I've been wanting to see a Galaxy Quest sequel for years, but since it doesn't look like that's ever going to happen, Amazon Studios has decided to develop a TV series based on the hilarious sci-fi comedy.
There's no word on whether any members of the original cast from the movie will return to reprise their roles, but I seriously doubt all of them will. The 1999 film starred Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Sam Rockwell, Tony Shalhoub, and Daryl Mitchell. They played actors from a once popular sci-fi Star Trek-like TV series who are abducted by aliens so that they can help them survive a villainous alien force. The thing is, the aliens don't know that the show is fake.
The director of the original film, Dean Parisot, and co-writer Robert Gordon are both attached to develop the series, which gives me hope that the series will be decent. Parisot will direct the pilot episode.
As a huge fan of the movie, it's exciting to know that this is actually happening, I just wish it wasn't happening on Amazon. I just don't like watching shows on Amazon. Regardless, I'm looking forward to seeing how this series turns out.
Source: Entertainment Weekly