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"Monty Python" Legend Terry Jones Passes Away, Age 77

One of Britain’s most treasured comedic talents Terry Jones passed away at the age of 77 on Wednesday With a career spanning six decades, the actor, director, and writer is best known for his time as a member of the popular and influential comedy troupe Monty Python During Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ run on the[...]

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"Monty Python" 50 Years of Contemporary Relevance [OPINION]

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[...]


Netflix Has the Entire Monty Python Catalogue, Will Launch Later This Year

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.[caption id="attachment_752780" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]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[...]

Terry Jones And Puppets Take On The Uncertainty Of Economics In Boom Bust Boom

Monty Python's Terry Jones and entrepreneur Theo Kocken take on the assumptions about modern capitalism in Boom Bust Boom It's a unique look at why economic crashes happen featuring Jones, and special guests The film posits that the cycle of booms and busts is not just endemic to the system, but part of a very[...]

A Sneak Peek At Robin Williams' Final Role

The film from Monty Python's Terry Jones is a sci-fi comedy starring Simon Pegg whose character is granted the ability to do anything by a group of scheming aliens (played by the Pythons) Williams, the first to have signed on to the film, lends his voice to the role of Dennis the devoted dog.[Source: Deadline][youtube]http://youtu.be/J1txirbfVGo[/youtube][...]

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def

It’s a great bit, with four comfortable self-made men trying to top each other with tales of their hardscrabble youths, but it’s also one of the few better-known Python sketches with a prominent acting role for Chapman (while he co-wrote many of Python’s best routines, it’s usually Palin, Cleese, and Idle who are the featured[...]

Arterton And Probably Cumberbatch Join Monty Python Crew For Absolutely Anything

Terry Jones is finally gearing up to get rolling on Absolutely Anything, his sci-fi comedy about a school teacher who can do.. well, absolutely anything.But what does absolutely anything include? The Wrap say: He can wipe out classrooms of badly behaving students and bring people back to life. Exactly what I'd do too At least for starters[...]

More About Terry Pratchett's Discworld TV Show, The Watch

Think of all the sausages inna bun they can buy with that.Secondly, whilst the four-part miniseries of Good Omens will be penned by Terry Jones and Gavin Scott, the writer for The Watch is Guy Burt, who has previously written for the brilliantly tense crime series Wire in the Blood, historical drama The Borgias, and[...]

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:[...]

Horrible Histories To Spin-Off Into Monty Python Inspired Feature Film

Made into Carry On Henry.I think the producers really should see if Terry Jones wants to get involved in this, you know Seems like the perfect director for the gig.Production on series five of Horrible Histories begins soon, and if the deals all line up, the movie will follow along after. You can ask him[...]

Images From The Monty Python Near-Reunion Pic, A Liar's Autobiography

Indeed, there's likely to be more Chapman than anybody else as the entire project is built around audio tapes of Chapman reading from his fictionalised bio, A Liar's Autobiography.The filmmakers did manage to recruit most of the living Pythons however, with Michael Palin, Terry Jones, John Cleese and Terry Gilliam all providing voices for the[...]

A Monty Python Reunion Set For Terry Jones' Sci-Fi Comedy, Absolutely Anything

Terry Jones' writing partner of late has been Gavin Scott Together, they're the chief writers behind the promised new Terry Pratchett TV shows, one of which should be an adaptation of Good Omens, the other of would be something like a crime-of-the-week show set on Discworld - CSI: Ankh Morpork, as it were.Another of[...]

Monty Python Reunite (Well, Except One) For Graham Chapman Non-Biopic

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 is the story of a man who was openly gay but secretly alcoholic This is not the[...]

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

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 a meeting amongst the show's production team, the camera trained right on Mr Pratchett There's an[...]

Terry Pratchett's Discworld Being Adapted To Crime-Of-The-Week Mystery TV Series

It's an amazing location, as vividly described in the fantasist-satirist's series of 38-going-on-39 Discworld novels.As with Good Omens, Terry Jones and Gavin Scott have been called in to work on the scripts, and ccording to the press release, they'll be plotting: ...a ‘crime of the week’ episodic storyline As each weekly adventure unfolds, viewers will be taken[...]

Sandman TV Show Stalled While Good Omens Miniseries Runs Ahead

However, I can reveal right now that Terry Jones (yes, the Python) and Gavin Scott (not a Python, but he gets it) are already on the job It's been a long time coming, but it's looking good. Note the mention of Rod Brown, the man from Prime Focus Productions They're the folk behind the[...]

Terry Jones Adapting Good Omens Into A TV Series

The new Good Omens was not being prepared for cinema, it was going to be a TV project.Last week, a "semi-official" Terry Jones fansite reported that Jones and his current co-writer of choice, Gavin Scott, were "in talks" to write a new version of Good Omens Within days, Pratchett himself took to the stage at[...]