Tuesday, 24 August 2010

The future of the PrimevalARC site.

So I have some good news, and some bad news. If you follow my personal twitter account, @claireNTAV, then you'll know that I didn't get the qualifications I needed to get into university. However today I managed to claw my way into a college course down in Glasgow.
Unfortunately this means that I probably won't have much time to update this site much... (and I know I don't do it much anyway...)
So I'd just like to ask you guys to bear with me while I'm sorting everything out and moving and starting a new life away from home :)

I will try to find news and such to post here but in the mean time I'd recommend digital spy as a good place to get information on Primeval.

Thank you,

Claire x

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Potts, Henshall and Newbies!

Sorry I've not been posting but there is news and you can find it here :)

[There are *SPOILERS* in this post so don't read on if you don't wanna know!]

FIRSTLY Andrew Lee Potts has said in an interview that "I suppose, in a way, I am the character to carry [Cutter's role in the team] on now, so there are definitely going to be more nods toward Connor becoming more like Cutter."

You can read more by CLICKING HERE

Douglas Henshall has revealed that he is "grateful" to Primeval -

"Before that I was in things that were on 10 o'clock on a Thursday night rather than Saturday primetime," he told TV Choice. "But it's been good for me and brought me to a much wider group of people. I'm very grateful because it's allowed me to do different things."


NOW, if your looking at that picture up there on the right hand side and wondering 'who the hell are they?', I'm pleased to tell you that they are the new Primeval cast! At the back you can see Abby, Connor and Becker and at the front are the Newbies who are called Matt and Jess.

Matt is played by Ciarán McMenamin and Jess is Ruth Kearney.

Click the picture to see it in full.

Thanks for reading :)

Monday, 31 May 2010

Sarah Page?

Hey guys, another quick update for you.

So there hasn't been much news about our favorite Egyptologist until now. Aparently our Sarah Page isn't going to be in the new series. Laila Rouass will not be returning.

Here's a link to more info.


Thanks :)

Thursday, 20 May 2010

New s4 set pics!

Just a quick update :)

New pics from the set of Primeval series 4, filming in Dublin – http://bit.ly/dgKjfN from SFX Magazine

These are of the new characters Matt and Jess and one of Abby.


Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Back with a bang, and some news!

2010 eh? That means less than a year to new Primeval!

Sorry the first post of 2010 is coming so late! Been a busy year so far!

Primeval news? Well there's been quite a bit! Too much to show in just one post so I'll be posting links to all the pages with news right here :)

Firstly, word on the street is that series 4 will be set a year after series 3 which brings up so many possible plot twists and story lines it’s unimaginable!
Also I’ve heard that Andrew Lee Potts and Hannah Spearritt will be returning for the whole series while Jason Flemyng will only be returning for a handful of episodes.

Here are the links to the articles:
Primeval's back, and its creator vows answers
Douglas Henshall Interview
‘Primeval’ Begins Production in Ireland
Creator of Primeval Confirms Filming Underway and Reveals Some Series Info!

We also received some set pictures of Andrew from one of the twitter followers, @Pottsfanatic, so go follow and show and show some love :)

Connor's looking a little rough in those pictures, wearing the same clothes he finished S3 in and growing a beard which I'm not so sure about. So I'm guessing that him and Abby have been stuck back in time for that whole year the series is set after.

AND IN OTHER NON-S4 RELATED NEWS… Primeval action figures have been reduced to £2.99 on the Character website so go grab some action figures while their hot!

Thanks for checking out the blog, and all the support you guys show to both me and Primeval!

Please check out the Twitter pages I run, @Primeval_fans and @PrimevalARC, and follow! We could always do with more fans to discuss Primeval with! :)

Thanks again!

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

End of Year Review!

So we're fast approaching the end of 2009. It's been a pretty damn fast paced year. So what's happened that was Primeval related eh?

1. Third and longest season aired. It was amazing as usual! We lost some old friends, made some new ones, killed some baddies and found a little love!

2. Primeval was cancelled but thanks to the faithful viewers and wonderful team at Impossible Pictures it has been recomissioned to another two series. Series four is due to start filming in early 2010.

