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Forbidden Planet

Producer Silver is also behind a planned revival of this 1956 classic that gave a sci-fi twist to Shakespeare's "The Tempest" and starred Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis and Leslie Nielsen long before his career tilted toward comedy. It also introduced the world to Robbie the Robot, a machine man who would show in film and television shows for decades. At one point James Cameron ("Titanic," "Aliens") had flirted with a "Forbidden" remake but right now it's not clear who will be directing. In October, it was announced that screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski ("The Changeling" is on board.
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