John Barrowman‘s efforts to revive Torchwood have hit a giant brick wall in the form of “certain egos,” the actor tells RadioTimes:
“I was told that there are some obstacles to overcome, and every time I tried to talk about a way around them, it was almost like there was another obstacle.
And this is a personal thing for me, this is not anything that was discussed, but I find it really a little disheartening that a company like the BBC can’t just say ‘Put your egos aside, we’re gonna go forward with this.’
I travel all over the world, and I see the popularity of Torchwood. But when it comes down that it’s not being done because of people’s egos, I find that really difficult.”
There’s a lot of politics involved, and the people that are close to it, I think would love to see it done, but there’s just certain egos in the path that are just standing in the way. That’s all I’ll say.”
While Torchwood remains stuck in ‘limbo’ (or the cancellation graveyard for the brutally honest), Barrowman isn’t willing to throw in the towel just yet:
“I never say never. I think obstacles are things that you have to work through. And you know, if it is a never scenario, it doesn’t mean that I’m gonna stop trying, as will a lot of other people on my side.
I just don’t understand then why someone very high up can’t say ‘This is gonna be done. I don’t care.’”
Will Torchwood Season 5 ever happen? Stay tuned as we continue to watch over the TV afterlife..
They killed off Tosh and Owen. Then they killed off Ianto. Unless they figure out a way to bring him back I wouldn’t watch a Torchwood revival anyway. Who is left to watch?
It was an excellent series in the beginning, but you’re right they killed off to many good characters, but I was done when Barrowman’s character, sacrificed his own grandson.