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Viva Laughlin 

Small-time casino owner, Ripley Holden, dreams of opening up a snazzy resort on the Laughlin Strip. Based on the BBC murder-mystery-musical series, "Blackpool."

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Bob Lowry
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Series cast summary:
Sebastian Tillinger ...  Mick Murphy 7 episodes, 2007
Carter Jenkins ...  Jack Holden / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Jenny Mollen ...  Amy 4 episodes, 2007
Lloyd Owen ...  Ripley Holden 3 episodes, 2007
Mädchen Amick ...  Natalie Holden 3 episodes, 2007
Eric Winter ...  Peter Carlyle 3 episodes, 2007
Robb Conner Robb Conner ...  Dealer 3 episodes, 2007
Giovanni V. Giusti ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2007
Reuben A. Tafoya Reuben A. Tafoya ...  Dealer 3 episodes, 2007
P.J. Byrne ...  Jonesy 2 episodes, 2007
D.B. Woodside ...  Marcus 2 episodes, 2007
Ellen Woglom ...  Cheyenne Holden 2 episodes, 2007
Melanie Griffith ...  Bunny 2 episodes, 2007
Jaimarie Bjorge Jaimarie Bjorge ...  Casino Waitress 2 episodes, 2007
Missy Doty ...  Diane 2 episodes, 2007
Catherine Ferrino ...  Ring Girl / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Brock Kelly ...  Nate 2 episodes, 2007
Kirsten Maryott ...  Kristina 2007 2 episodes, 2007
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Small-time casino owner, Ripley Holden, dreams of opening up a snazzy resort on the Laughlin Strip. Based on the BBC murder-mystery-musical series, "Blackpool."

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Sin has a new city!

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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Viva Blackpool See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$6,800,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Only lasted 2 episodes before being canceled. See more »

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Very Strange
20 October 2007 | by lreiseltSee all my reviews

Viva Laughlin is perhaps the most strange new show to come along in quite some time. Lloyd Owen, who was excellent in Monarch of the Glenn is terrible in this role. He does perhaps the worst job ever for an English actor attempting to do an American accent. Close on his heels is executive producer/ actor Hugh Jackman. Both come off sounding totally flat and could do to take some voice lessons. While they're at the lessons, perhaps some singing lessons would also be in order. The show has an annoying habit of the actors spontaneously launching into song at totally irrelevant times. Thus far all the singing has been terrible with the only bright spot being Elvis singing back-up. Think of the t.v. show Las Vegas on a really bad hair day combined with Grease and High School Musical. It's not a pleasant combination.

The overall plot is generally interesting and there are some big name actors involved but the package as a whole probably appeals to far few people to be viable.


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