Why the Waterworld Reboot Needs to Focus on Family Before Sci-FI

Last summer, it was announced that Universal is developing a miniseries sequel to the 1995 Kevin Costner vehicle Waterworld. For a movie that has acquired a reputation for being the quintessential “good-bad film,” critical reaction to the news was surprisingly positive. As Observer pointed out, rebooting a failed or flawed film was far preferable to Hollywood’s usual practice of remaking films they got right the first time with middling results.

Waterworld’s problem is that it’s a film about family, trapped in the body of a sci-fi epic. Will the reboot take the same route?Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed

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