Monthly Archives: August 2011

Who Should Play the Lovely Mark Twain?

America’s most celebrated author, Mark Twain, may seem likely an unlikely sort to be characterized in a television series about the American Civil War, but many may not realize that it is because of good ol’ Samuel Clemens that we … Continue reading

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Pre-production News and Notes (8/31/11)

Here is the latest edition of our articles concerning some of the latest news, and some insight, as pre-production continues on To Appomattox. Recently, we presented an article on why Stephen Lang would be an excellent choice for the role … Continue reading

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“To Appomattox” Fan Casting, Part Two

Here is the second in our series of fan casting. It is interesting to think about possible choices for certain roles in the upcoming miniseries. Hope you find these as great as we do. General Joseph Hooker: Brent Spiner This … Continue reading

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When in 2013 Should “To Appomattox” Air?

As of right now, with much to still be done with the production of To Appomattox, the targeted release date the producers are shooting for is 2013. This is a very special year for Civil War buffs and historians, as … Continue reading

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Fan-Casting Some Remaining Characters of “To Appomattox”

We all wish we could be involved with a production in some way, and that is why “Fan Casting” is so much fun. There are an endless list of candidates that every role is narrowed down from, but here, I … Continue reading

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Strike the Tent! Can Will Patton Tackle the Role of History’s Most Beloved General?

The third and final commander of the Confederate Army, General Robert E. Lee, is often referred to as the most beloved military figure in American history. While many may dislike him for his stances on the war and involvement with … Continue reading

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Civil War Journal: The Pictorial Transformation of Abraham Lincoln

While we are on the topic of Abraham Lincoln and who will portray him in To Appomattox, I wanted to take a step back to a presentation I had to give in my Art History class this past spring. We … Continue reading

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