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'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' Is Heading to the Big Screen

by Allison Waldman, posted Apr 14th 2010 6:08PM
the_man_from_uncle_robert_vaughn_david_mccallumThey're at it again. Another popular television series from yesteryear, in this case 1964-68, is being remade, reworked and revamped into a big screen movie. 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E,' one of the iconic spy shows spawned by the James Bond craze, has been tapped by Warner Brothers as a theatrical. The Hollywood Reporter reports that David Dobkins, best known for 'Wedding Crashers,' will direct 'The Man from UNCLE' and Max Borenstein is writing the script.

The big question now is not when or why, but who. Who will Warners choose to play Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, the two super secret agents of United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.), and even if the casting is perfect, as a follow up, how will they inevitably screw it up? The track record for well-loved TV shows being rejiggered for the silver screen is awful.

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New TV on DVD releases today

by Keith McDuffee, posted Jun 6th 2006 10:39AM
Every Tuesday here on TV Squad , we will highlight the week's TV-on-DVD releases. Some noteworthy releases today, June 6, 2006:

  • NCISThe Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin - Volume 03: The Fun Road Ahead
  • Air America - The Complete Series
  • Charmed - The Complete 5th Season
  • Cheyenne - The Complete 1st Season
  • Combat! - Best of New Replacements; Best of the Squad
  • Def Poetry Jam - Season 4
  • Doctor Who - Story #078: Genesis of the Daleks; Story #143: Revelation Of The Daleks
  • Entourage - The Complete 2nd Season
  • F Troop - The Complete 1st Season
  • The Godzilla Power Hour - Volume 1; Volume 2
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Season 2, Volume 1
  • Home Improvement - The Complete 4th Season
  • Kate & Allie - Season 1 & 2 (Canada Only)
  • Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigation Service - The Complete 1st Season
  • Power Rangers Mystic Force - Volume 1
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Star Trek: The Q Fan Collective
  • The Time Tunnel - Volume 2
  • What's New Scooby-Doo? - Vol 9: Route Scary-Six
  • The Wild, Wild West - Season 1
  • The X-Files - Season 7 (New); Season 8 (New); Season 9 (New)

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