Operation Phoenix/Comic Book Update
April 11, 2010
Hello Fellow Rangers
By now many have seen the update from Ratkeeper regarding Jon Turtletaub's remarks from Wondercon. The producers answered several questions from Ratkeeper regarding Epix and a possible movie. Although they said there were no direct talks going on right now with Epix, they did say that Jon Tuteltaub's statements, regarding the future Jericho film and the comic sales being directly tied as a launching-point for the Jericho film, were accurate.
That being said, we still believe that Epix may be in the mix down the road. Putting the show on Epix to run the 29 original episodes and then making and putting on TV, a one or two part movie would seem to be the most logical step if Jericho is to return other than a Comic Book. The cost of production will be lower and the risk would be minimal as CBS already owns the series and the cost would be far less than a movie made for release on the big screen.
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