MTV are rebooting Daria (plus Aeon flux and The Real World too)
MTV have launched a new production unit, MTV Studios, who will be creating a swag of new shows, as well as rebooting a number of their most-popular properties from over the years.
As Variety reports, Daria will be rebooted by Inside Amy Schumer writer Grace Edwards, sci-fi Aeon Flux will be reimagined by Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis, and proto-Big Brother ’90s series The Real World will return for another season.
“MTV has the biggest collection of hit youth franchises that spans more than three decades of content and over 200 titles, part of which have fueled our resurgence,” said MTV President Chris McCarthy.
“With MTV Studios, we are for the first time ever opening up this vault beyond our own platforms to reimagine the franchises with new partners.”
The official descriptions of the aforementioned three shows are below.
DARIA & JODIE
The iconic animated franchise is reinvented through the eyes of heroine Daria Morgendorffer and one of her closest friends Jodie Landon. These two smart young women take on the world, with their signature satirical voice while deconstructing popular culture, social classes, gender and race.
This cult anime classic is back for a live action remake, as the badass heroine assassin Aeon Flux teams up with a group of biohacking rebels in the not too distant dystopian future to battle a brutally repressive regime and save humanity.
THE REAL WORLD
The show that invented modern reality television returns to its roots. This reconnection to innocence for the trailblazing series strips away the polarization and cold anonymity of social media, the din of the 24-hour news cycle, and the facades of the instafamous culture to find out what happens “when seven strangers are picked to live in a house…stop being polite and start getting real.”
The article was originally published on Brag Magazine