Transporter: The Series (2012–2014)
Based on the feature film series, Transporter is an action-adventure TV show which follows Frank Martin (Chris Vance) -- a professional "transporter." He's paid to pick up and deliver people or cargo from anywhere in the world. The rest of the cast has included François Berléand, Violante Placido, Andrea Osvárt, Charly Hübner, and Delphine Chanéac.
The actor, who most recently starred in Transporter: The Series, will recur on CBS’ upcoming drama as the DC Comics baddie Non.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Supergirl‘s version of the adversary will be a former scientist-turned-Kryptonian military officer who is “sinister, powerful and angry.” The antithesis of everything Supergirl stands for, Non will soon become her greatest threat.
Jack O’Halloran famously played Non, as more of a dim brute,
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The character, who appeared in Superman: The Movie and Superman II where he was played by Jack O’Halloran, is described as “a former scientist in a league with the House of El. Non is a brutal Kryptonian military officer who is sinister, powerful and angry. He’s the antithesis of all things Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) stands for. Non will quickly become Supergirl’s greatest threat.”
Supergirl debuts on Monday, October 26th on CBS.
Vance will play the DC Comics villain Non, best known as the silent giant right-hand man of General Zod in the first two original "Superman" movies.
The series will offer a quite different version, here the character is a former scientist turned brutal and sinister Kryptonian military officer who will quickly become Supergirl's greatest threat.
Greg Berlanti, Ali Adler and Andrew Kreisberg are producing the series which kicks off October 26th.
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The Hollywood Reporter has today revealed that Transporter: The Series star Chris Vance has landed a recurring role in Supergirl as Non, a character described as a former scientist in a league with the House of El. Non is a brutal Kryptonian military officer who is sinister, powerful and angry. He’s the antithesis of all things Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) stands for and will quickly become her greatest threat.
Non’s role in the series was first mentioned back in August,
The Taken movie franchise spans three films, and gave the career of Liam Neeson a new lease of life in the action genre. Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen, it told the story of a former CIA operative who must re-engage his training in order to retrieve his kidnapped daughter. Thanks to Neeson’s towering display of an unflinching passion for revenge, the movies quickly became iconic, to the extent that the main character
Casualty appealed to nearly 4 million viewers on BBC One last night (August 1).
The drama treated 3.98m (22.6%) from 9.10pm according to overnight figures, after The National Lottery: Five Star Family Reunion took 3.18m (19.1%).
Earlier from 6.25pm, an airing of Raiders of the Lost Ark averaged 3.15m (22.1%).
On BBC Two, a repeat of Dad's Army entertained 1.32m (7.7%) from 8.40pm, before First Light was watched by 1.01m (5.9%).
Over on ITV, Mamma Mia! drew an audience of 2.17m (14.9%) from 6.30pm. The Cube followed with 1.88m (10.8%).
Channel 4's Homes by the Sea averaged 1m (7%) in the 7pm hour. The Inbetweeners Movie attracted 899k (5.5%) later on.
On Channel 5, Transporter: The Series continued with 302k (1.9%), and Tut began with 859k (5.8%).
The multichannels were topped by Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller comedy Meet the Fockers, which garnered 800k (4.7%) on BBC Three from 8.15pm.
Available August 1
Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999)
In this animated adventure, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore revel in their new gig at a movie theme park by wandering the grounds after hours. Among the attractions is the spooky Frankenstein’s Castle, where a real mad scientist is bringing the monster to life. But when the boys cross paths with the creature (Frank Welker), they soon learn that appearances can be deceiving, and Frankenstein is more misunderstood than malevolent.
You'll also be able to stream the critically acclaimed film "White Dog," Best Picture Oscar winner "The Hurt Locker," the Kristin Wiig dramedy "Welcome to Me," and Simon Pegg as an assassin in "Kill Me Three Times."
There are also new episodes of "Doctor Who," "Revenge," "Once Upon a Time," "Transporter: The Series," and "GIrl Meets World." Happy binging!
Here's a full rundown of what's new on Netflix in August 2015, provided by Netflix. As always, all titles and dates are subject to change. We've also go you covered in terms of what's leaving Netflix in August 2015, in case you were wondering.
Available August 1
"Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein" (1999)
Emma Willis's Prized Apart concluded with nearly 3 million viewers last night (July 25), according to overnight figures.
The BBC One show averaged 2.93m (19.3%) from 7pm, as Kennedy and Julia took the crown.
The National Lottery: Five Star Family Reunion then rose to 3.49m (20.8%), before Casualty remained steady with 4.15m (22.7%) from 9pm.
On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat entertained 1.31m (7.4%) from 8.40pm. Dancing Through the Blitz: Blackpool's Big Band Story averaged 1.43m (8%) between 9.10pm and 10.40pm.
ITV aired Despicable Me from 7pm, which was enjoyed by 2.26m (14.3%). Later on, The Nation's Favourite '80s Number One appealed to 1.86m (10.4%).
