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Reverie Episode Count

artwork_002The latest news on the Reverie-front is the first season episode count.

Apparently the sci-fi-ish virtual reality-based drama procedural (there’s a bit of guess work involved there) is due to have just 10 episodes in its première run, which is likely due to start next year.

As things stand at present Reverie is scheduled to be part of the NBC network’s ‘mid-season’ releases.  That could change though.  In the event of another show (new or existing) that starts in autumn/fall being cancelled a mid-season show could be brought in as a replacement.

Also, if a mid-season show proves to be a big success after an episode or two, more could be ordered to extend the run.

Reverie Trailer

artwork_002We have video.  Moving pictures made up of a series of still frames played in rapid sequence to give the illusion of movement!

trailer_001A promotional trailer for Reverie has escaped into the wild.  The two minute long piece gives, as expected, a pretty good over view of the set up, plot, and style of the show.

In another good news/bad news situation Kathryn does not appear, at all.

Find the video in the KM UK Gallery.

Reverie To Be ‘Mid-Season’ (boo!)

artwork_001As NBC can give and NBC can, not so much take away, but move to one side.

On Friday we got the official statement that the new NBC network VR-based drama series Reverie had been selected from the many to become a series.

Last night that statement gained a ‘but’.

The primetime schedules were released showing where each existing and new programme would fit into the 8pm – 11pm lives of the American television viewers in September.

Notable by its absence was the Mickey Fisher (Extant) created, Sarah Shahi (Person Of Interest) starring, Reverie.  This meant the show would be held over to be a ‘mid-season’ release instead.

Mid-season is purposefully vague.  If things go well for the planned line-up then Reverie will likely not see the light of day until the new year.  However, if something happens, such as a new show absolutely tanking in the ratings (that’s a bad thing) then Reverie could be brought in off the subs bench to fill in.  It would suggest a relatively short series order initially too.

So, not great news but a little disappointing after the great news that Reverie had been selected to become a series.

Network promotional ‘Upfront’ events have been happening today (15th May) in New York.  At the time of publishing Reverie has not really featured but Sarah and co-star Dennis Haysbert (24) are present.  Kathryn does not appear to be.

Some official Reverie artwork (one item of which can be seen above) has been added to the KM UK Gallery.

Reverie Gets Picked Up

on_set_001The ‘further developments’ I ended my last post on Reverie have come to pass.

In the past few days it became clear that many of the NBC pilots were falling by the way-side, leaving Reverie a very likely winner.

Now it has been confirmed that the NBC network is putting the finishing touches to it’s fall/autumn season and has chosen to ‘pick up’ Reverie ‘to series’.

Congratulations to all involved.

Let’s hope this sees Kathryn return to the small screen.  We’ve missed her so much.

The show starring Sarah Shahi (Person Of Interest) will go into production over the summer for broadcast towards the end of the year.

The show centres, not surprisingly, around Sarah’s Mara Kint, a behaviourist and ex-cop who is asked to help save people ‘trapped’ in a virtual reality system.  There’s a tragic back-story for Mara as well, of course.

Kathryn plays Monica Shaw of the defence department who is interested in making use, no doubt nefarious, of the troublesome VR.  Dennis Haysbert (24), Sendhil Ramamurthy (Lucky Man), and Jessica Lu (Awkward.) co-star.

A lot can happen between now and September, but let’s go into the weekend enjoying this good news.  Let’s face it, we could do with some.

7 Year Itch

“What blonde in the kitchen?”

“Wouldn’t you like to know! Maybe it’s Marilyn Monroe!”

When Tom asks that question and Richard answers in The Seven Year Itch they are talking about Marilyn Monroe and not Marguerite Chapman’s character.  But it has been seven years since our Miss Morris was seen in the Philly P.D. squad room kitchen.

The 2nd of May is one of the days we note each year because in 2010 it was when Cold Case‘s final episodes were broadcast.  That Sunday night showing of two episodes closed off the seven-season long run the show had.

Throughout that time we saw hundreds of guest stars.  Some well known already.  Many yet to become household names.  Even now if I sort of recognise an actor I’ll check if they ever appeared in a episode, perhaps as a minor character in a flashback to the 1950s.

Of course, the main cast (Kathryn, Danny, John, Jeremy, Thom, and Tracie) have all gone on to do many things since.  We try to keep abreast of them here on KM UK in our Cold Case Cast Catch-up posts.  However, the way Cold Case wormed its way into the hearts of so many people means they will be very closely associated with it for many, many years to come.

Here’s to the much missed Cold Case.

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