I Dream of Jeannie was the classic, navel-baring 1960s show about a 2,000-year-old lady who lives in a bottle, which makes her look much younger.
There’s long been talk of a movie version, seeing as it’s one of the few sitcoms (along with My Mother the Car) that hasn’t been filmed yet.
Well, according to The Daily, the latest name to be bandied about as a possible Jeannie is …
That sounds sort of maybe OK-ish.
Then again the script has been through multiple rewrites and at one point they even were mentioning Lindsay Lohan as a possible star.
This thing is clearly going to need a whole lotta nose twitching to get off the ground.
My Mother the Car, however …
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 28, 2011