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Netflix’s Lost In Space series get official logo and will be here soon…

February 6th, 2018 by Marc Comments

It looks like we can already get Lost… again.

We’re been reporting for a while now that Netflix were bringing us a new Lost In Space series (here) and now we have a logo (above), shared by actor Ignacio Serricchio who will play the new Don West, and the news that the series may be coming pretty soon.

The series will be cased on Irwin Allen’s iconic 60s TV series and tells the story of The Robinson family who travel into space to find a new home for humanity but instead get, plot twist, lost. In space.

Black Sails showrunner Toby Stephens who is looking after the series has spilled some details on the series: “It’s a very clever, modern reworking of a great story,” he says.

“Lost in Space is Swiss Family Robinson in space, so it was a story that existed before Lost in Space. The fundamental story is that it’s a family that is lost in a difficult, life-threatening situation and how it challenges them and brings them closer together. That is essentially what the story of this is, it’s just the context is a lot more modern. It’s a more modern take on the ‘60s version. If you look at it now, it’s charming, but it seems so innocent. Whereas this is a version that is for our time. I’m hoping it will still have humor and humanity in it, but it has obviously gotta be for a modern audience.”

He adds: “It’s spaceships and planets that aren’t like ours and spacesuits. It’s going to be really fun like that.”

Sounds good to us… now when will it arrive?

Source: Collider

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….