The movie Trapped in Time, also known as ‘Groundhog Day’ will not have a sequel or remake but it will have a television series.
In 1993 it was released Caught in time, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott and Stephen Tobolowsky. The story is about a journalist who covers the news about a groundhog announcing the arrival of spring. Depending on what the animal does, it will be a good year or not. He did not like this report, but still traveled to Punxsutawney (Pennsylvania) to do it. However, something strange happens, since you have to repeat the day over and over again, until you make that day something perfect.
Actor Stephen Tobolowsky recently commented that they are preparing the TV series of Trapped in Time. He did not reveal details of the plot, story, or structure, but did tell how he found out about the project.
“It is said that a series of Caught in Time is in process. One of the producers: I was working on The Goldbergs or Schooled, one of those shows on the Sony lot, and one of them saw me and said, Oh Oh, Stephen! Stephen! We are working on a TV program of Trapped in Time. Could you be Ned for the TV show? My response was quick: Sure. Yes. No problem … But it's Ned thirty years later. What has your life become? ”
Is the television series a good idea?
There are many successes of the 80s and 90s that have had their sequels, remakes or reboots at the present time and have not finished working. But instead, when it comes to a television series, the demands and the format are different. So a program of Caught in time It could be a good idea, with new characters living a temporary adventure, but with old acquaintances from the town like the insurance salesman Ned Ryerson played by Stephen Tobolowsky.
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