David Bowie movie “Labyrinth” Is Set For Reboot With ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Co-Writer
TriStar Pictures has signed a deal with The Jim Henson Co. to produce a new iteration and has hired Guardians of the Galaxy co-writer Nicole Perlman to pen the script.
Labyrinth told of a teenager, played by Jennifer Connelly in one of her first roles, who has to navigate a fantastical maze in order to save her young brother, kidnapped by a goblin king (Bowie). Lisa Henson of The Henson Co. will produce the project, which will be overseen at TriStar by Nicole Brown.
It was the last film directed by Henson, had a script by Monty Python member Terry Jones and was exec produced by George Lucas. Even though the film is very popular with a strong cult following. It was a box-office disappointment at the time of its release
This article originally appeared in THR.com.