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

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

Post by BoyLazy » 09 Nov 2017, 22:05

Christina Rose wrote:
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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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Post by rasa_shazid12 » 09 Nov 2017, 22:13

I thinks it will be works by this category. God luck!
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Post by Katherine Smith » 14 Nov 2017, 14:07

I think that if this novel were to become a film it would have to be edited down, but I think that it would be a great feature. I definitely agree with the first poster who said that it could be a sci-fi series on platforms like Hulu or Amazon. I think that with the success of the Handmaiden's Tale the sex scenes would not be as big of an issue compared to a movie. If it were a movie, it would be rated R.
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Post by kingslexasoh1000 » 14 Nov 2017, 15:14

It can be possible.... if the producer is great at movies.
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Post by ktrae910 » 14 Nov 2017, 15:25

I think it would be great as a movie, minus the sex scenes. I think the plot is fine as it is the foundation for the next 2 books.
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Post by kingslexasoh1000 » 14 Nov 2017, 15:29

It can make a good movie if they do try
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Post by Barbiedole » 14 Nov 2017, 16:47

It's for for a sci-fi movie. I'll actually want to see that instead, than reading the book. Somehow, with a movie, we get to see the entire story on a while new and clearer picture.
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Post by powergirl » 14 Nov 2017, 18:14

I really think that this book can work as a film.i will b e among the first people looking for it.The film will be so exciting as the book.
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Post by Rosemary Okoko » 15 Nov 2017, 00:34

I think it would make a good film if the right actors take up the roles and also if the explicit scenes are censored enough to allow a wider range of viewers.

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Post by Que Lopez » 15 Nov 2017, 03:39

I think it will work as a sci-fi movie or TV series. I'm not too sure which actors would be good to play the characters though.
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Post by ZeroChill » 15 Nov 2017, 05:34

I think it will. Overall it is a great book that can be turned into a good movie

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The book would need sufficient changes before it actually becomes a movie. It has too many sex scenes and making a movies straight out of the book would not be much suitable.
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Post by Acwoolet » 15 Nov 2017, 17:43

I think that it could work. I agree that it would probably be best on Netflix or Hulu.

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Post by Quinto » 16 Nov 2017, 02:45

It could work, but with toned down sex scenes.

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Post by BoyLazy » 17 Nov 2017, 09:41

ZeroChill wrote:I think it will. Overall it is a great book that can be turned into a good movie

-- 15 Nov 2017, 17:47 --

The book would need sufficient changes before it actually becomes a movie. It has too many sex scenes and making a movies straight out of the book would not be much suitable.
Maybe wait for the sequel and then make a movie combining both books..

-- 17 Nov 2017, 13:34 --
Quinto wrote:It could work, but with toned down sex scenes.
Yes that is accepted by most of us.
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Post by Mr Jackson Height » 18 Nov 2017, 02:56

By cover, it looks so that it can work as a film. But by the story, I am in confusion
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