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The late Sir Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" novels are being developed for television, courtesy Narrativia and Penguin.

Discworld: Narrativia, Endeavor and Motive Pictures Team for TV Series

While BBC Studios may be the production house behind BBC America's eight-episode adaptation The Watch from the late Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series, Pratchett's production company Narrativia is looking to throw open the doors of "Discworld." On Tuesday, Narrativia, Endeavor Content and UK-based producer Motive Pictures announced an exclusive deal that[...]

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"The Watch": Anna Chancellor ("Pennyworth"), James Fleet ("Outlander"), 4 More Join BBC America Adapt

Fans of the late Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have more The Watch casting news coming their way: BBC America's eight-episode series adaptation is welcoming six more names to the network's adaptation.Anna Chancellor (Pennyworth), James Fleet (Outlander), Ingrid Oliver (Doctor Who), Ruth Madeley (The Rook), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Dynasty), and Bianca Simone[...]

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Extras in Cape Town Wanted for Terry Pratchett's The Watch from the BBC

The Watch is a fantasy police procedural television series under development by BBC America, based on Terry Pratchett's Ankh-Morpork City Watch stories from his Discworld novels It is to have an episodic storyline, following the format of a "crime of the week" as tackled by the city's police force under the command of Sam Vimes.BBC[...]

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"The Watch": Adam Hugill Set as Carrot in BBC America's "Discworld" Adapt

Fans of the late Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have some good news coming their way, with Adam Hugill (Pennyworth) set to join BBC America's eight-episode series adaptation The Watch in a lead role Written by Simon Allen (Strike Back, The Musketeers), the "punk rock" thriller focuses on City Watch as[...]

BBC Studios Adapting Terry Pratchett's Discworld to Series

[caption id="attachment_803556" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (left): Myrmi (Pratchett) [CC BY-SA 2.0], Wikimedia Commons / (right) ISIS Large Print Books[/caption]The BBC is getting back into the Terry Pratchett business in a very big (and flat) way, with BBC Studios set to develop a six-part series adaptation of the author's epic comedy/fantasy book series Discworld[...]

The Shepherd's Crown Will Be Final Discworld Novel

After the passing of Terry Pratchett, rumors started that his Discworld series of books would be continued But now his daughter Rhianna Pratchett says that the Shepherd's Crown will be the 41st and final Discworld novel As a writer of video games, film, TV and comics, she was asked by a fan if she would continue the[...]

Discworld Author Sir Terry Pratchett Passes Away At 66

Pratchett had written over 70 novels in his career, the most famous of which was his Discworld series He was first diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2007 but continued writing, completing his final book last year The author died in his home surrounded by his family.Larry Finlay of Transworld Publishing released this official announcement: "I was[...]

Terry Pratchett's Own TV Company To Adapt Good Omens And The Watch

There's a four-part mini-series version of Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's Good Omens, with Terry Jones and Gavin Scott writing the scripts; and there's an ongoing, procedural series set in Discworld's Ankh Morpork, starring and named for The Watch, the city's police force. This too has Jones and Scott on the writing team We've previously called it CSI:[...]

Marvel And Disney/Pixar Book Release Dates For Unknown, Surprise Movies

It might even be their Discworld project, though I believe that's actually been canned.As for Marvel, I'd bank on Ant Man and Doctor Strange By my reckoning, those are the furthest along the pipe.But these are nothing but hunches And I'm sure you have your own, so come out of the shadows and hunch away...[...]

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes Of Terry Pratchett's "CSI: Discworld" TV Show

Development work is underway on The Watch, a crime-of-the-week TV series set on Terry Pratchett's Discworld I gave you lots and lots of details already, but the short version is this: a fantasy version of CSI with Monty Python's Terry Jones on the writing team.Below, you can watch a fly on the wall look into[...]


No More Fairytales From Disney? Not So Fast…

I'll offer the development of a Discworld picture in reply - Discworld stories are fairy tales every bit as much as The Snow Queen, I'd say, if not more so.It's very early days, and the Discworld film may never get a greenlight, but I believe it's being explored at the studio, and actively Even if[...]