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    I think that the changes at Disney are also behind the reason why we still don't know whether or not Hulu is renewing Castle Rock.
    I am guessing that they are not, given the delay between season 2 and the lack of information, but... who knows?
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    Quote Originally Posted by herbertwest View Post
    ...Every studios are looking for brand new content. Each of them are looking for their GoT. So, yes, it's a calculated risk, but at the end of the day, having King's name on it will definitely help you gaining visibility...
    For any production house/studio/channel that seeks a stand-out long-term property (GOT/fantasy), there is little reason not to do something like DT (if they seek such a property, they've already made the decision to do so), especially with King's name attached (King's name is no guarantee, but is a risk mitigator). Risk is unavoidable, but risk is part of everything produced and isn't unique to King properties.

    For me, the question is, what's behind the decision to take DT on? If the motivation is merely to find a title to hang a series on and make a splash by packing the "DT vehicle" with the actors and tropes the network/producer is already pushing, I don't expect anything worth watching, but if the motivation is to earn accolades by doing justice to King's storytelling, we might just having something special on our hands. Flanagan has shown that he can handle paced storytelling - fingers crossed.
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    I think that nowadays, the issue is all about the risks vs investment.

    If I remember correctly, Amazon Studios committed biillions for several seasons of series inspired by "Lords of the Rings" and "The three body problem".
    It all depends of the contrats, but even if King's name is attached to it, you MUST accept to lose those sums if the success is not there.

    All of that comes into account : should Amazon committ to a 1 billion+ serie, or 1,000 projects of 1 million?

    (NB : just finding out that there are different scales and that, in french and according to the scale, a billion could be 1,000 million or 1 million milllionas -_-')
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    Having read Glen Mazzara's scripts for episode 1 and 2 of TDT series, we are all justified in being upset with the lack of a final script / conclusion. The screen adaptation options for TDT are endless, and we've all watched numerous "ideal" candidates for the adaptation come and go. Mazzara had an incredible vision, centered around W&G...arguably the best book in the series (inarguably my own personal favorite). It's a real shame that there's no plan to bring this series to fruition in the present day...fingers crossed for a movie or movie series that we can all appreciate.

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    Plans for The Dark Tower TV series have halted as the streaming service decided not to move forward with the planned adaptation from The Walking Dead and Damien's Glen Mazzara, EW confirmed independently mcdvoice mybkexperience

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    I was lucky enough to be allowed to watch the DT pilot and then interviewed Glen Mazzara for more than an hour. I did a vide for the first part (the episode review) and I'm currently working on the second part which involves the interview. It's in Spanish but well...for those who know the language, you might enjoy it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkp1...Gwz9GX3-ywtXMq
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    I was lucky enough to be allowed to watch the DT pilot and then interviewed Glen Mazzara for more than an hour. I did a vide for the first part (the episode review) and I'm currently working on the second part which involves the interview. It's in Spanish but well...for those who know the language, you might enjoy it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkp1...Gwz9GX3-ywtXMq

    I watched your video, great job! I suppose you know that people must envy you for the chance you had to watch that pilot...I certainly do! haha

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    Haha. Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Valuem View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    I was lucky enough to be allowed to watch the DT pilot and then interviewed Glen Mazzara for more than an hour. I did a vide for the first part (the episode review) and I'm currently working on the second part which involves the interview. It's in Spanish but well...for those who know the language, you might enjoy it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkp1...Gwz9GX3-ywtXMq

    I watched your video, great job! I suppose you know that people must envy you for the chance you had to watch that pilot...I certainly do! haha
    So do I : incredible opportunity Ari. Congrats!
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    Thanks, J!
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    Nicely done....

    One day I hope we get the chance to see his pilot. From the Kingcast interview, and yours, sounds really really good.

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    Some photos on IMDb from the pilot.

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7215646...f_=tt_pv_mi_sm

    Would have loved to see Michael Rooker as Jonas. Jasper Pääkkönen as Walter/Marten is funny because his IMDb page photo looks like a better fit for the character than the Grima Wormtongue look he has in the pilot.


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    Some really nice photos, looks damn nice ...

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    Losers Club Podcast on the Amazon pilot:

    https://www.stitcher.com/show/the-lo...pilot-83579873

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    This is an interview I conducted with Glen Mazzara, showrunner of The Dark Tower series. He told me everything about his plans for the series and believe me that you'll be as shocked as I was and still am. There were things that left me completely speechless.

    Since this is for my Spanish channel I added English subtitles so anyone can enjoy it.

    Disclaimer: I'm not to blame for how are you going to feel when you finish the video and realize that this project was not greenlighted. It killed me too. 😔

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    I HIGHLY recommend you guys watch this. I loved every minute of the 40 minutes interview. ANY DT lover will love it YET be a bit sad at the end
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    How did some people get to watch this pilot in the first place? Amazon used to put all of their pilots up on Prime for everyone to see, even if the show ultimately didn't get picked up. Why can't we see it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    How did some people get to watch this pilot in the first place? Amazon used to put all of their pilots up on Prime for everyone to see, even if the show ultimately didn't get picked up. Why can't we see it?
    Im referring to Ari's interview.
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    I know I’m just saying in general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    This is an interview I conducted with Glen Mazzara, showrunner of The Dark Tower series. He told me everything about his plans for the series and believe me that you'll be as shocked as I was and still am. There were things that left me completely speechless.

    Since this is for my Spanish channel I added English subtitles so anyone can enjoy it.

    Disclaimer: I'm not to blame for how are you going to feel when you finish the video and realize that this project was not greenlighted. It killed me too. 😔

    Will watch whenever I can, thanks !
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    Bien hecho, Ari! I'll check it out this weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    How did some people get to watch this pilot in the first place? Amazon used to put all of their pilots up on Prime for everyone to see, even if the show ultimately didn't get picked up. Why can't we see it?
    It was probably just for a few reviewers or people affiliated with Amazon.


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