It’s a trend that dominated the 2018-19 development season, but at least one studio exec is suggesting that perhaps enough is enough.
At the Banff World Media Festival in Canada on Wednesday, former cable honcho turned NBCUniversal International Studios president Jeff Wachtel admitted that digging into the old library is not the most rewarding part of his job.
“We would rather not do reboots,” Wachtel confessed to the crowd. “We prefer an original vision. In this kind of super-saturated media environment, any advantage you can get to break through [makes sense]. But I do think there is a risk of leaning too