Would "30th Century: Escape" work as a film?

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Would "30th Century: Escape" work as a film?

Post by BoyLazy » 01 Nov 2017, 20:05

TV show, movie, actors, etc..
go ahead and share your opinion. Would this work as a film.
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Post by Yolimari » 02 Nov 2017, 16:27

I think it might work as a sci-fi TV show, but I am not sure the explicit scenes would be appropriate. I think it would be rated R, of course, and it would have to be late at night. Possibly a network like Hulu or Amazon would have to pick it up because these have less restrictions.
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Post by Vickie Noel » 02 Nov 2017, 22:57

The concept would make a good sci-fi movie, with the explicit scenes toned down a notch. I definitely would like to see Jennifer Garner as Jennifer Hero. :lol:
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Post by BoyLazy » 05 Nov 2017, 01:51

Yolimari wrote:I think it might work as a sci-fi TV show, but I am not sure the explicit scenes would be appropriate. I think it would be rated R, of course, and it would have to be late at night. Possibly a network like Hulu or Amazon would have to pick it up because these have less restrictions.
Which stars you can imagine as the actors?

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Vickie Noel wrote:The concept would make a good sci-fi movie, with the explicit scenes toned down a notch. I definitely would like to see Jennifer Garner as Jennifer Hero. :lol:
Any similar movie which you may have liked?
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Post by jeminah28 » 06 Nov 2017, 07:42

It works. I am looking forward to it.
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Post by BoyLazy » 06 Nov 2017, 08:11

jeminah28 wrote:It works. I am looking forward to it.
Any particular actor you would like to see?
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Post by readandsmile » 07 Nov 2017, 03:17

I guess it will work but with a pre-cautions to minors. I enjoyed reading the book and in terms of a film, it is very interesting.
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Post by Medha Jha » 07 Nov 2017, 10:54

I would love to see this as an Indian movie.

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Post by BoyLazy » 07 Nov 2017, 11:03

Medha Jha wrote:I would love to see this as an Indian movie.
Great. Indian stars are getting famous day by day.
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Post by jeminah28 » 07 Nov 2017, 20:41

readandsmile wrote:I guess it will work but with a pre-cautions to minors. I enjoyed reading the book and in terms of a film, it is very interesting.
I agree with you.
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Post by Poornima » 08 Nov 2017, 09:40

I think it will be facing a lot of trouble with the censor board. Still if it makes it to the screens then it has all the content to be a good film.

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Post by Christina Rose » 09 Nov 2017, 09:40

I think the plot needs more development for it to be film-ready. I also don't think there are enough battle scenes for a successful science fiction movie/tv show.

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Post by BoyLazy » 09 Nov 2017, 14:21

Christina Rose wrote:I think the plot needs more development for it to be film-ready. I also don't think there are enough battle scenes for a successful science fiction movie/tv show.
That needs more detailing..
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Post by Cotwani » 09 Nov 2017, 15:17

It could actually make a good movie if the plot is refined to be more convincing and a bit more focus is given to the rest of the SS team. If the sexual scenes are not toned down it would run the risk of being a porn video! Gal Gadot would play Jennifer well, since she pulled off wonder woman, which is of the same genre.

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Post by Christina Rose » 09 Nov 2017, 21:38

BoyLazy wrote:
Christina Rose wrote:I think the plot needs more development for it to be film-ready. I also don't think there are enough battle scenes for a successful science fiction movie/tv show.
That needs more detailing..
I'm just saying that the plot needs clear definition and direction to make it as a film. The author kind of focuses on everything equally - i.e. Jennifer's relationship with Marty, her schooling, her new family ties, etc. No one idea stands out more than any other. In a film, something would have to clearly be the basis of the plot line, with everything else just falling into the background.

Also, successful science fiction films have incredible battle scenes, which this book lacks. That could have been fixed if Jennifer hadn't abandoned her team so early.

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