Interview: Revolution’s Executive Producer Eric Kripke Discusses Secrets, Returning Characters and the Reason For One Character’s Death

Revolution is gripping the nation, and TV Equals was able to learn more about the hit apocalyptic drama from Revolution’s creator and executive producer, Eric Kripke. During the conference call, we learned about upcoming characters, a character who is making a return and the reason behind killing off one of the main characters.

The genesis of Revolution

Kripke said classic adventure stories were the basis for his idea about a world off the grid.

"I’m a huge fan of Star Wars. I’m a huge fan of The Lord of the Rings. I’m a huge fan of that kind of Joseph Campbell, classic, mythic storytelling–those big grand adventures," he said. "Those are the kind of stories that are serviced in stories rather than television. But I think TV is actually the perfect format for that kind of format because they’re such big, sprawling stories and you have so many more hours in TV to explore all of the different facets of a world and the characters in that world and that you could give it epic scope but very intimate character focus." Read More...


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