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Terry Pratchett's "The Watch" TV Series

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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   CaseyL


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Posted March 24 2011 - 09:43 AM

According to Bleeding Cool a new Series focusing on the Ankh Morpork City Watch is being produced for the BBC.  Written by Terry Jones (Of Monty Python fame) and being produced by Prime Focus Productions who are responsible for the two most recent Mini-Series (Hogfather & Colour of Magic) who incidently is also currently partnering with Terry Jones to produce Pratchett/Gaimans "Good Omens" as a mini-series according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Posted March 27 2011 - 01:29 PM

Sounds great to me.  With Terry involved, I trust it won't be too mucked up.

But, who can play Knobby?

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#3 of 4 OFFLINE   CaseyL


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Posted March 28 2011 - 07:59 AM

Did you see the Hogfather?  There was a sequence with Knobby Nobbs, and Lance Constable Visit, and Nobbs was spot on.

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Posted March 28 2011 - 09:06 AM

I quite enjoyed Hogfather, but some of the other productions not as much.   I think it was Colour of Magic that I thought was kind of mixed.  I wish to hell they'd get a big budget and go for something daring.   I would love to see "Small Gods" make it to any sort of screen


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