Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
April 25, 2018, 04:10:47 AM

Login with username, password and session length

Search:     Advanced search
Donate! | Shop: Amazon
*
Home Help Search Login Register
f13.net  |  f13.net General Forums  |  General Discussion  |  TV  |  Topic: Marvel's Cloak and Dagger 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: Marvel's Cloak and Dagger  (Read 1218 times)
jgsugden
Terracotta Army
Posts: 3037


on: April 07, 2016, 09:55:40 PM


What can you tell me about gaming and fun in Charlotte, NC?
Threash
Terracotta Army
Posts: 7820


Reply #1 on: April 08, 2016, 07:47:22 AM

What the fuck is freeform?

I am the .00000001428%
Tebonas
Terracotta Army
Posts: 5748


Reply #2 on: April 08, 2016, 07:51:04 AM

ABC Family
Merusk
Terracotta Army
Posts: 27447

Badge Whore


Reply #3 on: April 08, 2016, 08:09:06 AM

Yeah it's their terrible rebrand. I get why they wanted/ needed to rebrand. The channel needed it because they've strayed (thankfully) far from their Christian Broadcasting Network Family Channel roots and Pretty Little Liars, etc aren't exactly "Family" type entertainment. However, "Freeform," is a bit too open. It implies aimlessness rather than an actual brand or marketing demographic.

Anyway, didn't we talk about how C&D would never get made in another thread? Could be pretty good since it'll be a TV series and able to explore them and their mythos a bit more than a 2 hour movie. Seems like a solid move putting it on cable, too. It allows the show to be a bit more daring than ABC/ Broadcast but it doesn't need to be the gritty Netflix-type series either.
« Last Edit: April 08, 2016, 09:15:46 AM by Merusk »

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet within your power.
HaemishM
Staff Emeritus
Posts: 38799

Prevent all damage that would be dealt to you and other troops you control.


WWW
Reply #4 on: April 08, 2016, 09:01:07 AM

Yeah, Freeform is a fucking awful name. I barely remembered that it was the ABC Family rebrand, and I'm not sure why their rebranding "experts" didn't insist on keeping the ABC part just to tie it in to the existing base AND remind people what the fuck the damn channel is.

As for the show, it could be good.

Segoris
Terracotta Army
Posts: 2622


Reply #5 on: April 08, 2016, 12:41:57 PM

I'm torn on this. I can see a Cloak and Dagger show being really good, but being on ABC Family/Freeform makes me hesitant to look forward to this.
jgsugden
Terracotta Army
Posts: 3037


Reply #6 on: April 08, 2016, 01:02:34 PM

Too many unknowns to set expectations. Did anyone catch the April Fools joke that nearly predicted this... it claimed She Hulk, Elektra, Bullseye and C&D were getting Netflix shows...

What can you tell me about gaming and fun in Charlotte, NC?
HaemishM
Staff Emeritus
Posts: 38799

Prevent all damage that would be dealt to you and other troops you control.


WWW
Reply #7 on: April 08, 2016, 02:00:12 PM

A She-Hulk show that had the same humor as the last She-Hulk comic would be fucking great.

jgsugden
Terracotta Army
Posts: 3037


Reply #8 on: April 09, 2016, 12:50:01 AM

The thing that concerns me is the budget on ABC Family shows. They've been cheap in the past.

What can you tell me about gaming and fun in Charlotte, NC?
Fordel
Terracotta Army
Posts: 8303


Reply #9 on: April 09, 2016, 02:00:40 AM

Would Cloak and Daggers power set really need a lot of effects?

and the gate is like I TOO AM CAPABLE OF SPEECH
jgsugden
Terracotta Army
Posts: 3037


Reply #10 on: April 09, 2016, 11:22:54 AM

Yes. Certainly more than Daredevil, Punisher or Jessica Jones. I watched the pilot of two of their fantasy/ Sci if shows and the effects were so bad they were distracting.

What can you tell me about gaming and fun in Charlotte, NC?
NowhereMan
Terracotta Army
Posts: 6083


Reply #11 on: April 09, 2016, 07:11:13 PM

Dagger would need to be at least creatively handled, weird light effects isn't easy to sell as a power.

"Look at my car. Do you think that was bought with the earnest love of geeks?" - HaemishM
jgsugden
Terracotta Army
Posts: 3037


Reply #12 on: April 09, 2016, 07:31:27 PM

We've seen enough good lighting effects now that bad ones stand out.

What can you tell me about gaming and fun in Charlotte, NC?
jgsugden
Terracotta Army
Posts: 3037


Reply #13 on: January 19, 2018, 10:13:01 AM

Premiere: June 7, 2018.  Airing Thursday nights. 

What can you tell me about gaming and fun in Charlotte, NC?
Khaldun
Terracotta Army
Posts: 9185


Reply #14 on: January 19, 2018, 05:55:42 PM

100% not interested in this. But I never liked the characters anyway.  If they don't chase the racial text (it's not subtext, even) out into the open and do something with it right away, they're toast.
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
f13.net  |  f13.net General Forums  |  General Discussion  |  TV  |  Topic: Marvel's Cloak and Dagger  
Jump to:  

Powered by SMF 1.1.10 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC