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My one regret about this film

Discussion in 'IT (Part One)' started by DwelleratNeiboltST29, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. I love the look of IT and can't wait but my one reservation is in the interconnection of his stories and novels but not the films. IT and The Dark Tower films could have been the launching of a King film multiverse like what Marvel is doing. I would love to see Jake Epping show up to meet Bev and Richie, unfortunately the timeline change made this impossible since he went to Derry in the 50's. You could see Ralph from Insomnia and the teenagers from The Tommyknockers and so on. What a wasted opportunity.
     
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  2. Zone D Dad

    Zone D Dad Active Member

    The teaser trailer for It is pretty awesome and it's what initially drove me to this board. Everything that I've read/heard about the movie indicates that it will be split into 2 films: one focusing on the kids and the other focusing on the adult story. So what happens if the first release isn't successful? (Perish the thought). The second part could be doomed before filming even begins. It has apparently gone through a lot of production and personnel changes over the past several years trying to get it off the ground. I love your idea of being able to tie all of the works together, but that could be a pretty big investment/risk for a studio to take. Plus, I think we're talking separate studios for It and DT. That complicates things for sure.

    Regardless, I can't wait It. The Dark Tower, I'm not quite as enthused about unfortunately. I hope that changes.
     
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  3. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....I can see the concept, but unlike the Marvel Universe......King's work is not as universally recognized among a large chunk of folks like Captain America might be....plus, the detail and back-stories would make a blend of Steve's universes damn near impossible to reconcile into something approaching financially viable productions...his works are those of mind pictures-not illustrations on a page....just not feasible logistically....
     
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  4. They said that Lord of the Rings wasn't feasible either. I think you underestimate how many people love his work and I feel that his work is just as recognizable as the Marvel Universe if not more so. I myself didn't give a damn about comics until I was an adult. I had read numerous works by Sai King before I ever picked up a comic book and am 100% sure that many were the same way. All this is a moot point of course, we won't be seeing this idea come about anytime in the near future.
     
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  5. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....no, no underestimation on his popularity or recognizability.....he just hasn't been around as long as the Marvel characters, and they are more mainstream for many....as far as the LOTR, it's a finite story and world....it doesn't interconnect in dozens of ways with other works as the King Universe does....
     
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  6. I suppose we'll just have to agree to disagree lol
     
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  7. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    Nah. Keeping them separate keeps options open. Many of the interconnections are tenuous at best, anyway.
     
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  8. OK I'll give you that, several of them are tenuous but vision people, vision, they could easily be expanded on. Just my opinion. Now I'm done trying to convince you of something that seems like it it will never happen anyway, lol.
     
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  9. Philzilla

    Philzilla Well-Known Member

    Different studios own the different properties. So that's an issue.
     
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  10. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    :yes_pig:
     

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