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LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR: Russell Hornsby discusses Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

Russell Hornsby as Lincoln Rhyme in LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR - Season 1 | ©2019 NBC/Virginia Sherwood

NBC’s LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR, now in its first season on Friday nights, is based on the detective novels by Jeffery Deaver. Russell Hornsby stars as the NYPD detective of the title. Lincoln was rendered quadriplegic by the serial killer known as the Bone Collector (Brian F. O’Byrne) and now has mobility only in one hand. Despite this, Lincoln is determined to track down the murderer. He now has the aid of new NYPD detective Amelia Sachs (Arielle Kebbel) and technology that lets her be Lincoln’s eyes and ears in the field. At the same time, Lincoln […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE INVISIBLE MAN (2020)

THE INVISIBLE MAN Movie Poster | ©2020 Universal Pictures/Blumhouse

Rating: R Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, Michael Dorman, Oliver Jackson-Cohen Writer: Leigh Whannell, based on the novel by H.G. Wells Director: Leigh Whannell Distributor: Universal Release Date: February 28, 2020 THE INVISIBLE MAN, the latest incarnation of H.G. Wells’s influential novel, is a reasonably smart horror thriller. Director/writer Leigh Whannell has largely, albeit not completely, figured out how to avoid what would seem to be the most problematic aspect of the premise. Better, Whannell’s script sets up situations that are not prompted by anybody doing something boneheaded in the face of danger. THE INVISIBLE MAN […]Read On »

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DEPUTY: Bex Taylor-Klaus talks about the politically-savvy character – Exclusive Interview

Bex Taylor-Klaus in DEPUTY - Season 1 |© 2019 FOX/Miller Mobley

In Fox’s new Thursday-night drama DEPUTY, Stephen Dorff stars as Bill Hollister, a member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who, due to a bureaucratic oddity, is appointed acting sheriff. The brass wants Hollister busted back down as quickly as possible. Fortunately for Hollister, once he’s sheriff, he gets as his aide Deputy Brianna Bishop, played by Bex Taylor-Klaus. Bishop left a promising career in Washington, D.C. to follow their fiancée to Los Angeles, and puts their experience to good use in protecting their new boss. Taylor-Klaus, who identifies as non-binary, is originally from Atlanta. They have won numerous […]Read On »

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MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES: Creator Andrew Sodroski and Director Michael Dinner on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES - Season 2 Key Art | ©2020 Spectrum Originals

MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES, now available in its ten-episode entirety on Spectrum on Demand, is the second season of MANHUNT. Both seasons dramatize FBI searches for serial bombers. In 2017’s Season 1, the subtitle was UNABOMBER and the subject was Theodore J. Kaczynski, played by Paul Bettany. MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES focuses on the mistaken investigation into Georgia security guard Richard Jewell (also dramatized in the recent film RICHARD JEWELL) for the bombing at the 1996 Olympics and the eventual, lengthy quest to capture the real bomber, Eric Rudolph. Andrew Sodroski originally created MANHUNT with former FBI agent Jim Clemente and Tony […]Read On »

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NEW AMSTERDAM: Actor Tyler Labine chats Season 2 of the NBC medical series – Exclusive Interview

Tyler Labine as Dr. Iggy Frome in NEW AMSTERDAM - Season 1 | ©2020 NBCUniversal/Jeff Riedel

In NBC’s hospital drama NEW AMSTERDAM, now on Tuesday nights in its second season, Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) continues to face personal and professional battles. Max has just gained a baby daughter and lost his wife, all while trying to put patients over profits at the title hospital in New York. Max’s good friend and colleague, psychiatrist Dr. Iggy Frome, is played by Tyler Labine. Labine, originally from Ontario, Canada, is perhaps better known for playing scruffy, scrappy people than for upstanding physicians. Some of Labine’s credits include the films TUCKER AND DALE VS EVIL, DIRK GENTLY’S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE […]Read On »

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9-1-1: LONE STAR: Ronen Rubinstein chats about Season 1 of the 9-1-1 spin-off – Exclusive Interview

