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(Digital Spy)   Frell, yeah. Rockne S. O'Bannon says a Farscape movie could still happen   (digitalspy.com ) divider line 37
    More: Spiffy, Farscape, Rockne O'Bannon, Ed O'Bannon, Brian Henson  
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2013-04-06 12:01:28 PM  
Didn't Jason Segel take over the Muppets?
 
2013-04-06 12:33:45 PM  
Woo!
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I know it isn't likely, but still...
 
2013-04-06 12:36:13 PM  
lolwut
 
2013-04-06 02:11:18 PM  
Don't get me wrong, I loved the series. I loved the goofiness, the wackiness, and that often masked a fairly dark heart underneath, and even the revival of a few elder Creature Shop armatures that showed up from time to time--yes, Virginia, the Skekis DO live again--and the chemistry between the characters, even those in a lot of makeup and prosthetics was fantastic. Even with characters that were simply puppets like Rigel. There was a heart to the whole thing, and the show never took itself too seriously, but it never strayed too far from that dark place either--if anything, the humor was a good foil to that, to leaven it. It did an episode where John became a Loonytoons character. It reveled in the humor, but still kept the characters grounded, and the relationships were what kept you in the series. I loved the show, but it ran its course, and I think it ended well enough. I'm glad that the show got a chance to finish itself. To give the characters a place to come to, and run their course. Firefly? That was just getting started, but Farscape, they had their run. Babylon 5, they completed their saga. I think it's better to leave off, and let actors keep on with their own careers.
 
2013-04-06 02:19:23 PM  

hubiestubert: Even with characters that were simply puppets like Rigel.


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:)

I do, however, agree with you.  Even though PKW was a little rushed, it tied up pretty much all the loose ends rather neatly.  Any follow-on would be, what, the adventures of little D'Argo Sun-Chrichton?
 
2013-04-06 02:42:32 PM  
"This... is your playground."

They will never write a better ending. Let it be.
 
2013-04-06 02:50:02 PM  
Gotta agree with the others, PKW ended it well enough. Loved the show, it's always nice to see a sci-fi show that can balance humor and drama decently, but it's done and over with. Just make more sci-fi that can maintain that balance, preferably ones that don't go all deus ex machina at the end.
 
2013-04-06 02:53:49 PM  
I'd pay to see it.
 
2013-04-06 02:56:21 PM  
If it's on Sci-Fi channel I likely won't watch it.  They just shiat and shiat on their creations.
 
2013-04-06 02:58:20 PM  
My friend just got into Farscape and I find myself wanting to rewatch the series. At one point in an episode, I swear I saw Christmas lights being used for a prop. Love it.
 
2013-04-06 03:20:24 PM  
Wish Gigi Edgley had gotten more attention/respect as an actress, because she somehow turned this:
upload.wikimedia.org
Into one of the hottest things ever seen in sci-fi.
 
2013-04-06 03:33:07 PM  
I still miss this show! I would go see it if it happened, but I doubt it will.
Peacekeeper wars was a nice ending. Even though they killed D'argo.
 
2013-04-06 03:41:42 PM  
Don't do it!  Leave it alone! :(
 
2013-04-06 03:56:10 PM  
FARSCAPE II: The Search for D'Argo
 
2013-04-06 03:58:04 PM  

Uisce Beatha: hubiestubert: Even with characters that were simply puppets like Rigel.

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:)

I do, however, agree with you.  Even though PKW was a little rushed, it tied up pretty much all the loose ends rather neatly.  Any follow-on would be, what, the adventures of little D'Argo Sun-Chrichton?


O'Bannon wrote/was heavily involved in a series of Farscape comics that spelled out where he wanted to take the fifth season.  It started with Chianna, Aeryn, John, and Rygel back on Hyneria and discovering that someone was trying to kill baby Crichton.  It morphs into one of those universal detective stories from there.
 
2013-04-06 04:00:55 PM  

whizbangthedirtfarmer: Uisce Beatha: hubiestubert: Even with characters that were simply puppets like Rigel.

