Poll : will covid-19 make season 4 better?

Will Covid-19 make season 4 better for Nu Dynasty?

  • Hell no, the writers have the attention span of a goldfish and have no clue.

  • At least it can't be worst than season 2.

  • No, they don't care about the writing as long as Liz Gillies has 55% of the screen time.

  • I still believe in Santa Claus, so I will say that season 4 will be the best.

  • Nu Dynasty what?


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thomaswak

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With the Netflix success (and the CW's awful ratings) confirmed, I guess the writers (may) have more creative freedom from The CW (who were the ones wanting Nathalie Kelly and James McKay out. Dumb executives...)

And with covid-19, writers have plenty of free time to work their ideas an scripts. And... focus. So what's your thoughts ?
 

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I've noticed that the daytime soaps that have returned are....well, boring.

I also had the image in my mind that the writers would have the luxury of time to rewrite and polish their scripts to a point that the new material would be must-see TV. Instead, the scripts are mostly like a paint-by-numbers set because more emphasis was placed on just getting something...anything on tape just so they can say they're back on the air. I understand they had all these new rules and techniques thrust upon them that demanded their attention (keeping people healthy), but the soaps are just kind of lame right now. I fear this might be the fate of NuDynasty when it returns. It won't be terrible, nor will it be terrific; it'll just be...back.

I understand they will adjust what should have been in the last two episodes, plot-wise but I have not read anything about casting or "un-casting". We might every easily have cast members or staffers who simply opt not to return out of concern for their health. On General Hospital, one of their actresses, upon learning she was pregnant, opted to take extended maternity leave for the duration of her pregnancy rather than return to the show, so they had to recast her role. Another actress had to be temp-recast while she sat out a two-week quarantine. The last thing this show needs is another recast, but it is something to keep an eye out for.

If they could do some kind of 'bubble' filming situation at Eagle Rock Studios, they would have a better handle on keeping everyone well, but it would necessitate a lot of rewrites to edit out any location filming. We could possibly get our very own Cardboard Patio.
 

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It seems that the shooting will start in October. That's maybe why we did not hear anything about new actors or actresses.
 

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I think by October, there will be more of a feeling of 'we can do this' as opposed to the past few months of 'ZOMG WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE!!!111!!!' They've always seemed to have a 'can do' attitude on social media, so now it's time to put up or shut up!

As for Alexis, I'm sure she has something tasteful in rubber that she can wear. Actually, finding something "tasteful" might be harder than finding something in "rubber".
 

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I wonder if they will keep "scorpio" the stripper as a love interest for Sam.
Not that anyone cares. In the video comments on youtube, when fans talk about Sam's boyfriend, it's almost never about Scorpio or Fletcher...
 

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I dunno
Well, Dynasty isn't premiering until sometime in the late spring, so they can afford to push their filming dates and hopefully they'll be able to look at other shows how to handle the co-vid situation. I can't imagine them going back until late October at earliest at this point.
 

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The only good thing with the pandemic is that they will have less meaningless parties, at least in their early episodes.
 
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