SCI-FI’STHE DRESDEN FILES – SLATED FOR JANUARY ’07 PREMIERE – BEGINS PRODUCTION

The Dresden Files - Volume 9The Sci Fi Channel announced today that production has begun on its new series, The Dresden Files. Joining Paul Blackthorne [24], as Harry Dresden – the only wizard in the Chicago Yellow Pages, is Terrance Mann [best known for the Critters movies, and Inspector Javert in the Broadway production of Les Miserables], as Dresden's supernatural advisor/mentor, computer substitute, and resident air spirit, Bob…

HARRY DRESDEN – WIZARD

Lost Items Found. Paranormal Investigations.

Consulting. Advice. Reasonable Rates.

No Love Potions, Endless Purses, Parties, or Other

Entertainment

 

In January, 2007, The Sci Fi Channel will be welcoming you to the world of Harry Dresden, wizard, detective and special advisor to the Chicago Police Department. The Dresden Files, which has just began shooting, is based on the novels of Jim Butcher and is set in a world where dark forces are not limited to The Mob.

Though the world-at-large refuses to believe in magic, or any form of the supernatural, Harry Dresden is an honest-to-God wizard – though he takes pains to establish that he does not do love potions or parties. Frankly, he's too busy trying to avoid his Faery godmother while trying not to antagonize The White Council, or several different species of vampires.

His cases involve politics, vampires, werewolves and demons as often as not, and he is frequently asked to advise Lt. Murphy [head of the department that deals with oddities] on cases that make no normal kind of sense. He lives in a basement apartment in a rundown old house – but it does have a sub-basement where he's set up his laboratory – an apartment that has been adopted by a large, grumpy feline Dresden has dubbed Mister.

 

Paul Blackthorne

 

Because of the manner in which he became a wizard, there are those on The White Council who doubt his position vis-

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