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'Jericho' Gets a Big Screen Treatment With Original Cast

January 16, 2009 08:34:10 GMT

'Jericho', the show that originally aired on CBS and got canceled later will be made into feature film.


'Jericho' Gets a Big Screen Treatment With Original Cast
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CBS drama "Jericho" may not survive the TV world but it may get some luck in its big screen version. Executive producer for the series Jon Turteltaub spoke to iF Magazine, saying that a feature film is en route and that the original cast will be involved.

"We're developing a feature for Jericho," Turteltaub said while promoting his horror series 'Harper's Island'. "It would not require you to have seen the TV show, but it get into life after an event like this on a national scale. It would be the bigger, full on American version of what's going on beyond the town in Jericho."

"Jericho" the TV series premiered in 2006 and got canceled after only one season due to poor rating but hard core fans of the show managed to encourage the network to bring the show back for another season. After seven episodes, the show was finally canceled and TV Guide reported that it will receive a re-run on The CW. Asked on the potential of the show's continuation if it picks up the pace in the new home, Turteltaub said, "If it was like this remarkable success, they would bring it back."

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posted by *Scotland* Jericho F on Aug 08, 2009
what k6 said Thanks for the great article. Looking forward to a Jericho movie and MORE seasons of Jericho to follow.
posted by arubsky on Jul 07, 2009
Jericho was so good! So happy they're making a movie, should bring back to TV also!
posted by jericho on May 18, 2009
we want jericho back..
posted by notaclerk1 on Feb 14, 2009
I hope Johnston Green can be in it some how.
posted by chucknovo on Jan 25, 2009
This is great news!! Can't wait to see it/ buy it!!
posted by eric on Jan 17, 2009
score!
posted by kkanack on Jan 16, 2009
Great news!!! Can't wait to see more Jericho, in any form!!!
posted by * on Jan 16, 2009
Jericho was a great, smart show and should have aired on a different network like SciFi and would have most likely gotten the ratings it so deserved. Can't wait for the movie!
posted by beebull on Jan 16, 2009
The Jericho movie will be awesome probably an instant classic, as the TV show was unjustly treated by an antiquated system that has been proven to be faulty ''Nielson'' Hopefully more seasons of Jericho will be in the makings.
posted by Dbalcer on Jan 16, 2009
I am excited to hear about the movie. Jericho will be fantastic on the big screen. I hope that it gets a season 3 on the little screen as that would be the frosting on the cake.
posted by ratkeeper on Jan 16, 2009
Wonderful news! Thanks for helping to spread the news. Gwen
posted by K6 on Jan 16, 2009
Thanks for the great article. Looking forward to a Jericho movie and more seasons of Jericho.
posted by cher on Jan 16, 2009
Fantastic news, been watching Jericho Sunday evenings on The CW network and it is awesome! Wish there were more seasons too!

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