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The Last Starfighter spinoff may be heading to TV

Over three decades after the release of the sci-fi fantasy film The Last Starfighter, a report from Variety claims that a TV spinoff of the cult classic, entitled The Starfighter Chronicles, is in the works.

The original writer of the 1984 film, Jonathan Betuel, is working with virtual reality company Surreal to give viewers a unique and immersive experience with the show. On top of being able to view Chronicles on regular television sets, if all goes well, people who own virtual reality headsets will be able to watch the show with a 360-degree view.

Chronicles is in very early stages of development, and is obviously an extremely ambitious idea for a series, so fans are going to have to wait and see how far this concept can go.

The project will not continue the story of Alex Rogan, a skilled teenage video game player who is recruited by aliens to fight in an interstellar war,

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