‘Manifest’ Creator Jeff Rake Has End Game For New Event Mystery Series – Comic-Con

Deadline | 7/21/2018 | Dino-Ray Ramos
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There have been many event mystery series that have come and gone. Some have succeeded and some haven’t gone so well. Many point to Lost as a benchmark when it comes to the genre, but Manifest is looking to pave its own path. Series creator Jeff Rake was joined by actors Melissa Roxburgh and Josh Dallas to talk about the show and what to expect from the new NBC drama.

Like Lost, there is an ongoing mystery and the pilot shown at Comic-Con leaves tons of unanswered questions. Inspired by the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Manifest explores what would happen if a missing plane and its passengers suddenly reappeared.

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In the show’s case, when Montego Air Flight 828 landed safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers were relieved. Yet in the span of those few hours, the world had aged five years and their friends, families and colleagues, after mourning their loss, had given up hope and moved on. Now, faced with the impossible, they’re all given a...
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