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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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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 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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]