View Single Post
Old April 9 2013, 03:11 PM   #54
marillion
Vice Admiral
 
marillion's Avatar
 
Location: Workin' in a coal mine...
View marillion's Twitter Profile
Re: Blake's 7 given the go ahead by Syfy

Starkers wrote: View Post
If they 'get' what makes Blakes 7 so great they might be onto something, but somehow I doubt they will. Forget the setting, forget the Federation or the rebellion, forget even Liberator, Zen and Orac, at its heart Blakes 7 was about a bunch of people, most of whom weren't especially noble, and most of whom, at best, respected each other and at worse down right loathed each other, trapped togeather by circumstances, and half the fun stems from the character interactions. Lose that and however good it is, it won't be Blakes 7.

I hope they don't make it too light and fluffy, but similarly if they try to go for NuBSG levels of grittiness I feel it'll fail just as surely.
And I immediately went to Firefly... Seriously sounds very familiar...
__________________
Find a new way of life - www.marillion.com
marillion is offline   Reply With Quote