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Stretching the definition of a reboot is calling something a .reimagining,. along the lines of Guy Ritchie.s high-octane Sherlock Holmes films. Now that a multitude of literature.s characters have appeared on the big screen in the ways in which they were intended, we get to watch a new generation of those iconic properties dredged back up for more modern adventures. The Hollywood Reporter reports the latest classic novel to go this route will be Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist, retooled as Dodge and Twist, which falls into the .cops .n. robbers. field of storytelling. The idea behind the project comes from Ahmet Zappa, son of the legendary Frank Zappa, who will also be stepping into a producer role through his Monsterfoot Productions. Dodge and Twist places the story of Oliver Twist and the cunning Jack Dawkins, the Artful Dodger, twenty years after the events of the novel. Twist and »

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