Slice of SciFi #185: Interview With Craig Horner (“Legend of the Seeker”)

Craig Horner (Richard Cypher, "Legend of the Seeker")

Craig Horner
(Richard Cypher, “Legend of the Seeker”)

In the News:

  • “Timeline of the Planet of the Apes: The Definitive Chronology” commemorates the 40th anniversary of the “Apes” franchise, covering every film, television episode, cartoon, novel, comic, short story and audio-tale produced.
  • The one billion upgrade to digital cinemas may have to be delayed due to the downturn in the economy.
  • Presidents for the four major networks have asked the FCC to delay a decision on airwaves vacated by the switch to digital transmission next February.
  • Special Segment: “Shows I’d Rather Watch Than Knight Rider” by Skiznot

    Movie Talk:

  • “Ninja Scroll”, the popular anime movie about a ninja for hire is being turned into a live-action movie from Warner Brothers.
  • A look at the growing cast for Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.”
  • Slice of Trivia: This week Kurt in St. George warns you to put away all sharp objects and gives us a bonus clip. Email your clips to Kurt at sliceoftrivia at gmail.com. Your entries could get picked and played on the show.

    TV Talk:

  • We look at this weekend’s debut of “Legend of the Seeker. This new syndicated series from Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert is based on Terry Goodkind’s bestselling “Sword of Truth” novels.
  • We talk about David Tennant’s decision to leave “Doctor Who” and what that means for the series
  • Interview: Actor Craig Horner who plays Richard Cypher in the new syndicated series “Legend of the Seeker” is our guest this week. An Australian native, Craig had a recurring role on Lifetime’s “Monarch Cove” and has starred in several hit series in Australia. Craig talks about training for the sword fighting and horseback riding required for the series and how the popular novels are being adapted for the small screen.

    Future Talk:

  • The next Marvel character jumping to the big-screen could be Dr. Strange.
  • Director Christopher Columbus’s pitch for “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” seems to have the long-delayed movie back on the fast-track.
  • Roger Moore lends his voice to a gnome in the upcoming animated “Gnomes and Trolls: The Forest Trial.”
  • Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know. (Our Voicemail Number: 206-339-TREK). Keep your comments brief, or funny, and maybe you’ll hear your message on the voicemail show! See you next week with fresh new content.


    Link: Legend of the Seeker

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