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“Inspired by true events, Houdini & Doyle will draw heavily on the rich history of the period. Two great men of the 20th Century – Harry Houdini (Weston), master magician, escape artist and paranormal debunker; and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Mangan), prolific writer, creator of “Sherlock Holmes” and paranormal aficionado – grudgingly join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate unsolved and inexplicable crimes with a supernatural slant.”
Houdini and Doyle is set to premiere this Spring.
- Amie Cranswick
Just yesterday, we posted a first look at Fox's new series Houdini & Doyle. At the winter TCA press tour this month, creator David Shore said he hopes the series will run for several seasons.
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Fox’s Grease: Live (airing Sunday, Jan. 31) may sound a little different from the movie version beloved by fans.
The musical event will take “the best of the film” as well as “songs from the original stage production,” executive producer Marc Platt said Friday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena. “We’re combining them into an experience that we think works for live television.”
This one’s called Houdini & Doyle, and it sees The Great Detective’s creator (here played by Stephen Mangan) teaming up with the famous magician and escape artist (Michael Weston) to investigate some paranormal happenstance.
Here’s the trailer….
And here’s the synopsis…
“Harry Houdini: master magician, escape artist, born penniless and now the highest paid performer in the world and he wants everyone to know it. He refuses to believe in the paranormal. As a professional magician and master of illusion he knows there’s nothing supernatural about magic. To him, everything unexplained is a trick, a gimmick, or a fraud. »
4 items from 2016
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