Shiny! Gina Torres has been cast in the title role of The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez TV series pilot at ABC. Torres is famous around these here parts for being a big, damn hero on Firefly, which was cancelled by Fox after 14 episodes (11 aired), in December 2002.
The cast of The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez also includes: Raul Castillo, Alison Fernandez, Zabryna Guevara, Marta Milans, Christian Ochoa, and Christina Pickles. Devious Maids' Charise Castro Smith is writing and will executive produce with Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters, of Marvel's Agent Carter and the cancelled Resurrection TV series.
I can't think of the number of times that I've seen complaints expressed as "ruined my childhood." Often these complaints are lobbed at remakes and reboots that tread on hallowed nostalgic ground.
Childhood was a time when we were still too young to drive, picked what was cool only on face value, and, for many of us, it was a long time ago. So when recent news about an all-female Ghostbusters team broke, a lot of geeks felt as if their "childhood" was under attack. Using the word "ruined," a past tense word to describe a movie that has not even been made, is jumping the gun on a few levels.
Events can ruin your childhood, like a Halloween costume so terrible you received teasing so harsh that you never trick-or-treated again. But a reboot of Ghostbusters can't change past events or become a past event in your childhood,
The buzzy show was chock full of drama and laughs last season and featured quite a large cast of characters. Some of those characters came with backstories and flashbacks, so, If you're like us, you might need a little refresher.
We've got it covered. Before you settle in for Season Two, reacquaint yourself with the characters of "Orange Is the New Black" right here:
Photos courtesy of Jill Greenberg for Netflix
Los Angeles—A “VIP” reception Saturday for an art exhibition opening called “All in for the 99%” doubled as Tenacious D’s first hometown gig since announcing its third studio album, “Rize of the Fenix.”
“Occupy the Afterparty,” the invitation urged. “You absolutely must be on the list to attend.”
The comedy-rock duo rose to the occasion—which included several
Last night Syfy premiered Being Human, a new series that is a reimaging of a show of the same name currently on the BBC. Fans of the original are cautiously optimistic about the American version of the story about the ghost, the vampire and the werewolf who live together in a Boston brownstone and just try to be human. So on top of trying to stand apart from the U.K. series, the cast and crew are also tasked with the challenge to be different form the rest of the super natural shows on the air. In a recent conference call we spoke with two of the show's stars Meaghan Rath and Sam Huntington along with the producers Anna Fricke and Jeremy Carver about these challenges.
Setting Being Human Apart from the U.K. Version
The most obvious challenge for the producers of Being Human
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