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:)

I do, however, agree with you.  Even though PKW was a little rushed, it tied up pretty much all the loose ends rather neatly.  Any follow-on would be, what, the adventures of little D'Argo Sun-Chrichton?

O'Bannon wrote/was heavily involved in a series of Farscape comics that spelled out where he wanted to take the fifth season.  It started with Chianna, Aeryn, John, and Rygel back on Hyneria and discovering that someone was trying to kill baby Crichton.  It morphs into one of those universal detective stories from there.


Trying to harm Aeryn Sun's kid? I can't think of anybody who's that crazy.
 
2013-04-06 05:01:12 PM  
 
2013-04-06 05:07:03 PM  
You know, as much as I absolutely loved this show (and I consider it my all-time favourite sci-fi show), I don't think there needs to be a movie.  As said, PKW wrapped things up well enough.

I also want to add that the Aeryn/John relationship had some of the best on-screen chemistry I have ever seen.
 
2013-04-06 05:28:21 PM  

YES PLEASE

 
2013-04-06 05:35:52 PM  
Please?

PLEASE?

Pretty kitty please?

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/I'd feed him to Rigel in a heartbeat to get it done...
 
2013-04-06 06:01:34 PM  

LectertheChef: whizbangthedirtfarmer: Uisce Beatha: hubiestubert: Even with characters that were simply puppets like Rigel.

[imageshack.us image 320x240]

:)

I do, however, agree with you.  Even though PKW was a little rushed, it tied up pretty much all the loose ends rather neatly.  Any follow-on would be, what, the adventures of little D'Argo Sun-Chrichton?

O'Bannon wrote/was heavily involved in a series of Farscape comics that spelled out where he wanted to take the fifth season.  It started with Chianna, Aeryn, John, and Rygel back on Hyneria and discovering that someone was trying to kill baby Crichton.  It morphs into one of those universal detective stories from there.

Trying to harm Aeryn Sun's kid? I can't think of anybody who's that crazy.


Mmmmaybe.  One of my complaints with the show is that Aeryn Sun was a complete badass for 3 and a half seasons.  Then she turned into a weepy "Why don't you love me?" person who would get dropped with a single punch.
 
2013-04-06 06:16:20 PM  
Ben browder played mentally unbalanced very well on screen in that show. I really wish he had been given a better chance at escaping the sci-fi world and shown his chops in other projects.
 
2013-04-06 06:24:29 PM  

msupf: Ben browder played mentally unbalanced very well on screen in that show. I really wish he had been given a better chance at escaping the sci-fi world and shown his chops in other projects.


You know, from what I can tell, he only really plays a version of himself well. Other than that he's a meh actor. Decent enough comedic timing and all, just not a good actor in more than a few types of roles.

Any episode where he's supposed to be under the influence of something he acts like a stereotypical stoned hippy. When the crew swapped bodies his method of being the other character was bad version of that character's accent. Pretend to be a Peacekeeper? Badly done English accent. You could see some of the other actors doing a much better job, they picked out some of the characters mannerisms and accents and meshed them well.

Don't get me wrong, I loved him as Crichton, and as Crichton 2.0 on SG-1, but they were both almost the exact same character.
 
2013-04-06 07:38:31 PM  

Dingleberry Dickwad: msupf: Ben browder played mentally unbalanced very well on screen in that show. I really wish he had been given a better chance at escaping the sci-fi world and shown his chops in other projects.

You know, from what I can tell, he only really plays a version of himself well. Other than that he's a meh actor. Decent enough comedic timing and all, just not a good actor in more than a few types of roles.

Any episode where he's supposed to be under the influence of something he acts like a stereotypical stoned hippy. When the crew swapped bodies his method of being the other character was bad version of that character's accent. Pretend to be a Peacekeeper? Badly done English accent. You could see some of the other actors doing a much better job, they picked out some of the characters mannerisms and accents and meshed them well.

Don't get me wrong, I loved him as Crichton, and as Crichton 2.0 on SG-1, but they were both almost the exact same character.


