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    Default "Powers" TV Casts Deena Pilgrim and Two More

    Susan Heyward, recently seen on "The Following," has been cast as co-lead Deena Pilgrim on the PlayStation Network's "Powers" TV show.


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    I wonder if Bendis would go the route of Kirkman and leaves Marvel if this show becomes a success.

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    The show is supposed to be released in Decemeber this year, and yet they're just casting the leads now? How many episodes are there supposed to be anyway?

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    Look, I get that people want diversity these days but Christian already has a black partner in Enki! Couldn't they have simply introduced her? Unnecessary changes like this to the source material annoys me.

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    I hope the original pilot gets released somehow. I wanna see the T-Mobile Girl as Retro Girl.
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    Why does these companies have to be so unfaithful to the original source material? I've been recently collecting the Powers: Definitive Collections in excitement for this upcoming show and so far I've been loving it!! I strongly believe that this is Bendis's second strongest title next to Ultimate SM. I wished they'd make them look more like the characters on the show as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by anubiz632 View Post
    Look, I get that people want diversity these days but Christian already has a black partner in Enki! Couldn't they have simply introduced her? Unnecessary changes like this to the source material annoys me.
    Best actor gets the part! Period. She was the best, out of lots of people. We are not going for walking action figures either, writing and acting comes first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman#22 View Post
    Why does these companies have to be so unfaithful to the original source material? I've been recently collecting the Powers: Definitive Collections in excitement for this upcoming show and so far I've been loving it!! I strongly believe that this is Bendis's second strongest title next to Ultimate SM. I wished they'd make them look more like the characters on the show as well.
    The creators are creating this show Nothing unfaithful to to the show is happening here, trust me, Susan is amazing. No one else came close.

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    I love that Oeming came on to dispell any "diversity for diversity's sake" haters who assume that's why she got the part.

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    I trust this Oeming guy is being 100% honest here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anubiz632 View Post
    Look, I get that people want diversity these days but Christian already has a black partner in Enki! Couldn't they have simply introduced her? Unnecessary changes like this to the source material annoys me.
    What does Bendis and Oeming think? It's their creation.
    Excited for this show..glad it is finally happening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kid A View Post
    I wonder if Bendis would go the route of Kirkman and leaves Marvel if this show becomes a success.
    Bendis followed the reverse path. He started out at Image and became a Marvel loyalist while Kirkman clearly did not see eye to eye with how Marvel did business.
    So this Zealot comes to my door, all glazed eyes and clean reproductive organs, asking me if I ever think about God. So I tell him I killed God. I tracked God down like a rabid dog, hacked off his legs with a hedge trimmer, and boiled off his corpse in an acid bath. So he pulls an alternating-current taser on me and tells me that only the Official Serbian Church of Tesla can save my polyphase intrinsic electric field, known to non-engineers as "the soul". So I hit him. What would you do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batman#22 View Post
    Why does these companies have to be so unfaithful to the original source material? I've been recently collecting the Powers: Definitive Collections in excitement for this upcoming show and so far I've been loving it!! I strongly believe that this is Bendis's second strongest title next to Ultimate SM. I wished they'd make them look more like the characters on the show as well.
    "Powers" doesn't belong to a company. It's not a Marvel book, it's owned by Bendis and Oeming.

    Quote Originally Posted by Darrell D.
    What does Bendis and Oeming think? It's their creation.
    Bendis is an executive producer on the show, so I assume he's more than okay with it.
    So this Zealot comes to my door, all glazed eyes and clean reproductive organs, asking me if I ever think about God. So I tell him I killed God. I tracked God down like a rabid dog, hacked off his legs with a hedge trimmer, and boiled off his corpse in an acid bath. So he pulls an alternating-current taser on me and tells me that only the Official Serbian Church of Tesla can save my polyphase intrinsic electric field, known to non-engineers as "the soul". So I hit him. What would you do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carabas View Post
    "Powers" doesn't belong to a company. It's not a Marvel book, it's owned by Bendis and Oeming.


    Bendis is an executive producer on the show, so I assume he's more than okay with it.
    Yeah, I know. Oeming stated upthread that they thought the actress was phenomenal, and that is why they cast her.
    It's nice when creators can have control.

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    This reminds me of the time Frank Darabont cast Morgan Freeman as a character meant to be a redheaded Irishman. Boy did that ever suck. Completely ruined that movie.

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