PEARSON: Eli Goree chats about the new SUITS spin-off – Exclusive Interview

Eli Goree is Derrick Mayes in PEARSON - Season 1 | ©2019 USA/Richie Knapp

In USA’s freshman Wednesday-night series PEARSON, spun off from the network’s long-running SUITS, Gina Torres reprises her role as Jessica Pearson. No longer a New York City lawyer, Pearson has moved back to her home town of Chicago to become a fixer for the mayor’s office. Here, Pearson encounters mayoral aide Derrick Mayes, played by Eli Goree. Derrick is an idealist, who is eager to assist Pearson in breaking rules, so long as he thinks it’s for a good cause. Goree [pronounced Gore-AY], originally from Canada, has had a strong few years as an actor, with recurring roles on BALLERS, […]Read On »

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PEARSON: Gina Torres talks about Season 1 of her SUITS spin-off series – Exclusive Interview

Gina Torres is Jessica Pearson in PEARSON - Season 1 - "The Alderman"| ©2019 USA Network/Eddy Chen

SUITS fans need not despair. Yes, the series is in its last season, but its spinoff, PEARSON, premieres on USA Network Wednesday July 17. Daniel Arkin and Aaron Korsh (the former is a writer/executive producer on SUITS, the latter is that series’ creator) teamed up to develop a series around Gina Torres’s character Jessica Pearson. Pearson started out as the head of the New York law firm in SUITS, but left at the end of 2016-2017’s Season 6. PEARSON finds her working for the Mayor’s office in Chicago, where she faces issues with both work and family. In addition to […]Read On »

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FALLING WATER: David Ajala on new USA sci-fi series – Interview

David Ajala is Burton in FALLING WATER - Season 1 | ©2016 USA/Bruno Dayan

In USA Network’s new Thursday-night science-fiction drama FALLING WATER, several people find themselves going in and out of each other’s dreams, which in turn seem to affect reality. Created by Gale Anne Hurd and Blake Masters and Henry Bromell, FALLING WATER centers on three specific dreamers. David Ajala plays Burton, a man of action whose jobs, past and present, are dangerous and mysterious. He winds up seeking his missing lover in the dream world, just as Tess (Lizzie Brochere) is looking for the young son she’s never met and Taka (Will Yun Lee) copes with his ailing mother. Ajala, the […]Read On »

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MR. ROBOT: Christian Slater hacks the planet – interview

Christian Slater as Mr. Robot in MR. ROBOT | © 2016 Nadav Kander/USA Network

Christian Slater has won both a Golden Globe and a Satellite Award for his work in the title role of MR. ROBOT. In the first season of USA Network’s series – just nominated for six Emmy Awards, including outstanding dramatic series – created by Sam Esmail (who also directed all of Season 2), Mr. Robot at first appears to be the mysterious founder of F*Society. Mr. Robot recruits Rami Malek’s character Elliot Alderson, an isolated computer genius, to his cause of cyber warfare against giant corporations. However, by the end of Season 1, we and Elliot learn that Mr. Robot […]Read On »

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COLONY: Sarah Wayne Callies protects the children in the USA series – exclusive interview

Sarah Wayne Callies stars as Katie Bowman in USA's COLONY | © 2016 Isabella Vosmikova/USA Network

Sarah Wayne Callies is an actress known for playing intense characters in intense television genre dramas. She played drug-addicted Dr. Sara Tancredi on PRISON BREAK, then portrayed Lori Grimes in the first several seasons of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD. Now Callies is tackling another protagonist dealing with cataclysm in USA Network’s COLONY, Thursdays at 10 PM. Much of the world has been destroyed by alien warships and Los Angeles is divided into a number of walled sectors. Callies’ character, Katie Newman, has had one of her three children taken away by the aliens. Katie’s husband Will, played by Josh Holloway, […]Read On »

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COLONY: Josh Holloway on USA’s aliens conquer Earth series – exclusive interview

Josh Holloway as Will Bowman on the USA series COLONY | © 2016 Jack Zeman/USA Network

In USA Network’s COLONY, Thursdays at 10 PM, Earth has been conquered by a race of extraterrestrials. Evidently, no humans have seen any of the aliens, only their massive ships that float menacingly above what’s left of the cities. Some humans collaborate with the aliens; others organize a secret resistance. Josh Holloway’s character Will Bowman is one of the collaborators. Will and his family live in a section of Los Angeles walled off from the devastation beyond the city’s borders. He resents the aliens, especially as they’ve kidnapped his eldest son, but when an official, Proxy Snyder (played by Peter […]Read On »

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COLONY: Creator Ryan Condal on new sci-fi series – Exclusive Interview

Alex Neustaedter as Bram Bowman, Isabella Crovetti-Cramp as Grace Sullivan, Sarah Wayne Callies as Katie Bowman, Josh Holloway as Will Bowman in COLONY - Season 1 | ©2016 USA/Justin Stephens

In USA’s COLONY, premiering Thursday, January 14, the Earth has been colonized by a mysterious presence that hovers over the land in huge spaceships. It seems as though no one has seen the aliens, but quite a few humans are cooperating with them. The choice to collaborate or resist threatens to tear families apart. Josh Holloway and Sarah Wayne Callies star as a couple with children who find themselves at odds in a Los Angeles that is separated from the rest of the world. COLONY was created by Ryan Condal and Carlton Cuse, both of whom also serve as executive […]Read On »

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COMPLICATIONS: Jason O’Mara plays doctor in new USA series – interview

Jason O'Mara as Dr. John Ellison in COMPLICATIONS | © 2015 Bob Mahoney/USA Network

In USA’s COMPLICATIONS, Thursdays at 9 PM, Jason O’Mara plays ER doctor John Ellison. The premise of the Matt Nix-created series hinges on what happens when John violently intervenes in a drive-by shooting to save the life of a little boy. Turns out the child is the son of a grateful gang lord, a situation that pulls the reluctant John into the city’s underworld. O’Mara, a native of Dublin, Ireland, has done a lot of work in U.S. film and television. He was part of the BAND OF BROTHERS ensemble, and starred in IN JUSTICE as a lawyer and the […]Read On »

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The scoop on DIG the new USA Series – interview

Jason Isaacs stars as Peter Connelly in DIG | © 2015 Virginia Sherwood/USA Network

In USA’s 10-episode miniseries DIG, which premieres Thursday, March 5 at 10 PM, Jason Isaacs stars as Peter Connelly, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem, Israel. His investigation into a murder leads him to uncover a vast, long-lived conspiracy that threatens the world. DIG is created by its executive producers Tim Kring (HEROES, TOUCH) and Gideon Raff (HOMELAND, TYRANT). Kring, who is also working on HEROES REBORN for USA’s sibling network NBC, participates in a show runner panel held by NBC Cable for the Television Critics Association. When it ends, he takes time to answer a few more questions. One […]Read On »

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HAYWIRE highlights this week in DVD and Blu-ray Releases

HAYWIRE | (c) 2012 Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies: HAYWIRE – First things first, Gina Carano is one hell of a good looking woman. It is amazing that after being a somewhat legitimate MMA fighter that she still looks as good as she does. I mean how many damn blows to the face you could take […]Read On »

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