TV News: Who, Intruders, Houdini, Why, Empire

Doctor Who
Photos from the upcoming eighth series finale showcase that the episode is set to recreate the iconic scenes from the second Doctor serial “The Invasion” a full 46 years after the original.

The famous photo of Cybermen marching down the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral is being redone with the latest version of the Cybermen. [Source: io9]

History has announced that its miniseries “Houdini,” starring Adrien Brody as the famed illusionist, will have a two-night premiere on September 1st and 2nd at 9pm US-ET/PT.

The event miniseries follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar. Kristen Connolly, Evan Jones and Jim Collins also star. [Source: History]

How And Why
FX has passed on picking up the comedy pilot “How And Why” that was written, directed and executive produced by “Being John Malkovich” scribe Charlie Kaufman. John Hawkes, Michael Cera, Sally Hawkins and Catherine Keener starred in the story of a man who can explain how and why a nuclear reactor works but is clueless about life. [Source: Deadline]