Thunderbirds remake is go, say ITV and Hobbit studio


Children’s TV series to return in 2015, 50 years after it launched, and will be made with New Zealand special effects team.

Thunderbirds are back! The children’s TV series will return to ITV in 2015, 50 years after Thunderbird 1 first launched from under the swimming pool on Tracy Island and Parker drove Lady Penelope around in a pink Rolls-Royce, number plate FAB1.

The new series, which has the working title Thunderbirds Are Go!, will be made with the New Zealand special effects studio that worked on Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

…More via TheGuardian


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