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Jason Patric (Rush, Narc) has been cast in a leading role in Wayward Pines, the hit psychological thriller event series returning for a second season this summer on FOX. Patric will portray Dr. Theo Yedlin, a confident, driven surgeon whose leadership skills will prove invaluable to the residents of Wayward... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Pandemic is set in the near future, where a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren (Rachel Nichols, Continuum, Chicago Fire) is... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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(L-R): John Silver (Luke Arnold) and Captain Flint (Toby Stephens). Photo copyright of STARZ. On this week's all-new episode of Black Sails, stranded at sea, Flint (Toby Stephens) pushes Silver (Luke Arnold) to his limit. Meanwhile, as Nassau prepares to repel an invasion, Rackham (Toby Schmitz) takes the reins, while... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Actor Sean Teale takes the lead in Incorporated. Syfy announced today it has greenlit to series Incorporated, a futuristic thriller from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. The 13-episode first season of the new drama series is expected to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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If you happen to be passing a newsstand, check out this month's issue of Sci Fi Magazine (April 2016 issue) which contains my "TV in Focus" section interviews with Hill Harper (Limitless), Elliot Knight (Once Upon a Time), Caroline Dries (The Vampire Diaries), Leanne Lapp (iZombie), Michael Westmore Sr. (Face... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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(L-R): Patrick Stewart (as Walter Blunt) and Adrian Scarborough (as Harry) in season two of Blunt Talk. Photo copyright of STARZ. The STARZ Original series Blunt Talk began production in Los Angeles on the 10-episode second season of the half-hour scripted comedy series from Media Rights Capital (MRC) and executive... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Tom Mison as Ichabod Crane in "One Life." Photo copyright of FOX. Following Abbie’s (Nicole Beharie) huge sacrifice, Crane (Tom Mison) and Jenny (Lyndie Greenwood) find themselves at a loss. In an effort to save Abbie, Crane forms an unlikely partnership and Jenny confronts a former foe. Tune in to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Jack Rackham (T0by Schmitz). Photo copyright of STARZ. This week on an all-new episode of STARZ's Black Sails, the Walrus crew battles the elements, and Teach (Ray Stevenson) and Rackham (Toby Schmitz) have a disagreement. Meanwhile, Rogers (Luke Roberts) and Eleanor (Hannah New) set terms for their partnership, and Bonny... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) announced today that Ricky Whittle (The 100, Austenland) has been cast as Shadow Moon in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, American Gods. The series will begin shooting in April. Neil Gaiman said, “I'm thrilled that Ricky has been cast... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, is proud to introduce the world’s most posable Bruce Lee action figure! Renowned Japanese collectibles label, Tamashii Nations, integrates its advanced S.H. Figuarts articulation technology to reproduce all of Bruce Lee's powerful... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar. Photo copyright of FOX. Feature films, television shows and, of course, various religious texts have presented the public with different images of The Prince of Darkness, varying in size, shape, and degrees of devilishness. These depictions have ranged from hulking beasts with cloven hooves to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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A&E Network presents the season four return of the critically acclaimed drama, Bates Motel, starring Vera Farmiga in her Emmy nominated role as Norma Bates alongside the brilliant Freddie Highmore as Norman. From writers and executive producers Kerry Ehrin (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood) and Carlton Cuse (Lost, The Strain), this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Stella Maeve as Julia Wicker in The Magicians. Photo copyright of Shaw Media/Syfy. As socially awkward teenagers, Julia Wicker and Quentin Coldwater shared a love of Fillory and Further. Within the pages of these books, these two best friends could escape into a magical world where just about anything was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Character FX artists from MASTERSFX a.k.a. MFX (www.mastersfx.com ) have created the featured creepy doll “Brahms,” the title character starring in Lakeshore Entertainment and STX Entertainment’s horror film, The Boy. For The Boy, which opened on January 22nd, MASTERSFX’s Vancouver Studio created the title character – a four-foot tall doll... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Dean Fogg (Rick Worthy, center) flanked by some of his Brakebills colleagues in a scene from "Unauthorized Magic." Photo copyright of Syfy. Klingon, Cylon, vampire, Navy officer, U.S. government agent, news reporter, robber, cowboy, Xindi-Arboreal scientist, police detective, Starfleet crewman, hospital orderly – chances are you have seen actor Rick... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Canada's SPACE Channel revealed earlier today the poster for the third and final season of the smash-hit original series Bitten (see above), as well as brand-new gallery images (see below). Iconic genre star Laura Vandervoort (Smallville, Ted) returns to helm the sexy thriller as the embattled Elena Michaels, the world’s... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Written by former roommates David Giuntoli (Grimm, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi), Flula Borg (Pitch Perfect 2, YouTube), and Alex Simmons (Chasing El Chapo, Borderland), Honey Buddies is a hilarious and surprisingly sweet ode to friendship and the great outdoors. When David (David Giuntoli) is left by his... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Legendary artist Marilyn Manson will join the cast of WGN America’s hit supernatural thriller Salem in a special guest starring role. Production on the original drama's third season, produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, began this week in Shreveport, LA. Manson will portray “Thomas Dinley,” a barber and surgeon who... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Steven Moffat. Photo copyright of BBC America. After six incredible series at the helm, the multi-award winning Steven Moffat has decided to step down as the lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who. Steven took over the reins on Season 5 in 2010 and during his tenure the show... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Toby Stephens as Black Sails' Captain Flint. Photo copyright of STARZ. On the season three premiere of Black Sails, Flint (Toby Stephens) and his crew wage war against the world. Meanwhile, Eleanor (Hannah New) receives an offer of clemency, and Vane (Zach McGowan) objects to Rackham’s (Toby Schmitz) methods. One... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Ray Stevenson as Edward Teach (a.k.a. Blackbeard) in Black Sails. Photo copyright of STARZ. Variety has certainly been the spice of choice when it comes to Ray Stevenson’s acting career. The handsome, talented and versatile entertainer has played roles ranging from a knight in shining armor, to the fictional comic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Premiering globally on Friday, July 15th, 2016 @ 12:01 a.m. PST, the new Netflix drama series Stranger Things is written and directed by Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer (Wayward Pines, Hidden) and consists of eight, one-hour long episodes. In the series, a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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Krysten Ritter as Marvel's Jessica Jones. Photo copyright of Netflix. Netflix has announced a season two pickup for Jessica Jones. Currently streaming its first season on Netflix, Marvel’s Jessica Jones is a suspenseful, edgy look into the life of Jessica Jones, one of the most popular new Marvel characters of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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The X-Files' Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson). Photo copyright of FOX. Check out the brand new trailer released today by FOX from The X-Files, which returns to the air with a two-night season premiere on Sunday, Jan. 24 (approx. 10:00-11:00 PM ET/approx. 7:00-8:00 PM PT), immediately... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk
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FOX has ordered the pilot 24: LEGACY, a potential new series installment of the groundbreaking and Emmy Award-winning drama franchise most recently revived as the event series “24: Live Another Day,” it was announced today by Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group. Howard Gordon (Homeland,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at SciFiAndTvTalk