Friday, July 25, 2008

More Prisoner News

Fron scifiwire: AMC announced new cast members for its upcoming miniseries The Prisoner, based on the 1960s cult classic TV series, who will join star Jim Caviezel in the title role of Number Six. The new cast members of The Prisone include: Ruth Wilson as Number 313; Hayley Atwell as Number 41-5; Lennie James (Jericho) as Number 147 and Jamie Campbell-Bower as Number 11-12. The cast includes Ian McKellen as Number Two. The six-hour Prisoner combines a wide range of genres, including espionage, thriller and SF. Patrick McGoohan served as the creator, producer, writer and director of the 1960s series. AMC's reinterpretation will reflect 21st-century concerns and anxieties, such as liberty, security and surveillance.

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