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STARGIRL: Actor Neil Jackson on his superhero series and ABSENTIA – Exclusive Interview – Part 2

Neil Jackson in ABSENTIA - Season 2 | ©2020 Amazon

In Part 2 of our exclusive interview with English actor Neil Jackson, he talks more about his work on The CW’s new Tuesday-night DC series STARGIRL, which is co-created by Geoff Johns and Greg Berlanti. Jackson plays the villainous Jordan Mahkent, aka Icicle. Jackson is also one of the leads the thriller series ABSENTIA, which premieres its third season on Amazon Prime on July 17 (the first two seasons are already available on the streaming service). Jackson plays Jack Byrne, a disgraced doctor. Jack’s sister Emily (Stana Katic) is an FBI agent who vanished for six years, causing her to […]Read On »

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STARGIRL: Actor Neil Jackson on new The CW series and SLEEPY HOLLOW – Exclusive Interview – Part 1

Neil Jackson as Icicle in DC'S STARGIRL - Season 1 | © 2020 The CW Network/Smalls & Raskind

STARGIRL is the latest entry in The CW’s Greg Berlanti DC-verse. Adapted for television by Geoff Johns and Berlanti, STARGIRL is in its first season, premiering episodes on the CW online platform, and then broadcasting them on The CW Tuesday nights. STARGIRL focuses on fifteen-year-old Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger), who moves with her mom (Amy Smart), new stepfather Pat (Luke Wilson), and younger stepbrother Mike (Trae Romano) to the small Midwestern town of Blue Valley. Courtney discovers to her astonishment (and Pat’s dismay) that she is the inheritor of the powers of the fallen Starman, courtesy of his magical staff. […]Read On »

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INTERROGATION: David Strathairn on the new murder procedural – Exclusive Interview

David Strathairn as Henry Fisher in INTERROGATION - Season 1 | ©2019 CBS Interactive/James Dimmock. All Rights Reserved.

INTERROGATION, now streaming its entire ten-episode first season on CBS All-Access, is a murder procedural designed to be viewed out of order, the same way real police detectives explore real cold cases. Created by John Mankiewicz and Anders Weidemann, the series follows a Los Angeles-area murder case that stretches from 1983 to 2009. The audience is encouraged to view the opener first and the finale last, but otherwise experience evidence in whatever sequence they choose. Kyle Gallner stars as Eric Fisher, accused at age seventeen of killing his mother. David Strathairn plays Eric’s father Henry, who wants to believe in […]Read On »

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DRIVEN: Richard Speight Jr. on new film, SUPERNATURAL and LUCIFER – Exclusive Interview – Part 2

Richard Speight Jr. in DRIVEN | ©2020 Uncork’d Entertainment

In Part 2 of our exclusive interview phone interview with Richard Speight Jr., he talks more about his acting work playing a novice demon hunter in the new low-budget supernatural feature film DRIVEN, written by fellow lead Casey Dillard and directed by Glenn Payne. Speight also discusses directing for the series SUPERNATURAL – he plays the Trickster/Loki/archangel Gabriel on the show – and LUCIFER, as well as fan conventions. ASSIGNMENT X: Having made a scripted TV series, KINGS OF CON, with Rob Benedict – who plays Chuck/God on SUPERNATURAL – about being actors who appear at fan conventions, and being […]Read On »

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DRIVEN: Richard Speight Jr. on playing a demon hunter – Exclusive Interview – Part 1

Richard Speight Jr. in DRIVEN | ©2020 Uncork’d Entertainment

DRIVEN is a light-hearted, low-budget horror film. Richard Speight Jr. stars as Roger, a demon hunter who is perhaps in over his head when he engages the rideshare services of driver Emerson (Casey Dillard, who also wrote the screenplay). The film has won Best Feature Award at both the Jackson Crossroads and Tupelo Film Festivals, Best Homegrown Film at the Magnolia Film Festival, and earned Speight a Best Actor Award at the Nashville Film Festival Graveyard Shift Competition for his performance (the movie itself was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize). Speight, originally from Nashville, Tennessee, directs, writes, and produces, […]Read On »

