A Manifest movie is possible following its season 4 cancellation, according to its creator.
However, there is still hope viewers will get all the answers regarding the mystery of Flight 828 and its 191 passengers, as Manifest creator Jeff Rake recently revealed he's considering a number of options as to how best wrap up the story, including the release of a "movie" or possibly a "book".
"I would love to finish the story and look, I'm going to take some time," Rake told Twitter Spaces.
"I'm going to hold out hope that maybe somebody will step up and help us finish that story – whether that means more episodes, whether that means a final kind of movie like they did with the show Firefly, or a lot of people have asked me 'write the book' and you know, that's a cool concept but [it's a major endeavour] and I'm going to think about it.
"At some point in time, I will figure out how to finish the story in a way that honours the story we've told so far because so much love and care and precision and money and blood, sweat and tears went into these first three seasons [that] for me to summarily blurt out the rest of the story in an article or in a series of tweets… it's not happening.
"It would be a let-down just because it's not just that people want to know the ending but it's that people want to experience the ending.
"To just lay out some story beats summarily could never hold a candle to what that experience would have been like if we had the resources to, again not to necessarily shoot three more seasons of a television show but even if I could figure out how to get the financing to do some abbreviated movie for television; the compressed version of the end of the story."
He added: "Hopefully some savvy executive out there at some platform will decide it's worth finishing the story and I'm going to give it some time to see if that happy result can occur."
The comments follow Rake teasing a "big ending" to his original six-season plan.
Manifest aired on NBC in the US. Sky One and NOW air the show in the UK.
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