Oliver Twist as a hot female thief

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  1. QLRformer

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    NBC Plans 'Sexy Contemporary Take' on Oliver Twist - CBR

    A young woman named Twist teams with a group of outcasts who use their unique skills to catch wealthy criminals.


    This isn't Oliver Twist, this is the Artful Dodger adventures. There's no need to change Charles Dickens' stories, modernize them maybe but not a major change like this.
     
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    What's next? Hamlet set in a trailer park in the south?
     
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    This will end nicely... wake me up when they announce Aunt Tania's Cabin, or Hot Gal and the Sea, or The Countess of Monte Cristo,or Herculena, or better yet shut up before giving them more ideas.
     
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    I can see this going well.
     
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    What a twist!!
     
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    Remember: just a twist!
     

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    I hope so. That sounds more entertaining than this.
     
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    Theres a Hamlet/Mullet joke there somewhere, but I can't be bother at the moment.
     
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    ... Eh why the hell not? :lol 

    I mean they did Oliver in 80's New York City with Oliver as a cat in a gang of dogs.
     
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    Well, she's going to something to a pocket or two...
     
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    Yup...

    Because gender swap is real popular and lucrative in Hollywood.
     
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    Nope, it was the African savanna.
     
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    The literary critic in me cringes, but the sexy women lover in me is excited.
     
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    Oh look, another show by NBC that will get swiftly canceled within a few episodes.
     
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    That actually sounds like the kind of show that could get decent viewership, original story aside.

    Honestly, more than any gender or modernization matters, the bit that feels off is simply that there's not a kid lead anymore, that's synonymous with the story in my head.

    Been there, done that.
    It's called Revenge.
     
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    Better yet, let's cut the Oliver Twist angle altogether for it to just be about graffiti artists.
     
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    Un.. No I really didn't want to watch Olivia Twist.
     
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    SyFy has been knocking it out of the park with quality shows like Van Helsing and Wynonna Earp, so NBC doing this should be just awesome!
    :drunk  :bay  :dunce