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Old July 17 2013, 08:26 PM   #1
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Film, 'Project Kronos," gets green light

Interesting concept and story. It's setup like a faux documentary.

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Armory/Benderspinkweiner has come on board to develop a feature-film adaptation of Hasraf Dullul’s short sci-fi film “Project Kronos.”
Dullul, a VFX artist on “The Dark Knight,” “Hellboy 2″ and the mini-series “The Bible,” will direct from his own screenplay. Shot as a faux-documentary, Dullul’s 14-minute short chronicles a space agency of the near future and its first contact with intelligent life on an interstellar space mission.”
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Old July 18 2013, 08:51 AM   #2
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It does sound iteresting
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Old July 18 2013, 12:50 PM   #3
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They made a 12 minute short film which is really high qualiy:

Project Kronos - 12 minute short film
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Old July 18 2013, 04:44 PM   #4
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That has to be the dullest short film I've ever seen.
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Old July 18 2013, 06:00 PM   #5
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That has to be the dullest short film I've ever seen.
Meh. I like the documentary style approach in introducing the premise. Obviously a full length motion picture would be vastly different.
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Old July 19 2013, 08:24 AM   #6
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So... will there be any Klingons?
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Old July 19 2013, 04:45 PM   #7
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So... will there be any Klingons?
Can't you read?! It says "its first contact with intelligent life", so it's obviously dealing with the Vulcans.
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Old July 19 2013, 05:26 PM   #8
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a lawsuit by CBS over the name. They'll claim its infringing on their intellectual property.
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a lawsuit by CBS over the name. They'll claim its infringing on their intellectual property.
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Old July 19 2013, 05:45 PM   #10
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I'm looking foward to checking this out, I dig the concept...at first I was kinda "meh" about the brain probe (logistical questions kept popping up) but the human 2.0 concept makes alot of sense
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Old July 19 2013, 05:52 PM   #11
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a lawsuit by CBS over the name. They'll claim its infringing on their intellectual property.
The Greek Gods, beg to differ.
I think though that they'll argue that Kronos is closely associated with Star Trek. Much like you'll see certain productions black out letters on the name "Enterprise".

Not saying they'll win, but I imagine they will try.
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Old July 19 2013, 05:55 PM   #12
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a lawsuit by CBS over the name. They'll claim its infringing on their intellectual property.
The Greek Gods, beg to differ.
I think though that they'll argue that Kronos is closely associated with Star Trek. Much like you'll see certain productions black out letters on the name "Enterprise".

Not saying they'll win, but I imagine they will try.
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Old July 19 2013, 06:09 PM   #13
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The Greek Gods, beg to differ.
I think though that they'll argue that Kronos is closely associated with Star Trek. Much like you'll see certain productions black out letters on the name "Enterprise".

Not saying they'll win, but I imagine they will try.
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Old July 19 2013, 06:19 PM   #14
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I wouldn't be surprised to see a lawsuit by CBS over the name. They'll claim its infringing on their intellectual property.
The Greek Gods, beg to differ.
I think though that they'll argue that Kronos is closely associated with Star Trek. Much like you'll see certain productions black out letters on the name "Enterprise".

Not saying they'll win, but I imagine they will try.

I doubt they'll even try...Kronos has been a word for awhile now, weren't there watches called kronos? if the movie was called "Project Quo'nos" then they might have a problem.
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Old July 19 2013, 06:28 PM   #15
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I doubt they'll even try...Kronos has been a word for awhile now, weren't there watches called kronos? if the movie was called "Project Quo'nos" then they might have a problem.
Consdiering that 'Kronos," was also orginally Zeus' father in Greek Mythology - I don't know who exactly owns the copyright to this name but it for sure isn't Star Trek nor is it CBS.
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