On Channel 4, Anna Kendrick film Pitch Perfect was caught by 1.83m (10.9%) from 9pm.
Over on Channel 5, Transporter: The Series garnered 394k (2.2%) from 9pm. A repeat of Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away had 750k (4.5%) earlier on in the 8pm hour.
On the multichannels,
We're not quite sure who votes in these programmes, but tonight we will see who a certain number of people in the UK decided was the best chart-topper of the 1980s.
Expect high entries from Michael Jackson, The Human League, Madness, Madonna and co, and interviews with the likes of Spandau Ballet and Bonnie Tyler.
Transporter: The Series: Channel 5, 9pm
The third episode of the TV adaptation that may be sadly lacking a lot of Jason Statham, but still packs its own dose of punch and power.
Frank takes a job chauffeuring a rich young socialite back to her father, before it quickly descends into a protection task involving German crime lords.
Cordon: BBC Four, 9pm
The final two parts of the Flemish drama air on BBC Four this evening, starting with an explosive raid on the lab as Jana is desperate to escape.
Emma Willis's Prized Apart remained steady with 2.6 million viewers last night (July 19), according to overnight figures.
The BBC One show averaged 2.59m (16.3%) from 7pm, before The National Lottery: Who Dares Wins earned 3.34m (19.5%). Casualty rose to 4.15m (23.2%) from 8.55pm, and The John Bishop Show appealed to 3.1m (18.4%) afterwards.
On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat entertained 1.48m (8.2%) from 8.45pm. Documentary film Melvyn Bragg: Wigton to Westminster averaged 1.15m (6.8%) between 9.15pm and 10.30pm.
ITV aired Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 from 7pm, which was enjoyed by 2.76m (16.5%). Later on, live boxing between Carl Frampton and Alejandro Gonzalez Jr drew an audience of 1.6m (10.5%).
On Channel 4, the film The Watch starring Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn was caught by 1.05m (6.3%) from 9pm.
Over on Channel 5, Transporter: The Series garnered 436k (2.5%) in the 9pm hour and Denzel Washington thriller
Documentary following the rise of British rock band New Order after the collapse of Joy Division.
After the suicide of Joy Division's frontman Ian Curtis, the remaining members emerged as New Order. This brought about the release of 'Blue Mondays', which saw the new band placed firmly in the British rock scene.
Cordon: BBC Four, 9pm
Tonight we are treated to a double bill of the Flemish drama series.
Lex (Tom Dewispelaere) is called out to a security breach in the quarantine and ends up being quarantined himself. Meanwhile, Dr Cannaerts (Johan van Assche) smuggles an untested vaccine into Niida.
Transporter: The Series: Channel 5, 9pm
Frank Martin's latest job is far from straightforward when he comes across an old colleague.
Frank (Chris Vance) is hired to transport some illegal substances by Russian gangster Sergei Zarov, however Frank must keep
Emma Willis presents tonight's live eviction - with Sam Kay, Harry Amelia Martin, Jack McDermott, and Chloe Wilburn all up for eviction, who will be next to leave?
As always, there'll be a full recap of the past 24 hours in the house, and an interview with this week's unlucky evicted housemate.
T in the Park: BBC Three, 9pm
Clara Amfo and Angela Scanlon host highlights from Scotland's biggest musical festival.
Coverage from Strathallan Castle in Perthshire includes performances from Rudimental and Sam Smith.
Unforgettable: Sky Living, 9pm
Don't forget to tune into the season three premiere tonight, as Carrie and her super memory return.
The season opens up with Carrie going undercover to help a Secret Service investigation. However things quickly turn sour when she has a bag thrown over her head.
Transporter: The Series: Spike, 9pm
As the title suggests, Transporter
Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, The Boxtrolls, and Fruitvale Station are just some of the great titles heading your way next month. Check out the full list of new movies and TV shows coming to Netflix.
Available May 1
Beyond Clueless (2014)
Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Legally Blonde (2001)
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)
Longmire: Season 3
No No: A Dockumentary (2014)
Shameless: Series 10
The Last Waltz (1978)
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Witnesses: Season 1
Available May 2
Lalaloopsy: Festival of Sugary Sweets (2015)
LeapFrog Letter Factory Adventures: Amazing Word Explorers (2015)
Available May 3
Also new, the sci-fi mystery series "Between," in which a disease has wiped out everyone over 21. Unlike other Netflix series, "Between" will air a new episode every week for six weeks, beginning on May 21. Jennette McCurdy from "iCarly" stars.
And debuting on May 22: A comedy special from Jen Kirkman, best known for her appearances on "Chelsea Lately" and "Drunk History."
Here's a full rundown of what's new on Netflix in May 2015, provided by Netflix. As always, all titles and dates are subject to change. We've also go you covered in terms of what's leaving Netflix in May 2015, in case you were wondering.
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