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Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
Rowling/"Harry Potter" problem, and based on Elon Musk's preferred choice of social media? It looks like Castle Rock might have a John Cleese (Monty Python) problem With the former, it's pretty obvious – a big media company wants to make an expensive series, so they want the author's blessing And to do that, WBD pinched[...]
BCTV Daily Dispatch
Our line-up for this morning includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Charisma Carpenter sharing a look back to the '90s con scene, DC Studios' James Gunn reassuring Wonder Woman fans, NBC's The Blacklist releasing preview images for the final season-opener, John Cleese "apologizing" for his upcoming Fawlty Towers sequel series, Netflix's Ozark showrunner Chris Mundy[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
John Cleese and his daughter Camilla Cleese are writing a new series of his classic sitcom Fawlty Towers It's a sequel, not a reboot Already, some pundits are complaining it's going to be an "anti-woke" nightmare when scripts are still being developed and not one single frame has been shot Cleese, ever so English, has[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
Amidst speculation about what the new Fawlty Towers, or Shin Fawlty Towers, as we like to call it, will be like, John Cleese had a few things to say about it just to clear up a few things, including The Guardian's reactionary declaration that it would be an "anti-woke nightmare." "Fawlty Towers" key art, BBC Cleese told[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth's classic British sitcom Fawlty Towers will return in a sequel series to be produced by Rob Reiner's company Castle Rock You heard that right Basil Fawlty is coming back, and Meathead is his new boss! It's like a Classic Sitcom Singularity! In case you're too young to get[...]
Byline Festival, Pippingford Park, Nutley, Uckfield, East Sussex, UK - June 2/4 2017 - John Cleese (Raphael Moran /
Monty Python member John Cleese seems to be having a hard time remembering what goes on with BBC programming given his recent rage at the network, accusing them of not airing repeats of Monty Python's Flying Circus on social media, writing, "Can anyone (including BBC employees) tell me why the BBC has not shown Monty[...]
Byline Festival, Pippingford Park, Nutley, Uckfield, East Sussex, UK - June 2/4 2017 - John Cleese (Raphael Moran /
British comedy icon John Cleese has never shied away from controversy throughout his long career The actor and comedian, who hasn't left full curmudgeon mode for some time, pulled out of an upcoming talk at the Cambridge Union scheduled for November 12 citing concerns over "woke rules" over Hitler impersonations he's done on his two[...]
First Look at Clifford The Big Red Dog, Opens November 2021
It stars Jack Whitehall, Darby Camp, Tony Hale, Sienna Guillory, David Alan Grier, Russell Wong, and John Cleese You can see the debut of Clifford in the first teaser down below Clifford The Big Red Dog Synopsis "When middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gifts her a little red puppy,[...]
Why Do We Flock to Midnight Movies? Time Warp Tries to Tell Us
We get to hear from Sid Haig and Rob Zombie talking about The Devil's Rejects, Ed Neal reminiscing about Texas Chainsaw Massacre on location at the house where the movie was made, Gina Gershon dishing about Showgirls, Jeff Goldblum re-familiarizing himself with Buckaroo Banzai. In fact, it's fun to see the endless parade of talking heads, including directors Martha Coolidge,[...]
Doctor Who, Lucifer, Randy Orton, Alienist & More: BCTV Sunday Slices (Image: Netflix)
*Yawn* Pattern wall of pile colorful retro television (TV) Image: jakkapan / So what do we have on the slate for this week's BCTV Sunday Slices? How about bad Quibi moves and John Cleese on a mission? We've got Khary Payton and his son Karter, woke Randy Orton, The Gambler v2.0, and a wise subject for[...]
John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
Earlier this week, the BBC pulled "The Germans", an episode of the classic sitcom Fawlty Towers from its UKTV streaming service for containing "racial slurs".  However, the episode will now be reinstated to the service after creator, star, and co-writer John Cleese took to Twitter to criticize their decision In the episode, the major uses[...]
L_R: The official posters for Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) and Charlotte's Web (2006).
Specifically, a scene with John Cleese voicing one of the sheep on the farm where Charlotte the spider, the pig, and the rest of the farmyard animals live. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Charlotte's Web (2/10) Movie CLIP – Wilbur Plays in the Mud (2006) HD ( PIG: Hey come on[...]
terry jones
When Python made its debut in 1969, Jones already worked writing and performing sketches with the remaining Pythons in Gilliam, Palin, Eric Idle, John Cleese, and Graham Chapman on shows like The Frost Report (1966), Twice a Fortnight, and Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967). Among the most beloved characters Jones brought to the screen in Python[...]
monty python
The stories and sketches Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam have heavily influenced generaations. Every 10 years, Monty Python reunites to tell and retell their stories about pitching the idea to the BBC, creative process of the television series, and shooting the films The last time the six were[...]
