Are you excited to hear about a Roswell reboot? Both were known to have written great stories for televisions.
It doesn't sound like there is a direct link between this series and the original Roswell, which ran for two seasons on The WB before migrating to UPN for a third and final season (the network that pre-dated The CW).
The series started off similarly to the books, with the alien Max using his ability to manipulate matter to save the life of his classmate Liz after she is shot.
The original Roswell series was developed and executive produced by Jason Katims and introduced a young ensemble that included Katherine Heigl, Shiri Appleby, Colin Hanks Jason Behr, Brendan Fehr, Emilie de Ravin, Majandra Delfino, Nick Wechsler and Adam Rodriguez - all of whom went on to star on other series.
Variety reports that the network behind other reboots like Dynasty is meant to provide a modern update to the story, focusing on the daughter of undocumented immigrants who returns to her hometown - Roswell, New Mexico.
The WB show is being rebooted at The CW, Variety reported Thursday. Television. The show is based on Metz's 10-book series that led to the original TV version of "Roswell", which launched almost two decades ago. It's heading to the CW with a new script from Carina MacKenzie, producer of Vampire Diaries spin-off The Originals. Then she learns that he is an alien who has kept his powers hidden.
The new Roswell series will be a reimagining of the classic series, meaning that it's not a revival but an entirely new show altogether. The first is that the characters will be adults and not teenagers.