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In a bit of surprising news, it sounds like AMC and Seth Rogen are working on an adaptation of Garth Ennis‘ comic Preacher. So far, Preacher has turned out to be a challenging comic to adapt — an attempt to turn it into a film and another to make an HBO series fizzled. Still, its fans are passionate about it, and I would guess there are probably a lot of Preacher fans who also read The Walking Dead.
Radio Times surveyed readers to ask their favorite Doctor and companions. David Tennant came in first while Rose was picked as favorite companion, making me question their judgement. (Captain Jack came in seventh — ahead of Martha Jones, Rory Williams, K-9 and current companion Clara Oswald).
Come on, Whovians, how can you prefer the entitled one?
CBS has ordered a pilot for the proposed How I Met Your Mother spin-off series. However, contrary to earlier reports, »
- Lyle Masaki
Arrow has nabbed an X-Files alum who’ll play a huge role in changing the life of a Queen family member.
Nicholas Lea, who played Mulder and Scully’s longtime nemesis Krycek, will guest-star on The CW’s sophomore hit, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Related | The CW Picks Up The Originals, The Tomorrow People and Reign for Full Seasons
The actor will appear in Episodes 12 and 13 as Mark Francis, Walter Steele’s close associate. Francis will have a crucial part in the surprising twist that Moira’s life will take after her murder trial.
Lea’s other TV credits include »
- Vlada Gelman
TV Line reveals that the latest addition to the cast of Arrow is X-Files star Nicholas Lea. He's also made appearances in Supernatural, The Killing and V. According to the site, he'll "play a huge role in changing the life of a Queen family member. The actor will appear in Episodes 12 and 13 as Mark Francis, Walter Steele’s close associate. Francis will have a crucial part in the surprising twist that Moira’s life will take after her murder trial." What do you guys think of this news? What's the surprise twist? Be sure to sound off with your thoughts in the usual place! »
Chicago – Last month’s 2013 version of the Wizard World Comic Con in Chicago was a memorable event, with appearances of Marvel Comic’s legend Stan Lee, favorites from the new Star Trek movies, ‘The Man of Steel,’ ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ and TV’s ‘Homeland,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ ‘Heroes’ and ‘Hawaii Five-0.’ HollywoodChicago.com was there to capture Exclusive Portraits.
The Wizard World Comic Con is a yearly event in Chicago, but also has upcoming 2013 events in Columbus, Ohio (September 20-21-22), Nashville, Tennessee (October 18-19-20) and Austin, Texas (November 22-23-24). In 2014, the Wizard World Comic Con expands by seven for a total of 15 events. Click here for details regarding all things Wizard World Comic Con, including celebrity autograph/photo opportunities, comic creators meet-and-greet and their huge vendor market.
Photographer Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com took »
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We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including The Killing, The Newsroom, The Fosters and Suits!
1 | You kinda wanted The Killing‘s Holder and Linden to kiss there on the sofa, didn’t you? Also, was there any way to predict that malevolent little twist of having Nicholas Lea’s supportive, deeply religious death-row inmate Dale turn out to be the nastiest little sociopath the show has ever seen?
2 | In Falling Skies‘ highly entertaining “flashback-but-not” sequence, who was your favorite out-of-place character? »
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As bleak as the future (or the prospect of returning to it) may seem for Continuum‘s Kiera Cameron, it shines that brightly for Rachel Nichols. Because just as Season 2 of the sci-fi series premieres Stateside on Syfy (Friday at 10/9c), Season 3 has already been greenlit (up north).
TVLine spoke with Nichols the day before that news broke, discussing her hit drama, how the time paradox presented in the finale brings about a “huge change,” her supersuit’s new trick and more.
Related | Syfy Renews Defiance for Season 2
Tvline | Looking at your tweets, you’ve been very busy shooting the show, »
- Matt Webb Mitovich
Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. On June 11th, Anchor Bay Entertainment releases The Philadelphia Experiment on Blu-ray and DVD. This reimagining of the time travel cult classic originally aired on the Syfy channel and stars Nicholas Lea (Kyle Xy), Michael Paré (of the original 1984 The Philadelphia Experiment film), Ryan Robbins (Falling Skies), Emilie Ullerup (Sanctuary), Gina Holden (Saw 3D) and Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, Silent Night). The Srp for the Blu-ray is $24.99 and $19.98 for DVD.
In 1943, a secret government project attempted to create a cloaking device that would make warships invisible. But during the first test, the USS Eldridge successfully vanished...and could not be found again. 70 years later, the Navy destroyer momentarily reappears on a Pennsylvania runway allowing the sole surviving crewman to escape and a local lawman to board. What is behind a sinister reactivation of the project? Where will the massive ship materialize next? And »
7 items from 2013
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