"Xena: Warrior Princess" isn't coming back to life. At least, anytime soon.

NBC's reboot of the classic adventure series is dead, according to the Hollywood Reporter. "Xena" premiered in 1995 as a spinoff of "Hercules" and ran for six seasons.

The new series would've cast a new actress in the titular role originally filled by Lucy Lawless.

NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke told THR, "Nothing is happening on that right now. We looked at some material; we decided at that point that it didn't warrant the reboot.

"I'd never say never on that one because it's such a beloved title, but the current incarnation of it is dead."

The reboot lost writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach ("Lost," "The 100") in April over creative differences. His vision of the show would have explored the romantic relationship between Xena and sidekick Gabrielle, which was only hinted at in the syndicated series.

Xena: Warrior Princess TV Show Poster
Xena: Warrior Princess
TVPGSeptember 4, 1995

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