Ronen Rubinstein as T.K. Strand in 9-1-1: Lone Star - Season 1 | ©2020 Fox/Drew Hermann

In Fox’s 9-1-1 LONE STAR, now on Monday nights in its first season, Rob Lowe plays fire captain Owen Strand, newly arrived in Austin, Texas. Ronen Rubinstein plays Owen’s son and fellow firefighter T.K. Strand. One of the reasons for the move to Austin is Owen’s desire to get T.K. out of New York City after the young man attempted suicide following a disastrous romantic breakup. Now T.K. is trying to maintain his hold on being clean and sober while embarking on a tentative new relationship with police officer Carlos Reyes (Rafael Silva) and fitting in with the local community […]Read On »

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BETTER CALL SAUL: Patrick Fabian talks Season 5 – Exclusive Interview

Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin in BETTER CALL SAUL - Season 5 | ©2020 AMC/Sony Pictures Television/James Minchin

BETTER CALL SAUL, the prequel series chronicling how lawyer Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) transforms himself into the sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman of BREAKING BAD, premieres its fifth season on AMC on Sunday, February 23. Nominated for an Outstanding Drama Emmy (among awards) for each season it has been on, BETTER CALL SAUL then settles into its regular Season 5 timeslot on Mondays with its second episode on February 24. Patrick Fabian plays lawyer Howard Hamlin, a partner at the prestigious Albuquerque law firm of HHM (Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill). Jimmy’s brother Chuck (Michael McKean), who committed suicide in BETTER CALL […]Read On »

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THE ROOKIE: The former CASTLE actor Nathan Fillion chats Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Nathan Fillion is John Nolan in THE ROOKIE - Season 2 | ©2020 ABC/Andrew Eccles

THE ROOKIE returns for the second half of its second season on ABC on Sunday, February 23. Nathan Fillion’s title character, John Nolan, is currently the oldest rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department. When the show comes back from its midseason cliffhanger, Nolan is caught up with the rest of his colleagues in the search for kidnapped fellow rookie Lucy Chen (Melissa O’Neil). Nolan is also contending with a new training officer, former undercover operative Nyla Harper (Mekia Cox). Fillion previously starred for eight seasons as the crime-solving lead on ABC’s CASTLE and is still beloved for playing Malcolm […]Read On »

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SACRED LIES: Creator Raelle Tucker and Director Scott Winant on Season 2’s THE SINGING BONES – Exclusive Interview

SACRED LIES: THE SINGING BONES - Season 2 - Key Art | ©2020 Facebook Watch/Blumhouse

Blumhouse Television and Facebook Watch premiere the second season of SACRED LIES on Thursday, February 20. Each season of SACRED LIES, created by Raelle Tucker, tells a new folktale-tinged thriller saga. This season, SACRED LIES: THE SINGING BONES, concerns musically gifted foster child Elsie (Jordan Alexander), her foster mother Shannon (Kristin Bauer), and her biological farther Peter (Ryan Kwanten). Their lives intersect with amateur detective/professional telemarketer Harper (Juliette Lewis), who obsessively seeks to identify anonymous murder victims, and forensic technician Lily (Kimiko Glenn). SACRED LIES is Tucker’s first series as a creator, although she has been a writer/producer on other […]Read On »

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STUMPTOWN: Actress Camryn Manheim on playing a police lieutenant – Exclusive Interview

Camryn Manheim as Lieutenant Cosgrove in STUMPTOWN - Season 1 | ©2020 ABC/Matthias Clamer

In ABC’s Wednesday-night freshman series STUMPTOWN, newly-minted private detective Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders) tracks down miscreants in Portland, Oregon. Dex is also handling a couple of complicated friendships, one with bar owner/ex-con Grey McConnell (Jake Johnston) and another with Portland police detective Miles Hoffman (Michael Ealy). In turn, Miles often finds that his association with Dex puts him at odds with his boss, Lieutenant Cosgrove, played by Camryn Manheim. Manheim, who grew up in Illinois and California, is no stranger to legal drama, having spent eight years and won an Emmy for her work playing lawyer Eleanor Frutt on THE […]Read On »

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