July 25th saw the latest in a number of Official ITV press releases related to the new series, and the latest deals with the casting of some more actors who are due to appear in the new series (in addition to those announced further down this very news page). Click HERE for the latest press release.
Promotion of the remake is also gathering pace over in the US, where at the World-famous Comic-Con the writers produced a number of teasers, including sky writing of the phrase "Seek the Six" above San Diego. Click HERE, HERE, and HERE for more details and images.
Update 3/8/08: Producer Trevor Hopkins has stated that the remake, "a parallel to the original", could run longer than the initial 6 episodes, that CGI will be used where appropriate, and that they have been in touch with McGoohan; "At the moment he's not scheduled to appear in it."
Update: 5/8/08: Screen Africa confirm filming location HERE (below) .
Photo taken by Harald Süpfle
With thanks to Lew Stringer, Brian Watson, Joanna Firneno, Catherine Frumerman, Jonathan Bowman, and Rob Carver for this news item.
News Announced 26/7/2008, Archived 30/12/2008