Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Mira Furlan - Upcoming work

Mira will be returning to Hawaii to shoot an episode of LOST, in the very near future. She isn't a large part of this episode, but it seems to be a setup for possible future storylines.

And!! :-)

In the beginning of the year, Mira will be shooting a movie in the US. It's an independent production, with a script she likes, and apparently the producers asked for her, rather than her having to audition for it. As I get more releasable details on this project I will be passing them on.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Mira's movies

This has been coming up from a few fans in a few places - so I'm reposting it here:

Pretty much NOTHING of Mira's ex-Yugoslavian stuff is available with ENGLISH subtitles.

The 5 exceptions being:
Otac na sluzbenom putu (When Father Was Away on Business)
The VHS tape that was issued by Fox Lorber and Koch Lorber's DVD release have subtitles. Most video rental places with a half-decent collection of foreign films will probably have Koch Lorber's VHS release in their foreign film collection. But, there are also VHS tapes and DVD's that were issued in Serbia that do not have subtitles on them.

U raljama zivota (In the Jaws of Life)
The tape that is available from Facets Video in Chicago
http://www.facets.org $29.95
There are other releases of this film both on VHS tape and on DVD that do not have English subtitles on them.

Braca po materi (Maternal Halfbrothers)
The DVD release has subtitles - but is missing some of the scenes that were on the VHS tape that does NOT have subtitles.

Cao Inspektore
Which is a really crappy (homophobic, misogynistic) movie, has subtitles on the DVD release. Personally I'd pass, unless you have a lot of her other movies already.

Video jela, zelen bor (Dear Video) - directed by Mira's husband Goran Gajic.
The tape that Mira sold at conventions back in 1997 had subtitles - these are now rarer than hen's teeth - haven't seen one on ebay in at least 2 years. Rumours are that this film may be released in Serbia in the foreseeable future, but I have no information about whether it will have English subtitles on it, I'm assuming NOT until I hear for sure otherwise.

That is the whole complete and entire list of Mira's movies that are/were available with English subtitles. And that explains a lot about why I have been trying to learn Serbo-Croatian.

There is an English DUB issued in Taiwan of Put na jug (El Camino del Sur, Southbound). But it does not have the original soundtrack (with Mira's voice) on it. Sometimes it turns up on ebay *really* cheaply.

There are also a few French and German DUBS of a few of her films out there. Any film that has been DUBBED into French, German or English, also has a version available on either tape or DVD or both with the original soundtrack and Mira's voice on it. Mira did NOT do any of the dubs. If you are going to watch Mira's films in a language you don't understand, go for the version with the original soundtrack. Check either the IMDb http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001245/ or my list here http://www.zlatna.com/celebration/mfilmo.html to make sure that you are getting the original Yugoslavian title, and not one of the dubs (unless you are at least relatively fluent in the language the film is dubbed into).

There are a lot of her films that are now available out of Serbia on DVD, and more appearing all the time. Many are Region 2, some are Region 0. Assume that they do NOT have English subtitles on them.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Night Stalker - Timeless - Canadian Airing on SPACE.

Finally we get to see Mira's episode aired in Canada.

November 1st @ 10pm
November 2nd @ 11am
SPACE Channel

As a reminder, the series is also available on DVD.

Wednesday, September 6, 2006

Night Stalker airings - US & Canada

Mira's Night Stalker episode will air on the Sci-Fi Channel in the US on September 22nd - they just shifted the airing order around

And SPACE in Canada has just picked up the series, they start airing it at 10pm tonight, so her episode will probably air in October or November - I will update when I have a firm date.

Dragon*Con Radio Interview


Broadcasting now - will also rebroadcast on Friday

will also be added to their archive sometime this weekend.

Friday, July 14, 2006

And yet another Mira-Con

November 25 & 26, 2006 - Mid-Ohio-Con

With the show still months away, event producer Roger Price is officially announcing the start of what promises to be one of Mid-Ohio-Con's most impressive guest rosters. Headlining the list of media and comic book stars will be actress Mira Furlan, "Rousseau", from the hit ABC TV series "Lost", Ms. Furlan is also well known to fans from her portrayal of "Delenn" on "Babylon 5".


Wednesday, June 14, 2006

When Father was Away on Business

If you haven't yet seen this film of Mira's, there are 3 copies of the DVD on Ebay for $7.99US, which is as good a price for it as I've seen. This is one of the few films that Mira did in the former Yugoslavia that is easily available with subtitles.

It's a marvelous film, directed by Emir Kusturica. Kusturica won his first Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1985 for this film, he followed that 10 years later with a win for "Underground". He's one of only 4 directors to have twice won the Palme.


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Monday, June 12, 2006

LOST - Second Season DVD Release

LOST - Second Season DVD Release

Date has been changed back to September 5th


Sunday, June 11, 2006

Upcoming MIra Cons

July 7 ~ 9, 2006
Toronto Trek 20
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
August 3 ~ 6, 2006
Shadowcon 11
Oslo, Norway

September 1~4, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia


August 2 ~ 5, 2007
Archon 31 ~ The 9th NASFiC
Collinsville, Illinois (St. Louis, Missouri area)


Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Maternity Leave - Australian airdate - June 1st 8:30pm

This is the second second season episode of LOST that Mira is in.

Thursday June 1st 8:30pm channel 7


Sunday, May 28, 2006

Night Stalker - Sci-Fi channel

For those of you in the US not planning on buying the DVD set. the
Sci-Fi Channel will air all ten episodes of Night Stalker beginning
Friday, July 28th at 8:00 p.m.

