War of the Worlds (2019– )
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Episode #1.2 

Something is hunting the survivors.

Director:

Gilles Coulier

Writers:

Howard Overman, H.G. Wells (novel)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Gabriel Byrne ... Bill Ward
Elizabeth McGovern ... Helen Brown
Daisy Edgar-Jones ... Emily Gresham
Natasha Little ... Sarah Gresham
Ty Tennant ... Tom
Léa Drucker ... Catherine Durand
Adel Bencherif ... Colonel Mokrani
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Jonathan Gresham
Bayo Gbadamosi ... Kariem Gat Wich Machar
Aaron Heffernan ... Ash Daniel
Théo Christine Théo Christine ... Saaid
Paul Gorostidi ... Nathan
Colin Mace ... Chris
Celeste Evagora Celeste Evagora ... Charlotte
Jane Wood Jane Wood ... Ruth
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After the devastating alien attack, disparate pockets of survivors emerge into a shattered world. They quickly realize they must put their differences aside if they are to stand any chance of survival. For they are not alone. Something sinister lurks in the shadows and whatever it is, it won't consider its victory complete until it has killed every last human. But who are these attackers and why are they hell-bent on destruction?

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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When one of Colonel Mokrani's men sees people running through the parking lot of the supermarket through his sniper scope Morkani looks through his own weapon sight to see the same thing. However Morkani's sight is an EoTech red dot sight which has no magnification power at all and would be useless in that manner. See more »

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Rips 28 Days Later but without any Aliens or Zombies
24 February 2020 | by Johnny_WestSee all my reviews

This episode is almost an exact rip-off of every scene from the beginning of 28 Days Later. The only difference is that there are no zombies or aliens in this highly boring and disappointing TV series episode.

Imagine 28 Days Later if they just spent an hour running around an empty city, with dead people laying on the ground? Just random looting of stores by the few survivors. Kind of a sweat deal, except there is no electricity.

The professor who is the smartest person in the military base immediately freaks out and goes nuts looking for her sister by running down a hill. Totally ridiculous stuff. Like the first episode, endless amounts of time are spent watching people pack their bags, and have pointless and boring discussion. Just a laughable adaptation of the HG Wells novel.


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23 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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