REVOLUTION: Jon Favreau to Direct Pilot for JJ Abrams/Eric Kripke Series

As NBC begins to shore up its fall television season, the network has decided to announce several series prior to the annual "upfronts," including a post-apocalyptic thriller from JJ Abrams and Eric Kripke.

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By EdGross - 5/7/2012
Called Revolution, the series is described as being an "epic adventure thriller" in which a family attempts to reunite in an apocalyptic landscape; "a world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology -- computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights -- has mysteriously blacked out ... forever."

The series will star Billy Burke from Twilight, David Lyons, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito, Anna Lise Phillips, Graham Rogers, Tim Guinee, Zak Orth and JD Pardo.

The pilot is being directed by Iron Man/Iron Man 2 helmer Jon Fravreau.
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revloveR - 5/7/2012, 5:19 PM
how original.yawn.
SugarYumYum - 5/7/2012, 5:24 PM
Well, NBC has had some good shows like Heroes (well, the first two seasons) and Bionic Woman wasn't too bad before it got cancelled... and...

... yeah, this show is doomed.
scapegoatjones - 5/7/2012, 5:27 PM
if JJ hadn't borrowed so much from Steve King's the DTower, he could've made that.
instead of whatever this will be.
TheKid - 5/7/2012, 6:46 PM
JJ Abrams for Green Lantern would be great.

But one guy in particular that I think would absolutely
Fully realize the GL experience: Guillermo del Toro
marvel72 - 5/7/2012, 6:57 PM
i loved lost,fringe,star trek & iron man,i'll give this show a shot.
BruceKent1 - 5/7/2012, 7:47 PM
Yea Kripke, sounds very promising.
SamWinchester - 5/7/2012, 8:35 PM
If the Kripkeeper is involved, count me in all the way.
Ghostt - 5/7/2012, 8:43 PM
3 words:

Hell [frick]ing yes

LAXtremest - 5/7/2012, 9:34 PM
Favreau had Iron Man 1. Iron Man 2, not as bad as people say, but I understand. HOWEVER, Cowboys and Aliens sucked. So we will see...
sterpazook - 5/8/2012, 12:26 AM
Wow, so it is live action VISIONARIES: KNIGHTS OF THE MAGICAL LIGHT? :)

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