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A mermaid-obsessed town is turned upside down when a mysterious girl appears and begins wreaking havoc.

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Eric Wald, Dean White
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alex Roe ...  Ben Pownall 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Eline Powell ...  Ryn 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Fola Evans-Akingbola ...  Maddie Bishop 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Ian Verdun ...  Xander McClure 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Rena Owen ...  Helen Hawkins 19 episodes, 2018-2019
Curtis Lum ...  Calvin Lee 15 episodes, 2018-2019
David Cubitt ...  Ted Pownall 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Tammy Gillis ...  Deputy Marissa Staub 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Gil Birmingham ...  Sheriff Dale Bishop 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Hannah Levien ...  Janine 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Sarah-Jane Redmond ...  Elaine Pownall 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Sedale Threatt Jr. ...  Levi 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Natalee Linez ...  Nicole Martinez 12 episodes, 2019
Aylya Marzolf Aylya Marzolf ...  Katrina 11 episodes, 2018-2019
David Kaye ...  Jerry 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Sibongile Mlambo ...  Donna 9 episodes, 2018
Chad Rook ...  Chris Mueller 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Alvina August ...  Viv 9 episodes, 2019
Hugo Ateo ...  Sarge 9 episodes, 2019
Millan Tesfazgi ...  Cami 9 episodes, 2019
Georgia Waters ...  Eliza 9 episodes, 2019
Andrew Jenkins ...  Doug Pownall 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Ron Yuan ...  Aldon Decker 8 episodes, 2018
Garcelle Beauvais ...  Susan Bishop 8 episodes, 2019
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Siren takes us inside Bristol Cove - a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean. Written by ahmetkozan

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You Can't Escape Her Song (Season 1) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Eline Powell performed the theme song ("Call of the Siren") during San Diego Comic Con 2018, which led to many fans thinking she really sang it in the series. The theme and all mermaid sound effects are actually performed by Mariana Berreto whose voice is also electronically altered to double for Donna's voice. See more »

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Not perfect, has its flaws but has great potential
21 February 2019 | by Brandon-DonlonSee all my reviews

To address some previous points raised, yes the script writing isn't the greatest at times, some of the actors aren't the best, but the show does lead with some good actors(Alex Roe, Elaine Powell, Ian Verdun). The show can be cheesy, it can be cliche but there are redeeming factors that allow you to look past this.

While this show is obviously trying to be as "diverse" as possible if is definitely not some feminist show as has been said. At times you question the casting agents decision rather than paying attention to what's actually going on. For example Ryn's sister being played by a black actor. Now you can argue that "human races don't apply to mermaids", which, mermaids being left up to fiction allows such claims. But it is still very distracting from the actual plot.

The real gem of this show is "Ryn", played by Eline Powell, this actress I have never come across before but she is really standing out in this show for me. Her chemistry with "Ben"(Alex Roe) is quite special and their scenes are really what makes this show for me. All the other arcs of this story really seem like filler that you have to push through to have more of Ben and Ryn.

**Currently I give this show 9/10, because I can see through what's wrong at the moment and have good intuition that the show is heading in a good direction.**

Dropped the show to 7/10 stars, as of Season 2, episode 4. Hopefully things improve, what was a show heading in a good direction, is starting to stray away from the original uniqueness of the show that was enjoyable. The cliche's are becoming too common, love triangles and predictable story arcs.

Since this show is still airing I will continue to update this review, so rating is subject to change.


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