Q: I have an idea for how to reboot a show. How much of the original can I use in my rewrite?
I want to pitch it to the copywrite owner. I want to use character names, places, descriptions etc.
A: You are going to need to have permission from the copyright owner to make your derivative work. You may want to work through an attorney who could act as intermediary between you and the copyright owner to pitch your concept. The attorney would be in a good position to figure out with you the best approach. Your identity could be kept confidential (privileged) during the process.
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