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Screenwriter Clarifies Next 'Labyrinth' Is Not a Reboot

It turns out the next "Labyrinth" movie won't be a reboot after all.

Screenwriter Nicole Perlman ("Guardians of the Galaxy") took to Twitter to clear up rumors that the film would be a reboot, as The Hollywood Reporter previously indicated, and clarified that she begun work on the project roughly two years prior to star David Bowie's death:

Not "rebooting" anything, guys.

— Nicole Perlman (@Uncannygirl) January 23, 2016

Henson Co & I started talking in late 2014, so the timing of these rumors is so upsetting. I would never seek to profit from Bowie's death.

— Nicole Perlman (@Uncannygirl) January 23, 2016

Labyrinth is my favorite film from childhood, so I share your concerns that any continuation of the world be handled with love and respect.

— Nicole Perlman (@Uncannygirl) January 23, 2016

Guys, please don't fall for all the clickbait. No one is remaking "Labyrinth." That movie is perfect as it is.

— Nicole Perlman (@Uncannygirl) January 24, 2016

The original "Labyrinth" movie from 1986 was directed by Jim Henson, written by "Monty Python's" Terry Jones and executive produced by George Lucas. The film follows 15-year old Sara (Jennifer Connelly), who sets off to reach the center of a maze to save her younger brother from the Goblin King (Bowie).

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