STARZ TO FEATURE 'TORCHWOOD' AND 'SPARTACUS' AT 2011 COMIC-CON ON FRIDAY, JULY 22ND
- STARZ TO FEATURE 'TORCHWOOD' AND 'SPARTACUS' AT 2011 COMIC-CON ON
FRIDAY, JULY 22ND
by Torchwood on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 2:28pm
STARZ TO FEATURE 'TORCHWOOD' AND 'SPARTACUS' AT 2011 COMIC-CON ON
FRIDAY, JULY 22ND
Cast of Highly Anticipated Series, 'Torchwood: Miracle Day,'
Including Stars John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, Mekhi
Phifer, Alexa Havins, Lauren Ambrose and Writer Jane Espenson To
Appear on Panel at 10am PT/Room 20; Special Advanced Screening of
Episode 103 of Series on Thursday, July 21st at 9:30pm PT in Room 6DE
Liam McIntyre, Star of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' To Be Introduced to
Fans at 5:45pm PT/Room 6BCF Along with Fellow Leads Dustin Clare,
Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Katrina Law and EP Steven S. DeKnight
For Immediate Release - STARZ will bring the casts of two of its most
riveting original series, "Torchwood: Miracle Day" and "Spartacus:
Vengeance" to 2011 San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 22nd, it was
announced today. For "Torchwood: Miracle Day," set to debut on STARZ,
Friday, July 8th at 10pm ET/PT, the panel will feature: Torchwood
alum John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness), Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper),
and new headliners Bill Pullman (Oswald Danes), Mekhi Phifer (Rex
Matheson), Alexa Havins (Ester Drummand), Lauren Ambrose (Jilly
Kitzinger) and writer Jane Espenson. Highlights of the "Spartacus:
Vengeance" panel (slated to premiere on STARZ in 2012) will include
fans' first-ever opportunity to meet the new Spartacus, Liam McIntyre
(Spartacus), along with stars Lucy Lawless (Lucretia), Dustin Clare
(Gannicus), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Katrina Law (Mira) and Executive
Producer and Head Writer Steven S. DeKnight.
On Thursday, July 21 at 9:30pm PT, the eve of the panels, STARZ will
screen a never-before-seen "Torchwood: Miracle Day" episode entitled
"Night of Dead" in room 6DE. This episode premieres on STARZ the
following day, Friday, July 22 at 10pm ET/PT.
About "Torchwood: Miracle Day": Premiering July 8 at 10pm ET/PT
Imagine a day when nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies.
And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging.
They get hurt and sick but they never die. This is the extraordinary
premise of the highly-anticipated STARZ original drama series,
"Torchwood: Miracle Day," produced by BBC Worldwide Productions for
STARZ, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide. The new series, premiering
on STARZ on July 8 at 10pm ET/PT, features Torchwood alumni John
Barrowman, Eve Myles, and Kai Owen and new headliners, Mekhi Phifer,
Alexa Havins and Bill Pullman. Special guest starring actors in the
cult sensation include: Arlene Tur ("Crash," Eat Pray Love) and
Lauren Ambrose ("Six Feet Under," The Other Woman). The 10-episode,
hour-long series will also feature an impressive list of guest stars:
Wayne Knight ("Seinfeld," Jurassic Park), C. Thomas Howell
("Southland," The Outsiders), Ernie Hudson ("OZ," Ghostbusters), Nana
Visitor ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"), John DeLancie ("Star Trek:
The Next Generation"), Mare Winningham (Mildred Pierce, George
Wallace) and Frances Fisher (Titanic, The Lincoln Lawyer). The show's
original creator, writer/producer Russell T Davies, serves as
executive producer along with BBC Worldwide Productions' SVP Julie
Gardner, with Davies also serving as show-runner. "Torchwood: Miracle
Day" is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions for Starz, BBC Cymru
Wales and BBC Worldwide.
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