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Do you think Queer as folk will get remade?

Isn't it successful enough to be made into a movie or to have another show based on it?

by Anonymousreply 4111/07/2014

No

by Anonymousreply 111/02/2013

No hon, let it go, it was a ridiculous show to begin with.

by Anonymousreply 211/04/2013

It has already.

Isn't the original British?

by Anonymousreply 311/04/2013

The very basic 'concept' of Queer as Folk is "narcissistic gay man dates younger twink and hangs out in bars all the time." - On that loose basis, yes, it probably will be remade again. If it hasn't already been.

by Anonymousreply 411/04/2013

It already was. The American/Canadian verison we all know and love (or hate) IS a remake--of the British version.

by Anonymousreply 511/04/2013

The show has been off the air since 2005. I would say no. The time to do it has passed. But you never know. Dallas got a reboot being off the air 20 years. It would have to have a new cast of actors. What about that new gay themed show coming on hbo?

by Anonymousreply 611/04/2013

get treated for ocd, op

by Anonymousreply 711/04/2013

I'm a gay man who actually did like the show for the most part, but it should not get remade. As others have pointed out it already was made into an American version from the British original. It was enough. The whole idea of it was how "groundbreaking" it was for TV at the time. All these years later, and after two versions, it wouldn't be that novel for TV any more.

Time to have another original gay-themed show IMHO.

by Anonymousreply 811/04/2013

I would love to see a reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, although these days it might be Straight Eye for the Queer Guy.

by Anonymousreply 911/04/2013

It WAS a remake, OP.

by Anonymousreply 1011/04/2013

hey [9], I like your twist on it --- the first half of the show is gays helping straight dudes with stuff, and then the second half is the straight guys helping out the gays with talents that they are lacking... hmm maybe 5 straight guys and 5 gay guys ---- then they break off into 2 man teams and there is a competition at the end....

by Anonymousreply 1111/04/2013

I'm sorry, OP. But Gale Harold doesn't know who you are, and probably never will.

You've got to move on.

by Anonymousreply 1211/04/2013

How about "The Brian Diaries," where an 18-year-old Brian Kinney enters Penn State as a freshman?

by Anonymousreply 1311/05/2013

Not to disparage the mentally handicapped, I can't tell whether op is kidding, or retarded.

by Anonymousreply 1411/05/2013

It totally needs to be remade... as a TELENOVELA!

by Anonymousreply 1511/05/2013

HBO is filming the remake now. Set in San Francisco.

by Anonymousreply 1611/05/2013

it isn't a remake r16...it is a different show.

by Anonymousreply 1711/05/2013

The show is hard to watch now. It's so dated. OP, why haven't you moved on to stan a new gay "pairing" like the rest of the QAF fraufans.

by Anonymousreply 1811/05/2013

R17, doesn't understand the concept of sarcasm.

by Anonymousreply 1911/05/2013

r16/r19 doesn't have the ability to write sarcasm

by Anonymousreply 2011/05/2013

2005 - it's time to let it go OP. The two main actors have tried. As long as people(fraus) continue to pay for their rehashed memories in the hopes that they catch a look or a touch that confirms that they were fucking, they will turn up. Are we going to be talking about this when Harold is 50?

by Anonymousreply 2111/05/2013

QAF guys going through midlife crisis. That could be an entertaining show. God knows most of QAF cast needs a job.

by Anonymousreply 2211/05/2013

Don't think I'm up for an aging Brian trying to pull teenage boys while a pouting nearly 40 year old Justin watches

by Anonymousreply 2311/05/2013

They could call it "Queer Ass Folk".

by Anonymousreply 2411/05/2013

Queer as ElderFolk

by Anonymousreply 2511/05/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2611/05/2013

It's not an "ancient queen," R26. That would be tolerable. It's all the worst "F" words you can think of rolled into one relentless troll.

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by Anonymousreply 2711/05/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2811/05/2013

most gay-themed television is crap anyway, so sure, why not a remake?

by Anonymousreply 2911/05/2013

Now this is a thread that should be closed down. Nobody the fuck needs a remake of Queer as Folk. This is not Hollywood! Queer as Folk is what it was.

by Anonymousreply 3011/05/2013

QAF is now available for instant watching on Netflix.

by Anonymousreply 3102/09/2014

Thanks, r31!

by Anonymousreply 3202/09/2014

Rewatching on Netflix. Tell me, what aspects of this show didn't you like or what didn't seem realistic?

by Anonymousreply 3302/10/2014

You're welcome, r32.

by Anonymousreply 3402/10/2014

Where did QAF go wrong? I think season 3.

by Anonymousreply 3506/19/2014

I wished they would, or at least do a movie giving us an update on the characters. I loved the show and I am a gay man and loved it. While I was married to a woman we both watched it together and she loved it too. I have found a lot of straight women loved the show too.

by Anonymousreply 3606/30/2014

To the one asking where it went wrong? I don't think it ever did. There was a lot of tension on set from what I gather and Randy (Justin) didn't want to return for season 6 and gale (brian)said if randy didn't come back neither would he, (just what I heard). Maybe egos got too large for some of them?

by Anonymousreply 3706/30/2014

From season 3 onwards it was shit. Even gh said the uk version was better

by Anonymousreply 3806/30/2014

I know that the new movie will come out of Randy Harrison. Already have pictures of Sam and Julia.As images show just how this boy is talented.

by Anonymousreply 4011/07/2014

I'd like to see an adult TV drama about gays who aren't promiscuous narcissists.

by Anonymousreply 4111/07/2014
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