‘Labyrinth’ Reboot Rumors Shot Down

Reports that the 1986 David Bowie film Labyrinth is to be rebooted have been shot down by the movie's supposed screenwriter.

Shortly after the rumors circulated during the weekend, Noicole Perlman took to Twitter to write, "Guys, please don't fall for all the clickbait. No one is remaking 'Labyrinth.' The movie is perfect as it is." Perlman, who co-wrote the 2014 hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," confirmed she is working on a sequel -- or, as she termed it, a "continuation" -- to the story, while also tweeting that "the timing of these rumors is so upsetting.  I would never seek to profit from Bowie`s death. 'Labyrinth' is my favorite film. from childhood, so I share your concerns that any continuation of the world be handled with love and respect."

"Labyrinth" was directed by Muppets creator Jim Henson and also starred Jennifer Connelly, with Bowie appearing as the evil Goblin King. The soundtrack featured five new Bowie songs.

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.