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I must admit I've not yet seen The Transporter, as I believe it's only being broadcasted in Germany at the moment (I'm from Holland). The trailer looked alright, and I heard it was quite popular in Germany, however I've also heard it was a troubled production, and indeed focused mostly on the action.
However, 'The Saint' sounds pretty good, solid cast and if it indeed has a focus on story, then great! Looking forward to it. Also, maybe this has already been answered, but I haven't read through all the comments here: is the show set in present day or in the 50,60,70's? Because the clothing in the picture from Twitter the clothing seems a little old-fashioned, which made me wonder.
The pilot is very much set in the present day.
Roger Moore and Adam Rayner on the set of The Saint at http://www.eagleskiclub.ch/ Simon Templar x two!
Interesting cars on the set of #TheSaint today. Hope that the little white one gets some filming love tomorrow.
Liking the potential here! Excellent stuff!
Now we wait to see if a series is made out of it.
What do people think?
Oh and the Saint was never an action hero. He just looks like Bond-lite in this.
It will probably be on Sky Living in the UK which says it all really :P
The Saint was never an actionhero?? Really have you ever read some of his tales, seen his movies? He was an actionhero before James Bond was ever thought of.
And as for the Bond-lite, the producers did borrow a lot form the Simon Templar persona in order to make him more likable. I would say that James Bond is more a Simon Templar light.
Goodness knows when I'll get to see this; probably in 2 years.
The safest bet is a US/UK co-production.
Mostly because it is not a real trailer but a sales pitch first, I would think.
I do hopes this series takes off. Rayner looks to be very well cast, and Dushku (from Buffy) is a real nice casting bonus too.
This news is almost as good as a Man From Uncle re-launch, which will happen.
look at the saint web today. http://www.saint.org/
I wasn't sold on Rayner before, but I think he will do a great job as Simon after watching this.
The trailer looks a lot like the US show Burn Notice, which might help draw audiences in for The Saint or it will make people think that The Saint is a rip-off of Burn Notice. Burn Notice had potential as a stylish show where the main character uses his special skills to help people out of binds but I felt it lost its sense of fun as the seasons went on.
Looks promising! :-? Lets hope we get to see it here in the UK?
Also how could The Saint not be seen in the UK. That would be like Dr. Who not being shown in the UK.
PO3 aka Nederland 3 (Dutch Public channel) on Friday around 23.20/11.20PM or Sunday 22.20/10.20 PM. If it should be a comercial channel, same channel as Burn Notice every Sunday or Thursday around 22.20 or 22.50/ 10.20 or 10.50 PM. Burn Notice is program around 23.20 on Sunday, i not realy mind that, but for more viewers i think 30-60 minutes earlier is better. The time where earlier there give CSI Miami. This can be from under the 200.000 til over a million viewers based on time, promotion, avaible already on Dvd/BD and how good it be. With the public channel there is big change it always be under the 300.000, but moost of the time there are loyal and stil give them for the fans. Homeland scores good, but for example Mad Men (To late time, not good promotion and already avaible on dvd/bd and and tv series you should step in from series 2 atleast) and Board Walk Empire (programed at the wrong time in the year, also to dificult if you steps in to late.) and Spy (Waiting to long with release it) under perfome.
Friday is a populair day and the only reasen to give it change and in specialy on public channel be that there should program it after 23.20 but Friday late evening screams for a tv series, to make a difrence.
With Disney mabey the owner with all those reference to Disney series is possible going to be 9.30 on Thursday at the time of castle on channel who be in trouble or Sunday 08.30 or 09.30 Pm on the time of Nikita or Arrow (NSCI or Hawai 5-0) If the series is good, then this can be good for 400.000-800.000 viewers.
And The Saint from Roger Moore is not action series in that meaning, also i don't under why there always say The Saint is a thief.
I like to if there whant make tv series from it, in The Netherlands there should release it when the second season Uk going off air and third season is going to be made.