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MGM Rebooting 'Fame' As A Scripted TV Series

28 August 2012 11:03 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The 1980 Alan Parker MGM musical film already spawned a television series and spin-off, a stage musical, a reality TV competition series, and a 2009 film. But MGM apparently isn't through with Fame yet. The studio's TV arm is teaming with American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, to launch a scripted series based on the original film, and previous TV series. The producers are calling it a re-imagining of the first film and TV series. Here's how they describe this reboot: Set against the backdrop of today’s unprecedented access to the world of celebrity, it will expose the gritty struggle, heartache and pain endured in the search for stardom. So, unlike the original, this new TV series probably won't follow the lives of the students and faculty at the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.  Also, no word on whether it'll »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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'Fame' Is Gonna Live Forever, Thanks to Nigel Lythgoe Reboot

28 August 2012 9:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Hold on to your sweatbands: "Fame" is gonna live forever -- or at least a little longer -- thanks to a Nigel Lythgoe re-imagining of the 1980s film and series about kids striving to succeed in the brutal world of song and dance. MGM Television announced Tuesday that the executive producer of "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance" will re-imagine series. He will executive produce with Kary McHoul, president of Nigel Lythgoe Productions, Charles Segars ("National Treasure") and Chad Gutstein. »

- Tim Molloy

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MGM TV & Nigel Lythgoe To Reboot ‘Fame’ As New Scripted Series

28 August 2012 9:04 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

MGM Television has teamed with American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance executive producer Nigel Lythgoe for Fame, a scripted series based on the 1980 MGM film and 1982 MGM TV series that chronicled the lives of talented students paying their dues on the road to success. Lythgoe will serve as executive producer on the project, along with Nigel Lythgoe Prods. president Kary McHoul, Segars Media’s Charles Segars (National Treasure) and Chad Gutstein. According to the producers, the new project is a re-imagening of the original film and series that will strive to embody their spirit. Set against the backdrop of today’s unprecedented access to the world of celebrity, it will expose the gritty struggle, heartache and pain endured in the search for stardom. “This is a great opportunity for MGM to partner with world-class producer Nigel Lythgoe, whose unmatched experience with telling the true stories of talented »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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