Sci Fi Wire has done an interview with Brannon Braga about “Flash Forward”. He gives some very interesting insights into the concept of and his vison of the series. “Flash Forward” begins to look like the love-child of “Lost” and “24”; there’s definitely a huge audience for that type of series. never managed to “get” into Lost and 24, mostly because I have the low attention span of a trout.
“(…) “Yeah, the structure’s not dissimilar from 24 [on which Braga is a co-executive producer], and we want to reset the show at the end of each year, where we’ll do another flash forward at the end of the first season, and then potentially another flash forward at the end of the second season, each one kind of resetting the core characters’ visions of the future and introducing new characters,” Braga said in an exclusive interview on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Hollywood premiere party for 24’s seventh season, which kicks off this weekend. (…)”
Read the complete interview here on Sci Fi Wire.
It’s difficult to tell at this point if the character Jack Davenport will play can still be considered a “core character” of the series (compared to the book). I’d hate to see him “flashed backward” after one season. Right now, things look very promising, though. Good!
Filming starts in February, and just like you, I’m looking very much forward to the pilot (even if there are only 30 seconds of Jack Davenport. Yes, I had to mention it again.)