Could the Vampire Craze Resurrect Moonlight?

Rumors are flying that the canceled CBS series might return, but what do our sources say?

By Kristin Dos Santos Dec 22, 2009 11:27 PMTags
Moonlight, Alex O'Loughlin, Sophia MylesCliff Lipson/CBS

Don't know if you've heard, but vampires are all the rage these days.

With the success of Twilight, True Blood and The Vampire Diaries, bloodsuckers have taken over popular culture. It seems like anything involving creatures of the night is guaranteed to bring beaucoup bucks to the company producing it. Too bad, then, for CBS that it canceled cult-hit series Moonlight for low ratings just as the full wave of vampire mania was hitting.

But wait, if Moonlight was canceled way back when, why are rumors flying that it might come back? I've gotten many emails from you fans lately asking about this talk, and here's what I'm hearing from my sources...

Gabrielle Stanton, one of the show's original writers and executive producers, tells me exclusively that rumors about the resurrection of Moonlight have been greatly exaggerated. When I emailed to ask if the fan questions I was getting about a possible return had any basis in fact, Gabrielle replied, "Wow, no. This is the first I've heard about it. Will have to look into it, but I hope they don't get their hopes up too much."

Meanwhile, a CBS rep debunked reports that CBS had reopened an online comments forum asking fans to weigh in about the future of the show. Sad face.

It's not looking so good after all for a Moonlight miracle, but then again, CBS has pulled the plug on Alex O'Loughlin's Three Rivers, which means he's at least available to play Mick St. John again, should the opportunity arise.

Are you still hoping that Moonlight finds its way back to TV, or have you moved on to other obsessions? Hit the comments!


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