In conversation with James Cameron in the companion book to the miniseries “James Cameron’s Science Fiction Story” on AMC (via Digital espionage), two famous giants of the genre ring in Wells’ story and its somewhat simplistic ending. In the original book, as well as in the Steven Spielberg film, the invaders are brought down due to their lack of immunity to Earth’s pathogens, which Cameron believes means the author cannot. find out”. As Spielberg reflects on his work, he emphasizes that he has something more special to hope to shine in the face of the doom of these giant monsters.
“I did the same thing. I asked Morgan Freeman to help me with his narration,” he explains. With that, Cameron added that the esteemed actor “makes everything sound right”, the “War of the Worlds” director agreed that, “Morgan always makes things better.” .” Well, who can argue with that? From “The Shawshank Redemption” to “The Lego Movie,” adding Freeman’s iconic warrior to any movie makes it even more compelling – and that includes a sci-fi classic. sci-fi with a rather engaging ending.
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