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post Mar 12 2007, 03:28 PM
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QUOTE (Sostie @ Mar 12 2007, 03:21 PM)
Well Helen Mirren is too "big" for the role again, Lindsay Duncan slightly too old so it has to be  Gillian Anderson!
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They said "fanciable for the dads".
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post Mar 12 2007, 03:30 PM
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QUOTE (Starscream`s Ghost @ Mar 12 2007, 03:28 PM)
They said "fanciable for the dads".
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I'm not even a dad and I fancy all three!
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post Mar 12 2007, 03:35 PM
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Mirren, yes, I'll give you that one. Haven't seen Duncan for a while, so couldn't comment, but Gillian Anderson? Seriously?
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post Mar 12 2007, 03:41 PM
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Helen Mirren over Gillian Anderson?! Anyway, as already mentioned, I predict this will be an excellent opportunity to make some quality television, touted as such with much fanfare until it's realeased and everyone realises it's absolute wank, but still watches in the hope that it will come good in the end - despite everyone knowing it won't. Or, just maybe, the beeb will have realised that there really isn't any point wasting a bit of money on something rubbish, and will actually spend some money on it, rather than employing cheap actors who've never done anything before and filming it all in the cheapest country they can find, to stem the spiralling marketing costs required to cover up the crapness.
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post Mar 12 2007, 03:52 PM
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It will be called Merlin: The College Years

It will be set in Cardiff

"Good" people will be pretty, "Evil" will be less pretty, those wavering between the two will be dark haired.

It will have a contemporary setting

Josh Merlin will have dreams of being a indie rock star until one day he finds a rune or something and the spirit of the original Merlin will tell him of his true destiny, which includes protecting and aiding the future king.

With adolescence come magic.

He will spend a lot of his time trying to keep his social and magic life seperate. His relationship with his girlfriend will suffer.

It will have huge viewing figures the first week which will be halved by the end of the run.

At some point he will bump into The Doctor or Captain Jack.
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post Mar 12 2007, 03:54 PM
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QUOTE (Sostie @ Mar 12 2007, 03:52 PM)
At some point he will bump into The Doctor or Captain Jack.
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Or Willow off Buffy. (She needs the work, people. Crap US sitcoms and teen comedies don't last forever.)
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post Mar 12 2007, 03:58 PM
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Merlin will be from space and travel through time in a post box with dad bait companion trying to keep the space/time continuum in order. Along his travels he'll meet Arthur, Robin Hood, dinosaurs...
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post Mar 12 2007, 04:01 PM
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QUOTE (Starscream`s Ghost @ Mar 12 2007, 03:54 PM)
Or Willow off Buffy. (She needs the work, people. Crap US sitcoms and teen comedies don't last forever.)
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or Giles/Ripper...he moved back home!
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post Mar 12 2007, 05:17 PM
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QUOTE (Starscream`s Ghost @ Mar 12 2007, 03:16 PM)
As does Jean Marsh.
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laugh.gif laugh.gif exactly what i was thinking!!!...is she still around??

i'm not sure if i agree with this new Merlin thingy....whatever happens you just know he'll have a hoodie.
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post Mar 12 2007, 06:05 PM
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QUOTE (Sostie @ Mar 12 2007, 03:52 PM)
adolescence come magic.


sniggers...
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post Mar 12 2007, 06:43 PM
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See, I'm thinking that what with the popularity of Harry Potter and the new book / film / toy line etc, they'll be going along the lines of it being all about how Merlin in fact was an orphan and was raised by his aunt and uncle on Tatooine in suburbia somewhere in the arse end of, oh I don't know, Cornwall let's say, before someone comes along to tell him he is in fact a Jedi Knight wizard and that he has to go to join the rebellion wizarding school so he can defeat Darth Vader Lord Voldemort Mordred who had previously murdered his parents.

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post Mar 12 2007, 06:59 PM
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QUOTE (NiteFall @ Mar 12 2007, 06:43 PM)
See, I'm thinking that what with the popularity of Harry Potter and the new book / film / toy line etc, they'll be going along the lines of it being all about how Merlin in fact was an orphan and was raised by his aunt and uncle on Tatooine in suburbia somewhere in the arse end of, oh I don't know, Cornwall let's say, before someone comes along to tell him he is in fact a Jedi Knight wizard and that he has to go to join the rebellion wizarding school so he can defeat Darth Vader Lord Voldemort Mordred who had previously murdered his parents.
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laugh.gif Well why mess with a winning formula eh? laugh.gif
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post Mar 12 2007, 10:39 PM
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I've just worked it out. Merlin will be Harry Potter's dad, who has to beat the Daleks and the Cybermen by use of a suspicious plot device that's never properly explained.

He also has to help Justin Hawkins win Eurovision.

Written by RTD. It's ok, he'll never see it.
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post Mar 12 2007, 11:52 PM
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I think Arthurian texts actually slightly pre-date Harry Potter and, yes even Star Wars in terms of popularising the heroes quest.
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post Mar 12 2007, 11:54 PM
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QUOTE (Zoe @ Mar 12 2007, 11:52 PM)
I think Arthurian texts actually slightly pre-date Harry Potter and, yes even Star Wars in terms of popularising the heroes quest.
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It's the Beeb. Remember, they turned Robin of Loxley into a hoodie.
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