Although little is known about what the series might have been, it was, at the time, being marketed as a continuation in the contemporary retelling of the saga, containing new elements of the story which had first debuted in the 2004 and 2007 movie episodes, although rumours persisted that it might be written as a prequel to the first movie, following the exploits of Deunan Knute and Briareos Hecatonchires during the final throes of World War IV. This seemed less likely when the only press release graphic ever shown for the series, showed an outline of both characters in full ES.W.A.T. battledress uniform.
Micott and Basara never quite gave up on the plan to make Appleseed into a miniseries, however. Two years later, it has recently announced another attempt, entitled Appleseed XIII.