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Zadan and Meron revive The Blue Lagoon for the WB

Zadan and Meron revive The Blue Lagoon for the WB

Out producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (Chicago, It's All Relative) are putting together a new version of The Blue Lagoon as an original movie for the WB network, reports Variety. But don't expect the soft-core sizzle that Christopher Atkins and Brooke Shields brought to the 1980 version (which was itself a remake of a 1949 film). Zadan tells Variety that this version will be more of a sweeping adventure and love story. "We wondered if there was a way to do a movie that took the best elements of The Blue Lagoon, Survivor, and Cast Away," he said. "But we can't turn out some cheap, exploitative movie. We've figured out a spin that makes it really original and fresh and something we know will be classy."

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