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Steve CooganDespite much talk of an Alan Partridge movie it looks as if Steve Coogan will be reprising another of his TV roles in his next movie project.

According to reports, Coogan is set to make a movie version of the 2002 BBC comedy drama Cruise Of The Gods.

In case you don't remember, the BBC production starred a line up that also included David Walliams and Rob Brydon playing actors from a cheesy 80s sci-fi series Children Of Castor who were reunited at a fan convention on a cruise ship. Before long old tensions resurface, principally between Coogan's egotistical Nick Lee who's the only cast member to have made a career for himself in Hollywood and his former co-star Andy van Allen (Brydon) who's now struggling to make a living.

Find out more and watch a clip from the original series after the jump... Steve CooganDespite much talk of an Alan Partridge movie it looks as if Steve Coogan will be reprising another of his TV roles in his next movie project.

According to reports, Coogan is set to make a movie version of the 2002 BBC comedy drama Cruise Of The Gods.

In case you don't remember, the BBC production starred a line up that also included David Walliams and Rob Brydon playing actors from a cheesy 80s sci-fi series Children Of Castor who were reunited at a fan convention on a cruise ship. Before long old tensions resurface, principally between Coogan's egotistical Nick Lee who's the only cast member to have made a career for himself in Hollywood and his former co-star Andy van Allen (Brydon) who's now struggling to make a living.

New York screenwriters Michael Handelman and David Guion have confirmed they're working on the big screen version.

"Cruise Of The Gods was never shown here [in the US], so we are remaking it," says Handelman. "Ours is called The Great Beyond and it's the same basic premise about two actors who were on a TV show some years ago. One became very successful and one has never worked again and has never been able to work out his hatred of the past."

The original starred Rob Brydon as the out-of-work actor but, in the US version, the roles are going to be reversed.

"Steve played the guy who went on to be a star in the original one, but will play the guy who did not become a star in the new one," Guion revealed.

Watch a clip from BBC's Cruise of the Gods below...