MATADOR: Actor Gabriel Luna gives the scoop on the action series – Exclusive Interview

Gabriel Luna in MATADOR - Season 1 | ©2014 El Rey

MATADOR originally aired on the El Rey Network in 2014. The series is now available in its entirety on Amazon Prime. Despite the title, MATADOR has nothing to do with bullfighting. Instead, Gabriel Luna stars as DEA agent Tony Bravo. Tony unexpectedly has his daydreams of being a professional soccer player fulfilled when he’s recruited by the CIA to try out for the L.A. Riot team in order to spy on its owner, international criminal Andres Galan (Alfred Molina). When Tony surprises his CIA handlers by securing a spot on the squad, his missions become more dangerous. When MATADOR, created […]Read On »

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ONE DAY AT A TIME: Actress Isabella Gomez on Season 4 – Exclusive Interview

Isabella Gomez as Elena in ONE DAY AT A TIME in Season 4 | ©2020 Pop TV/Nicole Wilder

ONE DAY AT A TIME, created by Gloria Calderon Kellett & Mike Royce, broke new ground when it premiered in 2017. The original ONE DAY AT A TIME, which ran on CBS 1975-1984, created by Whitney Blake, Norman Lear, and Alan Manings, was a half-hour comedy concerned a white, divorced mom (depicting a divorced woman as a main character was controversial in those days) and her two teenaged children in Indianapolis. The new ONE DAY AT A TIME is still a half-hour comedy, but the update introduces us to the Cuban-American Alvarez family. Justina Machado plays divorced mom Penelope, with […]Read On »

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THE CROSSING: Creators Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

THE CROSSING - Season 1 Key Art |©2018 ABC

ABC’s new series THE CROSSING, now in its eleven-episode first season on Monday nights, deals with an unusual refugee situation. A large group of people wind up in the water off the coast of a small town in Oregon. When the survivors are brought ashore, it turns out they are refugees fleeing a war. However, they’re also Americans – from a hundred and eighty years in the future. While most of the refugees are regular humans, among them hide a few Apexes, genetically-enhanced individuals who have exceptional speed and strength. THE CROSSING creators and executive producers Jay Beattie and Dan […]Read On »

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MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD: Gabriel Luna talks about playing Ghost Rider on Season 4 – Exclusive Interview

Gabriel Luna in MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD - Season 4 - "The Ghost" | ©2016/Matthias Clamer

The Marvel Comics character Ghost Rider, in the person of Robbie Reyes, has come to MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD. Gabriel Luna plays Robbie on the ABC series, now in its fourth season on Tuesday nights. Luna has had a busy few years. The actor from Austin, Texas, starred in the spy/soccer thriller series MATADOR on Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network, then had a supporting role in Season 2 of HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE, then costarred as a police detective in ABC’s short-lived WICKED CITY. On the feature side, Luna appeared in last year’s FREEHELD and this year’s TRANSPECOS. He also costarred […]Read On »

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SLEEPY HOLLOW co-creator Alex Kurtzman on Season 2 – Interview

Nicole Beharie in SLEEPY HOLLOW - Season 2 - "Mama" | © 2014 Fox/Brownie Harris

SLEEPY HOLLOW is now in its second season on Fox, Mondays at 9 PM. With the episode order expanded to eighteen from last year’s ten, Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) – supernaturally buried during the American Revolution and revived last year – and police lieutenant Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie) face even more complications trying to stave off the Apocalypse. Series co-creator/executive producer Alex Kurtzman is at a SLEEPY HOLLOW Q&A panel Fox holds for the Television Critics Association. Kurtzman, who also co-created FRINGE and a screenwriter/producer currently also an executive producer on HAWAII FIVE-0 (which he also co-created), SCORPION and MATADOR, […]Read On »

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SCORPION Executive Producer Roberto Orci talks Tech – Exclusive Interview

Robert Patrick as Cabe Gallo, Jadyn Wong as Happy Quinn,Eddie Kaye Thomas as Toby Curtis, Elyes Gabel as Walter O'Brien, Ari Stidham as Sylvester Dodd, Katharine McPhee as Paige Dineen in SCORPION - Season 1 | ©2014 CBS/Robert Voets

SCORPION, on CBS Mondays at 9 PM, is a fictionalized version of the life and career of the real Walter O’Brien, a consultant who works with the FBI and, according to IQ tests, is one of the five most intelligent living people on the planet at present. In SCORPION, we first meet Walter at age twelve when he’s living in Ireland with his parents. Walter is arrested by the FBI for hacking into NASA’s computers – but they let him go when they find out that he’s telling the truth about just wanting to get the blueprints for the space […]Read On »

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MATADOR co-creator Dan Dworkin chats humor, soccer and spies – Exclusive Interview

MATADOR co-creator Dan Dworkin - Season 1 | ©2014 El Rey

In El Rey’s freshman series MATADOR, Tuesdays at 9 PM, Gabriel Luna stars as Tony Bravo, a DEA agent who is persuaded by the CIA to try out for the L.A. Riot, the soccer team owned by international criminal Andres Galan, played by Alfred Molina. To the surprise of both his handlers and Tony himself, the undercover agent becomes a sports sensation, which allows him to go ever deeper into Galan’s world. Created by executive producers Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Roberto Orci and consulting producer Andrew Orci, MATADOR has already been picked up for a second season. Dworkin and Beattie […]Read On »

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MATADOR star Gabriel Luna on playing Tony Bravo – Exclusive Interview

Gabriel Luna in MATADOR - Season 1 | ©2014 El Rey

In El Rey Network’s MATADOR, now in its first season Tuesdays at 9 PM and already renewed for a second, Gabriel Luna stars as Tony Bravo. Tony starts out as a DEA agent who unexpectedly has his daydreams of being a professional soccer player fulfilled when he’s recruited by the CIA to try out for the L.A. Riot team, owned by international criminal Andres Galan, portrayed by Alfred Molina. When Tony surprises his CIA handlers by securing a spot on the squad, his missions become more dangerous. Luna is a native of Austin, Texas, which happens to be El Rey […]Read On »

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Alfred Molina tames El Rey’s MATADOR – Exclusive Interview

Alfred Molina in MATADOR | ©2014 El Rey

In El Rey Network’s MATADOR, now in its first season Tuesday nights at 9 PM and already renewed for Season 2, DEA agent Tony Bravo (Gabriel Luna) is recruited by the CIA to pose as a soccer player so that he can spy on the operations of L.A. Riot team owner – and international criminal – Andres Galan, played by Alfred Molina. London-born Molina will be familiar to most audiences the world over from his small but indelible role as Satipo, who gets the ball rolling (as it were) at the beginning of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. Three decades […]Read On »

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MATADOR star Nicky Whelan talks the new El Rey series – Exclusive Interview

Nicky Whelan stars as Annie Mason in MATADOR | © 2014 El Rey Network

El Rey’s action/adventure series MATADOR is in its first season Tuesdays at 9 PM and already renewed for next year. In the show, DEA agent Tony Bravo (Gabriel Luna) is recruited by the CIA to infiltrate the criminal organization run by Andres Galan (Alfred Molina) – by posing as a soccer player and joining the L.A. Riot team owned by Galan. Nicky Whelan plays Tony’s CIA handler Annie Mason. The Australian actress, who was a regular on the last season of SCRUBS and in Season 3 of FRANKLIN & BASH and can currently be seen in Crackle’s Web series CHOSEN, […]Read On »

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