Kid Horror Is Getting SO Sick That Fox Just Ordered a New TV Series ABOUT “The Goonies”

(Wait, what?)

Pierre Roustan
Feb 13 · 2 min read

Not a documentary. We need to clarify that. For those sadly confused at this headline, we apologize, but it is what it is: Fox has ordered an untitled pilot for a new TV series that will essentially recreate “THE GOONIES,” shot to shot! Hooooooold up….

Why? Why Make a TV Show About THAT?

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We’re not complaining, honestly. It’s not the sequel we and Sean Astin himself hoped for, but at least it’s something like it. We’d even be satisfied if the yet-to-be-named TV series gets to be set in beautiful Astoria. Something about that town screamed nostalgia of the ’80s when kids ruled the world.

Here’s the thing, though; there’s a point to this: the series will follow a woman by the name of Stella Cooper coming back to her own automotive hometown (Detroit?) as a failed substitute teacher, yet finding what the actual synopsis shows as “inspiration, hope, and ultimately salvation when she agress to help three students who are pursuing their film-making dreams by putting on an impossibly ambitious shot-for-shot remake of one of the student’s favorite movies, THE GOONIES.” Kid horror at its best.

Aha. Now that is interesting.

When You Think About It, It’s a True Homage (If Not a Sequel) to THE GOONIES

Richard Donner will be executive producer.

What Say You, Goonies? Do We Dig This??

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