Mira's episode is called "Timeless" and will probably air either late
September or early October.

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

LOST - Second Season DVD Release

According to TVShowsOnDVD - September 5th


LOST - Second Season DVD Release

Date has been changed to October 3rd


Monday, April 10, 2006

"Lost" Actress Finds New Life in Hollywood

Fans of the Emmy-winning TV show "Lost" have been captivated by the mysterious, ship-wrecked scientist Danielle Rousseau and eagerly watch each week to see if more information is revealed about her story. The actress who plays her, Mira Furlan, has an equally intriguing background. A Croatian Jew who was a star of TV, film and theater in her native Yugoslavia, Furlan fled to the United States 15 years ago
when the increasing violence among ethnic groups endangered so many. Furlan, a classically trained actress, found a new niche in Hollywood by joining the cast of the science-fiction TV series "Babylon 5"as Ambassador Delenn. She has also appeared in dramatic productions in Los Angeles and released an album called "Songs From Movies That Have Never Been Made." Furlan recently spoke with Hillel Campus Report about her Jewish roots, her diverse career and the choices she's made in portraying Rousseau.


Sunday, March 5, 2006

UK Mira Furlan Fans - Night Stalker - Timeless

If you are in the UK and get Bravo - watch for Mira's episode this

US viewers the series will be on the Sci-Fi Channel starting this

Or you can pick up the DVD set which will be released May 30th

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Andreas Katsulas

Andreas lost his battle with lung cancer yesterday.

He will be sorely missed by his friends and his fans.


I've heard from Mira, and regrettably it is true.

Saturday, February 11, 2006

Night Stalker DVD - May 30th Street Date

Night Stalker - The Complete Series will street on May 30th. The show stars Stuart Townsend as "Carl Kolchak" and Gabrielle Union as "Perri Reed", and is a remake of Kolchak: The Night Stalker. That's the series which inspired Chris Carter to create The X-Files, so there's no surprise that there is a heavy X-Files influence in the creative team of the new Night Stalker, starting with creator Frank Spotnitz. The 2-DVD set will contain all 6 aired episodes of the ABC hour-long drama, plus 4 unaired episodes which complete the show's production run. X-Files writer Vince Gillian wrote one of the unaired episodes. X-Files director Rob Bowman directed the second aired episode, "Five People You Meet In Hell".


Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Mira's Night Stalker episode on i-Tunes

NIGHT Stalker Stalks iTunes
Broadcasting & Cable (subscription) - New York,NY,USA
ABC is making three previously-unaired episodes of Night Stalker available for $1.99 via iTunes. The episodes, which are available ...


the futon critic - USA
Beginning today, ABC will make three previously unaired episodes of the stylishly intriguing series "Night Stalker" available for purchase for $1.99 per ...


The TV shows are only available for purchase in the USA (waaaaaaaaaaaaah) - you'll need to go to the i-Tunes website and download their software. The episode that you are looking for is called "Timeless".

Thursday, February 2, 2006

Night Stalker on DVD Rumour

From TV Guide via tvshowsonDVD.com

Question: Any chance that Sci Fi Channel will do a Night Stalker wrap-up movie? - Bruce Griffith

Ausiello: No, but a DVD is coming out this summer that'll include the four unaired episodes as well as commentary from Frank Spotnitz revealing how the show would have ended had ABC not killed it.


Sunday, January 29, 2006

Mira's LOST episodes Schedule

February 1st - Numbers (repeat from season 1)

February 15th - One of Them (new)
February 22nd - Maternity Leave (new)

Friday, January 13, 2006

LOST - Rerun Feb 1st of "Numbers"

ABC rather than airing a new episode of LOST on the 1st of February (the day before February sweeps starts) is re-running "Numbers" from season one. Press release below.

Our own "Crazy French Lady" is in this episode (albeit briefly). Hurley Hug!

I guess it makes up for her not being in the recap episode on Wednesday.

January 13,2006

ABC Television Network


"Numbers" - When Hurley becomes obsessed with the French woman and heads into the jungle to find her, Jack, Sayid and Charlie have no choice but to follow. Meanwhile, Locke asks Claire to help build a mysterious item, on "Lost," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 3/2/05)

"Lost" stars Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Emilie de Ravin as Claire, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Maggie Grace as Shannon, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Malcolm David Kelley as Walt, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Dominic Monaghan as Charlie, Terry O'Quinn as Locke, Harold Perrineau as Michael and Ian Somerhalder as Boone.

Guest starring are Lillian Hurst as Carmen Reyes, Archie Ahuna as Tito, Derrick Bulatao as Diego, Joy Minaai as reporter no. 1, Michael Adamschick as lottery official, Ron Marasco as Ken Halperin, Dann Seki as Dr. Curtis, Maya Pruett as nurse, Ron Bottitta as Leonard, Jayne Taini as Martha, Brittany Perrineau as lotto girl, Achilles Gracis as orderly and Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau.

"Numbers" was written by David Fury & Brent Fletcher and directed by Dan Attias.

"Lost" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.

This program carries a TV-PG,L,V parental guideline.

ABC Media Relations Contact:
Jeff Fordis (818) 460-6676

Sunday, January 8, 2006

Bunker Palace Hotel on DVD.

From Amazon France - bundled with another of Enki Bilal's movies.


It's a region 2, and I'm assuming no subtitles.

If you're in North American it's 23Euro (reduction for the VAT) plus

And if you have an Amazon account your log in info should work for
Amazon France.

Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Night Stalker UK airings

On Bravo UK - starting January 27th - Fridays at 10pm


(so Mira's episode will probably show up in April)