Fox Networks Group Teams With Canal+ On Modern Day Remake Of H.G Wells’ ‘War Of The Worlds’

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Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa is taking on a reboot of War of the Worlds as its second original commission. The international arm of the U.S. broadcaster has partnered with France's Canal+ and Atlantis producer Urban Myth Films on the eight-part remake, which will be set in the present day and tell the story of an alien invasion. The drama was created and written by Misfits' Howard Overman, who runs Studiocanal-backed Urban Myth Films with Johnny Caps and Julian…