Aliens will be back on The CW*. The new midseason drama with Matt Lanter and Aimee Teegarden in the leads is set to premiere on February 17th, 2014. TheTVaddict.com’s Tiffany Vogt recently tweeted “For those saying #StarCrossed is like #Roswell, assure you that it’s very different. Only same if Max had been arrested/incarcerated 10 yrs.”
Her latest article about the upcoming sci-fi show, gives some more information about “Star-Crossed” and how its story differs from “Roswell:
STAR-CROSSED Scoop: Introducing An Alien Tale of Forbidden Romance, Forced Integration, and How Its Story Differs from ROSWELL
By Tiffany Vogt on January 23rd, 2014
The CW’s new series STAR-CROSSED is about how an alien spaceship crash-landed on Earth and how its occupants were hunted down and incarcerated in an internment camp. It was not humankind’s finest day. Instead of welcoming the unexpected visitors, mankind treated them like unwanted guests. […]
For now, there also seems to be bit confusion amongst the genre fans. Based on general description alone, initial comments about STAR-CROSSED have been that it is a ROSWELL-clone or an attempt to continue the ROSWELL storyline without the original cast. But nothing is farther from the truth. STAR-CROSSED may have aliens and it may feature a romance between an Earth girl and an alien boy, but that is where the similarities end.
STAR-CROSSED is the tale of the growing pains of trying to assimilate another alien culture into the existing status quo. ROSWELL never […]
Please read the full article here: STAR-CROSSED Scoop: Introducing An Alien Tale of Forbidden Romance, Forced Integration, and How Its Story Differs from ROSWELL
*The CW was formed from the merge of UPN and The WB back in 2006.
Premiere Date for The CW’s New Alien Drama, December 14th, 2013
“Star-Crossed” Ordered To Series – Will You Watch?, May 17th, 2013
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