Covers Knight Rider @ Comic-Con '08: Talking With Gary
Continuing our string of interviews with Knight
Rider cast and crew at the Comic-Con International in San
Diego, we now are sharing our short interview with Gary Scott
Thompson - the man who is responsible for energizing the project
into a weekly series with some really great ideas.
WARNED OF SPOILERS BELOW.
the Knight Rider panel at Comic-Con, Thompson teased the
idea of KARR - the evil prototype version of KITT - to a thrilled
audience. When asked for more information about this, Thompson
teased that "yes" it is a possibility, but would not
reveal more information when pressed. However, he did confirm
that there are plans for KARR or something like it within the
first thirteen episodes ordered. "By 13, you'll get it,"
addition to KARR, the question was also brought up if we'd see
any more characters or actors from the original Knight Rider on
the new series, as a lot of the media discussion of past characters
coming back has started and stopped with Hasselhoff. "I don't
even know where they're at, to be honest with you," Thompson
says. "I've looked for some of them at different times, but
I had no contacts for where they were at. I don't even know if
they're in the business, and some people are dead," he continues.
be fun to have some of them walk through, or at least do something,"
Thompson says. "It's always a kick. I looked at the new Incredible
Hulk, when they had Lou Ferrigno play a guard, and Stan Lee in
there and all of these different things that only true fans get,
so yeah, that would be awesome," he says.
asked if there's anything specific fans should look for from the
new ongoing series, Thompson replied with "the whole thing."
episode. Don't miss it. It's pretty awesome," he says.
Rider premieres September 24 on NBC.
our full coverage from Comic Con '08:
Justin Bruening (Mike Traceur)
- Gary Scott Thompson (Executive
Producer) - Deanna Russo (Sarah
Graiman) - Bruce Davison (Charles
Graiman) - David Bartis (Executive
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