SIGN ME UP!", you consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and authorize Fandango and its service providers to deliver FanTexts and other promotional texts to your mobile phone. Text marketing authorization is not required for any purchase from Fandango. Message and data rates may apply. We will not send more than 5 msgs/month. You can unsubscribe at any time by texting "STOP" or seek help by texting "HELP" to "FNDGO" (36346).

×