• ‘Mr. Mom' Returns: MGM Teams With Vudu To Revive '80s Classic

    10 days ago - By Deadline

    The 1983 comedy Mr. Mom starring Michael Keaton is set to get the digital series treatment. MGM is partnering with Walmart 's streaming service Vudu to bring the classic into 2018.
    Vudu revealed the new Mr. Mom iteration Wednesday during NewFronts West. The news comes after it was announced that Vudu and MGM would be entering a partnership. The collaboration would serve well as MGM has a wealth of IP like Mr. Mom that could make its way to the streaming world.
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  • ‘Mr. Mom' TV Series Remake Headed to Streaming from Vudu and MGM

    10 days ago - By The Wrap

    The 1983 comedy “Mr. Mom” is getting a TV series remake on Vudu, Walmart's ad-supported streaming service.
    Announced Wednesday during the Newfronts West conference in Los Angeles, the show will be the first project to come out of a partnership between Vudu and MGM that was announced on Sunday.
    Directed by Stan Dragoti, the original film starred Michael Keaton as a Detroit auto engineer who becomes a stay at home dad after being laid off, and must navigate his own insecurities as his wife, played by Teri Garr, returns to her career in advertising to great success. Grossing $64.8 million off...
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