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Red Dwarf: The Movie set for Australia!
Fan's of the classic BBC series will appreaciate this great news just in today from ninemsn.com.au:



Red Dwarf set to engulf Australia
Wed Dec 15 2004

Red Dwarf: The Movie may be shot in Queensland next year, according to the actor who played Kryten in the cult BBC comedy.

Robert Llewellyn said Red Dwarf writer/director Doug Naylor spent time on the Gold Coast last year looking at the possibility of basing the production there.

"He (Naylor) would love to do it out here, certainly because of the facilities, because of the location possibilities and the finance," Llewellyn said from Queensland where he is visiting family.

"If he raises the money in the UK, then every pound goes further in Australia."

Red Dwarf screened on the BBC for eight series from 1988 to 1998.

It starred Llewellyn as Kryten, Chris Barrie as Arnold Rimmer, Craig Charles as David Lister, Danny John-Jules as The Cat and Norman Lovett as Holly.

According to entertainment website IMDB, Red Dwarf: The Movie will be set in the distant future where Homo Sapienoids, a fearsome combination of flesh and machine, have taken over the solar system and almost wiped out the human race.

The only survivors are the crews of long-haul space freighters that left Earth before the conflict began.

The Sapienoids attempt to wipe out all remaining humans and it is left to the Red Dwarf crew to save the day.

Llewellyn said Naylor had received several offers from larger movie houses for the film but he wanted to keep the project independent.

"We all had lunch with him (Naylor) just before I came out (to Australia) and he is so completely committed to the film," Llewellyn said.

"The script is brilliant.

"It is very frustrating from our point of view because we would really love to do it and it has been a long struggle for him to find the money because it is not a cheap film to make."

Llewellyn said the film would have a budget of roughly $30 million and would be shot at the Warner Brothers complex on the Gold Coast.

Red Dwarf has a strong cult following and is featured regularly at science-fiction conventions around the world.




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lol. Hopefully Lister doesn't get busted for rape (?) again and can actually do it. It would be a bit lacking without him
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You're absolutely right, Red Dwarf just ain't Red Dwarf without Lister.
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Can anyone remember the book - is the plot above going to be the same? I don't rmemeber the sapeniods
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Red Dwarf: The Movie (2005)
The movie is more or less a "reboot" of Red Dwarf, and is not intended to be a direct sequel to the TV series (the last episode of which ended on a cliffhanger); the continuity is slightly different in all three forms - novels, television and film - that Red Dwarf has appeared in.

This Movie is set in the distant future where Homo Sapienoids, a fearsome combination of flesh and machine, and the next stage of human evolution, have taken over the solar system and almost wiped out the human race. The only survivors are the crews of long-haul space freighters that left Earth before the conflict began. The Sapienoids send forth fleets of Death Ships to hunt them down. One by one - the human ships fall, until only one remains. Its name - Red Dwarf...



i'd like to see "The Cat" meow his way around to all the premieres and probably guest star at 'The Logies' hehe....
or even the whole cast appearing on "Rove Live" or "The Panel". that would be amusing.

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i watched the DVDs of the old series and there was voice overs and interviews with the cast ... they're a bit older and fatter now ... i wonder if they will be getting in shape for this venture then
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Wonder if they'll get Norm Lovett back to play Holly or whether Hattie Hayridge will play it? Didn't Norm only do the first 2 series and then get replaced? I'm there anyway...

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lol. Hopefully Lister doesn't get busted for rape (?) again and can actually do it. It would be a bit lacking without him

I thought it was the other guy who created the show, not the actor that played Lister?

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The series is created by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor, the two will also be making the film.

Lister was arrested for rape in 1994, after his girlfriend put forward the charges... he went to court in 1995 but he was never charged as his girlfriend withdrew the claim.
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nah Kryton is where its at , total crack up



can't go past Duanne Dibley either , the cats alter ego, wonder if he'll be in the film
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Sm- yeah as Tyler said. I was saying it would be lacking without lister because he is the main character. I believe there were some further complications in that case, but I can't remember
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Holly was in the first two and then he came back for the very last series, or was it the last two?
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oooh nice one, I just bought the box set of series 1-4 for my dad for xmas (sorta a xmas pressie for me too )


There were a couple of books hey Nicko? I've got Backwards at home and I think there was one book which was the basis for the Better Than Life episode?
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ummmm......... ok then

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oooh nice one, I just bought the box set of series 1-4 for my dad for xmas (sorta a xmas pressie for me too )


There were a couple of books hey Nicko? I've got Backwards at home and I think there was one book which was the basis for the Better Than Life episode?

at the dvd xmas present for self. I did that with indiana jones for dad a while ago. I remember reading the books but can't remember the names, they were good though. A bit depressing though, I never liked how the idea that they were the last ones alive came through so strongly in them

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