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The Saint is finally unveiled…

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The 2013 series pilot for The Saint finally makes it’s way to digital release this week. But how was it? Fans of Simon Templar, the eponymous Saint, have been waiting a long time for The Robin Hood of Modern Crime to come back to the small screen. A 1997 movie with Val Kilmer – which […]

Tom Hiddleston for The Saint?

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As I mentioned in my Saintly wish-list, if the rumors of a new Saint movie are true, you need to have an amazing actor to take the leading role. And to my mind, there’s only one choice. If rumors are true, and Tom Hiddleston isn’t donning James Bond’s Walther PPK, then Paramount pictures need to […]

The Saint is back – but which version?

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Simon Templar will be returning to the silver screen – but what sort of Saint would we like to see? The news broke recently that Paramount pictures were in negotiation to pick up rights to The Saint – the original and best crimefighting vigilante, who served as partial inspiration for James Bond, and dozens of other suave, […]

Does The Saint live again?

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We watched for The Sign of The Saint. Now, is he back? Back in 2013, there was an ill-fated attempt to reboot The Saint – the beloved Roger Moore show from the 1960s. Sadly, the Adam Rayner/Eliza Dushku production didn’t get picked up – but that doesn’t mean that The Saint is gone. In fact, […]