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QUACKCAST 414 - Bad Hollywood

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 19, 2019
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Hollywood has a tendency to simplify or completely alter stories to make them more mainstream and appealing to their idea of a popular audience.
In this Quackcast we thought it'd be fun to run with that idea and re-imagine our works for “Hollywood”.
Need examples? Take Carmen Sandiego: From a mysterious woman and master thief she has now been rebooted as a teen girl who only looks like a thief, she's really a good guy. Hollywood is replete with far worse examples though: “Run Lola Run”, a high action German movie about a woman desperately trying to get to a reality where she and her drug dealer criminal boyfriend stay alive after a routine drug deal spirals horribly out of control, all themed around her desperate run to be on time! Turned into “And Then Cam Lola”… Now a romance film and instead of a scruffy ner-do-well in love with a drug-dealer BF, Lola is now a talented photographer who's trying to make things right for her job and her girlfriend: Hollywood ;)
Ironically, the treatments we give our comics probably makes them more commercially saleable IPs XD

This week Gunwallace has given us the theme to GRIND: Raw, slutty vocals and a slow sleazy tune… perfect for a burlesque show. This music evokes the acid colours and sensual, hardcore, comical imagery of Lothar’s GRIND perfectly!

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Featured comic:
Ursa Tale - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2019/feb/12/featured-comic-ursa-tale/

Link
Hollywood Treatments… - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/forum/topic/178108/

Special thanks to:
Gunwallace - http://www.virtuallycomics.com
kawaiidaigakusei - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/kawaiidaigakusei/
Banes - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/banes
Tantz Aerine - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/Tantz_Aerine/
Pit Face - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/PIT_FACE/
Ozoneocean - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/ozoneocean

Featured music:
Grind - WARNING NSFW - https://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/lothar/, by Lothar, rated A.

*the cover pic is me and the other winner of best costume at a masquerade ball on Saturday. No reason, I'm just happy with it :D

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lothar at 4:30AM, Feb. 22, 2019

Heyyytyy !!! This is Fan-fucking-tastic I would have responded sooner but i was influenza and now im drunk ! I really apreciate that shit, dawg ! If i ever make a youtube channel imma use that song for the intro..... Dammn thaet a good idea , damn ... Brb

ozoneocean at 7:22AM, Feb. 19, 2019

How would they change it? Younger characters? Love triangles? Time travel? Ghosts? :D

mks_monsters at 4:42AM, Feb. 19, 2019

If they did do this to my webcomic, I imagine that they would only use the first book. To be very honest, I don't think my webcomic would work as a movie. If anything, it would work out better as a TV series because in my case, filler would be a good thing. It would be a chance to develop some of my characters more.


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