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MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD: Chloe Bennet on Daisy in Season 4 – exclusive interview

Chloe Bennet stars as Skye in MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD | © 2015 ABC/Kelsey McNeal

Chloe Bennet is in her fourth season of playing Daisy Johnson in MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD, Tuesdays on ABC. Daisy is an “inhuman” also known as Quake, due to her ability to control and move earth. Daisy started out as Skye, a computer hacker who is recruited by the secretive S.H.I.E.L.D. organization before her true nature is known. Daisy has been through a lot since then, including the memory-wiping of her father (played by Kyle MacLachlan), being instrumental in the death of her super-powered but dangerous mother (played by Dichen Lachman), and the deaths of her boyfriend (played by Luke […]Read On »

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VICTORIA: Daisy Goodwin and Damien Timmer on PBS drama – exclusive interview

Jenna Coleman stars in VICTORIA | © 2017 PBS

VICTORIA is airing its eight-episode first season Sunday nights on PBS’ MASTERPIECE, with a second season waiting in the wings. Jenna Coleman (of DOCTOR WHO) plays the nineteenth-century English monarch from before her ascension to the crown at age eighteen through the first years of her reign. Daisy Goodwin created the series, based on her meticulously researched book. (The writer also has a cameo as the Duchess of Inverness). VICTORIA executive producer Damien Timmer has a long relationship with PBS as one of the forces behind POLDARK, which will be back for a third season, and ENDEAVOUR. Goodwin and Timmer […]Read On »

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SCHITT’S CREEK: Actress Emily Hampshire gives the scoop on Season 3 – exclusive interview

Emily Hampshire in SCHITT'S CREEK | © 2017 Pop TV

SCHITT’S CREEK returns for its third season on Pop TV Tuesday, Jan. 10. The half-hour comedy, created by son-and-father Dan Levy and Eugene Levy, concerns a formerly wealthy family of four (with Dan Levy as the son and Eugene Levy as the father) gone broke and forced to live in the town they once bought as a joke. Emily Hampshire costars as Schitt’s Creek local Stevie Budd. Hampshire is also a regular on a very different series, Syfy’s 12 MONKEYS, which will be back with its third season this summer. Hampshire plays the brilliant but extremely disturbed Jennifer Goines in […]Read On »

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THE MUSKETEERS: EP Jessica Pope on Season 3 – exclusive interview

Luke Pasqualino is D'Artagnan in THE MUSKETEERS | ©2014 BBC America/Larry Horricks

Jessica Pope is one of the executive producers of THE MUSKETEERS. This latest take on Alexandre Dumas’ tale of loyalty and adventure in seventeenth-century France star Luke Pasqualino as D’Artagnan, Tom Burke as Athos, Santiago Cabrera as Aramis and Howard Charles as Porthos, with Peter Capaldi as their Season 1 adversary Cardinal Richelieu. THE MUSKETEERS debuted its first two seasons in the U.S. on BBC America, but its third and final season debuted on Hulu, where all seasons are now available. Pope (whose other credits include DALZIEL & PASCOE, THE STATE WITHIN and SENSE AND SENSIBILITY) talks about making MUSKETEERS, […]Read On »

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JANE THE VIRGIN: Ivonne Coll – exclusive interview

ndrea Navedo as Xo and Ivonne Coll as Alba in JANE THE VIRGIN | © 2017 The CW/Michael Desmond

Ivonne Coll notably began her feature film career as the alluring Yolanda in THE GODFATHER PART II. Since then, the actress from Puerto Rico has worked steadily in film, television and stage. Currently, Coll is in her third season as one of the stars of The CW’s JANE THE VIRGIN, which resumes Monday January 23, as Jane’s beloved abuela (grandmother), Alba Villanueva. The deeply religious Alba wasn’t thrilled when her daughter Xiomara (Andrea Navedo) became pregnant outside of marriage, but Alba is devoted to Jane (played by Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez). When the then-virginal Jane became pregnant due to […]Read On »

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SPEECHLESS: Actor Mason Cook talks ABC comedy – Exclusive Interview

Mason Cook stars in SPEECHLESS | © 2017 ABC/Bob D'Amico

Mason Cook plays Ray DiMeo in ABC’s Wednesday night half-hour comedy SPEECHLESS. The series has won acclaim – and a Writers Guild of America nomination – for its humorous, insightful portrayal of a family with a special needs member. Ray is new in his high school, experiencing first love and astronomy. Ray is also trying to get a little more recognition from his parents, played by Minnie Driver and John Ross Bowie. It’s not that Mom and Dad don’t love Ray and his sister Dylan (Kyla Kenedy), but their attention is primarily focused on their other son JJ, played by […]Read On »

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BONES: Actor John Boyd gives the scoop on the final season – Exclusive Interview

John Boyd in BONES - Season 12 | ©2016 Fox/Patrick McElhenney

John Boyd plays FBI Special Agent James Aubrey on BONES. Aubrey has been partnered with FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (star, producer and director David Boreanaz) since Season 10. BONES launches its twelfth and final season on Fox Network Tuesday, January 3, picking up with what happened after Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan (Emily Deschanel) was kidnapped by former co-worker Zack Addy (Eric Millegan) in the Season 11 finale. ASSIGNMENT X: So are you happy to be with BONES in its last season, or do you feel like, “Man, it’s been on for twelve years and I got here relatively late?” […]Read On »

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LUKE CAGE: Mahershala Ali talks Season 1 and playing Cottonmouth – Exclusive Interview

Mahershala Ali is Cottonmouth in LUKE CAGE - Season 1| ©2016 Netflix

Mahershala Ali is having quite a year. The actor from Oakland, California – first name pronounced Mah-HER-shah-lah – has a Golden Globe nomination and Oscar buzz for his performance as a compassionate drug dealer in the film MOONLIGHT. Ali also plays the love interest of Taraji P. Henson’s NASA math genius Katherine Johnson in HIDDEN FIGURES. Earlier this year, Ali appeared in KICKS and THE FREE STATE OF JONES, and he plays Remy Danton in Netflix’s HOUSE OF CARDS. However, Ali is at Netflix’s portion of the Television Critics Association press tour to talk about his role as Cornell “Cottonmouth” […]Read On »

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BLACK-ISH: Marsai Martin on Season 3 – Exclusive Interview

Marsai Martin in BLACK-ISH | ©2016 ABC/Bob D'Amico

Marsai Martin plays younger daughter Diane Johnson on ABC’s half-hour comedy BLACK-ISH. The series, created by Kenya Barris, about an upper-middle-class black family, returns for the second half of its third season on Wednesday, January 11. Diane’s parents are successful Dre (series executive producer Anthony Anderson) and doctor Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross). She has an older sister, college-bound Zoey (played by the likewise-higher-education-headed Yara Shahidi), and brothers Andre Jr. (Marcus Scribner) and Jack (Miles Brown). Grandparents Pops (Laurence Fishburne, another executive producer) and Ruby (Jenifer Lewis) are also often on hand as the family finds humor in topics like God, […]Read On »

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IN MEMORIAM: Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher in THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK | HIDDEN FIGURES movie poster | ©1980 Lucasfilm Ltd.

The universe shrank a little today, December 27, with the loss of Carrie Fisher, age 60. The cause of death appears to have been complications following a heart attack. Fisher was a renowned writer of both memoirs and novels, an in-demand script doctor, a hilarious raconteur, and a passionate advocate for the rights of women and those grappling with mental health issues. However, Fisher is eternally beloved by a legion of fans for her performances as Princess Leia, later General Organa, in the STAR WARS movies. Leia Organa is a hero who can hold her own, whether it’s with a […]Read On »

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