Producer Rick McCallum talks about the challenges involved in making a "Star Wars" live action TV show. There's some good details revealed here. They have over 50 scripts completed, each an hour long. The show will take place between episodes three and four. The working title they have right now is "Star Wars: Underworld." Hopefully by the time they're able to actually produce the show, they'll have come up with something less generic.
Are you looking forward to this being on television in the next couple years? Or do you think this will turn out like the prequels?
The surviving members of Monty Python, along with Robin Williams, have a new project in the works: a sci-fi comedy called "Absolutely Anything."
The Pythons will voice a group of aliens who give an earthling the power to do "absolutely anything." Their reason? To see how much trouble he causes. What can I say, aliens are jerks. There is also a talking dog, voiced by Robin Williams. Of course there is. Still, I'll see almost anything with Monty Python attached to it. Even if director Terry Jones says it's not explicitly a "Monty Python" film.
"It's not a Monty Python picture, but it certainly has that sensibility," he said. That's good enough for me.
In an interview with VH1, Matt Smith revealed he may be leaving "Doctor Who" as early as next year to move to Los Angeles. Nothing is officially confirmed, but he is definitely thinking about his post-doctor career.
"I've got another year of Doctor Who, but then I'm certainly going to come and give it a shot – come and hang out in LA… as you say, people like Andy [Garfield] have come over, and he's a mate of mine. I'm very proud to see him doing Spider-Man, 'cause we did a play together, and, you know, Spider-Man now. It's incredible. And he'll be brilliant, he'll be so brilliant."
Though a new Doctor is always exciting, this would be the eleventh regeneration. He's only got one more. Could the series be approaching its end?
Mary Tamm passed away today at the age of 62 after an 18-month battle with cancer. Tamm played the Doctor's companion Romana, alongside Tom Baker. A phenomenal actress, she also had roles on Wire in the Blood, Eastenders, and many great live theatre productions, including Private Lives and Abigail's Party.
"On set and offstage, her earthy northern humour and self-deprecating wit brightened every occasion. She was a consummate actress, and immensely popular in the profession," said her husband, Marcus Ringrose. "We will all miss her."