BILL CRIDER'S POP CULTURE MAGAZINE
When something is that much of a classic (i.e. it's near-perfect already), I just wish they wouldn't mess with it.--Thomas Miller
In reading posts from Straczynski, I believe I've heard the word "prequel" associated with this project. I could be mistaken, though.
The linked article says the first of the three movies will be a prequel, I believe.