"They sure must miss Buffy." That was all I could think when Craig Silverstein, writer and producer of Nikita, said at this summer's Comic-Con that the CW network was looking for a "kick-ass action show centered on a female character."
Going deep undercover this summer in my own alias, the Ink-Stained Amazon, I snagged a sneak peek at the new Nikita series. My mission: Attend the pilot screening and Q&A to find out what the revamped concept -- an update of the Luc Besson film and subsequent '90s La Femme Nikita TV series -- has to offer.
As most viewers are aware, for the past several years the CW has banked on a lineup of reality shows and sexy nighttime soaps aimed at teenagers and 20-somethings. It's been a while since they had anything that "kicked ass." Now, Nikita, starring Maggie Q as the titular heroine, has the potential to change that.
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By the way, Gina Misiroglu of Red Room put me in touch with the PopEater/AOL people, which is one of the great ways she's bringing traffic to Red Room and getting attention for Red Room's authors.
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