The once-proposed theatrical remake of David Cronenberg
is evidently turning into a TV show. The 1981 film most famous for its exploding head opening
(and less famous for Stephen Lack's toneless but oddly appropriate performance) has already spawned a couple of shoddy sequels. So this isn't quite the unwelcome spin-off that, for instance, a sequel to Videodrome
In fact, Scanners
is the sort of story ...