5 items from 2013
And how could it not be? NBC's Monday crime drama is one of the season's new hits, with strong ratings (including those from post-broadcast DVR viewings, where the show has set a couple of records) and positive reviews ... and a breakout star in Boone as novice FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen, who's drawing interest and information from enigmatic ex-fugitive Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader).
"I was so elated," Boone tells Zap2it of learning she'd be teamed with Spader, since she was cast for "The Blacklist" first. "He often believes in me more than I believe in myself. I'm expected to carry the show with him, and at first, that was really a daunting task.
"James helped me to know that I could put that energy into the work that we do together. And in doing so, he established a »
Reelz has decided to air the first season of the King TV series. Produced in Canada, there are eight episodes in the season.
King ran for two seasons and 21 total episodes, between 2011 and 2012. The final episode aired on Showcase last May.
Here's the Reelz announcement:
Crime Drama Series "King" Makes Its U.S. Premiere Friday, July 5, 2013 At 10Pm Et/ 7Pm Pt
(Albuquerque, Nm) Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - ReelzChannel today announced that the police procedural original series King will make its U.S. premiere Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10pm Et/ 7pm Pt. Homicide Detective Jessica King (Amy Price-Francis, The Cleaner) is a charismatic but unconventional cop whose unique eye for detail turns cases around. King sees what everyone else misses: in crime scenes, in evidence, in the motivations and drives of the suspects. She's a »
A featurette from Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season provides additional insight into a special scene created specifically for this Blu-ray and DVD release, centering on the relationship between Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). Producer Michelle McLaren, writers Gordon Smith and Jennifer Carroll talk about this uncensored eight-minute scene that was inserted into the Breaking Bad mid-season finale "Gliding All Over", which shows us how Jesse becomes truly afraid of Walter. Take a look at this video before picking up Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season on Blu-ray and DVD June 4.
Breaking Bad - Chicks 'N' Guns Featurette
Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul return in their Emmy winning roles of meth cooks Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in the fifth explosive season of Breaking Bad. With Gus Fring dead, Walt's transformation from a well-meaning family man to a »
Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 4, 2013
Price: DVD $55.99, Blu-ray $65.99
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
The downfall of meth making chemistry teacher Walter White continues in Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season.
In the AMC TV show, Bryan Cranston (Contagion) plays Walt, who, after being diagnosed with cancer, joins one of his former students (Aaron Paul, TV’s Big Love) to turn his chemistry skills into a more lucrative venture.
In season five, Walt’s transformation from well-meaning family man to drug kingpin is almost complete. He starts a new partnership with Paul’s Jesse Pinkman and Mike (Jonathan Banks, Reign Over Me). But Walt’s muderous schemes are threatened by a new development in the investigation led by Walt’s brother-in-law, DEA agent Hank (Dean Norris, Get the Gringo).
Both the Blu-ray and DVD contain these special features:
“Chicks N Guns” scene created for the Blu-ray and DVD release, with Jesse »
Walter White's transformation from high school chemistry teacher to full-blown, ruthless drug lord continues on Sony Pictures Television's critically acclaimed drama series on AMC, Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season, available on Blu-ray and DVD June 4th or available now for Digital Download from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Sphe). The highly anticipated fifth season reunites Bryan Cranston, three-time Best Actor Emmy winner and winner of this year's Best Male Screen Actors Guild Award, with two-time Emmy Winner Aaron Paul (Best Supporting Role). The Fifth Season Blu-ray and DVD feature an eight-minute, uncensored bonus scene, "Chicks 'N' Guns," written and produced exclusively for the home entertainment release. Starring Aaron Paul, Bob Odenkirk (TV's How I Met Your Mother), and Charles Baker (Splinter), the scene tells the pivotal back story to episode 508 in the fifth season, "Gliding Over All".
Here's what series creator Vince Gilligan had to say about the exclusive scene. »
5 items from 2013
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