Unnatural History (2010– )
“Orphan Black” co-star Tatiana Maslany says Gavaris is fearless on the set, and challenges her to keep up. “The work he can do is imaginative, and has a real sense of play in it,” she says. “He’s not afraid to take big risks and be bold.” The role — in which he plays opposite Maslany’s seven very different
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Formerly titled Terminales, the project follows April, an aspiring journalist (played by Unnatural History‘s Italia Ricci) who, just as things are starting to go her way, gets some terrible news from her uncle: She has cancer.
Mientus — who’ll also appear in an upcoming episode of Anger Management — joins Chasing Life
From the Press Release:
BBC America has renewed highly acclaimed original series "Orphan Black" for a second season to return as part of Supernatural Saturday in 2014. The conspiracy clone thriller starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned with a 10-episode order from Temple Street Productions, ahead of its Season One finale on Saturday, June 1.
In making the announcement, Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America said: "Tatiana Maslany has delivered one of the year’s standout performances. We’re excited to commission a second season from the talented team of Graeme, John, and Temple Street Productions, and we can’t wait to see who Tatiana shows up as in Season Two.
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Here’s the press release:
BBC America Original Series Orphan Black Renewed For Second Season Star Tatiana Maslany has earned acclaim for her multiple roles in season one
New York – May 2, 2013 – BBC America has renewed highly acclaimed original series, Orphan Black, for a second season to return as part of Supernatural Saturday in 2014. The conspiracy clone thriller starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned with a 10-episode order from Temple Street Productions,
On Wednesday (April 24), the cable net announced that its given the greenlight to one-hour drama "Chasing Life" (formerly "Terminales"). The series, adapted from a successful Televisa Spanish-language Mexican television series will go into production in Santa Clarita in July, expected to premiere in early 2014.
The series follows twenty-something April (Italia Ricci, "Unnatural History"), a smart and quick-witted aspiring journalist whose life is upended after she is diagnosed with cancer. The cast includes Mary Page Keller ("NYPD Blue"), Aisha Dee ("I Hate My Teenage Daughter"), Richard Brancatisano ("The Elephant Princess") and Haley Ramm ("Red State").
Aaron Kaplan ("Gcb," "Terra Nova") will executive produce, along with Susanna Fogel and Joni Lefkowitz, who wrote the pilot.
"Chasing Life" joins the list of ABC Family's new series picked up this year that includes "The Fosters," "Twisted" and "Pretty Little Liars" spin-off "Ravenswood."
Each Fall, avid TV viewers anxiously await the debut of the traditional Fall season of television shows that launch and find places on our viewing lists. But with the ever-expanding market of cable and off-cable networks launching television shows all year round and offering some of the best shows on television, it has become intriguing to
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Casting And Start Of Production Announced For BBC America’S New Original Series Orphan Black
Oct 23, 2012 | BBC America
Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dylan Bruce, and Jordan Gavaris join previously announced lead Tatiana Maslany
Toronto – October 23, 2012 –Start of production on BBC America’s new original series Orphan Black was announced today. The enthralling new (10 x 60) drama from Temple Street Productions stars previously announced Tatiana Maslany (Cas & Dylan, Picture Day) in the lead role of Sarah, an outsider and orphan whose life changes dramatically after witnessing the suicide
Natural World: Unnatural History Of London
Many of us will be used to Mr Reynard Fox Esq sauntering down our streets as if he owns them, or shrieking with orgiastic joy in the middle of the night like some sexy red-headed hobo. Like the Wombles, all kinds of wildlife is right under our nose, if only we knew where to look. This programme goes in search of some of our most secretive Londoners – the furry kind – while also profiling those who scour the capital for them. Ali Catterall
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In 2005, a stroke condemned Tony Nicklinson to locked-in syndrome, in which a fully functioning mind is trapped in a paralysed body.
The latest news from EW.com reveals two more people eager to become Tributes as Jacqueline Emerson and Chris Mark fill the slots for District 5. Emerson has the role of Foxface, a sly and clever girl who never says a word, while Mark steps into a character that doesn’t even get a name in Suzanne Collins’ novel.
Mark has appeared in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emporer and Unnatural History, but Emerson is cut from the same cloth as newbie Willow Shields, having only a voice role in 2004′s Father of the Pride TV series on her resume.
The Hunger Games is coming together at a fairly fast pace, with Katniss, Peete, and Gale getting big screen faces in no time at all.
‘Whether it’s a 30-second commercial or a multi-part miniseries, television directors are crucial to the success of any television project.’ said Hackford. ‘As the DGA celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, we salute the critical role of the director in TV and are proud to honor the tremendous range of excellence found in the projects nominated today. Congratulations to all of the nominees.’
The winners will be announced at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.
Movies For Television And Mini-series
The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):
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