Ridley Scott The Prisoner

Ridley Scott isn’t one to waste time. He dove into pre-production on Alien: Covenant almost the moment he was done with The Martian, and now as Alien: Covenant nears its start date, he may have already lined up his next directorial effort. A new report indicates Scott is in talks to direct The Prisoner, based on the 1960s British cult hit series.  Read More »


We’ve got a bunch of TV news tonight: It appears that Bob Saget is coming back to television with an unscripted travel show entitled “Bob Saget’s Strange Days”. Perhaps tired of just being the disembodied voice of grown-up Ted on How I Met Your Mother, and looking for something different after his failed sitcom Surviving Suburbia, the series will find Saget exploring off-beat portions of American society. The series is apparently an extension of his standup themes involving offbeat people.

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AMC has been on a roll recently. They may be new to the original content game, but after only two TV shows (Mad Men and Breaking Bad), they’ve already proven themselves to be worthy competitors of HBO and Showtime. Their next endeavor, a remake of the classic 1960s TV show The Prisoner, looks only to further this trend. But what else would you expect from a series that features such immensely talented actors as Ian Mckellen and Jim Caviezel?
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The Prisoner Television Teaser


Earlier this week, AMC dropped a teaser for the channel’s upcoming remake of the classic Patrick McGoohan ITV series The Prisoner. I’ve been curious about how this would look, not to mention why exactly it’s being made, and the teaser at least gives an indication of the aesthetic. The six episode mini-series, which premieres in November, stars Jim Caviezel in Patrick McGoohan’s role as Number Six, and Ian McKellen as Number Two. See the teaser after the jump. Read More »


The 2007 South By South West Film Festival is in full force, and we have a round-up of the early buzz:
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