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Headey Takes On "Sarah Connor"

Lena HeadeyLena Headey ("Imagine Me & You" and "The Cave") has been signed for the coveted leading role in the upcoming TV pilot "The Sarah Connor Chronicles."

The new series from Warner Bros. TV continues the "Terminator" movie franchise storyline. Set after the events in "Terminator 2," Sarah Conner and her son John try to stay under the government's radar as they plot to destroy the computer company Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon. Of course, they must also fight attackers from the future. Duh.

Headey has some serious combat boots to fill as she takes over the role made famous by Linda Hamilton in the first two "Terminator" films. Is she up to the task? Maybe. She kicked butt in "The Cave."

Headey's growing list of credits include the films "The Brothers Grimm," "Gossip" and "Ripley's Game." She also appeared in the TV movies "The Gathering Storm" and the mini-series "Merlin."

Josh Friedman ("The Black Dahlia" and "War of the Worlds") will write and David Nutter ("Nip/Tuck," "Supernatural," "ER") is set to direct the "Sarah Connor" pilot.

According to IMDb, the pilot is set to shoot Nov. 27 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. -- Shannon Nolley

Posted by Shannon on November 8, 2006 9:46 AM
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This is the first I've heard of the show. I'm a fan of the movies, and a TV adaptation is an interesting idea. Not sure if it'll work, but we'll give it a show.

Oddly enough, I live in Albuquerque.

-- Posted by: Parker at November 8, 2006 10:28 AM

i also find it odd you live in albuquerque.

i always thought that was the place where bugs bunny forgot to make a left.

ha. simple minds.

- mb

-- Posted by: mediaboy at November 8, 2006 2:45 PM

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