An Adventure in Space and Time:
TV documentary movie about the early years of Doctor Who, commissioned to run during the 50th Anniversary celebration...
"An Adventure in Space and Time will tell the story of the genesis of Doctor Who since its first broadcast on 23 November 1963. Exploring all aspects of the longest running science fiction series to date, the special one off 90 minute drama will also look at the many personalities involved in bringing the series to life.
"Written by Mark Gatiss, it is Executive Produced by current Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner.
"Mark Gatiss, Writer, said:"This is the story of how an unlikely set of brilliant people created a true Television original. And how an actor - William Hartnell - stereotyped in hard-man roles became a hero to millions of children. I've wanted to tell this story this for more years than I can remember! To make it happen for 'Doctor Who's 50th birthday is quite simply a dream come true"." Warren Ellis' Gun Machine optioned for TV:
Don't get too
excited - there's still a lot
that go wrong between here and broadcast. Still pretty kewl. FX’s Cold War Drama ‘The Americans’ Gets Series Order:
Beyond the core premise - which is stellar - why is this awesome? Check out John Landgraf's quote at the end of the second paragraph...
“We’re equally excited to welcome Graham Yost’s talented young Padawan Joe Weisberg as Creator/Showrunner. He joins a long line of gifted writer/producers who have taken their first shot at greatness on FX.”
Graham Yost should sound familiar. He runs Justified