Apple TV+ producers claim ‘See’ will be as epic as ‘Game of Thrones’ in interview with Emmy Magazine
Apple TV+ producers for the upcoming TV show ‘See’ are confident that the show will be as epic as Game of Thrones. This was revealed in an interview with Emmy magazine with producers Erlicht and Van Amburg, and actors Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard.
See is set in a world 600 years in the future, where only 2 million people are left on earth, due to a deadly virus. The people who are left alive are blind and have to survive without any technology. Think of it as a post-apocalyptic era where technology of the past is useless and human beings have gone back to tribal tools. The story is based around the birth of two babies, have who have the ability to see, which causes a clash between the survivors as they believe that having sight will cause chaos and threaten their existence.
In their interview with Emmy magazine, the producers had the following to say:
"When something new arrives to threaten the status quo, what will happen to that status quo? In that journey is an epic, world-building adventure. Can it be as epic as, say, a Game of Thrones? We answer that question early on with a resounding 'yes!'"
The interview goes into detail on how the actors were excited to sign up for the show after reading the script. Some interesting tidbits are shared which gives insights into how the actors had to train by wearing sleep shades, to rely on other senses. There was also a consultant onboard to ensure that the blindness portrayed in the show was based on realism. Many decisions were based on how actual people with blindness deal with things like clothes and movement. The show creators also hired several of actors with low-vision and blindness for a number of roles.
If you are looking forward to the show, the interview is a must-read. It gives a detailed look at the preparation that goes on behind the production of a big-budget show like ‘See’. If you get a copy of the magazine, you will also get a 3-month free trial of Apple TV+.
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About Apple TV+
Apple TV+ will launch on November 1 in over 100 countries and regions, for $4.99 per month. Pricing will vary by region and will be as low as $1.40 per month in India. The service will be ad-free and will launch with Apple’s original content only. All shows will streaming in 4K HDR quality.
A 7-day free trial will be available for all iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV (HD, 4K and 3rd generation) and Mac users, through the latest TV app. TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, Amazon, Vizio, and others will also be able to stream the shows through Apple’s TV app. Apple will also support in-browser streaming in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox via tv.apple.com website so Windows users can also tune-in.
Apple is also giving 1-year free subscription to all users who purchase an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV or Mac. All Apple TV subscriptions can be used with iCloud family sharing, with no additional cost.