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Movie Review: DRIVEN (2020)

DRIVEN Movie poster | ©2020 Uncork’d Entertainment

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Richard Speight Jr., Casey Dillard Writer: Casey Dillard Director: Glenn Payne Distributor: Uncork’d Entertainment Release Date: June 16, 2020  The new movie DRIVEN, being released on June 16, 2020, should not be confused with the 2018 Jason Sudeikis/Lee Pace starrer of the same name about John DeLorean, or the other 2018 DRIVEN, about an out-of-control race car driver who falls in love, or the other race car driver movie, also called DRIVEN, that starred Sylvester Stallone and was released in 2001, or the DRIVEN TV series from 2018, or … In other words, somebody should probably […]Read On »

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ONE DAY AT A TIME: Actor Stephen Tobolowsky on Season 4 – Exclusive Interview – Part 1

ONE DAY AT A TIME Season 4 Key Art | ©2020 Pop TV

ONE DAY AT A TIME, like many other series, found itself stymied by the industry-wide shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, its makes have come up with a midseason solution: on Tuesday, June 16, Pop TV will air an animated episode of the usually live-action comedy. Created by Gloria Calderon Kellett & Mike Royce, the new ONE DAY AT A TIME premiered on Netflix in 2017, introducing us to the Cuban-American Alvarez family. Justina Machado plays divorced mom Penelope, with two teenagers – daughter Elena, played by Isabella Gomez, and son Alex, played by Marcel Ruiz – at home. […]Read On »

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS: Actor Matt Berry on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Matt Berry as Laszlo in WHAT WE DO IN SHADOWS - Season 2 | ©2020 FX/Pari Dukovic

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS, now in its second season on Wednesday nights on FX (and thereafter on FX on Hulu), has been picked up for a third season. The series, developed for television by Jemaine Clement, based on the film of the same name that he wrote with Taika Waititi, deals with a houseful of vampires un-living together on Staten Island. Matt Berry plays the vampire Laszlo, who has been married for several hundred years now to his maker Nadja, portrayed by Natasia Demetriou. The couple are joint tenants with Nandor the Relentless (Kayvan Novak), who was a […]Read On »

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Actor Patton Oswalt talks Comedy Special, AGENTS OF SHIELD, A.P. BIO and more – Interview

Patton Oswalt in MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. - Season 7 - "Know Your Onions" | ©2020 ABC/Mitch Haaseth

Patton Oswalt is as prolific as ever. The actor/comedian/writer won a writing Emmy for his 2016 Netflix comedy special PATTON OSWALT: TALKING FOR CLAPPING, and was nominated for a second writing Emmy for his 2018 special PATTON OSWALT: ANNIHILATION. Oswalt is now back with a new Netflix special that premiered in May, PATTON OSWALT: I LOVE EVERYTHING. Meanwhile, A.P. BIO, the comedy series in which Oswalt plays cheerful high school principal Ralph Durbin, is moving from NBC to the network’s new Peacock streaming platform for its third season. Ralph is blissfully unaware of how much biology teacher Jack Griffin (Glenn […]Read On »

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DEVS: Stephen McKinley Henderson on the science fiction miniseries – Exclusive Interview

Stephen McKinley Henderson as Stewart in DEVS |©2020 FX/Miya Mizuno

DEVS is a miniseries written and entirely directed by Alex Garland. All eight episodes are now streaming on FX on Hulu. DEVS concerns a mysterious tech company called Amaya. Amaya employee Lily (Sonoya Mizuno) rightly believes there is something suspicious about her boyfriend/co-worker Sergei’s (Karl Glusman) death. When Lily begins to investigate, she is on track to learn what it is that Amaya is actually doing. Stephen McKinley Henderson plays Stewart, one of the key associates of Amaya founder Forest (Nick Offerman). Henderson, originally from Missouri, has an extensive stage and screen career that includes the films LINCOLN, MANCHESTER BY […]Read On »

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