JESSICA JONES: Rachael Taylor on her time on Netflix’s Marvel series – Exclusive Interview

Rachael Taylor in JESSICA JONES | ©2019 Netflix/Marvel

MARVEL’S JESSICA JONES is now streaming the entirety of its made-for-Netflix three seasons on that network. JESSICA JONES concerns a virtually indestructible woman, played by Krysten Ritter, who is a private detective in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen by trade and a reluctant superhero by nature. Rachael Taylor plays Jessica’s best friend Trish Walker, a former child actress turned radio talk show host, who develops superpowers of her own and takes on the nomme-de-savior Hellcat at the end of JESSICA JONES Season 2. Taylor, originally from Tasmania, has also starred in PARK AVENUE 666 and the short-lived TV reboot of CHARLIE’S […]Read On »

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THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL: Kevin Pollak on Season 3 – Interview

Kevin Pollak in THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL | ©2019 Amazon

Amazon’s THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL began streaming its third season (the series premiered in 2017) on December 6, 2019; Season 4 will premiere later in 2020. Amy Sherman-Palladino created the comedy series, which stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a New York divorcee in the ‘60s who surprises herself by becoming a stand-up comedian. THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL has won a truckload of Emmys in its first two seasons, including for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Actress (Brosnahan), Outstanding Supporting Actress (Alex Borstein, two years in a row, for her performance as Midge’s agent, Susie Myerson), and Outstanding Supporting Actor […]Read On »

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NANCY DREW: Tunji Kasim talks playing a mechanic, murder suspect and boyfriend – Exclusive Interview

Tunji Kasim as Nick in NANCY DREW - Season 1 | ©2019 The CW/Miller Mobley

NANCY DREW, The CW’s freshman Wednesday-night series based on the long-lived small-town mystery novels, is set in Horseshoe Bay, Maine. Sleuth Nancy (Kennedy McCann) has just returned to town after some time away. Tunji Kasim plays Nancy’s boyfriend, mechanic Ned “Nick” Nickerson, who has moved to Horseshoe Bay from Florida. But when Kasim talks in real life, he sounds less like someone from the Sunshine State than like OUTLANDER’s Jamie Fraser. “I’m Scottish,” Kasim explains, “Scottish and Nigerian.” Kasim was seen earlier this year in the feature films THE GOOD LIAR, opposite Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen, and THE KILL […]Read On »

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THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO: Julie Graham on the sequel series – Exclusive Interview

Julie Graham in THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO |©2019 Britbox

THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE was originally produced in 2012 and 2014 by Britain’s ITV, airing on PBS in the U.S. The show was named for Bletchley Park, where a team of female code-breakers worked for the Allies in WWII. The series followed four of the women in their post-war lives in England of the 1950s, where the characters come together to use their skills to solve peacetime murders. THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO is a sequel series that brings two of the original characters, Julie Graham’s Scottish Jean McBrian and Rachael Stirling’s English Millie Harcourt, to the American city. Originally in […]Read On »

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TELL ME A STORY: Creator Kevin Williamson on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

TELL ME A STORY - Season 2 -Key Art | ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc./James Dimmock

TELL ME A STORY, created and executive-produced by Kevin Williamson, is now in its second season on CBS All-Access, with new episodes dropping every Thursday night (Season 1 is available to stream in its entirety on the service). The series takes familiar fairytales – this year, “Beauty and the Beast,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and “Cinderella – and intertwines them into real-world thrillers. Williamson’s authorial pedigree is enormous. He created and wrote the bigscreen SCREAM franchise. For television, Williamson created DAWSON’S CREEK and THE FOLLOWING, and adapted THE VAMPIRE DIARIES franchise (which has spawned two spinoffs, THE ORIGINALS and the currently on-air […]Read On »

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DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: Actress Antoinette Robertson on Season 3 and more – Exclusive Interview

