Fans of the late Sir Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have been anxiously awaiting a look at BBC America's eight-episode adaptation The Watch -and now their patience has paid off. Here's a look at what fans can expect from Richard Dormer's (Game of Thrones) Sam Vimes and City Watch when the […]
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 […]
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. […]
Fans of the late Terry Pratchett's (Good Omens) epic comedy/fantasy book series "Discworld" have some good news coming their way: BBC America's eight-episode series adaptation The Watch has found its Sam Vimes in Game of Thrones actor Richard Dormer. Dormer joins a cast that includes Adam Hugill, Jo Eaton-Kent, Marama Corlett, Lara Rossi, and Sam […]
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 […]
One upon a time, this was referred to as CSI Ankh Morpork. Bleeding Cool first reported on the news back in 2011 that BBC Studios was working on a Discworld TV Series based on the Guards of the fictional city Ankh-Morpork, created by the late Sir Terry Pratchett. Seven-and-a-half years later, it has finally been […]
They've got a bigger budget and an excellent writer.
Doug Jones has been in Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, and The Fantastic Four as the Silver Surfer… what will he bring to The Watch 2012? Grace Randolph finds out. I must say that Jones does a pretty good job of selling the movie here, part of the implication being that they're holding something back from the […]