3. Laila Rouass got pretty far in Strictly Come Dancing.

4. Douglas Henshall starred in 'Collision'

5. Andrew-Lee Potts starred in Alice. A two part TV Drama that premiered on the US SyFy Channel. From all those that replied to me on Twitter I get the feeling a lot of people loved it!

That's all I can think of now... If you can think of any more then comment down there \/

I guess I have an apology to make. I haven't posted anything in over two months and I am truly sorry about that.
I really wasn't interested in Strictly and I can't follow dancing so that's why we didn't get any posts on that.
Another thing was the massive amounts of work that I've had to do. But I'm not trying to make excuses.

You guys deserve more than my lousy excuses and moaning so expect a full review of SyFy's Alice of the next week. I watched it and was totally amazed by it! Andrew was excellent as Hatter and it sort of made me feel guilty for not posting anything...Should have that done soon anyway.

Sunday, 11 October 2009

New Series to be Shot in Ireland

Aparently the new series is going to be shot in Ireland. Do you think this is a good move?

Personally I do. It will give a lot more new scenery and an endless possibility of new creatures to be used!

I found this article on the IFTN Website

Impossible Pictures have confirmed that their series ‘Primeval’ will move its production to Ireland next year. The series, which is broadcast on ITV, is expected to create over 70 jobs when it arrives here early next year with a budget of €15 million.

‘Primeval’ is described as a “rip-roaring, special effects-laden thriller in which the past, the present and the future collide.” The third series concluded on June 6 with a UK audience of 4.5 million viewers and an audience share of 25%. BBC Worldwide has sold it to 45 countries worldwide with the series being more popular in South Korea than the US series Lost.

Work will start on the production in January 2010 with filming beginning in March. 'Primeval' will film in Ireland over a period of nine months to complete the 13 new episodes, which will shoot on location in Dublin and Wicklow.

The first three series of the show were filmed in Surrey, England, but the decision to move the series to Ireland was based on the fact that Ireland provided a cost effective alternative, as well a fresh look, drawing on new film locations.

The show's producer, Tim Bradley, said that “the opportunity to shoot a diverse crop of fabulous urban and rural locations such as castles, sea and coast; the historical Dublin quarter and the unique Irish countryside coupled with drawing on the huge experience of Irish crew and cast alike makes the prospect of filming 'Primeval' in Ireland a fantastic opportunity for us over the next 18 months."

“This is very good news that the UK producers of 'Primeval' have chosen to move the show to Ireland in 2010. This represents a real vote of confidence in the Irish film and television sector, and shows that Ireland continues to compete effectively for foreign business. The film industry continues to provide employment opportunities and this particular series will spend directly on Irish goods and services”, said Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism Martin Cullen TD.

Sheryl Trinh, Impossible’s Head of Group Operations said, “Tapping into Ireland’s Section 481 tax incentive for film and TV meant it was possible to re-think how we produce a series like Primeval. It’s new territory for Impossible Pictures, but with the excellent support and encouragement received from the Irish Film Board and the enthusiasm and professionalism shown by our local production partners, we are confident we will be able to once again deliver a top quality product on schedule and on budget”.

Co-financed by ITV, ProSeiben and BBC Worldwide, the series will be co-produced by leading Irish film and TV producer Treasure Entertainment (The Eclipse, Man About Dog, I Went Down)

The fourth and fifth series will be once again produced by Tim Bradley and will feature the return of actors from the previous series, including Hannah Spearritt (Agent Cody Banks 2), Andrew Lee Potts (Red Mist) and Jason Flemyng (Clash of the Titans), alongside the special effects created by Framestore CFC.

Also the 3rd poll is closed and the 4th, penultimate one is up, go check it out :D

Here's the results for the 3rd Poll.

The winner was 3x04 - Closing Anomalies/Giganotosaurus with 42% of the votes.

3x01 - The Egyptologist 2 (4%)
3x02 - Hunted House... 8 (19%)
3x03 - Cutter's Death 13 (31%)
3x04 - Closing Anomalies / Giganotosaurus 17 (41%)
3x05 - Mushroom Men 1 (2%)

AND FINALLY. I've had some interest shown in PrimevalARC T-shirts so there is also a poll on that. Please vote and I will probably only make the shirts if I get at least 70 YES votes.

T-shirts would be along the lines of Team Connor, Team Becker, Team Cutter... You get the picture.