Which sci-fi show will get a Kickstart next? Sherlock drops by The World’s End edit and Eliza Dushku (sorta) kisses a zombie, all in the latest Tweets of the Week
“Blessed are the meek:
for they shall inherit the earth.”
Forget the meek, if the success of the Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter is anything to go by (over $3.5 million raised in four days), it’ll be the geeks that are running this lump of rock before too long. Naturally, when a series as niche as Veronica Mars makes such a staggeringly large amount of money in such a short space of time you’ve got to wonder – what sci-fi and fantasy shows could get a similar treatment?
Joss Whedon has already ruled out a Firefly Kickstarter until at least he and Nathan Fillion aren’t the busiest men in movies/TV (just imagine what a mind-bogglingly large sum a new series of Firefly could raise) , but the creators of several beloved sci-fi series have taken to Twitter to talk about the prospect of bringing back their shows from the dead.
@BryanFuller I'M CERTAINLY GOING TO TRY. Bryan Fuller Might Kickstarter a Pushing Daisies Revival http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/76206352.html
@Josh_Friedman All u asking about a TSCC kickstarter...rights situation, budget necessities, motivation of corporate entities make it HIGHLY unlikely.
In other news, reason #12,862 why we love Twitter – directors Rian Johnson and Duncan Jones talking about their youth’s spent playing The Bard’s Tale , Ultima and Elite . Gawd bless the internets.
The SFX Twitter Stream
@simonpegg Playing ZombiU on the WiiU. Delighted to discover my first weapon is a cricket bat.
@JewelStaite Boyfriend: "Of COURSE I saw the rest of Firefly. What's that hat?" Me: "Jayne wore it, remember?" Him: "Oh yeah. Which one was she again?"
Browncoats, I get that u want me to dump boyfriend. But boyfriend is also a doctor trying to cure cancer. We would look bad for doing that
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@wescraven Great celebration for special makeup effects master Greg Nicotero's 50th birthday last night. Somehow he doesn't look a day over 30...