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Old February 21 2014, 07:37 AM   #2878
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Re: sf/f TV development news - 2013

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A&E Developing Fallen Angels Drama

A&E Network has put in development a high-concept drama from Immortals writers Charley & Vlas Parlapanides and producer Michael London. The projectís title, The 36, stems from the mystical Jewish concept of the Righteous 36, which stipulates that at all times there are 36 people in the world possessing special powers who donít necessarily know each other but if even one of them was missing, the world would come to an end. A version of the premise was recently used on the Fox supernatural drama Touch where such 36 people were hunted by a shady organization. The 36 is set in the world of the biblical fallen angels. These dark angels, or Nephilim, live among us and are only kept in check by The Righteous 36. Set in New York, The 36 centers on Dane, a complicated hero who soon learns that heís right in the middle of this battle for the soul of mankind.
Crap. For a second there I thought this was going to be based on Fallen Angels by Niven, Pournelle, and Flynn.
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