OLD GUY: Actress Peri Gilpin on new series – Exclusive Interview

Peri Gilpin in OLD GUY | ©2020 Five Sisters Productions

OLD GUY is a six-part Web series that runs a total of approximately twenty minutes. The late Roger V. Burton stars as Harry, who at age eighty is trying to resume a Hollywood acting career. OLD GUY is available for streaming on both YouTube and the oldguycomedy.com Web site. The series is directed by Burton’s daughters Gabrielle Burton, Charity Burton, Jennifer Burton, Maria Burton, and Ursula Burton, who wrote the teleplay with Darin Henry, and are together in Five Sisters Productions. Peri Gilpin costars as Roger’s agent Winnie. Gilpin, originally from Texas, played Roz from 1993 through 2004 on eleven […]Read On »

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SEAL TEAM: Actor John Savage on Season 3 and more – Exclusive Interview

John Savage as Emmet Quinn and AJ Buckley as Sonny Quinn in SEAL TEAM - Season 3 - "Drawdown" | ©2020 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. / Erik Voake

SEAL TEAM, renewed for a fourth season and now re-running its third season Wednesday nights on CBS, with all episodes are available for streaming on CBS All-Access, deals with members of an elite U.S. military group that travels to conflict zones around the globe. One member of the SEAL Team, Sonny Quinn (A.J. Buckley), acts out and is put on suspension. He returns home to the family ranch, where he butts heads with his father Emmet Quinn, played by John Savage in a four-episode arc. Savage, originally from New York, is a prolific actor who works constantly. IMDB currently lists […]Read On »

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ROBIN OF SHERWOOD Retrospective: Actors Michael Praed and Jason Connery on the classic 1980s series – Exclusive Interview – Part 2

Michael Praed in ROBIN OF SHERWOOD | photo courtesy of Spirit of Sherwood

In Part 2 of our exclusive ROBIN OF SHERWOOD interview with actors Michael Praed and Jason Connery (originally published some years ago in EON MAGAZINE), they talk more about their time playing Robin Hood on the British series. Praed was the peasant Robin of Loxley; Connery played Loxley’s successor, the nobleman Robert of Huntingdon. The series is currently streaming on Amazon Prime and Tubi, and available on DVD and Blu-ray. ROBIN OF SHERWOOD provided an education in much more than on-camera combat for both men. “Just doing a lot of film over the eight-month period, I think I learned a […]Read On »

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ROBIN OF SHERWOOD Retrospective: Actors Michael Praed and Jason Connery on the classic U.K. series – Exclusive Interview – Part 1

Jason Connery in ROBIN OF SHERWOOD | photo courtesy of Spirit of Sherwood

ROBIN OF SHERWOOD is a singular version of the Robin Hood legend, made for British television, that ran originally ran in the U.K. on ITV and in the U.S. on Showtime from 1984 through 1986. The legend of Robin Hood, the outlaw leader who robs from the rich and gives to the poor, possibly dates back to thirteenth-century mummers plays. Fandom for ROBIN OF SHERWOOD isn’t quite that old, but it’s still alive and well, with multiple online groups for the series itself, the actors and the characters. The longest-lasting club, Spirit of Sherwood, authorized by series creator Richard Carpenter, […]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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MARVEL’S INHUMANS: Actress Serinda Swan on the mutant series – Exclusive Interview

Serinda Swan in MARVEL'S INHUMANS | ©2020 ABC/Michael Muller

MARVEL’S INHUMANS ran for eight episodes on ABC in 2017. Marvel completionists can now catch those episodes of the series, adapted for the screen by Scott Buck, on Disney+. MARVEL’S INHUMANS concerns the title characters, i.e., mutants, who have a hidden and highly class-structured civilization on the moon. Members of the royal family wind up in Hawaii and have to contend with Earth humans, while revolution is brewing back home. Serinda Swan plays Queen Medusa, wife of the powerful King Black Bolt (Anson Mount), whose voice is so destructive that he dare not speak aloud. She interprets for him to […]Read On »

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HOMECOMING: Co-creator Micah Bloomberg on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

HOMECOMING Key Art | ©2020 Amazon

HOMECOMING, now in its second season, is based on a podcast created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg. Horowitz and Bloomberg developed their 2016 audio production as a television drama, which premiered on Amazon in 2018. The debut season was nominated for Golden Globes for Best Drama, Best Performance by an Actress (Julia Roberts) in a Television Series Drama, and Best Performance by an Actor (Stephen James) in a Television Series Drama. The first season of HOMECOMING starred Roberts (one of the series’ executive producers) as Heidi Bergman, who worked as a social worker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, […]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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UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT VS. THE REVEREND: Actress Carol Kane on the special interactive film – Exclusive Interview

Carol Kane in UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT VS. THE REVEREND | ©2020 Netflix

UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT is living up to its title. First, Netflix picked up the comedy, created by Tina Fey & Robert Carlock, after NBC passed on the pilot. The series, about cult survivor Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) thriving in New York City, ran on Netflix for four seasons, 2015 through 2019. Now UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT is back with a new installment on Netflix, a choose-your-own-adventure interactive branching movie, UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT: KIMMY VS THE REVEREND. The telefilm sees Kimmy preparing to marry the kindly if daft Prince Frederick, while facing off against her erstwhile oppressor, Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne […]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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