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A Dead Zone movie is possible

by Kristin Sample, posted Jun 21st 2008 11:19AM
Anthony Michael HallLooks like a Dead Zone movie is possible. Anthony Michael Hall, who starred in the USA network sci-fi show, told SCI-FI wire that he'd be interested in doing a Dead Zone movie. Hall, who played psychic Johnny Smith for the show's six-season run, reminds everyone that he's not optimistic a Dead Zone movie will be made. "I don't think we had the size of a cult following that, let's say, The X-Files did. You look at Sex and the City or The X-Files, these movies were done long after the shows pumped out their last episodes," says the actor. Also, The Dead Zone having a previous incarnation as a feature film might preclude any new attempts. (In the film, which was released in 1983, Christopher Walken starred as Johnny Smith.)

Whatever the case may be with the possible movie, Anthony Michael Hall remains grateful about the opportunity to star in The Dead Zone. "I would certainly be open to the potential for [a reunion feature]. I would never turn my back on what [the show's late producer] Michael Piller did for me. He gave me this incredible opportunity. When I look back at [my] career, I view him and John Hughes as almost guardian angels of my career," Hall says.

[via PopCandy]

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This isn't news. There's no movie coming out, there's no hope of a movie coming out. Why is anyone bothering to hint that there is one?

June 23 2008 at 1:38 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
The Pepto Pimp

I don't get it, what's with the Camp Rock poster?

June 23 2008 at 10:21 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

presented by Visa.

June 21 2008 at 8:13 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I think The 4400 needs a TV movie more.

June 21 2008 at 2:51 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Joey Geraci

Reading the title, I just assumed you were talking about a TV movie, which I think would be very cool, especially given all the loose ends left from the abrupt cancellation. But there is no chance this will be made into a theatrical movie. The very idea is preposterous.

June 21 2008 at 1:24 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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