It turns out The Prisoner is being remade, but it’s not all good news. Via Why The Prisoner remake is dire – Times Online.
Here’s the good news about the remake of The Prisoner that’s heading to ITV screens this month: you get to see what Ian McKellen, who plays Number Two in Patrick McGoohan’s Orwellian dystopia, would look like if they ever cast him as a Bond movie villain. The answer is he’d be slyly, sinisterly magnificent. And the bad news? The bad news is that this is pretty much the only good news about this venture.
What a pity. It’s one of my favourite series. Here’s why: