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Brennan will play baddie Blackout (a.k.a. Marcus Daniels), Marvel.com reports. Unlike his comicbook counterpart, Brennan’s Blackout has the power to suck the energy out of everything around him. The villain will show his softer side when he falls for a cello player (played by Amy Acker) whose music awakens his soul.
“It’s just rare to have a character that’s [this] interesting,” he told the site. “There’s just something to it. I’ve been working pretty steady here for the last three or four years, and then this bit came along and it was so empathetically explained to me. … I got to play a villain with a heart and superpowers. »
- Maane Khatchatourian
“Marvel's Agents of Shield” has cast Patrick Brennan as the villain Marcus Daniels (bad-guy name: Blackout), Marvel.com reports. Brennan, who played Liam in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” and was in NBC's short-lived 2007 drama “The Black Donnellys,” will first appear in “Providence,” the 18th episode of the ABC series, and will play a larger role in the next episode. Also read: ‘Marvel's Agents of Shield’ Producer Teases ‘Captain America’ Crossover Episode On the series, Blackout will have the power to suck the energy out of anything around him. See photos: 10 Horrible Marvel Movies – Before It Took Over »
- Tim Kenneally
Syfy has commissioned another thirteen episodes of its freshman drama series "Helix" from producers Ronald D. Moore and Steven Maeda. The show has averaged 2.1 million viewers and 1 million adults 18-49 including DVR playback since its premiere.
The first season follows a Cdc team's efforts to contain the outbreak of a strange virus in a remote Arctic biological facility. The second season premieres early 2015. [Source: EW]
Patrick Brennan ("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2," "The Black Donnellys") has been cast as Marcus Daniels, a.k.a. Blackout, in Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on ABC. Brennan will make his debut in the eighteenth episode "Providence" and will have an even larger role in the nineteenth episode.
The TV version of Daniels will have slightly different powers than in the comics, here he has the ability to suck the energy out of anything around him. [Source: Marvel.com
- Garth Franklin
Michael Stahl-David (My Generation, The Black Donnellys) is in final negotiations to play the co-lead opposite Christine Woods in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Two To Go, from Universal TV and studio-based David Janollari Entertainment and Jason Bateman‘s Aggregate. Written by Bryan Shukoff & Kevin Chesley and directed by Craig Zisk, the project centers on longtime best friends Kurt (Stahl-David) and Laura (Woods), who grapple with the challenges of modern-day dating while their group of friends try and prove that they are destined to be together. Stahl-David is with ICM Partners and Management 360. »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
Exclusive: Copper executive producer Thomas Kelly has signed an overall deal with AMC. Under the two-year pact, he will work on existing AMC series and develop new projects. “Tom Kelly is a great writer, and a truly unique voice in multiple mediums,” AMC’s Evp of programming Joel Stillerman said. “His background as a novelist and screenwriter – as well as a television writer and showrunner – conspire to bring a perfect sensibility to rich, character-based, serialized storytelling.” Kelly, considered one of the top urban novelists of his generation, has authored three books. The first, Payback, was optioned by New Line for Ted Demme’s Spanky Pictures, with David Mamet adapting. Kelly’s third novel, Empire Rising, about the construction of the Empire State Building, was recently picked up by Warner Bros. as a potential directing vehicle for Guy Ritchie, with Kelly writing the script. His TV series credits include Blue Bloods, »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
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