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The late Sir Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" novels are being developed for television, courtesy Narrativia and Penguin.
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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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[...]
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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[...]
Extras in Cape Town Being Recruited for Terry Pratchett's The Watch from ACthe 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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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[...]
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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[...]
After 7 1/2 Years, BBC America Greenlights Terry Pratchett's The Watch TV Series
Seven-and-a-half years later, it has finally been greenlit by BBC America. The Watch will be an eight-part hour-long TV series by BBC Studios for BBC America and is described as a 'punk rock thriller' inspired by the legendary City Watch subset of Discworld novels.' In the books, which look at a medieval-to-industrialised-Victorian city inspired by London, Paris,[...]
More About Terry Pratchett's Discworld TV Show, The Watch
Continuing on from yesterday's info dump about the upcoming TV adaptations of Terry Pratchett's Good Omens and The Watch, we've just been informed by Narrativia that some of the details circulating for the latter show are inaccurate, and the truth just got very interesting. First of all, the budget for The Watch will be double of[...]
SDCC Video: Grace Randolph Talks To Doug Jones About Comedians Vs Aliens In Ben Stiller's The Watch
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 trailers… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMMGBl3OLoQ[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCZB2q84jAk[/youtube] [...]