A surprising thing happened on DROP DEAD DIVA, a new hero emerged last season that we were not expecting. When Jane Bingham (Brooke Elliott) tried to flee from the image of her best friend and her ex-fiancé kissing by accepting a spontaneous trip to Italy with Judge Owen French (Lex Medlin), we did not expect to fall just as in love with him as Jane did. Yet Owen not only stole Jane’s heart, he stole ours. So when the fourth season ended with yet another heart-breaking kiss, but this time between Jane and Grayson (Jackson Hurst), which was witnessed by Owen on his and Jane’s wedding day, we felt Owen’s pain and betrayal keenly. So we held our breath and waited to see if Owen would awaken from his heart attack as the man we all knew and loved, or if he would awaken with the soul of Old Jane.
Last week’s Season 5 premiere put those fears to rest as we were introduced to Old Jane in another woman’s body – and Owen still fully intact and hurting. So in a recent exclusive interview, star Lex Medlin shared his thoughts on where Owen’s head and heart are at this season and whether Owen will find a way to forgive Jane. [Read more…]