According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 1940 Oscar-winning film The Thief of Bagdad is getting remade at Hallmark Channel as a four-hour miniseries described as a movie "event".

Bagdad, from Robert Halmi Sr., also is going into production. The length has yet to be determined, but the project could end up as a three-hour movie or even a four-hour miniseries.

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