Growing up as a kid in the mid 90’s was a lot of fun. One of those big reasons was Legends of the Hidden Temple. In this game show for kids, the object was to complete physical challenges and prove yourself worthy enough to enter the temple. Once inside, you and your partner had to solve a series of puzzles and find the item of the day. It was a great show, and it still is. Now that nostalgia is coming back, and the game show will be adapted into a TV movie for Nickelodeon.

Today, the 2016 TV Upfronts are taking place, and Nickelodeon will be taking part. One of the shows the network is expected to show off is a movie adaptation of the former children’s game show. According to the report, the movie will be a live action movie.

“In ‘Hidden Temple,’ three siblings must conquer a series of obstacles to remain alive, mirroring the theme of the original game show. The TV movie, slated to appear in the fourth quarter of 2016, will nod to other elements from the original show, including Olmec, a talking head who knows the secrets behind the temple; the Steps of Knowledge, the entrance to the temple and launching pad for the mission; and cameos from a green monkey, red jaguar and silver snakes, among others.”

The one cameo many fans are probably looking for will be the show’s former host Kirk Fogg. According to Fogg’s IMDB page, the man hasn’t really done much since the show. But he was spotted in a 2013 commercial for Volkswagon. Other than a bit of aging, he still looks the same. At this point, he would be 56 years old. It would be awesome if he was some kind of professor or archeologist who helped guide the stars of the movie towards the temple, just like he did on the show.

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In all likelihood, something that will show up may be the Shrine of the Silver Monkey. That part of the temple was notorious for causing so many teams to lose. It was almost impossible to put that stupid thing together. Was it rigged? Maybe. One thing was for sure, if you could put it together, good for you, and the chances of your team winning went through the roof. Otherwise, you were probably going to lose.

Hidden Temple is slated to come out later in 2016.

Source: Variety

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