Monday, 22 October, 2018

Action Aeon Flux Reboot Series in The Works at MTV

Aeon Flux Revived By MTV With Live-Action Reboot MTV Developing Live-Action 'Aeon Flux' Series From 'Teen Wolf' Showrunner
Charles Bowen | 13 June, 2018, 17:31

No, Charlize Theron's not returning as Aeon Flux. In 1992, more short episode were ordered and aired. Chung's distorted figures performing acrobatic stunts in skimpy leather outfits, freakish futuristic architecture, zero dialogue, and ending every short by killing the protagonist in some brutal way, was unlike anything that was on the air before or largely since, and, after Charlize Theron and director Karyn Kusama tried to make it a film franchise in 2005, the cartoon is coming back to live action.

The live-action series is set in a future dystopian state and revolves around a young assassin who teams with a group of biohacking rebels to save humanity as she becomes the hero known as Aeon Flux.

MTV is developing a live-action series reboot of their classic 1990s animated series Aeon Flux. Chung's animated series was groundbreaking stuff, seemingly building upon the thematic focus of the renegade animation found in efforts like 1981's Heavy Metal, except put through a stylised cyberpunk lens that - in 1991 - was considered mind-blowing. Though the film bombed hard at the box office and got roasted like chestnuts over an open fire by critics, MTV tapping Hurd to help usher the property to the small screen might be a wise choice, as she can likely use her insider knowledge of what went wrong to prevent the live-action series from suffering the same fate. The series grew a cult following, and returned to TV a year later with five short-form episodes and again in 1995 as a 10-episode half-hour animated series.

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The project marks a return to MTV for Davis, who created and served as showrunner on Teen Wolf, which ran for six seasons and was the highest-rated scripted series in network history.

Speaking of live-action, it turns out that Aeon Flux is going to be revived for a live-action TV series! Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the time is ripe for a reboot. Is this a good move by MTV, or are they setting themselves up for failure?

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