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Primeval stars (and One Man, Two Guvnors cast mates) Hannah Spearrit and Ben Mansfield appear at the MCM Comic Con & Memorabilia in Birmingham on November 23rd and 24th. Go and say hi to “Abby and Becker”. For tickets and more information, check their official website.
Hannah Spearritt and Andrew Lee Potts confirmed on their official Twitter accounts that they have decided to end their seven year long relationship. Like they say, this should end all the speculations. I wish all the best to both of them.
Just to put an end to speculation Andrew & I decided earlier this year to go our separate ways.
We thanku for your support over the years x
Andrew Lee Potts chatted to Digital Spy about Primeval. They talked about the possible movie and more. A really nice interview:
Andrew-Lee Potts has said that the Primeval movie might still happen.
The science fiction drama ran for five series from 2007 to 2011, having been axed and recommissioned after its third run. A spin-off movie was first announced by ITV and Warner Bros in May 2009 but never came to pass.
“I think Warner Bros still have the rights to the movie,” Potts told Digital Spy. “It would have been incredible and who knows, who knows?
“Dinosaurs went through a bit of a craze and maybe dinosaurs are quietening down for robots on the big screen at the moment, but you just know they’ll always make a comeback.”
He added: “You never know, it might happen a long while down the line when I’m an old man and I’ll just make a cameo.
“To be honest, it was just pretty cool that Warners thought the show was good enough to buy the rights to it.”
Potts said of the end of the show: “It made a big footprint. A dino-sized footprint. God, don’t quote that.
“Obviously when a show gets successful, people think it should run for ages. And I do meet people daily, who ask when the new series is coming and that’s really, really sweet.”
He continued: “It was lovely to go out and bookend the Canadian series last year, that was a different experience, but the UK show feels like it was a quite long while in the past for me now.
“I loved the show and it was so much fun. It was such an exciting project because nobody knew it was going to work, and then suddenly we had action figures and it was selling all around the world. People seemed to really, really enjoy it and really connected with the characters.
“I guess for kids of a certain age it was a huge part of their childhood and it will stick with them because of that. Just like I don’t forget Thundercats. Hopefully we made a big enough imprint in the sand that we’ll last forever in people’s memories.”
Of the possibility of the show ever returning, Potts added: “Never say never about it coming back, but I don’t think there’s any plans to do it.
“We went out with a strong series and I’m content with that. It will always have a little spot in my heart.”
Andrew-Lee Potts is currently starring in By Any Means, airing Sunday nights at 9pm on BBC One.
Andrew Lee Potts’s very Connor-like character Thomas “TomTom” Hawkins will be seen in BBC One’s new crime drama By Any Means starting on today Sunday at 9pm. It’s also starring Warren Brown (Luther) and Shelley Conn (Terra Nova). Check out the official website here.
I hope all of you are already our fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter. We recently passed 1,000 Facebook likes and 1,500 followers, which feels absolutely wonderful. I know the main site is lacking updates at the moment but we’re active almost every day on social media. Here’s a taster of it:
Lester: Well, this could be tricky to explain to the next of kin. Good news, he’s not technically dead. Bad news, he’s turned into a mushroom.
Attention America, Primeval: New World premieres today at 10/9c on SyFy. SyFy’s official site has been updated with photos (some new!), cast bios and dinosaur galleries. Check it all out and remember to watch it if you have a chance. Also, our very own Connor will be guest starring in today’s episode.
Just a little reminder of the London Comic Con on Saturday with Hannah Spearritt, Andrew Lee Potts and Jason Flemyng. Unfortunately Tony Curran (the knight from series 3) has cancelled his appearance. If you’re going, feel free to share your pictures with us via Twitter, Facebook or e-mail.
Hannah and Andrew are confirmed to appear at the London Comic Con on Saturday 25th May. Jason Flemyng (Danny Quinn) will also be there on Friday and Saturday. For more information and to book your tickets, please visit their official website.
Primeval: New World hits the US screens on June 8th. It will be shown on Saturdays at 10/9c. Check out the trailer and a nice promo post below.
You can put dinosaurs in just about anything and we’ll watch it, which is one reason why we’re sharing this first look promo for Syfy’s newest Original Series, “Primeval: New World,” premiering June 8th. The remaining reasons? All the other creatures that come through the anomalies with them of course! Check it out.
Synopsis: The 13-episode “Primeval: New World” stars Niall Matter (“Eureka”), Sara Canning (“The Vampire Diaries”), and Danny Rahim (“Eastenders”) as a team of animal experts and scientists investigating paranormal events while battling both prehistoric and futuristic creatures. Amanda Tapping, who starred in the Syfy series “Sanctuary” and is currently recurring on “Supernatural,” directed several episodes.
Based on the original “Primeval” series from Impossible Pictures, the “Primeval: New World” creative team is led by executive producers Martin Wood (“Sanctuary,” “Stargate: Atlantis”) and Gillian Horvath (“Sanctuary,” Highlander”). The spinoff was created by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens (“Star Trek: Enterprise”, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World)” and written by Gillian Horvath, Peter Hume (“Charmed,” “Flash Gordon”), Jon Cooksey (“The Collector,” “The Outer Limits”), Sarah Dodd (“Flashpoint,” “Arctic Air”), Katherine Collins (“Endgame”), and Judith and Garfield Reeve-Stevens.
Here’s 20 minute long video of Hannah and Andrew answering questions at the Wales Comic Con. I recommend using headphones while listening it in order to hear everything better. Many thanks to tarranreviews for uploading it!