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Under the Dome - Season 2

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by BIV, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Based on the Stephen King novel. Has possibilities.

     
  2. mascan42

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    If it works out, exec producer Brian K Vaughan (aka the man who managed to get a "Razzle Dazzle" into Lost) plans to extend the story beyond the novel & turn it into a regular series instead of a one-season adaptation.

    http://www.aintitcool.com/node/62635
     
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    Any thoughts, in spoiler tags, how the first season could end?
     
  4. fletcher

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    Long as the book was I dont think it would translate to a multi season tv show. Same with more of SK's writing, the dude loves exposition for no good reason.
     
  5. crippledalbino

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    I hope the TV show has a better ending than the book. I felt so unsatisfied after what was otherwise an extremely enjoyable book.
     
  6. fletcher

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    It really took a trip into the twilight zone at the end. Shit came out of the clear blue.
     
  7. SOS

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    SK loves
    telepathic monsters/aliens.
     
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  8. Guilty Spark

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    He also loves a good dose of deus ex machina
     
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    Spoiler alert!
     
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  10. Your_Moms_Box

    Your_Moms_Box Free Shit / Socialism 2016

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    It is a common problem with King. He has amazing ideas for characters and stories but you can tell that he struggles with third acts in a lot of his books.

    I loved under the dome until

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    the fire and the aliens and the typical SK "kill em all off"

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  11. Joker1919

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    I agree I loved the book up till the end. I have hopes for the show maybe they can flesh some stuff better.
     
  12. JoeyDVDZ

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    Okay, being as there are 4 different threads on this show, I chose this one. Watching it now, interesting so far.
     
  13. Your_Moms_Box

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    Seems like quite a few character changes.

    I liked the first episode.

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  14. Atomic Fireball

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    As an atheist here's hoping the series avoids the EVIL MANIACAL CHRISTIANS trope from the book. I haven't read that much SK but he's gone to that well in Carrie and The Mist and Under the Dome and god knows what else.
     
  15. mascan42

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    Interesting casting with Dean Andrews as Big Jim.
    I wonder if his signature product is blue?
     
  16. whiskeyguy

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    Enjoyed the pilot, this show definitely has some potential.
     
  17. fletcher

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    King is obsessed with religious undertones. There is a religious angle in most of his books. I think the local pastor diddled him when he was a lad, there has to be a reason he uses children so often as well as a scary pastor type character.
     
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    Watching the pilot now. Strange way they handled Barbie right off the bat.
     
  19. fletcher

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    Junior's captive is also a bit different, but I guess that kind of thing is frowned upon by network television.
     
  20. JoeyDVDZ

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    Dean Norris I believe you meant...
     
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    Let's not forget, he's also used priests as heroes, as in Father Callahan from Salem's Lot...
     
  22. fletcher

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    Ill give you 5 solid minutes to come up with another religious type hero in one of King's novels.
     
  23. BIV

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    Mother Abigail from The Stand.
     
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    Fuck. Just been watching Marchlands, and Dean Andrews must've gotten stuck in my head.
     
  25. fletcher

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    Cancelled out by Flagg, who was also the antagonist in many other books. And I dont remember asking you, Mr. Bibliophile.

    Either way you cant deny King isnt religiously motivated in a large amount of his novels.
     

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