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First Look at the new Saint: Promo Trailer

Monday, April 01, 2013

First Look at the new Saint: Promo Trailer

Deadline Hollywood has posted the exclusive first footage of Adam Rayner as Simon Templar, alias The Saint!

Adam Rayner and Eliza Dushku look absolutely fantastic in the trailer promo for the new TV series that is based on Leslie Charteris’ Saint franchise.

The backdoor pilot was directed by Simon West from a script by Jesse Alexander. Brad Krevoy’s film and TV production company MPCA is behind the project, which will be screened at MIPTV next week, with MPCA’s Francisco Gonzalez handling international sales.

Deadline reports that there is interest in the series from U.S. networks.

Now watch the trailer here, and see if you can spot all the amazing co-stars such as James Remar, Enrique Murciano, Thomas Kretschmann, Greg Grunberg, Sir Roger Moore, and Ian Ogilvy!


Watch The Saint Promo again on YouTube.

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18 comments for First Look at the new Saint: Promo Trailer

18 Comments:

Blogger hudson hawk said...

Yes....The world does need a Saint and it looks like we have a good one. Congrats....looking forward to it.

Monday, April 01, 2013  
Blogger saint mark said...

that was a really nice surprise on especially of all days the 1st or April.

It does look promesing, looking forward to this release.

Monday, April 01, 2013  
Blogger Coolio Hunt said...

Well I don't know what to say but I'm love with this trailer. Good to see 2 former Saints Ian Ogilvy & Roger Moore. They must be proud to take part.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013  
Blogger Alex R said...

Being an avid fan of the original Saint TV series, I have found myself a little disappointed from what I have seen. The problem with the creative team is that they seem to miss the charm of what made the original so good. Even 50 years later! This new techno flare on the music, the now 2 tag team, and the need to bring back elements of the ill fated movie.

We need a suave Saint. Sofisticated, yet super smart. Someone who actually cares more for others than himself (hence the name the Saint). And with a destination no continent can keep him away from. Plots to scripts that make you think that each episode is as intelligent as they ever were. Finally, the music. The theme done withnthe same respect that has earned Bond its 50 year reputation. Timeless. THAT is the Saint!

Wednesday, April 03, 2013  
Blogger agirlinawhirl said...

The new companion is a slight twist, but I loved the original and I'm sure I'll love this. Can't wait until it premeirs.

Thursday, April 11, 2013  
Blogger Duncan Penfold said...

Have to say a little dissapointed with this trailer. on the positive Adam Rayner looks like he will fill the rolę well. unfortunately the rest of the trailer looks like Its chasing Bond a little too much. Its nice to see some elements of the books shining through. One of the enduring characteristics of the The Saint has been that he has been a normal character, suave sophisticated and smart more akin to sherlock holmes but the trailer portrays him as more like james bond. And what of the classic Saint car, new Jag, Volvo or some other classy yet understated car......no a Lamborghini that screams millionaire twat. leslie Charteris on purpose witheld the financial history to add i expect an air of mystery but also i beleive to not put the character out the reach of the average guy making it a fascinating read. But like the slated movie we have "the worlds greatest theif". I highly expect critics will wellcome this show with the same disdain they showed the movie.



Friday, April 12, 2013  
Blogger Duncan Penfold said...

Time to familiarise yourself with the original RKO series and some books, Patricia holm features heavily.

Friday, April 12, 2013  
Blogger hudson hawk said...

Well now that news has reached me that Burn Notice has been canceled after this upcoming season which lets face was somewhat of a copy cat we now have some more room in line ups for Templar. Only this time with a more international flavor. Now for some good screen writers to { carry on and create adventure.}

Friday, May 10, 2013  
Blogger Zoom said...

Now wait, we don't know for sure that it's his regular car, it just might be something he drives for the first adventure, like to fit in with the ungodly that he's after.
As to channeling Bond, yeah I can see that, hopefully that's just marketing and not necessarily character. No news on a pick up, but fingers crossed.

Monday, August 05, 2013  
OpenID rgcorris said...

Is there any news on whether this has been picked up as a series, or when the pilot might be broadcast ?

Monday, August 12, 2013  
Blogger Guy Clapperton said...

Pat Holm dates back to the thirties - I was over the moon to see her. You want roses how the original Saint books worked, either read one or look at a Diana Rigg Avengers episode.

Saturday, October 26, 2013  
Blogger Unknown said...

It might be better if they made it "period".... set in the 1930's era of The Saint's origins.

Thursday, March 13, 2014  
Blogger Lee R. said...

When oh when is this thing ever going to be shown on TV in the US?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014  
Blogger martinsouth said...

Nice cameos, but as a fan of the books, this still misses the tone by a mile. Like the commenter above, I have always thought that a 1930s Saint series would work very well. Stop trying to update him!

Saturday, April 19, 2014  
Blogger GML said...

Not for me. This portrayal of Simon Templar is so awful. As others have said let's have a series based in the 1930s

Monday, April 28, 2014  
Blogger Federalper said...

An unshaved action-hero? Hardly what the Saint was about. He was of course not the man of unlimited means that the ITC series starring Roger Moore was about either, but since Roger Moore is Roger Morre, that can be forgiven (it was not forgiven by Leslie Charteris though.....)

Sidekick? Why is it that all the talentless script writers get to work on the best novels? Mostly of course, they do not even read the novels, they just nick the protagonists name and create a story that bears no resemblance to any novel or short story, and the character of the protagonist is nowhere near the novels protagonist.

Seems like this nes series flopped, well just as good.

Sunday, May 18, 2014  
Blogger sankalp said...

The pilot didn't sell ??? Are they going to telecast it at all/?

Thursday, July 24, 2014  
Blogger hudson hawk said...

Somehow.....with all the cable channels looking for product I still can't believe the series can't be sold

Wednesday, August 13, 2014  

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