Newswire: Bob Greenblatt says NBC is looking for a Xena reboot writer

Lucy Lawless: Warrior Princess wanted a Xena: Warrior Princess reboot, and then she maybe didn’t, but too bad! According to The Hollywood Reporter, a reboot project is already in the works. On Wednesday night at NBCUniversal’s Television Critics Association press tour party, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt confirmed that Xena is returning from the dead. “Yes, we’re in the early stages of developing a new take on Xena and we’re looking for a writer. We want to do it,” Greenblatt said.

According to THR, sources say the modern take on Xena would have to have the charisma and charm of Lawless and the smarts of Katniss Everdeen. Locking down the charisma and charm of Lawless without, well, Lawless, sounds like a tall order, and as of now it’s very unclear if she will be part of the project. Greenblatt confirmed “there is a deal with …

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