|Hello, soap fans -- and welcome to Daytime Royalty!|
For those unfamiliar, we are an uncensored community for fans and lovers of the daytime genre. We have a no-holds-barred atmosphere in regards to the shows, writers, actors etc. but we do not allow member bashing in any form.
You're currently viewing our forum as a guest. This means you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use. If you join our community, you'll be able to access member-only sections, and use many member-only features such as customizing your profile, sending personal messages, and voting in polls. Registration is simple, fast, and completely free.
Join our community!
If you're already a member, please log in to your account to access all of our features.
|'Pushing Daisies' Star Gets 'Lost'|
|Tweet Topic Started: Feb 4 2008, 11:50 PM (213 Views)|
|Rick||Feb 4 2008, 11:50 PM Post #1|
'Pushing Daisies' Star Gets 'Lost'
Anna Friel joins Will Ferrell
Anna Friel has landed the female lead in Universal's big screen version of the 1970s TV favorite "Land of the Lost."
Brad Silberling will begin directing Will Ferrell in the film starting next month from a script by Chris Henchy and Dennis McNicholas.
In the new version, Ferrell plays a disgraced paleontologist who somehow ends up in a prehistoric world. The Hollywood Reporter has little info on the specifics of Friel's role, though early reports on the new script said that other major roles included the paleontologist's trusty assistant and a macho tour guide. We somehow doubt Friel will be playing the macho tour guide.
"Land of the Lost" is, of course, based on the 1974-1978 series from Sid and Marty Krofft. The original plot revolved around Rick, a park ranger, and his children, Will and Holly, who were on a rafting trip when they slipped into a time vortex and ended up back in the time of dinosaurs or in an alternate universe of dinosaurs. There, they encountered the evil Sleestaks and other time-bending hilarity. The Sleestaks will apparently stick around in the new incarnation. Thank heavens.
Friel earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work as Chuck on ABC's whimsical freshman dramedy "Pushing Daisies." Her feature credits include the three films in the "Goal!" franchise, plus "Timeline."
|1 user reading this topic (1 Guest and 0 Anonymous)|
|« Previous Topic · Primetime Discussion · Next Topic »|