The book is easily understood only if youve watched the 4400 show. Beginning 03 march 1946, and spanning over 50 years, 4,400 people were abducted in a blinding flash of light. While there wasnt a continuation on screen, there were two books. A video with the images of the end of the season 2 of the 4400. Is the 4400 worth watching, for someone who doesnt. Watch full episodes of the 4400 and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at. The cw is developing a reboot of the usa network series the 4400, variety has learned. Can you believe its been 15 years since the 4400 first aired 15 years, 9 months, 7 days to be exact.
This book answered some questions and gave me some closure. According to wikipedia, the 4400 books, there are some books set after the end of the series. I havent read them, but id check those for a continuation of the cliffhanger ending. The 4400 is an americanbritish science fiction television series produced by cbs paramount network television in association with sky television, renegade 83 and american zoetrope for usa network in the united states and sky one in the united kingdom. Not only does it close up most of the loose ends with the exception of richard tylers location, which will surely be revealed next season but it goes back to the simple family dynamic of the show that lives beyond all the scifi drama. Danny farrells newfound ability to spread promicin leads to several hundred deaths, including his mother. The plot strand with baldwin being taken over by the marked is also proving to be quite interesting. The books ending was nice, but the final chapter about two and a half pages was very odd. I loved the 4400 and am still mad that they scrapped it without a final resolve. I think this is the last book written about the 4400 but the end is left in such a way that the story can continue. Oct 17, 2016 spoilers follow, though if youre like me the ending of it was spoiled for you long before you read it because its just one of those things people talk about. An archive of our own, a project of the organization for transformative works. The great leap forward was a triumph for the writers of 4400. The book is an escalation to a very exciting conclusion.
The final few episodes were scary to watch given in the real world we have covid19 out there. If i remember correctly, the third book should be coming out soon. The second story running parellal is the last of the marked making their ultimate weapon. Now, though, the 4400 has miraculously returned at the cw with some strange new abilities, and it must figure out how to. While the idea of the show certainly has potential for a new take, that still unfairly leaves fans of the first 4400 series out to dry, with no answers to the cliffhanger ending found in unplanned series finale the great leap forward. Although they rush the story along in the last season and i thought they could have filled a few more episodes nicely, it was done in a way i wish all good series could have. The story of the 4400 had reached a fitting conclusion, and then the author tacked on an its not over. The cw is developing a the 4400 reboot, which is being described as a reimagining of the early 2000s usa network mystery series. After reading welcome to promise city, however, im confident the 4400 will finally get the finale it deserves. The isabelle story continues and at least makes some more sense than at the end of the last episode. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
When the 4400 came to an end after 4 years in september 2007, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to tom baldwin joel gretsch. This is a show ive been interested in trying out for a while, but hearing it was cancelled on somewhat of a loose end put me off. Welcome to promise city, tension is escalating between the us government and jordan collier promicinpositive followers. He has also written the official movie novelizations of war for the planet of the apes, godzilla, man of steel, the dark knight rises, daredevil, ghost rider, and the first three underworld movies, as well as books and stories based on such popular series as alias, buffy the vampire slayer, csi, farscape, the 4400, leverage, the librarians.
The 4400 pronounced the fortyfour hundred is a science fiction television series produced by cbs paramount network television in association with bskyb, renegade 83, and american zoetrope for usa network in the united states and sky one in the united kingdom. The book spoiler is always looking for a nice little synopsis including the ending of any current best selling book. Dec 19, 2007 fans of the usa networks unique sciencefiction series, the 4400, have been waiting patiently to hear about the shows return ever since the season four finale aired in september. One of the good things about the 4400 is that you never quite know in which direction its going to go next. But ending with a cliffhanger doesnt sound encouraging. There are two reasons for this request and i doubt either of them is news to you or anyone whos read the book. None of the books so far are a continuation of the series but i am hoping. It ends okish, but they should have given them notice of ending it so that all the answers can be given. Based on the hit usa network series the 4400, an original novel about a group of 4400 people taken out of their time and returned to the present day with special powers, only no one, including them, is sure if they are a force for good. How would the 4400 season 5 have finished, if it hadnt. In the 4400 book promises broken, the 4400 center stands as the last stand against the government in the battle for promise city. Weve had a great time bringing you this story and submersing you in the lives of all these incredible characters. And the 4400 s greatest foe, the marked, have devised a plan to wipe out.