He's had a couple of one off roles the past couple of years, Doctor Who, and Arrow come to mind. The roles were well within his capabilities, so he did fine. But damn, he's really gone downhill in four short years. From Stargate: Continuum to those last couple appearances, it looks like he's aged 15 years and thousands of bacon cheeseburgers.
 
2013-04-06 10:00:48 PM  
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2013-04-06 10:10:03 PM  
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Oh please, oh please, oh please!
 
2013-04-06 10:47:11 PM  

LectertheChef: From Stargate: Continuum to those last couple appearances, it looks like he's aged 15 years and thousands of bacon cheeseburgers.


He was on the last season of Chuck.  He gained some weight, but he's by no means Val Kilmer fat.
 
2013-04-06 11:24:03 PM  

Lsherm: LectertheChef: From Stargate: Continuum to those last couple appearances, it looks like he's aged 15 years and thousands of bacon cheeseburgers.

He was on the last season of Chuck.  He gained some weight, but he's by no means Val Kilmer fat.


After a quick IMBD check, looks like Col.Shepard of Stargate Atlantis has been enjoying plenty of free time, too.
 
2013-04-07 12:00:31 AM  
"Not out of the question" is exciting news to somebody?
 
2013-04-07 12:25:54 AM  
I had a great time chatting with Gigi edgly, Wayne Pygram and Lani Tupu at Seattle comic con several years back. There handler was getting them lunch so they weren't allowe to do any signings. So instead I talked to them for 15 minutes. Gigi was very sweet and I ended up pulling fuzzier from her hair (she had a wool hat on that she took off). I chatted with Wayne about his music that he records (using aboriginal instruments if I recall correctly). I actually learned that Lani was the voice of pilot the whole series.

Then the handler returned and I got autographs for my buddy who collects them.

/Ben Browder was the pilot of the plane that had a shot down fighter go through its tail section in Memphis Belle
 
2013-04-07 01:35:17 AM  

Uisce Beatha: hubiestubert: Even with characters that were simply puppets like Rigel.

[imageshack.us image 320x240]

:)

I do, however, agree with you.  Even though PKW was a little rushed, it tied up pretty much all the loose ends rather neatly.  Any follow-on would be, what, the adventures of little D'Argo Sun-Chrichton?


Another reason not to do a Farscape movie is that Jon Hardy, the voice of Rygel, died last year, and it just wouldn't be the same with someone else in the role.
 
2013-04-07 07:59:19 AM  
NO!

Please no.  The show was cancelled before they had their last season, but they were at least able to show how awesome that season would have been with the Peacekeeper Wars.  It was basically 13 hours shoved into a 4 hour window, and the crazy pacing looked like that.  But the payoff was worth it, and made you realize that the full 13 hour season would have made the whole season holy goddamn motherfarking EPIC!

However, that's the end of it.  Fin.  Done.  Any extension of that awesome finish would ruin the series as a whole.  The only thing I would be interested in would be an actual Season 5, but given that it's already been spoiled with the PK Wars, I doubt that will ever become a reality.
 
2013-04-07 11:14:24 AM  
I think what's more important than its resolution is that it was ten years ago. I say let it rest in peace.

That said, Farscape: "The Next Generation" anyone?
 
2013-04-07 02:40:11 PM  
Hey, why not let someone like JJ Abrams do a reboot?

You nerds love that sort of thing!
 
2013-04-08 09:12:52 AM  

Lord Binky: I think what's more important than its resolution is that it was ten years ago. I say let it rest in peace.

That said, Farscape: "The Next Generation" anyone?


I'd be OK with this.
 
2013-04-08 10:52:22 AM  

SuperChuck: Lord Binky: I think what's more important than its resolution is that it was ten years ago. I say let it rest in peace.

That said, Farscape: "The Next Generation" anyone?

I'd be OK with this.


Ditto. I'd miss Aeryn, but I wouldn't mind seeing something new in that 'verse.
 
2013-04-08 11:44:16 AM  
"Awesome!" said the 4 people who would still care about that...
 
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