Cast members from Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood shared their thoughts on the new installment of the series Miracle Day currently airing on BBC and Starz during a panel discussion Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con.
John Barrowman, who plays the show’s star character Captain Jack Harkness, said he was delighted when he heard the news that Starz had picked up the show for another season. The actor told fans his character may have a possible love interest in episode 7 of the new series.
Continue reading for more, as well as a video from the panel and a special Comic-Con preview of Torchwood: Miracle Day.
The TARDISblend returns for the premiere of the first episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day, where the world is facing perhaps its most unusual threat ever: global human immortality. Without explanation, dying ceases to occur among humans on Planet Earth, causing everyone to be immortal – threatening global peace, access to resources, and additional population explosion problems.
When the Miracle Day begins, the CIA is tipped off to a single word: Torchwood – bringing forth a sequence of events that reunite Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) and Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) to investigate the cause of the miracle. Along the way, they meet Rex Matheson (Mekhi Pfifer) and Esther Drummond (Alexa Havins), in which it seems inevitable that Torchwood is destined for resurrection…
During TARDISblend 30, we review the events of The New World, the beginning of the 4th series of Torchwood, this time crossing the globe from the UK and into the United States. We discuss what the events of Miracle Day hold for our main hero, Captain Jack Harkness, in a twist that the character will find quite challenging.
After many months of waiting, the official trailer for Torchwood: Miracle Day has arrived online! You can view the preview at the bottom of this post.
Torchwood, a spin-off from Doctor Who, follows the adventures of Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) and Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) as they defend the world from alien threats.
The new series, Miracle Day, sends Harkness and Cooper beyond Cardiff, Wales, and into the United States, where they come across CIA Agent Rex Matheson (Mekhi Phifer) and others as they investigate a bizarre new problem facing the human race: nobody is dying. Also joining the cast for Torchwood: Miracle Day is Kai Owen, Alexa Havins, Bill Pullman, and Lauren Ambrose.
Starz USA has released a new online teaser video for the upcoming series of Torchwood: Miracle Day. John Barrowman and Eve Myles return as Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper respectively in this fourth season of Torchwood, which takes them from Cardiff and London to the United States in an adventure that may “change what it means to be human forever.” You can view the teaser video at the bottom of this post.
Joining the cast this year is Mekhi Phifer, who portrays CIA Agent Rex Matheson investigating a global conspiracy intertwined with the Torchwood institute. Bill Pullman will also be appearing in the new series.
Writer Jane Espenson has confirmed that John de Lancie has been cast in Torchwood: Miracle Day. John de Lancie has been a fan favorite for many years, having portrayed the mysterious Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Frank Simmons in Stargate SG-1. It is unclear at this point what role de Lancie will be fulfilling.
Production for Torchwood: Miracle Day is still continuing, and has been described as being “mindblowing,” according to Captain Jack Harkness himself, John Barrowman.
Barrowman is reunited with co-star Eve Myles in Miracle Day, as they investigate a worldwide phenomenon that has caused human beings to stop dying. Joining the Torchwood team for the new adventure is Mekhi Phifer and Esther Drummond.