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John Lithgow: 'Terms of Endearment' remake 'likely to be a disappointment'

(CNN) -- John Lithgow is not a fan of the idea of remaking his hit 1983 film, "Terms of Endearment."

"It's happened to me before, they rebooted 'Footloose' and I rebooted 'Twilight Zone' for heaven's sake," Lithgow told CNN at an NBC press day for his upcoming show, "Trial & Error."

"It's not like they're deleting it," Lithgow added. "I'm afraid it's likely to be a disappointment, and 'Footloose' was a disappointment."

Lee Daniels is reportedly in talks to direct an updated

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