ABC ‘The Quest’ Reality Series Premieres in July

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THE QUEST - ABC

Fantasy Realms and Castles; Dungeons and Dragons; Heroes and Agents of Dark Lords – In A Genre-Bending Reality Show Series.

ABC announced their summer schedule, listed is its new reality series, “The Quest.” Produced by the same folks that brought you “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and “The Amazing Race,” the series will have 12 contestants playing the roles of unlikely heroes. The reality series is said to have a fantasy realm which ‘will come to life with state-of-the art projections, animatronics, prosthetics, real-time motion capture and art direction.’ Is your inner geekdom screaming? Sounds like the ultimate LARP.

Stay tuned as we follow this journey closely and begin our own quest on whether or not the series will be worth the watch.


The Quest Series Premieres Thursday, July 31 on ABC


Official Summary:

Great fantasy is filled with adventure, challenges, discovery, fish out of water and good vs. evil. Turns out another modern genre shares these exact same traits. Announcing “The Quest,” a reality show that will literally take contestants and audiences to an amazing, imaginative realm, where the ogres are advancing in the woods, the dragons are stirring, agents of a dark lord are infiltrating the keep, and the only thing that stands between peace and chaos are 12 very unlikely heroes. From the producers of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, paired with the producers of “The Amazing Race,” “The Quest” will be a fully immersive experience. In and around this castle, our fantasy realm will come to life with state-of-the art projections, animatronics, prosthetics, real-time motion capture and art direction. The narrative and mythology of “The Quest” is deep and fully imagined, and it has been designed to incorporate seamlessly with the unexpected actions and decisions of our contestants – fantasy comes alive as it never has before in this genre-bending series.

 

Source: ABC