Friday, 18 June 2010


[19.17 - French Time] IFTN (Irish Film & Television Network) has an interesting interview of Robert Quinn, the only Irish director involved with the new series of Primeval, filmed currently in Ireland .

Shooting of series four began on March 22nd and will continue until November 2010. Axed by ITV after series three for financial motives, Primeval was resurrected by an unexpected funding deal last september, for thirteen new episodes split into series four and series five. The new series are produced by Jim Bradley of Impossible Pictures and Rob Walpole for the Irish based Treasure Entertainment, with BBC America, ProSieben and UKTV as co-production partners.

Irish actor Ciarán McMenamin, Irish actress Ruth Kearney and Alexander Siddig (Star Trek Deep Space Nine, 24) join cast members from the previous series Hannah Spearritt, Andrew Lee-Potts, Ben Mansfield and Ben Miller. Laila Rouass will not return as she joined the cast of Spooks.

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