‘Torchwood’ coming to the US?
The Hollywood Reporter says that Fox is developing a stateside version of the U.K. hit series Torchwood.
The project is from BBC Worldwide Prods., with original series creator Russell T. Davies writing the script and the original producing team is on board. In addition
to Davies, exec producers include Davies’ producing partner Julie
Gardner (former head of drama at BBC Wales for the show’s first season)
and Jane Tranter (another BBC vet, now exec VP programming and
production at BBC Worldwide Prods. in the U.S.).
Also, some of
the current cast — most likely John Barrowman, who plays the immortal
Captain Jack Harkness — might star if Fox orders Torchwood to pilot.
for the new show’s plot, the U.S. version will contain a global story
line compared to the more localized sensibility of the first two BBC