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Author Topic: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development  (Read 1475 times)

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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2021, 06:36:21 PM »
On the other hand, though, it is true that B5 had to change course abruptly at a number of points, due to actors becoming unavailable, and threats of early cancellation. It would be interesting to see a version of Babylon 5 that went more according to plan. The show could be tighter overall, and avoid the pacing issues of Seasons 4 and 5.
This is what gives me hope. I loved the series in the day but rewatching it has left me flat. The series had momentum because of the questions raised, once answered it isn't as interesting. Hopefully he'll go back to the oldest story outlines and produce lots of surprises.
I also hope the set designer, prop designer, and costume folks watched the Battlestar Galactica reboot.
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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #61 on: October 16, 2021, 04:39:40 AM »
CW + B5 + Reboot = Woke Trainwreck


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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #62 on: October 16, 2021, 11:04:57 PM »
CW + B5 + Reboot = Woke Trainwreck

I really really hope not.

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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #63 on: October 18, 2021, 04:01:39 PM »
CW + B5 + Reboot = Woke Trainwreck

Well the word on the street is CW is trying to steer the ship away from SJW waters. Superman and Lois is their first offering in that direction, and I admit, I *finally* got bored and decided to check it out this past week.

I am going to say this... and I can't believe I'm saying it... I'm three episodes in and stunned that CW pulled this off. It's actually *good*. Now it could be that I'm so detached from Hollywood that my expectations were gay Superman, black transfemale Lois, and their Furry, Quad-spirited Siamese Twin boys, both bisexual and bi-gendered incest fans. But to my utter amazement the show pays homage to Superman as he should be.

So if any of this is true, it gives me an atom of hope that JMS and CW pulls it off... if not? Well it's one more atom atop the Himalayan-sized pile of dashed hopes and dreams Hollywood degenerates have made of my childhood franchises.

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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #64 on: October 18, 2021, 07:16:39 PM »
CW + B5 + Reboot = Woke Trainwreck

Well the word on the street is CW is trying to steer the ship away from SJW waters. Superman and Lois is their first offering in that direction, and I admit, I *finally* got bored and decided to check it out this past week.

I am going to say this... and I can't believe I'm saying it... I'm three episodes in and stunned that CW pulled this off. It's actually *good*. Now it could be that I'm so detached from Hollywood that my expectations were gay Superman, black transfemale Lois, and their Furry, Quad-spirited Siamese Twin boys, both bisexual and bi-gendered incest fans. But to my utter amazement the show pays homage to Superman as he should be.

Interesting. I'm tempted to give it a try, then.
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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #65 on: October 18, 2021, 08:00:21 PM »
Interesting. I'm tempted to give it a try, then.

I've seen the whole season and I can attest to this. Not just non-SJ but well-written and exciting to boot. Moves like a sonova, too.
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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #66 on: October 18, 2021, 08:51:51 PM »
I've seen the whole season as well. I'm not going to say Superman & Lois is the best ever, but it's really solid. The F/X are also quite good. They don't dance around the fact that Superman has overwhelming strength and speed.

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Re: Babylon 5 Reboot in Development
« Reply #67 on: Today at 01:34:41 PM »
Well, not to derail, maybe we need a new thread for the Superman & Lois show, but I watched the first episode and it wasn't too bad. I have nitpicks, but overall I liked it.
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