Terry Pratchett's fantasy novel The Colour of Magic is headed for the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sean Astin, Tim Curry, Christopher Lee and David Jason will all star in the miniseries.
The Colour of Magic is the first in a series of novels which takes place in Discworld. It follows the adventures of Discworld's first tourist (Astin), a crazy wizard (Jason), and their scheming nemesis (Curry). Lee will be voicing Death, a prominent character in all of the books.
Production on the multimillion-dollar production recently started at U.K.'s Pinewood Studios. There is currently not a distributor for the miniseries in the U.S. It may play theatrically in some territories.