quote:Originally posted by Jason Abbadon: It was also not his fault that Legend of The Rangers was not a huge success: according to him, it's the very best of B5. Must be the fans. Or the studio. Someone.
That really sums it all up.
Hmm, he thinks that? Must be suffering from the same affliction as Rick Berman re: Nemesis.
-------------------- "Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica." - Jim Halpert. (The Office)
Well, I can't say I'm surprised, and I can't say I'm very disappointed. Though I would've loved to see more B5 (especially after JMS has been talking up the movie like it was a done deal for the last year or so), I feel that a feature film would not be the ideal venue for any continuation of the B5 saga. JMS' biggest strengths lie in the long-running story arcs and the subtle plotting, not the quick-and-dirty, one-shot features.
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I agree. And really, what else is there to tell in this story? The events between the end of the series and "Sleeping in Light" have been covered in the novels if you're interested enough to read them (so far, I haven't been). We don't know what JMS had planned for the Crusade overall arc, but what we do know or can infer suggests it was really more of the same - Shadow tech, dodgy Earth governance, etc. If he wants to sustain interest he needs to get that stuff out there in one form or another, not keep it secret forever while blaming TNT and everyone else. And as for Legends of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (to give it its whole, awful title) the whole thing was a mess. And all I was thinking while watching it was "Oh, God, another mysterious race threatening the galaxy, this time called The Hand. How daft is that?"