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Risen Mitten: Torchwood Nails Down Writing Staff for Season Four

Good news for Torchwood fans: pre-production on the fourth season of Torchwood seems to be moving apace, with production set for January in the United Kingdom and North America.

Overseen by Russell T Davies, Season Four of Torchwood--will will be titled Torchwood: The New World, according to publicity reports I've seen--has shored up its writing staff for the series, which is set to kick off next summer on Starz and BBC One.

According to The Chicago Tribune's Maureen Ryan, Davies will write several episodes out of the ten-installment season and has hired some noteworthy scribes to join him in the hub, including Caprica's Jane Espenson (who is also contributing a script to HBO's Game of Thrones), John Shiban (Breaking Bad), Doris Egan (House), and original-flavor Torchwood's John Fay.

The new season of Torchwood, if you couldn't tell from the subtitle, will have more of an international feel than the previous seasons, where the action was more or less confined to the United Kingdom (specifically Cardiff in the first two seasons). John Barrowman and Eve Myles will reprise their roles as Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper respectively, while the producers are on the hunt for new characters to add to the mix.

Hopefully, I'll be able to get some dirt from Russell T Davies and Julie Garner when I sit down with them tomorrow...

Comments

Miriam said…
Excellent News! Looking forward to seeing what Jane Espenson can do with Captain Jack.
Essay Service said…
Hi,
Looks great. Can't wait to read what Jane Espenson can do with Captain Jack.

Essay Service

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