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In 2006, Fox Atomic was planning a remake of the 1984 comedy Revenge of the Nerds setting it for a 2007 release.

Unlike most cancelled movies, this went as far as filming when the plug was pulled.


The plot would have been the same as the original: a group of bullied nerds fight back against the jocks for their self-respect.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. Emory University, the place it was intended to be filmed in, denied the filmmakers the use of their campus after reading the script.
  2. The filmmakers found it difficult to film on the campus of Agnes Scott College due to its smaller size.
  3. Fox Atomic head Peter Rice didn't like the dailies that were filmed.


  • The film was permanently cancelled.
  • Seth MacFarlane has expressed interest in doing a reboot show for the film in late 2020. However no updates have been given on the reboot since as of April 2023.