Here Are The Films & TV Shows That Will Be Returning, Getting A Spin-Off, Or A Full On Reboot in 2017

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We got the Gilmore Girls and Ghost Busters last year, so what's new for 2017?

The rumour mill has been working overdrive to get some old faves back on the box.

You already know that Kim Cattrall has been furiously fanning the SATC flame for a while now, leading many of us to believe we're going to get a Samantha Jones spin-off.

Half an hour of our good ol' Sam climaxing at unrealistic speed and volume - sounds good to us.

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Lindsay Lohan has not-so-subtely told the world (via Facebook live) that she's already written and sent the Mean Girls 2 Treatment, but that Tina Fey et al are too 'busy' to get back to her.

Ouch.

But what else is in the works over in Hollywood?

Spring Breakers

Spring Break forever!

And now maybe it will be. According to Deadline a new streaming service called Blackpills have secured the rights for a TV series.

Although the epic director Harmony Korine (Kids) is not writing it, the original producers (Chris Hanley and Fernando Sulichin) are. Hanley produced other flicks like The Virgin Suicides and American Psycho.

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Donnie Darko

Everyone favourite movie they pretend to understand looks like it could get a sequel.

Now, you may have seen there actually a Donnie Darko 2 back in 2009 starring Chuck Bass - we mean Ed Westwick.

This sequel was completely unauthorised and apparently quite traumatic for the original film's director Richard Kelly, he told the Independent, 'It's been a nightmare for me, because people assume that I either authorised it or I endorsed it or I allowed it to happen and none of that is true.

They wanted me to be involved, I refused and asked them to not make the film and they basically told me to go fuck myself, went and made it and made a bunch of money - and I think they're horrible.'

Kelly was only 25 when he made the original film, now a cult classic.

He spoke to HMV about a potential new project,

I think there's something much bigger and more ambitious to do in that universe. It's big and expensive and I think there's time to get to that. I want to make sure we've got the budget to do it justice and not to compromise anything. Another story in this world needs resources and we need to have that in place. I need to get my next film out of the gate and then we can go back and look at it.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Another one for the gender-reversal fans, Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson will be the new Michael Caine and Steve Martin in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, only this time (according to The Guardian) it's going to be called Nasty Women.

The phrase was popularised by the new president explaining Hilary Clinton and has since been reclaimed as a badge of honour for many feminists around the world.

White Men Can't Jump

The 1992 comedy classic is getting a reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is teaming up with two athletes-turned-producers, to remake the movie that originally starred Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes.

Amy Schumer Comedy Special

After taking a break to star in a film, write a book and buy a farm, Amy Schumer's stand-up is back.

Inside Amy Schumer seems like it will still stay on it's late night slot on Comedy Central.

But her newest stand-up act will be premiering on the 7th March on Netflix.

Twin Peaks

David Lynch's surreal TV show is back, and what was 'Coming Soon', now has a date on it.

21st May, for a two-hour slot.

Just enough time to watch the original episodes a few times over then.

Arrested Development

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Yep the super-awkward cult comedy is apparently set to come back to Netflix for a fifth season.

The Bluth family reunion was meant to happen last year, but no luck.

Filming has been postponed due to conflicting schedules, but not for lack of trying.

All the cast are so successful and busy so they have struggled to find the time.

Thankfully, word on the street is that 2017 will see at least the start of production, meaning a new 17 episodes will be available before we know it.

Blue Crush

The 2002 film that started Kate Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez's careers is coming back for the small screen.

All we know is that it's a spin-off from the movie and has the same writer, Lizzy Weiss, on board.

Get ready to have serious tan and ab envy.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Good news for the Larry David fans, Curb Your Enthusiasm looks like it's back this year on HBO.

Yep, that's 10 episodes so cringy you are guaranteed to be anxiety ridden by the close of the series.

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing is getting a three hour made-for-TV remake for ABC.

They've already started releasing the cast list and it looks fun, fun, fun.

For Baby, our good-girl-gone bad (sort of) heroine, they've called in Abigail Breslin, from Scream Queens and Little Miss Sunshine fame.

Taking Patrick Swayze's, 'bad boy-stays' bad boy role, Johnny, goes to Colt Prattes.

Yeah, we didn't know either.

But take a look at him go.

Yeah, he'll do.

The rest of the cast looks pretty solid, especially Nicole Sherzinger as Penny the dancer.

Though she may not be known for her acting ability, she did get Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her part as Grizabella in the West End production of Cats.

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Dynasty

Prince once sang, 'You don't have to watch Dynasty to have an attitude' but we don't agree.

And thankfully we will now have double the Dynasty and thus, double the attitude because it's set for a reboot with Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage at the helm.

There are reports that they will also be attempting to make the TV show more diverse by changing secretary Krystle — originally played by Linda Evans — into a Hispanic woman named Cristal Jennings.

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Bravo!

The First Wives Club

The 1996 classic is transforming into a modern TV with New Girl writer Rebecca Addelman on the script.

How I Met Your Mother actress Alyson Hannigan will be playing a character inspired by Diane Keaton's Annie MacDuggan.

Smash actress Megan Hilty is Goldie Hawn's Elise Elliot and Truth Be Told's Vanessa Lachey will be Bette Midler's Elise Elliot.

If you were planning on spending less time in front of a screen this year, tough luck.

Get your PJs on and hunker down, there's some telly to watch.

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