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TV show "Deadwood" gets movie reboot

HBO plans to revive the show "Deadwood" as a movie.

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Another TV show is coming back from the dead.

HBO is planning a movie reboot of the short-lived Western show "Deadwood."

HBO programming president Michael Lombardo told TVLine that he gave creator David Milch the green light to bring back the show.

"David has our commitment that we are going to do it," says Lombardo. "He pitched what he thought generally the storyline would be -- and knowing David, that could change. But it's going to happen."

Lombardo added that HBO decided to revive the show because they felt there was unfinished business with regard to the series.

"I've known him for a while and it feels like it's something he's not done talking about," he said.

Lots of questions remain; it's unclear when the show would air or which cast members would return, but Lombardo seemed confident that many of the show's actors would want to return.

"The cast is unbelievably [tight]," he said. "Some casts and creators form a bond that becomes relevant for the rest of their lives. This was a defining moment for a lot of them."

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