List of modernized adaptations of old works

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Sometimes, an author will write a story that is consciously based on an older story (typically in the public domain) but with a modernized setting and characters. Sometimes the original work is still copyrighted, but the writer includes the minimum quota of differences to avoid being a direct plagiarism while using an immediately recognizable story template.

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Television and TV-movies[edit]

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Theatre[edit]

References[edit]

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