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Don't give up on that Jericho movie just yet; the producers haven't

by Jason Hughes, posted Mar 18th 2009 7:00PM
JerichoYes, there are plans to move forward with that comic adaptation of CBS's post-apocalyptic series Jericho. But that doesn't mean that the proposed movie is dead in the water. Of course, it doesn't sound like it's exactly moving forward either. Co-executive producer of Jericho Dan Shotz said things like "we've been developing a feature to hopefully make" and how they'd like to "hopefully get that launched" in his interview with Sci Fi Wire.

So it looks like they're hoping the comic will keep the momentum alive and help them get this move greenlit. Maybe they don't realize that the best-selling comic book each month barely breaks 100,000 copies sold unless there's a major event (like Barack Obama appearing on the cover of The Amazing Spider-Man). Still, anything that will keep the story alive is better than nothing. I can't help but think, though, that jumping into the comic deal is an indication that the proposed movie adaptation of Jericho wasn't going well.

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