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Old August 1 2014, 04:57 PM   #1
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GOTG Means a "Farscape" Film Can NEVER Get Made Now

Not that I care as FS lost its way for me around the second season but think about it;

Roguish guy from Earth who quips in pithy post-modern sayings

Blue and green women distinguished by their colours

Funny little alien who wise cracks

Big hulking guy who is a warrior/brute


Which cast am I talking about there?

Show a FS movie today to a kid who's just sen GOTG and they're going to say it's a cheap GOTG knock off!

I bet the cast of FS are going to be PISSED OFF when they go to the cinema this weekend to see this blockbuster and think,

"Fuck! That COULD'VE been us!!!"


And that's why there'll never be a FS film now.
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Old August 1 2014, 05:08 PM   #2
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Re: GOTG Means a "Farscape" Film Can NEVER Get Made Now

I doubt it was ever on their minds.
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Old August 1 2014, 05:12 PM   #3
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Re: GOTG Means a "Farscape" Film Can NEVER Get Made Now

I don't know... "There is already a similar movie" doesn't seem to be an argument that ever stops Hollywood studio people from making a movie. On the contrary, quite often that seems to be the main reason FOR making certain movies.
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Old August 1 2014, 06:16 PM   #4
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Re: GOTG Means a "Farscape" Film Can NEVER Get Made Now

I think a Farscape movie would become increasingly likely the more money Guardians of the Galaxy makes. Studios will be wondering what they have in their stables that is similar.
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Old August 1 2014, 06:20 PM   #5
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AvBaur wrote: View Post
I don't know... "There is already a similar movie" doesn't seem to be an argument that ever stops Hollywood studio people from making a movie. On the contrary, quite often that seems to be the main reason FOR making certain movies.
That's what I was thinking. If it's successful I would think the door would only be further opened for a Farscape movie.
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Old August 1 2014, 06:22 PM   #6
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The main reason is that a Farscape movie would be terrible and gross about $3400.
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Old August 1 2014, 06:24 PM   #7
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You forgot the alien that's a plant.
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Old August 1 2014, 06:50 PM   #8
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The main reason is that a Farscape movie would be terrible and gross about $3400.
But would that be Australian dollars?
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Old August 1 2014, 06:54 PM   #9
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I don't know... "There is already a similar movie" doesn't seem to be an argument that ever stops Hollywood studio people from making a movie. On the contrary, quite often that seems to be the main reason FOR making certain movies.
On the contrary to your contrary, I'm sure Hollywood studio people decide against making movies for that very reason all the time; we just rarely hear about it. Sure, there are always exceptions, and some megahits (say, Gladiator) absolutely do get a bunch of similar projects greenlit. But for every project that gets made, a dozen others don't.
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Old August 1 2014, 07:01 PM   #10
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The main reason is that a Farscape movie would be terrible and gross about $3400.
But would that be Australian dollars?
Australia has its own currency?
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Old August 2 2014, 01:59 AM   #11
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Would love to see a Farscape movie
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Old August 2 2014, 02:10 AM   #12
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The logic of this thread:

"What, the Beatles are the #1 group in America? We'll, shoot, we can't send over the Stones or the Dave Clark Five, then...."
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Old August 2 2014, 02:22 AM   #13
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I wonder if there was anyone in 1977 watching Star Wars and lamenting how impossible a Star Trek movie had just become.
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Old August 2 2014, 02:38 AM   #14
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Re: GOTG Means a "Farscape" Film Can NEVER Get Made Now

Does it also mean that another Serenity film is out of the question?
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Old August 2 2014, 02:49 AM   #15
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Does it also mean that another Serenity film is out of the question?
Another one was out of the question when the first one bombed.
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