Prior to her abduction, her husband and only son billy had been killed by a drunk driver. The series ended with charismatic cult leader jordan collier having commandeered the city of seattle renaming it promise city, and injections of the 4400s. Dec 14, 2018 the 4400 reboot needs to explain original shows cliffhanger ending. Question 16 0 out of 5 points a companys cash account shows. Covenant mistakes the two popes quotes the departed questions downton abbey trivia the shawshank redemption ending the wizard of oz mistake picture the princess and the. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion. This is the second and final book to close out the story line of the show, and i thought it succeeded very well. If you enjoyed the 4400 series on fx, then the twobook series promise city ad promises broken provide a nice visit back to that world, a strong closure for the story lines at the end of the tv series, and the same fastpaced action and scifi idea exploration that made the tv series fun.
All of them had disappeared in a beam of light at various times as. A group of 4,400 people are suddenly deposited, by what appears to be a comet, at highland beach near mount rainier, washington. Karl looks at the 4400, a heroes and xfiles hybrid that never made it to terrestrial tv. After a very solid, yet writers strike shortened first season, the 4400 looked like it was going to be heroes meets the xfiles, easily the next big thing in science fiction television. The vesuvius prophecy was the first book that came out. Warning the ending to these books will be revealed. The 4400 the great leap forward tv episode 2007 imdb.
The final few episodes were scary to watch given in. Promises broken, by david mack, is the fourth book based on the series and the second set after the end of the show. During the course of the series, 44 episodes of the 4400 aired over four seasons. The 4400 reboot needs to explain original shows cliffhanger ending michael kennedy dec 14, 2018 the cw is developing a reboot of usas cult scifi series the 4400, but fans of the original are first owed a resolution to its cliffhanger ending. The book does advance the plot a good amount, but with only one book left it seems there will be a whole lot of ground to cover before reaching a satisfying ending. Everything that happens in the book follows perfectly with the tv show.
I definitely recommend both books in order to all 4400 fans who have watched all 4 seasons. Welcome to promise city, i had watched the 4400 tv show through all four seasons only to be hugely disapointed at the cliff hanger ending resulting from cancellation. Oct 27, 2009 promises broken is the fourth book based on the series and the second set after the end of the show. I have always wondered how we would react if we were transported to some far off future time, like the characters were. The cw is developing a reboot of usas cult scifi series the 4400, but fans of the original are first owed a resolution to its cliffhanger ending. The 4400 was a science fiction show, that featured time travel, strange powers, government agents, conspiracies, and a whole lot more. Welcome to promise city picks up directly after the last episode where colliers ppositives were controlling seattle after the promicin outbreak left thousands dead and ntac scramblin. Greg coxs welcome to promise city a 4400 novel spoilers. The 4400 doesnt fare any better when it comes to disability. Burkhoff regained his sanity last season and used it to uncover a plot by the government to control the 4400.
This book wont make complete sense to those who havent watched the tv show. I read the previous book welcome to promise city within a day too. Since the series was cancelled without an ending, this book is a great way to see where the story might go. The book takes place about midway through the third season, shortly before jordan collier returns. In the pilot episode, what was originally thought to be a comet deposits a group of exactly 4400 people at highland beach, in the cascade range foothills near mount rainier, washington. Tv series the 4400 was canceled after four seasons, with a cliffhanger ending. Fans of the usa networks unique sciencefiction series, the 4400, have been waiting patiently to hear about the shows return ever since the season four finale aired in september. But if youre looking for the kind of ending that will make you throw the book across the room and start all over again on page one because you. In other words, it pretty much brings the 4400 series to the satisfactory conclusion that wasnt previously possible due to the untimely cancellation of the television series. Now, if you are willing to risk it all, you too can be extraordinary. It started out as a good show then i guess they changed writers because they changed the storyline from season one.
