Moonlight the Movie? Producer Says it’s Possible.

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I never got into CBS’ Moonlight, their sorta supernatural cop show where the good guy (played by Alex O’Loughlin) was a vampire who solved cases involving vampires and the like. The gorgeous Sophia Myles played a Lois Lane type who starts to figure out the P.I. might be more than he’s letting on. The show got canceled after one season, but according to producer Harry Werksman, that doesn’t mean the show needs to end right there.

Werksman gave hope for the show’s legion of fans by telling SciFiWire this:

“Well, we were setting up in the end of our first season that there was a coming war. There was the family from which Coraline came, and it was a royal bloodline of vampires that Mick had been brought into, very much unwanted on his part. I think what we were going to try and do is to have the movie encapsulate the entire second season of the coming war.

“I know I talked to [the show's star Alex O'Loughlin] just a couple weeks ago, after Three Rivers got picked up, and I was congratulating him,. He’s like, ‘When are we going to do the movie?’ I said, ‘I don’t know, man. Any time you’re ready.'”

So the producer and the star wants to do it. A made-for-TV movie, perhaps? Or a feature-length film? With the current vampire craze, I don’t see why a movie version wouldn’t work. And if all else fails, they can always go the comic book route like Joss Whedon did with his Buffy and Angel properties. I’ve read the Angel comic series, and they’re actually very good.

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  • Laura

    It is good to see how excited everyone is for a Moonlight movie, and Tish and Dyann know of my own personal quest for a return of the series. I have been writing letters for months going between Joel Silver and the agents and then the entire WB people. If everyone is so excited, please take a few minutes out of your busy lives and let you fingers do the work. All you need do is write one body of a letter and just go back in and change the address and people’s names. Please. We need to let everyone know that we have not snuck off quiety into the night. We won’t be appeased by CBS bringing Alex back into the fold with Three Rivers. It’s Moonlight that we love and that is the only thing that will appease us Moonlight fans. Please just think if everyone wrote letters and asked their friends and family to do the same, just think of the mail delivery. These people will be bombarded with mail for Moonlight. I personally go to the CBS feedback part of their website on a weekly basis asking for Moonlight (I know Tish they don’t own the rights, but I want them to realize the mistake they made). I am polite and I point out how many new fans are out there and growing thanks to the airing on the SyFy network. We have to stand as a united front. Not come across as nuts, but people that care for a show and will do anything it takes to bring it back. Peacefully. Okay people, let’s get out there and start writing our letters.

  • http://optimumonline Laura

    It is good to see how excited everyone is for a Moonlight movie, and Tish and Dyann know of my own personal quest for a return of the series. I have been writing letters for months going between Joel Silver and the agents and then the entire WB people. If everyone is so excited, please take a few minutes out of your busy lives and let you fingers do the work. All you need do is write one body of a letter and just go back in and change the address and people’s names. Please. We need to let everyone know that we have not snuck off quiety into the night. We won’t be appeased by CBS bringing Alex back into the fold with Three Rivers. It’s Moonlight that we love and that is the only thing that will appease us Moonlight fans. Please just think if everyone wrote letters and asked their friends and family to do the same, just think of the mail delivery. These people will be bombarded with mail for Moonlight. I personally go to the CBS feedback part of their website on a weekly basis asking for Moonlight (I know Tish they don’t own the rights, but I want them to realize the mistake they made). I am polite and I point out how many new fans are out there and growing thanks to the airing on the SyFy network. We have to stand as a united front. Not come across as nuts, but people that care for a show and will do anything it takes to bring it back. Peacefully. Okay people, let’s get out there and start writing our letters.

  • DYANN B

    If you want to MOONLIGHT at the movies than write a letter and ask for it—I mean you need say no more than what you posted here. I’ts enough to fill up the mailbags with mail saying we want it—you don’t have to write a book about it!
    WHAT MATTERS IS THE FANS SAYING I’LL GO SEE THIS, SUPPORT THIS, I WANT TO SEE MOONLIGHT RISE AGAIN ON THE BIG SCREEN!

  • DYANN B

    If you want to MOONLIGHT at the movies than write a letter and ask for it—I mean you need say no more than what you posted here. I’ts enough to fill up the mailbags with mail saying we want it—you don’t have to write a book about it!
    WHAT MATTERS IS THE FANS SAYING I’LL GO SEE THIS, SUPPORT THIS, I WANT TO SEE MOONLIGHT RISE AGAIN ON THE BIG SCREEN!

  • S N

    Can’t wait to see MOONLIGHT made into a movie! What with the excellent photography and lighting of the original show, the Big Screen would bring out all the extra effort that went into the making of it!

  • S N

    Can’t wait to see MOONLIGHT made into a movie! What with the excellent photography and lighting of the original show, the Big Screen would bring out all the extra effort that went into the making of it!

  • Becca

    Please, please make a Moonlight movie. It was the best show and deserved to be on air for many more seasons. The show was wonderful escapism, and the cast had tremendous appeal and brought their characters to life. And there was something magic about Moonlight with the sets, the lighting–semi film noir, and the music that set the mood. Moonlight was very appealing and its fine quality belongs in the big screen. Moonlight will always have a special place in my heart.

  • Becca

    Please, please make a Moonlight movie. It was the best show and deserved to be on air for many more seasons. The show was wonderful escapism, and the cast had tremendous appeal and brought their characters to life. And there was something magic about Moonlight with the sets, the lighting–semi film noir, and the music that set the mood. Moonlight was very appealing and its fine quality belongs in the big screen. Moonlight will always have a special place in my heart.

  • Tish S

    Great to read this S N & Becca, but just saying it here is only letting other fans know… Now go to the older comments on the first page of this article & find the addresses you will need to write letters to the powerful people who can make a Moonlight movie happen…

    I have been fighting for more ML in anyway possible for over 2 years now, I also began a Moonlight Movie Crusade on various site (even had the help of the administrator of DiscoverGerry.net as she posted the original thread for me & my friend, Dyann because Mischa may love Gerry but she is also a ML fan as well… Unlike many fansites for ML this is mainly a letter writing crusade, so please get those letters written, beginning with Joel Silver, Exec Prod of ML TV series, as this is what will get noticed…

  • Tish S

    Great to read this S N & Becca, but just saying it here is only letting other fans know… Now go to the older comments on the first page of this article & find the addresses you will need to write letters to the powerful people who can make a Moonlight movie happen…

    I have been fighting for more ML in anyway possible for over 2 years now, I also began a Moonlight Movie Crusade on various site (even had the help of the administrator of DiscoverGerry.net as she posted the original thread for me & my friend, Dyann because Mischa may love Gerry but she is also a ML fan as well… Unlike many fansites for ML this is mainly a letter writing crusade, so please get those letters written, beginning with Joel Silver, Exec Prod of ML TV series, as this is what will get noticed…