*NEW* Interview with Ron D. Moore for Variety   1 comment

"Outlander" Mid-Season New York Premiere - After Party

From Variety:

Creator Ronald Moore Is ‘Very Curious to See How People React’ to ‘Outlander’ Return

From “Harry Potter” to “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there’s few things more valuable to the entertainment industry than a fiercely beloved book series. There’s also few things more daunting for a producer than the prospect of letting down the protective fans of a fiercely beloved book series, and “Outlander” fans have been obsessing about Claire Randall for more than two decades now.

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Ronald D. Moore is no stranger to fan expectations. As a writer and producer for “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (among other “Star Trek” titles), and the executive producer and showrunner of the “Battlestar Galactica” reboot, he learned that it’s impossible to please everyone with every creative decision. At Wednesday night’s New York screening of the mid-season premiere of “Outlander” — an adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s popular historical romance series which began airing its first half of season one on Starz in August — the show’s producer and showrunner Moore told Variety that it helps to remember that impassioned fans always mean well.

“I started my career in “Star Trek,” then “Battlestar” and now this, and you have to understand it’s all coming from a place of love,” he said. “They are fans because they love this material and all they want is for you to not screw it up, and they have lots of opinions about what equals screwing it up, but they all come from this extraordinarily positive place.”

“So I always take it in that vein and say, ‘I’m trying to give you something you’re going to like,’” Moore continued. “It’s not a democracy. You can’t vote on what scenes we’re going to do, but our intention is to deliver to fans of these books a story they love in a way they can enjoy it, so they can say ‘yeah, that’s the “Outlander” that I know.’”

Read the entire interview at the source HERE | thanks Mel for the tip

Posted April 2, 2015 by Sim in Events, Interviews, Ron D. Moore

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