The Economic Report of the President is the Greatest Pop Culture Crossover of All Time
If these are actual interns, we hope you are laughing along with us. John Cleese of Monty Python fame Jabba the Hutt of Tatooine slug gangster fame Kathryn Janeway captain of the U.S.S Voyager Aunt May, aunt to Peter Parker a friendly neighborhood spider-man John (sic) Snow, knows nothing, likes walls Bruce Wayne playboy billionaire philanthropist[...]
The streaming service giant has acquired the entire Python catalogue of films, Flying Circus episodes, and various live performances and will be launching them sometime later this year. Credit: Netflix The UK and Canada Netflix subscribers will actually get access to everything on April 15th (at least according to Deadline), but the US won't until sometime later in[...]
John Cleese Stars In Co-Op Sabatoge Title RAID: WWII
Prepare to fight dirty and dictate new world disorder with RAID: World War II as Starbreeze, Lion GameLion and 505 Games today revealed release dates for the highly- anticipated shooter, starring John Cleese as the British intelligence officer named Control. The game itself is a four-player cooperative first-person shooter set during that pleasant little time period when the German war machine was tearing through Europe, and hope was in rather short supply. Known for contributing to critically-acclaimed heist game PAYDAY 2, developers Game Lion lead by Game Director Ilija Petrusic (Co-founder of OVERKILL Software and lead[...]
Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38
Anything you can do to entertain them will also be welcomed. The London Film And Comic-Con will be at the Olympia exhibition hall near Earl's Court and Brompton Park. Joining me at the show are Marv Wolfman, Tommy Yune, Andy Diggle, Geoff Senior, Rantz Hoseley, Simon Furman, Jessica Martin, Ben Templesmith, Will Simpson, Amrit Birdi, Paul Cornell,[...]
After Almost 40 Years, John Cleese To Star In New BBC Sitcom
John Cleese is funny Seriouisly funny Think of what you've seen him in… Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, A Fish Called Wanda… The man is comedy incarnate And now, after almost forty years away from them, Cleese is returning for a BBC Sitcom The legendary actor will co-start with Alison Steadman in a six-part comedy series[...]
Does Convincing New Evidence Basically Confirm John Cleese In DC Movie Role?
Scintillating new details have emerged in the internet's ongoing investigation into a possible John Cleese role in the DC Cinematic Universe, possibly in Justice League, Ben Affleck's standalone Batman film, or both According to, who heard it from some guy on Twitter, John Cleese's twitter account has recently begun following both Ben Affleck and Justice[...]
John Cleese's Twitter Might Hint At DC Movie Appearance
John Cleese is a hugely respected memeber of any cast he is in The actor has been working for decades now, and he has the abillty to turn up in some pretty unexpected places as well. Speaking of, if his Twitter is to be believed, it looks like he might turn up in the DCEU too[...]
Jeremy Renner hawkeye avengers
Renner joins a cast that already includes Alec Baldwin, James Franco, Anjelica Huston and Omar Sy as a group of inexperienced heroes combining to thwart the evil Doc Walrus, voiced by John Cleese, and save the Arctic Renner will be a fox named Swifty. The screenplay is written by Cal Brunker and Bob Barlen. [Source: Variety] [...]
Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def
But it feels downright weird to watch a kick-line of dancers do the "Silly Walk," particularly when we know that John Cleese no longer can; after a while, all the dance numbers just run together in stultifying irrelevance. The choice of "Four Yorkshiremen" to open the show "proper" is a bit awkward This is a piece[...]
Prepare To Meet El Chupacabra, Daredevil Of The Cars Spin-Off, Planes
Hopefully, with the help of his fellow planes, voiced by Val Kilmer, Teri Hatcher and John Cleese, he will be able to face his phobia. Oh, we're sure he will. Planes flies in to cinemas on August 9th in US and August 16th in the UK. Jessy Williams writes for Bleeding Cool Disney want to introduce you to[...]
Monty Python Reunite (Well, Except One) For Graham Chapman Non-Biopic
John Cleese will play himself, engaged in a conversation with Chapman while on an epic bike ride Michael Palin will play Chapman's father and Terry Jones would mimic his mother Terry Gilliam is voicing several roles. Eric Idle has yet to sign up.* Chapman's own voice will be matched with the animation Jeff Simpson described the project: Graham's[...]