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MINORITY REPORT Team Teases Agatha/Vega’s Awkward Meeting, Dash/Arthur’s DUKES OF HAZZARD Adventure

October 26, 2015 by  
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Credit: Michael Caulfield / FOX.

Credit: Michael Caulfield / FOX.

MINORITY REPORT is reuniting the precogs in tonight’s new episode, “Fiddler’s Neck.”

“We’re going to the island,” MINORITY REPORT creator Max Borenstein teased to reporters on the show’s Vancouver set. “We’re going to see how the other half lives, with Agatha. Thus far in the season, she’s been present only via that telepresence machine, and wagging her finger at Dash, and telling him not to do what he’s doing. But now, she’s going to be the one who needs help. They come there, and we learn a lot about how you can live in this society, off the grid…we’re going to be able to do dig into that strange family dynamic as the brothers come back there, and they bring Vega.”

Of course, Vega’s presence provides its own complications — Agatha’s visions of the siblings returning to the milk baths, with Vega observing it all, have not gone away. So when the duo finally meet, “there’s obviously a great deal of tension,” Borenstein allowed. Read more

MINORITY REPORT Creator Max Borenstein on the ‘Core’ Issue of the Show

September 18, 2015 by  
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Credit: Bruce Macaulay. FOX Broadcasting.

Credit: Bruce Macaulay. FOX Broadcasting.

Fox’s new futuristic crime drama, MINORITY REPORT, is a follow-up, of sorts, to the 2002 Tom Cruise-led film, but thanks to the nature of television storytelling, the medium will allow the writers to dive deeper into the bigger ethical issues the movie introduced.

“The core of the story is that the film was about pre-crime, and that was an almost Orwellian program, by which we predicted the future, via these three human beings who were used as tools — they were enslaved for this purpose,” MINORITY REPORT creator Max Borenstein told reporters. “And then that ended. And now that that’s over, these three people still have those visions, [but] they’re too dangerous — and too powerful — for any one person to control, and therefore they were set free in anonymity. But if anyone ever found them, they would be in great danger. And as a result, they each have to choose how they’re going to deal with their gifts in this world that has wronged them.”

But it’s complicated by the fact that one of the siblings, Dash, feels a responsibility to not let these warnings go unheard. And when he sets out to fix things, he runs into Detective Vega…who could be the perfect person to help him prevent crimes.

Check out what else Borenstein shared about the new Fox drama…

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MINORITY REPORT: Max Borenstein on Adding Nick Zano, and the Arthur and Dash Differences

July 20, 2015 by  
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Credit: Bruce Macaulay/FOX

Credit: Bruce Macaulay/FOX

MINORITY REPORT — a continuation of the 2002 Tom Cruise-led film; in the Fox show, a cop (Meagan Good) teams up with a precog, Dash (Stark Sands), who is able to see the future, to prevent crimes — is expanding its world.

The series added  Nick Zano as a new series regular late last month — he’ll play Arthur, the fraternal twin brother of Dash — and at Comic-Con, executive producer Max Borenstein gushed to reporters about the opportunity to do a deep-dive into the twins’ lives.

“The exciting thing for us was being able to say, now we get to explore both of these characters,” Borenstein told reporters in the video below. “Their powers are literally different, and we want to [explore how] it affects them become different people. Dash is haunted by the visions he gets…whereas Arthur gets the names, almost a factual [download].”

Borenstein added that due to Dash’s visions, he would, essentially be “an open wound” and the connection drives him to try and stop the crimes — whereas Arthur is able to keep things at a distance since he’s dealing with more of the factual information.

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