Exclusive Interview: Amy Acker on HUSBANDS: THE SERIES, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and more

Amy Acker in PERSON OF INTEREST - Season 2 - "Firewall" | ©2012 CBS/Giovanni Rufino

It’s been a big year for Amy Acker. The Texas-born actress first came to public attention as science whiz Fred and then irritable god Illyria in the series ANGEL. This year, Acker has starred as the witty Beatrice in Joss Whedon’s modern-day film of Shakespeare’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, has seen her recurring role as Caroline Turing aka Root become a series regular gig on CBS’ PERSON OF INTEREST (Season 3 premieres Tuesday September 24 at 10 PM) and starred in the short film THE LORD OF CATAN. Acker also guest-stars in the three-segment arc “I Do Over” of HUSBANDS: […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Harry Lennix on MR. SOPHISTICATION and MAN OF STEEL – Part 1

Harry Lennix in MR. SOPHISTICATION | ©2013

Harry Lennix is a very prolific actor. In discussing all his new, recent and upcoming projects in a telephone interview, he jokes, “I’m in every movie ever made.” That’s a slight exaggeration, but the Chicago-born actor does have a lengthy resume that includes the two MATRIX sequels, the Oscar-winning RAY, the Shakespeare adaptation TITUS ANDRONICUS, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE and this year’s MAN OF STEEL. Lennix is also one of the stars of NBC’s new espionage thriller series THE BLACKLIST, which premieres September 23. A film that’s especially close to Lennix’s heart is MR. SOPHISTICATION – as well as playing the […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Jane Espenson on HUSBANDS: THE SERIES, ONCE UPON A TIME and more

Jane Espenson at the HUSBANDS: THE SERIES premiere | ©2013/Jonathan Reilly

HUSBANDS: THE SERIES, the story of Cheeks (Brad “Cheeks”Bell) and Brady (Sean Hemeon), who date briefly, marry and then try to make it work, started as a completely independent Web series. Its third season has been picked up by CWSeed.com, the online arm of the CW, with new episodes debuting each Wednesday. Jane Espenson co-created HUSBANDS with star Bell; the two executive-produced the series together. Espenson has a long, impressive line of television credits as a writer and producer – she is currently working as a writer/producer on both ABC’s ONCE UPON A TIME and its spin-off, ONCE UPON A […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the 39th ANNUAL SATURN AWARDS PRESSROOM

Joss Whedon and Clark Gregg at the 39th Saturns Awards | ©2013 Sue Schneider

After the 39th Annual Saturn Awards arrivals while the stars and guests went into the ballroom for dinner and the award show the press headed back to the pressroom to wait for the winners and the presenters to come on back to pose with their Saturn Award. Walking through the press room was: Lara Parker, Kathryn Leigh Scott, David Womark, Zev Foreman, Danny Elfman, Katie Leclerc, Israel Broussard, Sam J. Jones, Julie Adams, Don Handfield, Ellen Green, Jeff White, Keith David, Drew Roy, Doug Jones, John Savage, Joe Kaplan, Al Kaplan, Allison Abbate, Wayne Brady, William Friedkin, Shane Black, Abigail […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from THE 39th ANNUAL SATURN AWARDS

J. August Richards, Amy Acker and Joss Whedon at the 39th Saturns Awards | ©2013 Sue Schneider

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films recently held the 39th Annual Saturn Awards at The Castaway Starlight Ballroom in Burbank. It was a beautiful day and night high in the hills of Burbank. This award show is not televised, and honors a genre that the main award shows generally overlook. The host for the awards was Lance Reddick (FRINGE) and the awards were dedicated to Ray Harryhausen, who passed away May 7, 2013.  Richard Matheson who was to receive The Visionary Award this night, also passed away June 23, 2013. Jonathan Frakes who was being honored with […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: More WAREHOUSE 13 talk with Jack Kenny – Part 2

Aaron Ashmore, Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Allison Scagliotti and Saul Rubinek in WAREHOUSE 13 - Season 4 - "All The Time in the World" | ©2013 Syfy/Steve Wilkie

In Part Two of our exclusive interview with Syfy Channel’s WAREHOUSE 13 show runner Jack Kenny, he talks about writing for the actors and deepening the characters. ASSIGNMENT X: Is Agent Steve Jinks, played by Aaron Ashmore, getting a romantic relationship? JACK KENNY: He runs into his ex on a case. His ex is a U.S. Marshal and Charlie Weber plays him. It’s kind of fun. It doesn’t feel gay or straight – it’s just, they have relationship trouble the way anybody has relationship trouble, and they just play it out, and you go, “Oh, I wish they could make […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Los Angeles Premiere screening

Cast Shot L - R: Clark Gregg, Emma Bates, Amy Acker, Jillian Morgese, Joss Whedon, Alexis Denisof - Front: Josua Zar and Nathan Fillion at the Los Angeles Premiere Screening of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING | ©2013 Sue Schneider

Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions, and KCRW’s MATT MOVIES presented the Los Angeles Premiere Screening of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING recently at Oscars Outdoors at Academy Hollywood in Los Angeles. The stars of the film are from the Joss Whedon Universe of actors that have appeared in some of his television shows, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, ANGEL, FIREFLY, and DR. HORRIBLE’S SING-A-LONG BLOG and Clark Gregg from Whedon’s hit movie THE AVENGERS. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING was actually filmed in Joss Whedon home. Walking the carpet were  stars of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, which included: Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Sean […]Read On »

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Movie Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING | (c) 2013 Lionsgate

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond, Nathan Fillion, Sean Maher, Tom Lenk Writer: William Shakespeare, adapted for the screen by Joss Whedon Director: Joss Whedon Distributor: Lionsgate Release Date: June 7, 2013 If you want to introduce a phobic newcomer – say, a nervous teenager – to the works of William Shakespeare, director/scenarist Joss Whedon’s film adaptation of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is a great place to start. Set in modern moneyed suburbia, where houses have video security systems and the cops carry guns, the text is as ever ‘twas (with […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: BONES star Tamara Taylor on Season 8

Tamara Taylor in BONES | ©2013 Fox/Justin Stephens

BONES, the Fox hit that’s having its eighth season finale tonight, Monday at 8 PM, has been picked up for Season 9. Heroine Temperance “Bones” Brennan, played by Emily Deschanel, is arguably the bossiest person at the Jeffersonian lab, where she is the forensic anthropologist. However, the person officially in charge of the lab is forensic pathologist Dr. Camille Saroyan, played by Tamara Taylor. Camhas had an interesting tenure on the show. When she arrived at the beginning of Season 2, it was discovered that she had a romantic past with David Boreanaz’s character FBI agent Seeley Booth, which rekindled into […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the 3rd Annual STREAMY AWARDS

Chris Hardwick at the 3rd Annual STREAMY AWARDS | ©2013 Sue Schneider

The 3rd Annual STREAMY AWARDS were held February 17th at the Hollywood Palladium. Chris Hardwick was the host of the night. The STREAMYS honor excellence in original online video programming and the creators. Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen created the STREAMYS in 2008, along with leaders from the digital entertainment industry. Attending the awards were the following cast, creators, and guests: Chris Hardwick, Chloe Dykstra, Nicole Westbrook, Daniel Vincent Gordh, Drew Baldwin, Joshua Cohen, Trip Hope, Lia Marie Johnson, Dot-Marie Jones, Vanessa Marano, LIZZIE BENNET DIARIES cast (Daniel Vincent Gordh, Christopher Sean, Wes Aderhold, Laura Spencer, Mary Kate Wiles and […]Read On »

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