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BBC America has announced that it is expanding the cast of the second season of its Douglas Adams adaptation Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, with John Hannah, Alan Tudyk, Amanda Walsh, Aleks Paunovic and Tyler Labine set to appear as guest stars alongside Samuel Barnett’s Dirk and Elijah Wood’s Todd.
Here’s the official character descriptions:
John Hannah (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marley’s Ghosts, Atlantis, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) will play the Mage; a powerful wizard who takes great pleasure in doing evil and is seeking to conquer a world not his own.
Alan Tudyk (Rogue One, Firefly, Serenity, Tucker and Dale vs Evil, Maze Runner, Death at a Funeral, DodgeBall) will play Mr. Priest; a ruthless, dangerous, and violent bounty hunter working for Blackwing.
- Gary Collinson
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Syfy has made a deal for Ghost Wars, a paranormal action series that will reteam the network with Van Helsing producer Nomadic Pictures. Vincent D'Onofrio, Kim Coates, Avan Jogia, Kristin Lehman and Meatloaf topline the 13-episode series, which like Van Helsing will premiere in the U.S. on Syfy and elsewhere globally on Netflix. A 2017 bow is planned. Simon Barry (Continuum, Van Helsing) created the series and will serve as showrunner, with production underway now in… »
Syfy is adding another acquisition to its scripted offerings.
The drama, set in an Alaskan town overrun by paranormal forces, will premiere in the U.S. on Syfy and elsewhere globally on Netflix.
Ghost Wars is created by Barry, who expands his relationship with Syfy following Continuum and fellow acquisition Van Helsing. Production on the drama started May 1 in Vancouver. The series revolves around local outcast Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia, Tut) who »
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Colantoni will play Vincent, a mysterious individual who may or may not be a friend of the travelers, and will star opposite lead Eric McCormack. Also guest-starring in the second season shoot in Vancouver is Stephen Lobo (Continuum) and Sanctuary star Amanda Tapping, who also will direct multiple episodes.
Travelers follows a group of people from the future who have discovered how to send consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. McCormack stars as FBI Special Agent Grant MacLaren, the team's leader.
- Etan Vlessing
The Writers Guild of Canada, where McGrath was a councilor since 2008 and helped negotiate Ipa contracts with Canadian producers, said he died at St. Joseph's Health Centre following an undisclosed illness.
"There will be much to say in the coming days, but for now thank you to Denis' many, many friends and loved ones who have helped and supported and been with us through this — your kindness means more »
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Mark Oakley Jan 18, 2017
Canadian sci-fi series Travelers presents a genuinely fresh and fascinating vision of time travel, and boasts a strong cast...
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Television’s love affair with time travel goes back a long way. Naturally, Doctor Who was one of the early proponents of the genre and since then there have been many successful (and many less so) series bringing time travel to the small screen. Quantum Leap mixed science with humour, drama and humanity, Continuum brought some genuinely intelligent ideas and Legends Of Tomorrow has thrown a whole lot of heroes into a mainstream tale of time travel and derring-do.
Over the past twelve months, time travel has been something of a go-to for TV schedules with Timeless, Frequency and mini-series 11.22.63 all coming up with something fresh to say. One show that seems »
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