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The British UFO TV series is headed for the big screen

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Jul 4, 2015

Robert Evans is teaming with ITV Global on a feature film based on the 1970s British TV series UFO, Variety reported.

Evans is producing with Avi Haas and Henri M. Kessler. Ryan Gaudet and Joseph Kanarek are penning a script.

The series debuted in 1970, with characters created by Gerry Anderson. It was set in 1980 and revolves around Shado (Supreme Headquarters Alien Defense Organization), a covert military organization that thwarts an alien race that has been kidnapping and killing humans for decades, then using the body parts.

Shado headquarters is hidden beneath a film studio, and the studio mogul is actually the Shado commander. The movie will be set in the year 2020.

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