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Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn, Allison Miller, Stephen Lang, Mido Hamada, Alana Mansour, Christine Adams, Rod Hallett, Naomi Scott

Netflix Won't Revive 'Terra Nova'

March 28, 2012 10:03:53

After holding on a hope that Netflix would pick it up, "" looks pretty much dead now. Multiple sources said that the streaming service has opted to pass on reviving the prehistoric dino series since a deal could not be reached in the talks with studio 20th Century Fox TV.

According to TV Guide, budgeting issue is only one of the sticking points in the discussions. Additionally, a source revealed that international broadcasters may not have been keen on the idea of Netflix serving as the sole U.S. "broadcaster" of "Terra Nova".

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Report: Canceled 'Terra Nova' Could Be Revived by Netflix

March 08, 2012 01:03:41

Just a few days after FOX decided to cancel the second season of "", another channel already expressed interest to revive the pricey prehistoric drama. Deadline reported that video streaming giant, Netflix, is currently having a discussion with 20th Century Fox TV to save the dinosaur series from extinction.

Multiple sources revealed that the discussion is still in the early stage and it is still unclear whether the two parties would materialize it into a formal negotiation. Should the deal be made, it will mark 20th and Netflix's new partnership after the streaming company recently revived "", another high-end series axed by FOX.

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'Terra Nova' Canceled by FOX, Pitched to Other Networks

March 06, 2012 01:03:41

"" failed to get a renewal order from FOX. After months of speculations about whether or not the show will return for a second season, the network has finally decided to pull the plug on the prehistoric dino drama after only one season.

Though FOX canceled the big-budgeted sci-fi series, it does not necessarily mean the end of the show. Studio 20th Century Fox TV says it's trying to keep "Terra Nova" alive by shopping it to other networks.

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Jason O'Mara Wants 'Terra Nova' to Use 'Kick-A** Dinosaurs' in Season 2

January 26, 2012 03:01:21

"" is yet to be picked up for a second season, but has had some ideas to improve the show. Speaking at a New York premiere for his new action comedy film "" on Monday, January 23, the Jim Shannon of the prehistoric-set drama series revealed that he hopes the show will use better dinosaurs if it returns for a new chapter.

"When we use dinosaurs, I really hope they're completely kick-a** dinosaurs - no half-hearted dinosaurs," the 39-year-old actor told TVLine. He even thought that "maybe it's better to have a totally awesome dinosaur in [just] one episode, rather than seeing a dinosaur every episode that isn't quite there."

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'Terra Nova' Close to Sign Key Actors for Season 2 While Awaiting Renewal

December 21, 2011 02:12:53

Producers of "" are leaning towards a possibility of renewal. Although FOX has not picked up the show for a new season, people behind it are reported to have been moving to secure key actors, including and , in preparation for production of season 2.

In addition, the producers are said to be in the hunt for high-level writers, who will join executive producers Brannon Braga and Rene Echevarria, as they are working on to improve the story. Meanwhile, the network's decision on whether or not it renews the series is expected to be announced in mid-January.

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'Terra Nova' Season Finale Preview: Newcomers Rule the Colony

December 13, 2011 02:12:37

Expect an epic battle between two groups of humans in the two-hour season finale of "". It all stars after the mysterious Phoenix Group from 2149 travels back to the past and makes its move to pillage the land with the help of Lucas and Mira. Determining to save the place they call home, Jim and Taylor team up in a last stand against the evil guys.

The ultimate episode will open with an explosion as executive producer Rene Echevarria recently revealed, "Our evil guys, the Phoenix Group, will send somebody through the portal with a bomb, and it explodes." Jim is hit by the blast and wakes up three days later only to find out that Phoenix soldiers have taken command of the colony.

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'Terra Nova' 1.08 Preview: Josh Seals a Risky Deal

November 08, 2011 03:11:56

Josh may land in a trouble for making a deal to bring his girlfriend from 2149 to . In a sneak peek to an upcoming episode of the sci-fi series, the eldest child of Jim and Elisabeth asks Mira to give a proof in return of what he does as a part of their agreement, but Skye warns him that Taylor won't be happy if he finds out about this.

Josh's sister, Maddy, also enters a dangerous zone when she starts interning for the colony's greatest scientist. Her life is put at stake as she discovers a terrible secret, which must be protected.

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'Terra Nova' 1.03 Preview: Taylor Prepares for a War

September 27, 2011 02:09:41

Taylor and Jim are preparing for a battle in the upcoming episode of "". As Jim realizes that the nature and the Sixers bring a lot of dangers to humans' lives in the jungle, Terra Nova comes under attack from a legion of Pterosaurs. Now, he and Taylor must find a way to save the colony before it's completely overtaken.

Taylor additionally has to face the Sixers when their leader Mira wants something that belongs to her back. Meanwhile, Jim's wife Elisabeth discovers her former flame is also living in Terra Nova and may have been responsible for her recruitment. Jim tries to dig Elisabeth's past love life but to no avail, while Elisabeth suspects that he is jealous.

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New 'Terra Nova' Posters Give Warnings of Dangerous Creatures

June 24, 2011 02:06:26

Gearing up for the fall premiere of "", FOX has debuted three new posters for the sci-fi drama series. Instead of capturing the scenes, the one-sheets give fake warnings about some dangerous creatures like a slasher and deadly insects which likely await a colony which is transported back 85 millions years on the show.

Following a family who embarks on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a massive experiment to save the human race, "Terra Nova" indeed has dinosaurs. But the creatures will be different from those which have been seen in dinosaur films since the creative team is drawing on earlier fossils for their character designs.

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New Trailer Released for Steven Spielberg's 'Terra Nova'

April 29, 2011 11:04:13

Fox has debuted a new trailer for "" to tide people over the fall premiere. It mostly contains scenes from the previous promo, but shows more drama set both in 2149 as well as in the prehistoric time while following a family who embarks 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.

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'Terra Nova' Pushed Back to Add Visual Effects

March 12, 2011 08:03:15

Those curious to watch Steven Spielberg's ambitious TV project "" 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."

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Steven Spielberg's 'Terra Nova' to Film in Australia

August 11, 2010 10:08:38

Steven Spielberg is returning to prehistoric times - he is heading Down Under to shoot a new dinosaur epic for the small screen. The director, who is famous for his blockbuster "Jurassic Park" movies, will work with the extinct reptiles again in "" - an expensive series which will see scientists return to prehistoric Earth.

Spielberg has chosen south-east Queensland in Australia as the location for his new show, which will air on the FOX network and is reported to cost a staggering $4 million-per-episode. Fox Television executive vice president of production, Jim Sharp, says, "Queensland had the right look, climate and terrain, a vibrant production community and attractive economic incentives. We are very excited to be shooting our first production there."

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