Newswire: Lucy Lawless says never mind on that Xena reboot thing

It looks like Xena and Gabrielle’s fairy-tale wedding will have to remain in the realm of fan fiction as Deadline reports that Lucy Lawless has called a mulligan on her promises of a Xena: Warrior Princess reboot. The whole thing seemed to be moving along nicely, with The Hollywood Reporter appearing to confirm that a reboot of the fantasy series was actually happening the same day as Lawless teased the possibility in an interview. Maybe a little too nicely, as Lawless promptly walked back her (rather assertive) comments on Twitter later that day:

Sorry, friends! news of a #Xena reboot is just a rumor. I’d love it to happen one day but it’s still in the wishful thinking stage.

— Lucy Lawless (@RealLucyLawless) July 20, 2015

It’s frustrating, because Lawless is basically rebuking rumors that she started in the first place. But maybe this is for the …

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