Dan Trachtenberg, Kevin Costner, Waterworld

Dan Trachtenberg, Kevin Costner

‘Waterworld’ Sequel TV Series in the Works

‘Waterworld’ Sequel TV Series in the Works

7/30/2021 12:00:00 AM

Waterworld ’ Sequel TV Series in the Works

Proving that in the streaming era, every well-known genre title has reboot potential: A TV series sequel to the 1995 film Waterworld is in the works. The original film’s producers, John Davis…

Waterworldwas the story of a post-apocalyptic world where the polar ice caps had melted and seemingly the entire planet was covered by water.Kevin Costnerplayed an underwater-breathing, web-toed trimaran-sailing loner, The Mariner, who comes to aid of a woman (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and a girl (Tina Majorino) seeking the fabled “dry land.”

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The film, directed by Kevin Reynolds, saw its budget swell to a then-record $175 million amid production troubles, including a hurricane off the coast in Hawaii that wiped out its set.Critics were harsh upon the film’s release, butWaterworld‘s reputation as a massive box office bomb (it was dubbed “Fishtar” and “Kevin’s Gate” in the press) has been a bit overstated. The film grossed only $88 million domestically, yet picked up another $172 million overseas — still a disappointment, to be sure, but a failure largely relative to its then-massive budget. Any modern take would almost certainly avoid the production difficulty of shooting on the ocean given new technology that’s available, such as the immersive in-studio LED screens used by

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Will modernwest feature JamesWillems WaterWorld 1995 Extended Cut Widescreen Remastered 2 Hour Version I’d rather have a Cloverfield TV show. That movie was knocked in every way back then. Of all the projects, they’ll do this (good for them and all) while too many of us are dismissed before we get a chance to succeed or fail. Beyond upsetting 🤷🏾‍♀️🤷🏾‍♀️🤷🏾‍♀️

YESSS! Yeah, that’s a series that’ll go down the tubes before the first showrunners meeting out of the price tag. NEW IDEAS PLEASE HOLLYWOOD. Thanks. WOW “Dry land is not a myth. I've seen it. Kevin Costner. Waterworld. I don't know what the big fuss is about. I saw that movie nine times. It rules!”

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JoshLCain … ALL IN!! Sweet! That movie was about a 6.5 out of 10. Room for improvement Some ugandan citizens suffer at the hands of these human rights abusers, and have cried to all responsible bodies to raise their voices but nothing is done. Imagine paying taxes to get such a treatment. UgandaIsBleeding VisitUganda

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I will take things I thought I never hear for 500 Lavar Maybe it’ll be better than the movie. This is a fun underrated movie which was a victim of wrong kind of hype and media reports . I can see a quality TV series in the same world . Could be good

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So, a bad movie spawning a sequel series that nobody asked for? Hollywood hubris is beyond me. I liked the film. It's a good premise for tv Water works Heaven forbid Hollywood green-lights a new IP. Yeah it’s called Climate change, coming to a theater near you.

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