Exclusive Interview: Mykelti Williamson talks JUSTIFIED Season 3

Mykelti Williamson in JUSTIFIED - Season 3 | ©2012 FX/Prashant Gupta

In FX’s JUSTIFIED, now in its third season Tuesday nights at 10 PM and already renewed for a fourth, a lot of the residents of Harlan County, Kentucky seem to act like laws unto themselves. This is often true of protagonist U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, played by Timothy Olyphant, as well as a lot of his adversaries in the series, based on writer Elmore Leonard’s story “Fire in the Hole.” It is always true of the character Ellstin Limehouse, played by Mykelti (pronounced Michael T) Williamson. Limehouse, just introduced this season, rules the secluded Noble’s Holler with unquestioned authority. Noble’s […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: JUSTIFIED star Joelle Carter is a creature of Elmore Leonard

Joelle Carter in JUSTIFIED - Season 3 | ©2012 FX/Frank Ockenfels III

On JUSTIFIED, FX’s hit series now in its third season Tuesdays at 10 PM, a lot of the characters are passionate, strong-willed rule breakers. This is obviously true of the hero, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, played by Timothy Olyphant, and his onetime childhood friend and now sometime ally/sometime adversary, the outlaw Boyd Crowder, played by Walton Goggins. However, Joelle Carter’s character Ava Crowder can and does give both men a run for their money in the gritty determination department. Ava shot and killed her abusive husband Bowman, who was Boyd’s brother. She then hooked up with Raylan for awhile, but […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: JUSTIFIED star Nick Searcy talks Season 3

Nick Searcy in Justified - Season 3 - "Watching the Detectives" | ©2012 FX/Prashant Gupta

On FX’s award-winning hit JUSTIFIED, now in its third season Tuesday nights at 10 PM, Timothy Olyphant’s character U.S. Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens often exercises his own judgment on how matters of the law should be handled. However, even if Raylan doesn’t always listen to the man, he has healthy respect for his boss, Chief Deputy Art Mullen, played by Nick Searcy. Searcy has played his share of bosses and law enforcement characters over the years – he was a deputy in his series regular role on AMERICAN GOTHIC and was a U.S. marshal in an episode of LINE OF […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY at The PaleyFest 2012

Dylan McDermott at The PaleyFest 2012 for Media Honors AMERICAN HORROR STORY | ©2012 Sue Schneider

This year The PaleyFest 2012 (The William S. Paley Television Festival) opened March 2nd with FX’s hit show AMERICAN HORROR STORY. AMERICAN HORROR STORY is about a family that moves from Boston to Los Angeles, but are unaware that when they moved into the restored mansion that the home was haunted! Each year The Paley Center for Media picks different television shows to showcase for the fans. Starting each evening with a screening of an episode and then an interactive panel with the stars of each show. It takes place at The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills where it has […]Read On »

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Interview: Graham Yost talks about being JUSTIFIED for Season 3

Timothy Olyphant in JUSTIFIED - Season 3 - "When the Guns Come Out" | ©2012 FX/Prashant Gupta

JUSTIFIED, the widely-acclaimed series based on Elmore Leonard’s short story “Fire in the Hole,” is now in its third season on FX, Tuesdays at 10 PM. JUSTIFIED follows Timothy Olyphant’s character, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, who reluctantly accepted a transfer back to his birthplace of Harlan County, Kentucky. Over the seasons, Raylan has grown even angrier at his criminal/con man father Arlo (Raymond J. Barry), reconnected with his ex-wife Winona (Natalie Zea) – the two are now expecting a baby together – and developed a mistrustful but sometimes mutually beneficial association with former friend Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins), who is […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: THE WALKING DEAD wants the brains of Robert Kirkman and David Alpert

Andrew Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies and Jon Bernthal in THE WALKING DEAD - Season 2 | ©2012 AMC

Robert Kirkman created the Eisner Award-winning THE WALKING DEAD comic book series, first published in 2003 and still running today. The comics chronicle the travails of a small group of people trying to survive after the world is overrun with the title element. When AMC commissioned THE WALKING DEAD as a series which began its run in October 2010 – Season Two is currently running Sundays at 9 PM – Kirkman came aboard as one of the executive producers and staff writers. Kirkman and David Alpert, another of WALKING DEAD’s executive producers, are available for a quick private chat about […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: JUSTIFIED star Walton Goggins talks Season 3

Walton Goggins in JUSTIFIED - Season 3 | ©2012 FX/Frank Ockenfels III

JUSTIFIED, which has its third-season premiere tonight on FX at 10 PM, has brought the contemporary Western back to life. Originally based on Elmore Leonard’s short story “Fire in the Hole” and expanded from there, the series has been nominated for pretty much every award going, with Margo Martindale winning a Supporting Actress Emmy for her performance last season as country crime matriarch Mags Bennett. Leonard, an active creative participant in the series, has a new novel out, entitled simply RAYLAN. JUSTIFIED focuses on U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, played by Timothy Olyphant, who has successfully made a life away from […]Read On »

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TCA News: The Scoop on WILFRED Season 2

Elijah Wood and Jason Gann in WILFRED - Season 1 - "Sacrifice" | ©2011 FX/Ray Mickshaw

At today’s TCA session for the FX Network, details were revealed on the second season of the popular comedy WILFRED starring Elijah Wood as Ryan, who may or may not be hallucinating that his girlfriend’s dog Wilfred (Jason Gann) is talking to him and getting him in massive trouble. Creator and star Gann reveals that Season 2 will “continue to explore Ryan’s journey toward enlightenment with Wilfred leading the way and tripping him up along the way as well.” As for resolving Season 1’s cliffhanger, executive producer David Zuckerman says that will be resolved pretty quickly at the start of […]Read On »

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TCA News: Update on new Charlie Sheen FX series ANGER MANAGEMENT

Charlie Sheen at the 2006 Summer CBS Party at the Television Critics | ©2006 Sue Schneider

Even though FX has picked up the new Charlie Sheen sitcom ANGER MANAGEMENT created by Bruce Helford, President and General Manager of the FX network says that he was initially skeptical of the pitch before he heard it. “Charlie was there, as was the creator and showrunner and it was really an excellent pitch,” says Landgraf. “It’s funny, complicated and the character Charlie ought to be playing at this point. He’s playing a character who has a checkered past and wants to do more positive things in life. He has a complicated relationship with his 13-year old daughter and a […]Read On »

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TCA News: POWERS adaptation still in limbo at FX, but not dead

POWERS - Issue 19 | ©Icon

At today’s TCA press day for the FX Network, President & General Manager John Landgraf says the status of the POWERS graphic novel adaptation created by Brian Michael Bendis is still in limbo – though still alive. “We didn’t pick the pilot up,” says Landgraf. “We did a fairly substantial rewrite which would require pretty substantial reshoots of the pilot. We’re in the process of deciding whether to pull the trigger on the reshoots. I adore the underlying property. It’s the most difficult adaptation I’ve ever worked on.” Landgraf explains that much like HBO transforming the fantasy film genre into […]Read On »

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