The hot young director of Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn, currently has his name attached to a slew of projects at the moment, including reboots of Logan's Run and Maniac Cop. How he's going to make so many films and a TV series of Barbarella has yet to be seen.
The De Laurentiis family were trying to get Barbarella remade as a movie before Dino passed away, but are still keen for a new version. The latest news is that it will be a TV series...
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