As post-production on the long-awaited TV series re-make continues, co-producers AMC have continued their embrace of the original 17 episodes with announcing the exciting news that the series is available to view online in the US free for the very first time! Click HERE for AMC's Prisoner video page where all 17 episodes are now available! In the UK of course, the series is airing again nationwide on ITV4.
Following this news, several magazines and blogs picked up on the announcement including Men Style, Paste Magazine and Publisher's Weekly, with the New York Observer, Toronto Star, LA Times, and UK Sunday Express, running features on the remake, with the film remake from Christopher Nolan also apparently pushing forward. An interview with the remake producer can be read HERE, and more behind-the-scenes photos and hints on the remake can be seen HERE.
Additionally, it has been confirmed that Patrick McGoohan will NOT be appearing in the remake, HERE.
With thanks to Clayton Newman of AMC, Catherine Frumerman, Kevin Ryerson, Jan Tzinski, Tim Sawyer for this news item.
News Announced 15/12/2008, Archived 10/7/2009