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The Sandman is currently riding high on the wave of success. Taking direct inspiration from the comics of Neil Gaiman, who also served as the showrunner, The Sandman is being highly praised for being true to its original material. Another Netflix Original that show has not been faithful to its source is the highly popular The Witcher series.

But now that Netflix has proved they can produce comic-accurate shows, fans are certainly wondering what separates The Sandman from The Witcher. And that if there is something showrunners of the latter could learn and make the show more accurate to the novels.

What makes The Sandman a better adaptation than The Witcher?

For a long time, it was believed that it was extremely hard to remain accurate to the original material. And that whatever version you receive on-screen is the best you will ever get. However, all of this changed on August 5th when The Sandman started streaming on Netflix. The Netflix Original is not only a great show but one of the best adaptations ever. Something that could not be said of The Witcher. But why so?

Well, for starters, Neil was directly involved in the development of the show right to its release. So naturally, when the writer of the books himself is a part of the show, you know, it is going to be as accurate as it can be. Other than that, many dialogues in the show are directly taken from the comics. Especially the crucial conversation between Death and Dream is word to word, same from the comics.

ALSO READ: 10 Best Quotes From ‘The Sandman’ That Are a Testament for Neil Gaiman’s Hauntingly Beautiful Understanding of Life and Death

In contrast to these incredible accuracies, The Witcher has none. Andrzej Sapkowski, wither of The Witcher book series, is not actively involved in the production of the show. Also, rather than being true to one book, The Witcher takes multiple storylines and combines them together.

Nevertheless, both the shows are amazing and have huge fan bases. But with The Witcher renewed till season seven. It would be great to see if it could learn something from The Sandman and be a little more accurate.

Both shows are currently streaming only on Netflix.

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Exclusive: “Time loops, portals, doorways to other realms”: Why Zack Snyder’s Take on Zombies in Army of the Dead Is the Freshest Breath of Air for the Genre – TalkOfNews.com

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During the height of the pandemic, when we were all facing a dearth of content, Army of the Dead arrived just in time to entertain the audiences. Justice League director Zack Snyder was helming the Dave Bautista-led ensemble film. Although marketed as a zombie film, the movie didn’t follow the familiar formula of so many other popular zombie films or movies like Walking Dead or Zombieland. Snyder was on a mission to deconstruct the genre, and he did!

Army of the Dead follows a group of mercenaries who plan to pull a Los Angeles casino heist, overrun by zombies. 

Zack Snyder shattered the stereotypical zombie survival film with Army of the Dead

Snyder introduced a heist tale in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. And he also added some sci-fi elements to it. The movie spawned a time loop theory. According to it the characters were stuck in a time loop and were doing the same mission again and again. 

He turned the survival genre on its head and did something entirely new with it. That relegated the film to a genre-breaking status. He had previously stated that he wanted to create an unprecedented franchise where “the deconstruction of different genres is actually part of the way.”

ALSO READ: What’s Going to Be the Next Zack Snyder’s Movie On Netflix? Fans Decide

Speculations about Planet of the Dead

Netflix confirmed a sequel for the hit movie in 2021. Snyder flirted with the idea of a time loop in the prequel, so for the next sequel, Planet of the Dead, chances are that he might play with the idea of zombie portals.

“I think the time loops, portals, doorways to other realms, things of that nature, are very much in play,” he had teased. If he does plan to introduce different realms in the next film, it might include aliens too. But considering how Zack Snyder loves subverting expectations, these aliens could act as the savior of humankind. Anime series, Army of the Dead: Los Vegas is also said to arrive later this year.

ALSO READ: Zack Snyder Plans on Expanding the Rebel Moon Universe, FIND OUT What His Plans Are

What are your theories about the sequel?

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Exclusive: From a Herd of Fighters to Future-Oriented Individuals, Fans Predict the Destiny for ‘Cobra Kai’ Characters – TalkOfNews.com

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When the karate universe introduced us to the kids from the movie, we could predict Daniel LaRusso to be an entrepreneur. He started his business first business with his sensei Mr. Miyagi while training as well. But these Cobra Kai kids live in a different era. They have a vast field to explore for their careers.

Throughout the series, we have seen that each of these kids has a unique quality. They have skills other than greater fighting techniques. The fans of the show have observed these characters. They have thought about the future of the Cobra Kai kids after the final All-Valley Tournament. Fans have made their theories based on their observations of the skills of the characters.

From Karate to career: the Cobra Kai kids’ future prediction

Everyone has to do something for their survival. In today’s world, if you have the needed skills, you can survive easily. And if you turn your passion into a career, you will never fail at it. “Man, who works for passion, is always richer than who works for money,” said Daniel LaRusso. These kids from Cobra Kai have creative skills and unexplored passion, which would provide them with some amazing career opportunities. Fans on Reddit have created their theories for these individuals as to what they would do in the future.

This theory of this user seems very well observed. At the beginning of the series, we saw Hawk, aka Eli, had created a model for his school presentation. Because Demetri has always been a nerd, he might use his extensive knowledge and get a high-paid job. Tory has her own family issues which might restrict her to go to college. She might become a sensei as she’s won the trophy as we saw at the end of season 4.

ALSO READ: Not Just Karate, ‘Cobra Kai’ Cast Took Different Lesson To Embrace Their Characters

While Sam has always been a sensitive and psychologically abused person, she might become a psychiatrist. And these two arch enemies, Miguel and Robby, have always been a little different from the rest of the characters. The prediction is that Robby might join Tory and become a sensei as he trained Kenny. And Miguel might become a business person like Daniel. However, others have a few different opinions than this.

More predictions by the fans

Everyone has their own understanding, and they have slightly different opinions than the previous ones. Some might agree with the theory. Let us have a look at what others have to say.

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Whatever the predictions are, we will have to wait for season 5 to stream and witness the unpredicted events. While we’re waiting for the 9th of September, share your predictions about these kids with us.

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