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X-Men: Dark Phoenix
#31
(02-28-2019, 05:36 AM)Masirimso17 Wrote: By the way, whatever happened to “New Mutants”?

Sounds like the movie is trapped in post-production hell.  Scheduled reshoots never happened.  It might go directly to On-Demand streaming?

https://cosmicbook.news/x-men-new-mutant...ease-doubt
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#32
Sidebar about New Mutants:

Whenever I hear that anything was just fine with a movie until some other movie got released, and then suddenly the studio wants to turn their film into a clone of the other one (in this case wanting New Mutants to become It), I just wanna slap the people at the studio. Can't a movie be good on its own terms? Has retrofitting the movie after it's complete ever resulted in greater success or acclaim for the film?

Second sidebar:

I called this one back in 2017 when the merger was announced: It doesn't matter how popular or acclaimed Legion is; once Marvel brings the X-Men franchise in-house, everything from the previous regime is getting canned. And now it's been confirmed. Series creator Noah Howley is trying to be diplomatic, but I don't buy his claim that he never intended for the show to run beyond seasons. A show needs 100 episodes to get into syndicated reruns, and this show is nowhere near that. 

It's only a matter of time for The Gifted.
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#33
Trailer #3:

Courage, men! we've not sunk before, and we'll not sink now!
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#34
Well that was gppd. I’m unsure about all the “Jean! No!” shouting and the actor direction as a whole. 
The cinematography look very good.
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#35
That new international trailer finally got me pumped for this! Fingers crossed it's a fitting end to the Fox chapter of X-Men movies. 
Really hope Tye Sheridan doesn't simply yell "JEAN" the whole time. At least he has something to do though. Cyclops was my favorite character as a child and it seemed ridiculous to me that they cut him out of the phoenix saga the first go round. Wolverine desperately needed more screen time though so...
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Batman: The Man Who Laughs, Boondock Saints II, A Final Scream (Scream 4 edit) 

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#36
TomH1138 Wrote:A show needs 100 episodes to get into syndicated reruns, and this show is nowhere near that.

Syndicated reruns? What year is this?
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(03-06-2019, 02:43 PM)asterixsmeagol Wrote:
TomH1138 Wrote:A show needs 100 episodes to get into syndicated reruns, and this show is nowhere near that.

Syndicated reruns? What year is this?

Yeah, the idea of a show needed 100 episodes has been dead for a while.  With the rise of Netflix and cable shows as a whole that old philosophy is essentially dead, except maybe for network sitcoms which Legion is most certainly not.
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#38
(03-06-2019, 02:43 PM)asterixsmeagol Wrote: Syndicated reruns? What year is this?

Someone else questioned that when I mentioned it on my FB page. If this was being produced directly for streaming, I wouldn't have even brought it up, but I would think that network and cable TV offerings still depend on reruns, at least to some degree.

Sometimes series end early by the creators' design, but I still have a hard time believing that the studio and the network agreed that -- regardless of how popular and acclaimed the series was at the time -- the show would end in just 3 years. More likely, the series creator would move on after Season 3 and the studio would hire a new show runner...unless there are other outside factors, such as the Disney-Fox merger bringing an end to X-Men related fare originally created by and for Fox.
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#39
It's also worth mentioning that Hawley runs a whole other show, Fargo. Season 3 was in 2017, then he focused on Legion, now Legion is ending and Fargo season 4 is coming. Also, he wrote a novel a couple years ago. Dude is busy. 

Things can be two things, so it might also be related to the Disney thing, but it could be unrelated.
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#40
Fair enough, Cuddly Ninja! You made some good points that I didn't know about.

Also, since this discussion began, I found out that The Gifted tanked in the ratings in its second season, so a third season is unlikely regardless of the Disney deal.
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