As reported by Deadline, the CW reboot will use the identical fundamental story as the primary present, exploring the lives of 4400 individuals who have returned to the current, in addition to the impact their return has on society.
This time round, the 4400 be returning to Detroit, Michigan as an alternative of Washington state. However the principle distinction between the reboot and its predecessor is that the brand new present will give attention to “missed, undervalued or in any other case marginalized individuals.” The current casting announcement above offers a snapshot of who a few of these characters shall be, however with over 4 thousand individuals within the combine, the probabilities are countless.
The reboot of “The 4400” could be very a lot according to a current push for extra range in tv business, which has seen some current enchancment when it comes to casting range, however nonetheless falls brief on the govt degree (in accordance with UCLA). It additionally follows current feedback from Mark Pedowitz, the CEO of The CW: Pedowitz stated that whereas the community had been attempting to deal with its range drawback, there’s nonetheless work to do. “What I wish to do is enhance ourselves so we’re extra reflective of the society at hand,” Pedowitz instructed Deadline. “We have to do a greater job internally and externally. I am going to cop to that. We have to create a legacy for the CW so the subsequent technology that we rent that’s reflective of society.”
That is an admirable aim, and it seems just like the reboot of “The 4400” is an efficient begin.