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Old 11-11-2013, 11:18 AM   #22
DrCosmic
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Default Re: More TV shows for Phase 3 was the right choice.

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The CBS Network disagrees.
LOL!

They actually have flooded the Market, so if you come up with a new Cop drama it has to have some spectacular 'hook.'

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how?alot of charcters types are the same.you have the bland hero,the jock,the wild party girl,maybe the nerd/stoner,alot of the time they end up getting separated and killed,alot of times in the shock you thought you were gonna get the axe here moment,then the sigh of relief,then the death
Immediately after way.
Carrie didn't. The Purge didn't. Saw Didn't. Aliens didn't. There's films so much different than the typical "horror" movie that are horror. Superhero films don't have that.

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So X-Men, Batman 89, Daredevil, Blade, Punisher, Ghost Rider (the first) and Chronicle weren't considered "successes," because they didn't "break even" at 300 mil....? Okay.

The superhero genre does not *require* a $150 million budget. The upcoming Netflix shows showcasing Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones will be proof of that. Not all superheroes fly, fling enemies through skyscrapers, or shoot lightning bolts out of their ass. Some are just pretty ordinary dudes in some extraordinary circumstances.
I mean, you could use Superman '79 as an example at that rate. Yes, low budget superhero films don't need to make $300M, but we don't have many of those anymore, and we don't really have any coming up. WB isn't planning any low budget superhero films, neither is Sony, neither is Marvel Studios, as evidenced by them taking their lower budget superheroes and putting them on Netflix. But you're right, as I said earlier, they can do another low budget superhero film off season.

But the fact that the vast majority of the industry and all the much sought after characters require $300M, shows why there can be too many, even if there's room for a few more low budget franchises.

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