Asofai Made Into A Tv Show!!!

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  1. elvishgirllove

    elvishgirllove LOTR freak

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    http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117957532.html?categoryid=1236&cs=1&p=0

    I think this is going to turn out nice. At least it's not going to be a made for TV movie or a mini series and HBO does some good stuff and George will still have a finger in it so he will have some say as to what is going on which most authors don't so their stuff turns out crap (Ann Rice anyone). He sounds confident that it will work out and NOT be a mini series, I trust him. :draught:

    Book seven-2011 :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
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    That is excellent news.
     
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    That would be really cool, if/when it happens :)
     
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    You know... I actually chatted with George on the phone last fall about something and I got to talking about how I thought it'd be so great if a place like HBO picked up the rights... he could have quite possibly already been in talks with them. How funny.
     
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    ZOMG AWESOME

    Of course, with this as with any transition from book to film, there's a large chance of screwing it up...but I'm looking forward to it. I'll have to pay for HBO to see it though, hehe.
     
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    Heh, can't wait! Incest, rape and pedophilia on American TV! This is going to be hilarious, each episode will probably be cut to 15 minutes.
     
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    Not on HBO, their shows run about an hour with season finales being two hours in some cases and most of their shows have all that fun stuff in them already ie. Sapranos, Deadwood, Carnival, Six Feet Under, Big Love...

    I just hope they have good actors, HBO is good at using money on locations and effects so hope they put good money on actors too. I think they know how important this is to all of use geeks with such a large fan following and after the success of LotR, I think they know they can not screw this up.
     
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    It is HBO. They already show all that.

    HBO produces high quality content, they've dominated television awards for some years now, and since it is pay cable they can show anything they want. No censoring. In the way other networks will coddle to stars/celebrities, HBO values good writing and producing talent the most and tends to pick relatively unknown, but skilled, actors for their shows (atleast the actors are relatively unknown before the shows start).

    Try to get Season 1 of ROME on DVD and tell me HBO isn't capable of doing this series well.
     
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    Lol @ Unraveller.

    And yes, I just read this news myself - got it off the CAD webcomic site, lol.
     
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    WHAT?! WHAT?!?!? Why didn't anyone call me!? I should have known this immedatly!

    Oh my god...I'm going to have a heart attack!
     
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    :D ~ calm down, I'm sure it'll take them a while to make it!

    I think I'm going to audition for the part of Ser Ilyn Payne ~
    no lines to muck up but I get to chop off heads on a regular basis

    *swings sword to practice*
     
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    I just read the article and let me say once again...

    Oh my god! This is amazing! It's the best thing that's ever happened to me! Better than my birthday!

    (Dammit...now I have to pay for HBO?!)
     
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    .. it'll probably be years (after it's made) before it come to the UK ~ I can see a file-sharing download on the horizon :D
     
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    lol

    I'll probably find some way around subscribing to HBO, but even if they told me I had to pay $100 a month I'd find a way to scrounge up the money.
     
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    great googa mooga. sweet flipping jesus. this is fantastic. So so sweet. Am I dreaming? Wow!!
     
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    Oh crikey. That's one thing that hadn't occurred to me, and I really, really doubt that my parents would let me subscribe to it. "What do you want it for?"
    "I, uh, want to watch A Song of Ice and Fire on it. It's basically a series that can be summed up with violence, incest, murder, wars, throwing children out windows, and I don't think I missed too much."

    Yeah.
     
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    lol, Poor Emily. I'll find a way to get them to you. Don't worry. <3
     
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    Lol, could you? *hug* Rach, you rock. :D
     
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    :eek: ......*explodes*
     
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    [​IMG] We're all right there with you Plish.