Ask Slashdot: Practical Alternatives To Systemd?
I get the distinct feeling that Oracle and especially the BSD guys don't want anything to do with systemD.
Sun/Oracle effectively replaced init with SMF back in Solaris 10, so while it isn't systemD, it doesn't mean that all UNIX will be keeping SystemV init alive...
Doctor Who Comeback
The cartoon has already been made, and it was in fact a remake of a (partially completed) set of tv episodes. You can watch the anims (dont expect movie quality CGI) here at the beeb.