First things first. If your only recollection of Day of the Triffids is the cheap 1960’s monster flick, do yourself a favor and go read John Wyhndham’s wonderful cozy catastrophe from whence it originated. (“Whence? ” Who talks like that?)
BBC has produced an updated version of the story. Here’s one of the trailers (Gamma Squad has more)…
Based on this and the other trailers, it looks like this adaptation is playing up the disaster and killer plants angle. I hope I’m wrong. While there was some of that in the book, it wasn’t the main focus. Of course, it’s been over a decade since I read it. Maybe a re-read is in order.
[via Topless Robot]