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Forum: B5.personnel December 3rd 22, 22:44
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Posted By Jan
Re: Mira Furlan Autobiography

The website now says shipping begins December 20.
Forum: B5.personnel November 29th 22, 00:44
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Jan
Peter David Hospitalized

Sad to report that Peter David, writer of "Soul Mates" and "There All the Honor Lies" is having serious medical issues including a series of small strokes and a mild heart attack - if there's any...
Forum: B5.personnel November 23rd 22, 19:34
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Jan
Re: Mira Furlan Autobiography

Looks like there's a delay on Mira's book:

"Note: November Printing delayed. Preorders still available.
Shipping begins December the 15th. Order before then and receive…
A Special GIFT...
Forum: B5.personnel November 19th 22, 20:19
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Jan
Mira Furlan Autobiography

I thought this had been posted here before but I don't see it. Mira Furlan's Autobiography is now available to order and the website says that orders prior to November 22 will get something extra.
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Forum: B5.related October 13th 22, 18:08
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By Jan
Re: Crusade, what the hell MIGHT have happened.

Yes, he did. Captain Jaclyn can be hard to say 'no' to (plus it was (eeek!) 14 years ago. :thumbsup: But it's the way he responds these days.
Forum: B5.related October 7th 22, 22:18
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By Jan
Re: Crusade, what the hell MIGHT have happened.

It can't, because that story was never written. JMS may have outlined some or all of it, but except for the few unproduced scripts and outlines, no, the WTTH books will tell the story as we saw it -...
Forum: B5.related October 4th 22, 01:03
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

And JMS posted:



We trended at #1 in the US for three hours last time and #2 in the UK after the Queen's funeral. Let's see what we can do! Can't hurt, right?
Forum: B5.related September 22nd 22, 00:53
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Jan
Re: If You Want More B5 - you can help!

One thing I did was search on that hashtag and retweet a bunch. Fun to see what people said and amplify it, too. Have fun!
Forum: B5.related September 21st 22, 19:19
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Jan
Re: If You Want More B5 - you can help!

A lot of folks are still doing it so feel free to keep it up! Can't hurt!
Forum: B5.related September 21st 22, 01:19
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Jan
Re: If You Want More B5 - you can help!

Looks like the message got through. Now we wait.
Forum: B5.related September 19th 22, 16:27
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Jan
If You Want More B5 - you can help!

JMS has posted to ask us to show our strength:



Please use the hashtag and @ those companies and don't stop! We can show that we're an untapped audience.

(Not inviting discussion of what...
Forum: B5.related September 11th 22, 22:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By Jan
Re: SECRET B5 project - completed

I don't see how a retrospective could be "the closest thing to the original B5 in tone of anything we've done since." (https://twitter.com/straczynski/status/1564800979937112064).

As for writing,...
Forum: B5.related August 31st 22, 20:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By Jan
Re: SECRET B5 project - completed

Pat posted the pic the week of June 23, 2021:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CQcxP6rlskv/?fbclid=IwAR154yFiZ4Ju9az2215PBHF6vb2W7nKdDjF5JRwRbxIKE8MIKharpg2CAqw
Forum: B5.related August 31st 22, 17:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By Jan
Re: SECRET B5 project - completed

Not-so-minor quibble here. What he said was



So that may preclude the recurring actors' appearing.
Forum: B5.related August 30th 22, 23:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By Jan
SECRET B5 project - completed

From all indications, this is something completely separate from the re-imagining.

https://twitter.com/straczynski/status/1564641342264709120
Forum: B5.related August 16th 22, 11:43
Replies: 30
Views: 19,151
Posted By Jan
Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"

What makes you think that they were going to spend 5 years searching for the cure? If they'd been able to even finish the first season, that would have been abundently clear (and there were lots of...
Forum: B5.world July 25th 22, 00:43
Replies: 32
Views: 9,454
Posted By Jan
Re: Rewatch #3 Big theme ideas and questions

