The ambitious FOX series needs more time to create the world of 'Terra Nova' in the way the visual effects team would be proud of.
Those curious to watch Steven Spielberg's ambitious TV project "Terra Nova" will get a little disappointed once more. FOX has pushed the premiere date from its original May 23 premiere to Fall because they need more time to work on the visual effects. The series actually was set for winter 2010 but FOX announced in August that year that it wouldn't premiere until midseason.
This time, the net's President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly said, "Terra Nova is one of the most ambitious television series ever produced. The cutting-edge visual effects used to create the world of 'Terra Nova', which is of massive scope and scale, require more time to be realized. This aspect of the series is essential, so we are pushing back the special early preview date to give the visual effects team the time needed for their ground-breaking work."
Executive producer Rene Echevarria added, "The world of Terra Nova is visually stunning on multiple levels, and effects play an enormous part. Premiering in the fall will give us the proper time to create a world never before seen on television."
"Terra Nova" follows an ordinary family embarking on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a massive experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149 the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped, overcrowded and overpolluted. With the majority of plant and animal life extinct, devotion to science has brought mankind to the brink of destruction, but has also provided its only hope for salvation.
Jason O'Mara, Allison Miller, Stephen Lang, and Shelley Conn star.