This week, some TV news regarding Smallville, Prayers for Bobby, and Kings.
Smallville returns January 15, and may soon reach its series finale. Cinema Static includes rumors about the show’s future.
Prayers for Bobby.
The movie Prayers for Bobby, based on the acclaimed book by Leroy Aarons, premieres on Lifetime, January 24. Sigourney Weaver (Aliens, Ghostbusters, Gorillas in the Mist) stars in this true story, about a religious woman who cannot accept her son’s homosexuality, until after his death. Russell Mulcahy (Highlander, Queer As Folk, The Shadow) directed the TV movie.
Eragon’s Christopher Egan will star in NBC’s new series Kings. The series, which begins March 19 with a two-hour premiere, updates the biblical story of David, in an alternate reality. The preview looks promising.