Wednesday, June 23, 2010

News in Brief

  • Vince O'Brien (Sheriff Patterson) died on June 19 at the age of 91. His long career as a character actor included roles in the movie Annie Hall, along with stints on television in The Edge of Night and Law and Order.
  • Big Finish Productions have just released two new Dark Shadows audio dramas. The Night Whispers features Jonathan Frid's return as Barnabas, alongside John Karlen and Barbara Steele. London's Burning stars David Selby and Doctor Who actress Louise Jameson as Rosie Faye. Both titles are available on CD and download from the Big Finish website.
  • Marley Shelton (2004 Victoria) has joined the cast for the upcoming movie Scream 4, which has just begun shooting in Michigan.
  • The delayed hardback collections of Dark Shadows comic strips are finally due to debut in July, in time for the Dark Shadows Festival. Dark Shadows: The Complete Collection Volume 1 and Volume 2 are available a discount price from Amazon. Click on the hyperlinked titles to pre-order.


David Alex Nahmod said...

I LOVE Annie Hall--saw it 3/4 times. But I don't recall seeing Mr. O'Brien in it--who did he play, if anyone knows?

Has Big Finish released Kingdom of the Dead yet?

Debjorgo said...

Chiller is showing a revival series Dark Shadows 8 hour marathon on Friday. I didn't realize I had the station until I was channel surfing and seen it.