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Differences between reboot, remake, reimagining - is my understanding correct?

Remake: Re-making the original film, with minimal or no changes. I'd say this is wrong. A remake carries the same general plot line, but is often very different from the original. Just thinking of ...
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Why are they rebooting/reviving The Matrix franchise?

There's an answer in the article: While some at Warners consider the title among the studio's sacrosanct properties, like Casablanca, others see a need to redevelop it in an environment where ...
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What is the reason behind the multiple Spider-Man reboots?

To try to capitalise on the Spiderman name and make money. First reboot: To quote from The Huffington Post who covered this: A fourth installment of the hugely popular [original] Spider-man ...
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Which movie franchise had the fastest reboot, where both the original and the reboot were shot in the US?

I actually found this article showing the Hollywood's fastest reboots, some of them below: Name - Original Film Year release - Reboot Year Release The Amazing Spider-Man - 2002 - 2012 Rise of the ...
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Do stars of original series get royalties for reboots or remakes?

No, actors do not get royalties from reboots. The characters are the property of the writer(s), and only they are capable of getting royalties from reboots. Edit: Not sure who flagged this, but ...
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What was the first instance of a movie reboot?

While re-imaginings of stories have been told over and over in film and other media since long before film began, the first instance of the use of the term "reboot" was 'The Incredible Hulk' in 2008, ...
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Which movie franchise had the fastest reboot, where both the original and the reboot were shot in the US?

How about the Punisher movies? 2004 and 2008. The second one was intended as a sequel but ended up being a reboot. Also, there was a 1989 Punisher movie, but I'm not sure it counts. If it does, there ...
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Is the Reimagined Battlestar a reboot or a sequel to the Original Battlestar?

Both contain references to the modern world, the original series being set after the lunar landings, and the re-imaged series being set 150,000 years before today. The implication of the final ...
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Is the Reimagined Battlestar a reboot or a sequel to the Original Battlestar?

I don't think it can be a sequel as both series show the destruction of, and evacuation from, Caprica and its colonies. The final episodes of the new series show that the phrase "all this has happened ...
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What was the first instance of a movie reboot?

It may not be the first, but the earliest film reboot I know of is "The Maltese Falcon". The first film adaptation was in 1931, and the second (under the title "Satan Met A Lady") was in 1936.
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