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as a fan of the original, this looks like a passion project

I'm a fan of the original for 33 years since i was 4 and this new prequel TV series looks like there is heart/passion/effort put into this series just like Blade Runner 2049 and be respectful to the first film and i like the graphic novels and all that too and i have the film on blu-ray, UltraHD BD and DVD and poster with comics, t-shirts, poster, action figure of Skeksil and more.

It looks like it's taking notes from Blade Runner 2049, in being a passion project and not a moneygrab for the sake of a quick buck only to respect a film or franchise.
What’s most compelling about that trailer, though, is the stunning fidelity to the original film, which suggests the project’s authors — including film director Louis Leterrier, PBS producers Lisa Henson (Jim Henson’s daughter) and Halle Stanford, and creators Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews — have a deep respect for the original source material and aren’t just out for a quick nostalgia cash-grab.

I love the use of balance between practical and new effects combined plus passion, love and care for the original looks like a labor of love and a passion project with the right balance of effects, heart, soul, budget and all that just like Blade Runner 2049 of being true and respectful to the source material instead of being some shitty halfassed soulless moneygrab insult to a franchise for the sake of a quick buck just to piss on the legacy like Critters A New Cringe, the sequels after Aliens (which was the last Alien film worth a damn), Terminator after T2 (T2 was the end of the story), The Predaturd 2018, Assbusters 2016, Star Wars The Last Straw, Robocop 3/the tv show and miniseries/Robocrap remake, Elm Street remake and all that.

Ain't i right?


I think both are half assed cashgrabs basically exploiting original properties. BR and this aren’t capturing the spirit of their predecessors only doing some lame impersonation


Not really! both are excellent stories of their own unlike those i mentioned and respects the roots of the sources