Heinlein said "Budget the luxuries first". Wise man..
Forum: B5.world July 23rd 22, 03:20
Replies: 32
Views: 9,454
Posted By Jan
Re: Rewatch #3 Big theme ideas and questions

She definitely had justification. I just don't understand why it appeared she was arguing with every employee of the hotel, volunteer at the con, and generally anyone she stopped in the hall. ...
Forum: B5.world July 20th 22, 16:17
Replies: 32
Views: 9,454
Posted By Jan
Re: Rewatch #3 Big theme ideas and questions

That is weird! I could have sworn you were there with me at the 2015 Con not 2016, but yeah you are right. But you are also wrong! :p :p :p I mean I know they had computer issues because there were...
Forum: B5.world July 19th 22, 01:47
Replies: 32
Views: 9,454
Posted By Jan
Re: Rewatch #3 Big theme ideas and questions

As somebody who's in the hotel business (albeit in the US), I can tell you that we do as we're told by the people who are paying for the room. If they say 'swap this person for that person', that's...
Forum: B5.world July 18th 22, 17:11
Replies: 32
Views: 9,454
Posted By Jan
Re: Rewatch #3 Big theme ideas and questions

Nope, they were thrown out when the con decided to change JMS' room without his knowledge (so he could pack his own stuff)



They didn't have computer issues, they flat-out over-extended...
Forum: B5.related June 25th 22, 13:39
Replies: 61
Views: 7,280
Posted By Jan
Re: Reaction videos

It probably doesn't hurt that there are Canadian Content Laws which mandate that a certain number of Canadians have to be part of productions so if an American production decides to make things in...
Forum: B5.reborn May 23rd 22, 11:49
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

The main thing about the article is that it corroborates what JMS has said about the pilot still being in development and the CW president being a fan.
Forum: B5.related March 26th 22, 14:16
Replies: 61
Views: 7,280
Posted By Jan
Re: Reaction videos

JMS is one of her patrons and recommends her highly. I've enjoyed the bits I've seen so far a lot.
Forum: B5.reborn March 18th 22, 22:29
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

Never understood why anybody thought that the Hand was actually supposed to be all that powerful. What, folks thought that a conquored (and captured) being was gonna say "yeah, they're really not...
Forum: B5.reborn March 17th 22, 15:45
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

You're likely thinking of this from the Deadline article that announced the reboot (https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/babylon-5-reboot-cw-1235021237/) last September:
Forum: B5.reborn February 17th 22, 20:46
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

There's been talk about HBO Max almost from day one. JMS has said

But to paraphrase Dukhat, "[He] did not say anything then, and [he is] am not saying anything now." :p
Forum: B5.reborn February 11th 22, 22:01
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

From JMS' Patreon page, with permission:
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J. Michael Straczynski
Feel free to quote this anyplace the “oh, the show is dead” nonsense sprouts up.

Whenever there’s news in the TV/film...
Forum: B5.reborn February 4th 22, 20:55
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

This is what JMS replied to somebody:
Forum: B5.reborn February 3rd 22, 23:19
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

News from JMS. It's not what we'd hoped, but not all bad.
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https://www.patreon.com/posts/62084557
Forum: B5.reborn January 15th 22, 11:52
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

All those are questions that can't be answered until the show gets a green light. We're still waiting for the pilot to get green lit.
Forum: B5.related December 4th 21, 12:46
Replies: 47
Views: 12,917
Posted By Jan
Re: Remastering Season 1

I doubt WB would go after you for something like this.
Forum: B5.reborn November 11th 21, 17:34
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

How many episodes per season are most of the CW shows? That might give us a clue even though it'll be a long time before we'll get a series green light.
Forum: B5.reborn November 2nd 21, 15:53
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

I SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOPE THIS HAPPENS!!!!!! :thumbsup:[/QUOTE]

Keep in mind that the animation project hasn't been confirmed. It's based on what a fan was told after some former crew people...
Forum: B5.reborn October 24th 21, 15:09
Replies: 140
Views: 34,335
Posted By Jan
Re: B5 Reboot?? Is it true??!!?!

