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A former solider from space and a former vampire are headed to work on a farm. Jamie Bamber and Riley Smith have nabbed recurring roles on The CW’s midseason sci-fi drama “The Messengers,” according to EW. On the show, a mysterious object hits Earth and five strangers collapse only to discover they’ve somehow acquired new powers, like super strength and miraculous healing, when they wake up. They soon discover their new mission may be to save the world, literally. “The Messengers” stars Joel Courtney, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Anna Diop, Jon Fletcher, Diogo Morgado, JD PardoRead More
Nathan Parsons has been cast as the lead in “Point of Honor,” a Civil War drama pilot for Amazon, according to Deadline. “Point of Honor” is a drama set in the 19th Century following best friends and brothers in law, John Rodes (Parsons) and Robert Summer, who find themselves on opposing sides when lines are drawn. The pilot was written by Carlton Cuse and Randall Wallace. “Point of Honor” is just one of the pilots in Amazon’s fourth pilot season. The Civil War family drama joins pilots including “The ManRead More

Posted On August 24, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Television, TV Recaps

TV RECAP: ‘True Blood’ Says Goodbye

This is it, the series finale of “True Blood.” Just as the characters of Bon Temps are confronted with Bill’s (Stephen Moyer) imminent demise, the show’s audience now faces the end of the vampire fantasy. This last episode begins with Bill arriving at Sookie’s (Anna Paquin) place to explain himself and his motivations. He tells her how the disease has made him feel human again, more so than he ever has, and that he feels he needs to die so he can be with his lost family. More than that,Read More

Posted On August 17, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Television, TV Recaps

TV RECAP: ‘True Blood’ Faces Its End

Well here we are, the last two episodes we’ll spend in Bon Temps with the characters of HBO’s “True Blood”. This entire season has been one of farewells, many of the stories coming full circle after seven seasons of love, lust and mayhem. The episode picks up right where we left off, with Bill (Stephen Moyer) deciding he’s accepted his fate just as the cure is presented to him. Despite impassioned speeches from Sookie (Anna Paquin) and Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll), he still insists on choosing the true death. JessicaRead More

Posted On August 10, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Television, TV Recaps

TV RECAP: ‘True Blood’ Begins Its Swan Song

There are three episodes left of “True Blood’s” last season, including tonight’s, and this one really felt it. The running theme of the episode seemed to be saying goodbye, something fans will be saying to the show in just a few weeks. The episode begins with Sarah (Anna Camp) finding a new purpose in life: to die? She offers herself freely to Eric (Alexander Skarsgard), who is eager to end her life, but when Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) threatens him against it he instead drinks from the girl- whoRead More

Posted On August 3, 2014By Layla HedgesIn Television, TV Recaps

TV RECAP: Love and Loss on ‘True Blood’

We’re getting down to the last few episodes ever of “True Blood” but things aren’t slowing down or getting any easier for the characters of Bon Temps. This week we start with Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) and Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) putting Amber (Natalie Hall) through a bit of interrogation with the assistance of friendly Mr. Gus (Will Yun Lee). She isn’t so keen to rat on her sister anymore, now that “New Me”, formerly known as Sarah, (Anna Camp) has cured her. When she doesn’t cooperate, Eric’s anger getsRead More
Last week on “True Blood”, the episode ended with several fates up in the air. Did Sarah (Anna Camp) escape from Eric’s (Alexander Skarsgard) wrath? Will any of the town’s vampires survive this Hep-V crisis, with Bill (Stephen Moyer) now among the ranks of those infected? We’re now halfway through the final season with five episodes left, including tonight’s. The scene begins with the effects of Hep-V clearly taking a toll on Eric as he continues to battle the Yakuza until he sees they’ve taken Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten)Read More
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Last week’s “True Blood” closed up a lot of loose plot ends with the demise of the Hep-V vamps that were terrorizing Bon Temps. Tonight’s episode- the fifth, which means we’re halfway through the final season- picks up with Willa’s (Amelia Rose Blaire) anger towards Eric (Alexander Skarsgard). He wants information on Sarah’s (Anna Camp) possible whereabouts, and in exchange she wants to be released from him as a maker. She then informs him and Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) that Sarah actually has a sister, and the best part?Read More
Our friends at Film Divider have done some digging on a new HBO project that’s flown a bit under the radar, and uncovered plot and cast details aplenty. The series is called “Westworld,” which JJ Abrams and his Bad Robot have been developing for HBO, and now the casting process is underway, with Evan Rachel Wood being one of the actors offered lead roles in the remake of the 1973 futuristic Western. “Westworld” was a science fiction western-thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton in 1973, set atRead More
Netflix’s “Daredevil” is about to meet the love of his life. According to THR, “True Blood” breakout star Deborah Ann Woll has landed the role of Karen Page, described as the series’ female lead, opposite Charlie Cox as the Marvel superhero. Cox plays Matt Murdoch, the blind lawyer by day and crimefighter by night, while the rest of the cast also includes Elden Henson as Franklin “Foggy” Nelson, Matt Murdock’s friend and legal partner, Vincent D’Onofrio as villain The Kingpin, and Rosario Dawson in a mysterious role that may orRead More