New Labyrinth Movie in the Works - Report

1986 cult classic starring David Bowie is getting reboot or sequel, according to new report.


1986 cult classic fantasy movie Labyrinth, directed by Muppets creator Jim Henson and starring rockstar David Bowie and Jennnifer Connelly, might be returning to the big-screen.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, film company TriStar reached a deal with The Jim Henson Company for the new film. Additionally, Guardians of the Galaxy co-writer Nicole Perlman is writing the script. However, it's unclear at the moment if it's a reboot or a sequel.

No release window for the film was named.

"Despite the film's current popularity, the movie was a box-office disappointment at the time of its release and led to Henson's exit from film directing," according to The Hollywood Reporter. "It was only in the intervening years that the film gained a strong cult following."

Bowie died aged 69 on January 10 after a battle with liver cancer.

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