I watched the 4400 series on netflix and wanted to see how the story would end. First, lets just replace that sex scene you know which one. Jan 05, 2007 a video with the images of the end of the season 2 of the 4400. My only complaint is how the ending is left open for other books. A terrific show that was so much better than some others that have gone on for years. Is the 4400 worth watching, for someone who doesnt really. All of them had disappeared in a beam of light at various times as far back as 1946. The 4400 explores the travails of the 4400 people who all at once returned in a ball of light to earth. If they had not slipped in that last chapter it would of been perfect.
The 4400 are attacked by a series of bombings after barbara yates makes their names and addresses known to the public. Watch the 4400 season 4, episode the great leap forward. The author does a good job of continuing the story and the characters are believable. So far, there have been four books written that tie in to the 4400 tv series.
Sep 22, 2009 based on the hit usa network series the 4400, an original novel about a group of 4400 people taken out of their time and returned to the present day with special powers, only no one, including them, is sure if they are a force for good. It wrapped the story lines up and i didnt feel cheated after watching the last episode. And if not, if this is truly the ending of the story of the 4400, then its a good one. Our staff did an outstanding job with planning and participating in all fundraising events. Mar 16, 2010 which considering that this book was published in october and nothing new has been announced since then, i dont have a lot of hope of any more books coming at this point. Over nine thousand people were killed in seattle, when promicin was unleashed within the city limits. I never heard of the 4400 back when it was made, but i found it on netflix and it was a very cool series. The plot begins with maia having a vision of mount rainier erupting, which sets tom and diana on a manhunt for a mysterious 4400 who may possess. Spoilers follow, though if youre like me the ending of it was spoiled for you long before you read it because its just one of those things people talk about. How would the 4400 season 5 have finished, if it hadnt been. This book is set between graduation day and the home front in season three. There are two books, welcome to promise city and promises broken that continue the series for about two more. As the last page of the book says spoiler ahead, this is book marks the end of the first saga of the 4400. The cw has officially wrapped its 2019 pilot pickups with six orders, and three highprofile projects, the 4400, the l.
Sep 16, 2007 watch the 4400 season 4, episode the great leap forward. Alana mareva is a 4400 and the second wife of tom baldwin. Ntac national threat assessment command is the government agency responsible for keeping track of. An international assassin is abducted after a hit by the future and put back eight years later with the rest of the 4400 with the ability to control the flow of time.
Are the unanswered questions in the 4400 ever answered in the. White light cult get the information about the future recorded in their book. Sadly, the 4400 is one of many tv shows to end without a proper resolution, as tv networks really dont seem to consider pleasing a small but devoted fanbase when deciding how and when to cancel a struggling series. According to a postcard in the season 3 episode gone, the fictional location of the center is 6265 crescent road, seattle, washington. None of them have aged or remember anything of what happened to them while they were gone. So far, the have taken place during the same timeframe of the show. Great series if you arewere a fan of the tv series. That aside, the book is a nonstop action ride as everything between the us government, the 4400 movement and the marked all collide, bringing the entire 4400 series to a satisfying conclusion. Greg coxs welcome to promise city a 4400 novel a good summary of the book you likely should have put a spoiler tag in your threads title though. The plot begins with maia having a vision of mount rainier erupting, which sets tom and diana on a manhunt for a mysterious 4400 who may possess the ability to trigger volcanoes with his mind. Complex and good christian bitches, were not among those. And just like the series, it ends raising the stakes with the potential of taking the series to the next level, and opening some new doors if they.
Based on the newberywinning childrens books, this animated film follows a young boy who runs away to an island to rescue and befriend a baby dragon. How would the 4400 season 5 have finished, if it hadnt been quora. And it is a satisfactory conclusion that, predictably. Unfortunately this book s front cover came slightly damaged but its no big loss. Since the series was cancelled without an ending, this book is a great way to. The reboot hails from cbs television studios, which produced the original series when it was sti. I loved how this book picked up where the previous book left off. But, ultimately i found myself frustrated by the high cost of following this story. Be it in the form of a 4400 reunion, a 4400 movie, or a 4400 reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role.1462 1137 1355 903 1086 1402 1587 1407 800 611 703 333 266 678 615 724 150 1009 1426 18 481 118 781 44 1403 716 50 1364