This is what JMS wrote when asked for something to be includede in the series. Probably asking him to not include something would get a similar answer:



:p
Forum: B5.reborn October 22nd 21, 19:57
Replies: 36
Views: 9,874
Posted By Jan
Re: special Guest Star - ...........

Completely agree! But this sort of thread reminds me of an episode JMS wanted to do but had nixed by the Powers That Be (don't recall if it was WB or PTEN): He wanted to do a dream episode where...
Forum: B5.reborn October 22nd 21, 13:36
Replies: 36
Views: 9,874
Posted By Jan
Re: special Guest Star - ...........

Completely agree! But this sort of thread reminds me of an episode JMS wanted to do but had nixed by the Powers That Be (don't recall if it was WB or PTEN): He wanted to do a dream episode where...
Forum: B5.reborn October 21st 21, 19:34
Replies: 36
Views: 9,874
Posted By Jan
Re: special Guest Star - ...........

Better yet (more episodes) Lord Refa! That would be fun!
Forum: B5.world October 14th 21, 01:19
Replies: 53
Views: 47,459
Posted By Jan
Re: EpDis: Chrysalis

'Bout time you showed up! Sheesh... :p:p
Forum: B5.world October 13th 21, 01:01
Replies: 53
Views: 47,459
Posted By Jan
Re: EpDis: Chrysalis

I think it was more to evoke the shocked feeling the US had after Kennedy's assassination more than any commentary about Johnson.
Forum: B5.world October 11th 21, 19:09
Replies: 66
Views: 73,175
Posted By Jan
Re: EpDis: Signs And Portents

I do believe there's a JMS quote out there from Usenet in the Lurkers Guide stating that the "Eye that does not see" was GKar's Eye. The "Eye that does not see Cartagia's greatness".[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: B5.reborn October 11th 21, 19:08
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By Jan
Re: A thread about the future of B5TV

I checked the settings and it appears that we are open for new registrations. Let me know if there are still problems.[/QUOTE]

I sent you a PM several days ago. Any word? I haven't heard from...
Forum: B5.world October 6th 21, 01:20
Replies: 66
Views: 73,175
Posted By Jan
Re: EpDis: Signs And Portents

I'm pretty sure that he was misremembering since the Centauri Eye was *before* lady Morella's visit, wasn't it?. He's said before that it was G'Kar's eye and even eye/I, meaning Mollari
Forum: B5.reborn October 4th 21, 17:34
Replies: 27
Views: 9,599
Posted By Jan
Re: A thread about the future of B5TV

I have a friend who'd like to register but he says registration is closed?
Forum: B5.related October 4th 21, 17:33
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

They're the one who asked for it. So it was the only choice. And I don't know it personally but I understand that lots of things migrate over to HBO Max from the CW.
Forum: B5.related October 3rd 21, 14:38
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

Small reminder that JMS has only explicitly said that he'd never recast G'Kar. And that was when Katsulas was only the second major cast member to pass away. I'll be perfectly happy if he changes...
Forum: B5.related September 29th 21, 20:52
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

I'm afraid that won't happen. JMS stated, that he will refrain from using characters who's actors are no more. And given how the B5 curse did manifest itself in the end, there're not many...
Forum: B5.related September 28th 21, 19:39
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

Curious why you would be distrustful of WB?
Forum: B5.related September 28th 21, 15:32
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

Yes and no. They did dilly-dally about commissioning more. He said no when they offered what he considered a budget that wouldn't meet the needs for doing so. He'd said even before the Lost Tales...
Forum: B5.related September 28th 21, 11:09
Replies: 93
Views: 25,970
Posted By Jan
Re: NEW Babylon 5 Series

Thanks. This is probably the most thoughtful post I've seen about people's fears. I understand the impulse to be protective of the original but I'm glad to see that you're open to the new one.
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