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Friday, August 17, 2007

"Smallville," season seven - and eight?

I talked today to Alfred Gough, co-creator and executive producer of TV’s “Smallville,” about the upcoming seventh season.

Filming of the season’s fourth episode is under way, Gough said, with guest star Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark”) as a bad guy. A few episodes down the road, Helen Slater, who played the Girl of Steel in the 1984 “Supergirl,” will guest-star.

“Over the course of the series, we’ve always tried to bring pepole in who have been in other incarnations of Superman,” Gough noted. One of those, of course, was Christopher Reeve, who played scientist Virgil Swann.

Last year, on the eve of season six, Gough told me that season seven would likely be the end of “Smallville.” Now that season seven is almost here, he’s not ready to call it quits. “Ideally, we would like to go eight seasons and call it a day,” he said.


Anonymous Your Fan said...

I like this news on Smallville and all the guest stars they bring in. Nice to see some of the other versions in this setting.

Also, Thank You, for all the interesting stuff you post. Great job on comics and all things related.

2:54 PM

Blogger Bill Radford said...

Thanks. Yeah, it's always cool to see those figures from Superman's past in film and TV pop up on "Smallville."

11:15 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi, i think this tv show is excellent, i wold like to see many seasons more, until now is in the top.

and see clark like superman two or three episodes before the end, meavy two seasons... more, just necesary meanwhile there are material to do it, and continue being the number one show.

congratulations all of you, really nice work, i mean excellent, good luck for the production and crew.

9:01 PM


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