CW Reveals ‘Battle Royale’ Series Details; Changes Will Be Made
It’s only been a few days since the CW announced they were in talks to bring Japanese cult thriller Battle Royaleto network television and already the decision has been heavily criticized. Many fans and critics alike have been questioning how a TV series based on a group of junior high school students killing each other would make it on American TV – but the CW has quickly set out to (somewhat) address the issue.
With the CW’s target audience being within the 18 to 34-year-old demographic, the network is looking to cash in on the Hunger Games phenomenon that their same demographic made such a huge international success. Last year, the network ordered a pilot of The Selection, a Swedish series that was itself inspired by Hunger Games, starring Aimee Teegarden (Friday Night Lights) ...
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