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Starship Troopers the TV Series Coming

Starship Troopers might be getting a TV series featuring some of the original cast!

Well, another TV series.

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According to screenwriter Ed Neumeier, a reboot of the franchise featuring at least some of the original cast is being looked at as a big budget TV series. Neumeier was a screenwriter for the 3 original movies and an animated feature based on the novel by well-respected sci-fi author Robert A. Heinlein. The first and most well-known film was directed by Paul Verhoeven of Robocop and Basic Instinct fame. Though Verheoven also directed Showgirls

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No word yet on network or streaming interest of if any of the original stars like Casper Van Dien, Neil Patrick Harris, or Denise Richards will be involved. I will boycott if the dude from Shasta McNasty doesn’t come back.

The original movie is somehow an Oscar nominated film with a cult following despite being frequently panned by critics. Still, the idea of a weird fascist planet that goes to war with aliens that are probably innocent the entire time is a great start for a politically smart series. Only time will tell whether or not service to a TV series guarantees citizenship.

What do you think of getting a new Starship Troopers TV show? Tell us in the comments!

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