http://www.tvguide.com/news/resurrection-series-premiere-abc-1078993.aspx"It is kind of confusing, we'll admit that," Resurrection executive producer Michele Fazekas tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. "But even though the premise is the same, I think we all have different takes on it and different stories."
In conclusion, there is nothing original on TV.Although the show is based on Mott's book, it won't hew too closely to it. Creator and executive producer Aaron Zelman used the novel solely as a jumping-off point to pen the pilot before Fazekas and co-executive producer Tara Butters joined as showrunners. The two opted not to read Mott's book or watch The Returned.
"I started reading it and then stopped," Butters says. "It's its own thing, just like The Returned. We didn't watch that. We didn't want to be influenced by it or the book.
After seeing Les Revenants(The Returned), Resurrection is similar to Les Revenants. Resurrection took some(Rip offed) ideas from Les Revenants and tweaked them.Actually, Resurrection isn't the U.S. Version of the French series The Returned, it is just similar