As the season premiere of "Torchwood: Miracle Day" approaches--July 8!!!--Starz is getting fans even more excited with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the new season. And for any fans worried about Starz changing the show we love, let me put your minds at ease: This is "Torchwood" on steroids, pumped up but still the British show at heart.
The 11-minute video includes previews of the 10-part season, interviews with "Torchwood" alumni John Barrowman (Capt. Jack Harkness) and Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper) as well as newbies Mekhi Phifer (Rex Matheson), Bill Pullman (Oswald Danes) and, Lauren Ambrose (Jilly Kitzinger). "Torchwood: Miracle Day" launches at 9 p.m. July 8
"Torchwood: Miracle Day" begins with a day when nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging--they get hurt and sick--but they never die. The result: a population boom, overnight. With all the extra people, resources are finite. It's said that in four month's time, the human race will cease to be viable. But this can't be a natural occurrence--someone's got to be behind it. It's a race against time as C.I.A. agent Rex Matheson investigates a global conspiracy. The answers lie within an old, secret British institute. As Rex keeps asking "What is Torchwood?," he's drawn into a world of adventure, and a threat to change what it means to be human, forever.
STARZ' newest original series is a reimagining of the UK sensation, which originally debuted in 2006 on BBC One. The show's original creator, writer/producer Russell T Davies, serves as executive producer along with BBC Worldwide Productions' SVP Julie Gardner, with Davies also serving as show-runner. "Torchwood: Miracle Day" is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions for Starz, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide. Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times