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Discussion in 'Wheel of Time TV Show' started by Jeffan Caliarthan, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Eluial Aldaran

    Eluial Aldaran A real gaydin Aes Sedai

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    :lol

    I hope so. I mean I get what they're saying, the series is so long. but lol yeah I don't think anyone would option a show for that many seasons
     
  2. Shaerlyn Storna

    Shaerlyn Storna Aes Sedai

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    I would absolutely lose my shit (in the happy way) if Paul Rudd were Thom. Big fan.
     
  3. Arella Mathara

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    Wow, I honestly think 6 or 7 season would be best. I think they should cut a lot. Not because it's fluff, but because the story truelly is too big for TV. Keep a few of the main events, focus on the Two Rivers folk, merge characters, etc. Otherwise people will get bored and the show will be cancelled or funds reduced. And use cheaper actors to save money for effects.

    I do hope we get to see more of the cast soon! I'm mostly curious about the main characters, but the Emond Field's folk like the Luhhans, al'Veres, Tam, the Cauthons, and so on are so dear to me.
     
  4. Stephen Lightheart

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    Yeah, no way are they not going to cut a ton and bring it down to eight seasons at most. Plus, I already struggled through those dragging books, I don't want to have to struggle through a dragging show.
     
  5. Toral Delvar

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  6. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    :lol That's fantastic

    I think they'll be able to cut a lot because Jordan was often very repetitive in his narration. I definitely remember thinking, "Yes, yes, I know this already, can we get on with it?"
     
  7. Alora Sionn

    Alora Sionn Mama Wolf Gaidin Forum Moderator

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    You mean you don't want to see every instance of skirt smoothing or dry washing of hands on film??? Lol
     
  8. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Nah, they can do that. Everyone smooth their skirt or dry wash their hands or tug their braids, but do it AS THEY TALK and it won't take up nearly as much time. :p

    That said, now I'm envisioning the youtube compiliations that will come out after the show airs. "Skirt smoothing on WoT" etc
     
  9. Dnae Ila

    Dnae Ila Gaidin Company Commander of Dai M'hael

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    And yet, he's not nearly as repetitive as Terry Goodkind.

    Don't forget folding their arms under their breasts!
     
  10. Alora Sionn

    Alora Sionn Mama Wolf Gaidin Forum Moderator

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    And sniffing. And musing how your friends know more about women than you do lol
    I don't doubt that they will limit those things but maybe do it a couple times as a wink to the readers
     
  11. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    That really is the only way to fold your arms, unless you want to look ridiculous :look
     
  12. Stephen Lightheart

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    Which means you only need to specify if you want to focus on the boobs.
     
  13. Aratouial Delafeld

    Aratouial Delafeld Citizen

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    Like the explanation of Min's visions. Like I know it's been a while since the last book but geez RJ I think your readers might know who Min is. It was almost like he was trying to write each book like someone could start at that point in the series and be fine.
     
  14. Dnae Ila

    Dnae Ila Gaidin Company Commander of Dai M'hael

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    I fold my arms across the front of them. :cheese
     
  15. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy That Guy Aes Sedai Forum Moderator Game Master

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    I would like to know every time a woman folds her arms under her breasts.
     
  16. Ephrem Elpidius

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    I am very curious what a Trolloc and Myrdraal will look like, does anyone know if they will be cast with real people and costumed up heavily, or will it be animation?
     
  17. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    It will be possible to cast them as people I think.. I mean, they walk on two legs, and are human-like...

    They were able to make Orcs, I don't see how Trollocs are any harder...
     
  18. Stephen Lightheart

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    Trollocs are basically orc ripoffs, anyway. And myrdraal are ringwraight ripoffs. So it should easily be doable if Jackson could do it nearly two decades ago.
     
  19. Aduiavas Ida

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    :trout Don't remind me how old those movies are :look
     
  20. Dnae Ila

    Dnae Ila Gaidin Company Commander of Dai M'hael

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    OTOH, this show probably doesn't have the budget LOTR had.