HOMELAND: Co-creator Howard Gordon gives the scoop on the final season and the status of a 24 reboot – Interview

Claire Danes in HOMELAND - Season 8 Key Art | ©2020 Showtime/Mark Seliger

HOMELAND launched its first season in 2011. The series, which won an Outstanding Drama Emmy, as well as two Outstanding Lead Actress Emmys, two Outstanding Writing Emmys and more, is now in its eighth and final season Sundays on Showtime. In its first years, HOMELAND was a cat-and-mouse tug of war between returned prisoner-of-war military hero Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) and doggedly determined, bipolar CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), who was – correctly – convinced that Brody had been turned by his captors and was secretly a terrorist. Carrie managed to turn Brody back, they became lovers, and he […]Read On »

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24: LEGACY: Co-Creator Manny Coto talks the spin-off series – exclusive interview

Guest star Carlos Bernard on 24: LEGACY | © 2017 Guy D'Alema/FOX

In 24: LEGACY, the Counter-Terrorism Unit (CTU) is once again fending off crises in one-hour real-time installments Monday nights on Fox Network. Newly-returned U.S. Army Ranger Eric Carter, played by Corey Hawkins, is recruited by the agency. He’s learning the ropes of what Jack Bauer used to do, with emergency on-the-job training. Executive producer Manny Coto co-created 24: LEGACY with Evan Katz; 24 creators Robert Cochran and Joel Surnow are also credited with devising the spin-off. Coto was previously an executive producer and show runner on the latter seasons of 24. He also created the science fiction series ODYSSEY 5 […]Read On »

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24: LEGACY: EP Howard Gordon talks returning to the franchise – interview

Corey Hawkins stars in 24: LEGACY | © 2017 Guy D'Alema/FOX

Fox Network’s new Monday-night thriller 24: LEGACY is in some respects its own show. Corey Hawkins stars as military veteran Eric Carter, who begins working with the Counter-Terrorism Unit (CTU) over the course of one intense day, rather than starting out as a seasoned CTU agent like Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer. But this is a legacy of the original 24, with some returning characters – like Carlos Bernard’s Tony Almeida – the same ticking-clock time frame, and a lot of the behind the scenes creative team once again in the driver’s seat. Among the returnees is executive producer Howard Gordon, […]Read On »

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Howard Gordon on SECOND CHANCE, 24: LEGACY and more – exclusive interview

Rob Kazinsky stars as Jimmy Pritchard in SECOND CHANCE | © 2016 Justin Stephens/FOX

In SECOND CHANCE, on Fox Network Fridays at 9 PM, Rob Kazinsky plays former sheriff Jimmy Pritchard. Jimmy is in the unusual position of being a 75-year-old man (played in older form by Philip Baker Hall) in a 30-something body, courtesy of a science experiment conducted to save the life of a techno-genius’ dying sister. Resurrecting Jimmy is strictly a byproduct of this as far as his benefactors are concerned, but Jimmy is determined to get to the bottom of the conspiracy that killed his older self and is now threatening his police detective son (Tim DeKay). SECOND CHANCE was […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: THE KENNEDYS director Jon Cassar delves beyond the controversial new Reelz Channel mini-series – Part 2

Greg Kinnear in THE KENNEDYS | ©2011 Zak Cassar/Reelz Channel

When History Channel greenlit the ambitious THE KENNEDYS mini-series, controversy was expected, but nothing like the kind that stirred up when that cable network decided to drop the project entirely earlier this year. After being shopped to various networks, Reelz Channel ultimately acquired the eight-episode mini-series. Episode Three airs tonight on Reelz and the remaining episodes air nightly throughout the rest of the week. Written by Stephen Kronish, executive produced by former 24 co-creator Joel Surnow and directed by longtime 24 director Jon Cassar, the project follows the life of the Kennedys throughout the 1960s and features Greg Kinnear as […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: THE KENNEDYS director Jon Cassar reveals the truth about the controversial new Reelz Channel mini-series – Part 1

Greg Kinnear in THE KENNEDYS | ©2011 Zak Cassar/Reelz Channel

When History Channel greenlit the ambitious THE KENNEDYS mini-series, controversy was expected, but nothing like the kind that stirred up when that cable network decided to drop the project entirely earlier this year. After being shopped to various networks, Reelz Channel ultimately acquired the eight-episode mini-series. The premiere reairs tonight on Reelz and the remaining six episodes will shown nightly starting Tuesday. Written by Stephen Kronish, executive produced by former 24 co-creator Joel Surnow and directed by longtime 24 director Jon Cassar, the project follows the life of the Kennedys throughout the 1960s and features Greg Kinnear as John F. […]Read On »

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