This week's edition of TV Guide
features an exclusive story on the upcoming mini-series, Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
. The magazine hits newsstands this week, and contains some exclusive new pictures from the mini-series, so be sure to pick up your own copy, as the magazine has always been a huge supporter of Farscape.
The article goes into a little detail about the background of the mini-series, and how the fan response got the cancellation noticed. It also mentions that the mini series will air in October
Executive Producer and Director, Brian Henson promises the series will deliver "everything the fans want. We never would have made it without [them]. The consortium of British financiers that came together [to fund the miniseries] approached me because of what the fans were doing."
The article also quotes a Sci Fi Channel source as saying it was a "no-brainer" to air the mini-series, given the price they were offered it at, and includes a quote from Ben Browder suggesting he would be a fool not to do a movie, or a possible spin-off series with him in command.
Brian Henson describes the mini series as an "epic romance set against a huge war", and the article lists the following plot teasers (beware of SPOILERS below!
Dearly departed Zhaan (Virginia Hey), the much-missed blue priestess, may resurface.
The lilliputian tyrant, Rygel XVI, becomes unexpectedly pregnant -- with Aeryn's baby!
The beauty, Sikozu (Raelee Hill), and the beast, Scorpius (Wayne Pygram)? They've bonded.
And John and Aeryn decrystallize to raise their family in peace -- only to get caught in the middle of an interstellar war.
You can read a complete transcript of the article over at WatchFarscape.com, and be sure to pick up a copy of this week's TV Guide, at newsstands this week, which features some exclusive new promotional images of Farscape: Peacekeeper War.
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