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"Good Times" TV Series to Become "Good Times" the Movie

Classic 70s Comedy Gets Ready for the Big Screen


Updated February 26, 2014
It seems every other TV series from the 1970s that might even remotely be suitable fodder for a movie has already been done, or there's a project currently in the works. Now one more series has been snatched up - "Good Times."

Creative Production Group won a battle for the film rights to "Good Times," a Norman Lear sitcom that ran from 1974 through 1979. The series starred Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois, and made a star of the ultra-skinny Jimmie Walker.

There's no word yet on the cast or when production may start. CPG's Rodney Omanoff and Graham Kaye will produce the film.

SOURCE: Variety

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