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Noah Wyle and Rebecca Romijn in The Librarians Series on TNT

  • Friday, 11 April 2014 00:00
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TNT has greenlit 10 episodes for a series based on The Librarians franchise, slated to air in late 2014. The TV movies told the story of a group of extra special librarians who live beneath the Metropolitan Public Library in New York and safeguard mystical relics from forces of evil by slapping them with outrageous overdue fees.

Noah Wyle will reprise his role in a recurring capacity because he is the star of another TNT series, Falling Skies, and also executive produce. Rebecca Romijn will play Eve Baird,  a sexy counter-terrorism agent who’s in charge of protecting the librarians.

The Librarians centers on an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library that solves impossible mysteries, fights supernatural threats and recovers powerful artifacts from around the world. For the past 10 years, Flynn Carsen (Wyle) has served as the Librarian, collecting and protecting these artifacts and preventing them from falling into the wrong hands. But as great as Flynn is, the job of Librarian has become more than one person can handle. To aid him in his duties, the Library has recruited four people from around the world: Eve Baird (Romijn), a highly skilled counter-terrorism agent who is responsible for protecting the group and keeping them all alive; boothJake Stone (Kane), an Oklahoma oil worker with an IQ of 190 and an encyclopedic knowledge of art history; Cassandra (Booth), a quirky young woman with the special gift of auditory and sensory hallucinations linked to memory retrieval, known as synesthesia; and Ezekiel Jones (Kim), a master of new technologies and aficionado of old classic crimes who enjoys playing the role of international man of mystery. Overseeing the new team of Librarians is the cantankerous Jenkins (Larroquette), an expert in ancient lore who has been working out of the Library’s branch office for longer than anyone knows. Together, they must tangle with many adversaries, chief of whom is the Serpent Brotherhood, an ancient cult led by the mysterious immortal Dulaque (Frewer).

The Librarian movie franchise began in 2004 with The Librarian: Quest For The Spear, which ranked as basic cable’s #1 movie of the year. The second installment, The Librarian: Return To King Solomon’s Mines, premiered in 2006 and placed among the top five movie telecasts of the year. And in 2008, TNT premiered The Librarian: Curse Of The Judas Chalice to more than 5.7 million viewers.

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