Antoinette Robertson in DEAR WHITE PEOPLE - Season 3 | ©2019 Netflix/Adam Rose

Based on the film of the same title, Netflix’s DEAR WHITE PEOPLE concerns a group of students, who go back and forth between being friends and frenemies (with some romance in the mix) at the fictional Winchester University. The characters deal with racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia, between one another and in broadcasts from the college radio show, which is also called “Dear White People.” DEAR WHITE PEOPLE is currently streaming its first three seasons on Netflix, with a fourth and final season set for 2020. Antoinette Robertson plays Colandrea “Coco” Conners, who, over the three seasons, has gone from […]Read On »

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THE L WORD: GENERATION Q: Executive producer Ilene Chaiken on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

Katherine Moennig as Shane McCutcheon, Arienne Mandi as Dani Nunez, Jennifer Beals as Bette Porter, Leisha Hailey as Alice Pieszecki, Leo Sheng as Micah Lee, Jacqueline Toboni as Sarah Finley and Rosanny Zayas as Sophie Suarez in THE L WORD: GENERATION Q | ©2019 Showtime/Kharen Hill

Showtime’s new THE L WORD: GENERATION Q is a follow-up to its highly successful THE L WORD, which ran for 2004-2009. Ilene Chaiken, who co-created the original THE L WORD with Michele Abbott and Kathy Greenberg is back with THE L WORD: GENERATION Q as one of the comedy/drama’s co-creators and executive producers. Her fellow EPs include three of the original leads, Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, and Katherine Moennig, who all return as their original THE L WORD characters, a trio of lesbian friends working hard to succeed in Los Angeles. Chaiken’s other credits as a writer and/or producer include […]Read On »

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WHY WOMEN KILL: Sam Jaeger on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

Sam Jaeger as Rob in WHY WOMEN KILL - Season 1| ©2019 CBS Interactive/Cliff Lipson

WHY WOMEN KILL, now streaming its entire first season on CBS All-Access, is a dark comedy/thriller created by DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES deviser Marc Cherry. Season 1 of WHY WOMEN KILL explores three different couples in three different time frames – the ‘60s, the ‘80s, and the present – who are linked together by the same house. Sam Jaeger plays ‘60s husband Robert Stanton, outwardly devoted, but cheating on his loving homemaker wife Beth Ann (Ginnifer Goodwin). Originally from Ohio, Jaeger has been in Season 1 of CBS All-Access’s TELL ME A STORY, Detective Les Zoeller in the LAW & ORDER: TRUE […]Read On »

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CBS ALL-ACCESS: Programming Chief Julie McNamara on STAR TREK: PICARD, THE STAND and more – Exclusive Interview

STAR TREK: PICARD - Season 1 Key Art | ©2019 CBS Interactive/James Dimmock

CBS All-Access head of original programming Julie McNamara makes some announcements at a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour. As everyone in the galaxy knows by now, CBS All-Access is launching the newest series in the STAR TREK universe, STAR TREK: PICARD. (The premiere date has since been announced as January 23.) Patrick Stewart reprises his role as Jean-Luc Picard, joined in supporting roles by fellow STAR TREK alumni Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, Jonathan Frakes, Jonathan Del Arco and Marina Sirtis, along with a pit bull (more about the dog in a bit). There will also be a […]Read On »

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EVIL: Co-creator Robert King talks Season 1 and THE GOOD FIGHT – Exclusive Interview

EVIL Season 1 logo | ©2019 CBS

In CBS’s series EVIL, now in its first season on Thursday nights and renewed for a second, faith and science both come into play in examining some very scary incidents. Katja Herbers plays forensic psychologist Dr. Kristen Bouchard, mother of four young daughters. Kristen leaves her job consulting for the court system when she is recruited by Catholic Church assessor David Acosta (Mike Colter). David is tasked with investigating whether certain situations are supernatural events or have natural, albeit complex, explanations. David believes in the supernatural; Kirsten does not. Even more skeptical is the third member of their team, technical […]Read On »

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