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Actress Bryce Dallas Howard will direct a remake of Flight of the Navigator, but with a significant change

Bryce Dallas Howard to direct and produce a reimagining of the classic film from 1986, The flight of the navigator, but led by women. The movie will come to Disney+.

As reported THR, this new version of the sci-fi movie will also be produced by John Swartz and Justin Springer. In fact, Swartz is actually Howard’s partner at the Nine Muses production company.

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The Flight of the Navigator is a film about a 12-year-old boy named David who was abducted by a UFO and wakes up eight years later without aging and without remembering the happened. While we don’t know much more about the new project, we do know that David will be replaced by a female lead.

On the other hand, it should be remembered that this This is not the first time a reboot has been planned for The Navigator’s Flight., as Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly once teamed up to write a screenplay for Disney in 2009. Disney would lose the rights to Lionsgate soon after. Another failed attempt was carried out by the Lucifer showrunner, Joe Henderson. Now, the rights to the cult classic are back at Disney.

Bryce Dallas Howard He has not only starred in Jurassic World and Spider-Man 3, but also has directed episodes by The Mandalorian. In addition, he will direct an episode of The Book of Boba Fett. Precisely for all that, this new movie will become her first job as a director of a feature film.

We are living a golden age for the return of multiple series and movies. Many of them, such as the case of The Navigator’s Flight, reinventing the formula with some element, but also respecting what made them special. What do you think? Do you remember the original movie? Send us your comments. As always, we read you carefully.

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