In antipation of tonight’s post-DOCTOR WHO premiere of BBC America’s INTRUDERS — a new series from Glen Morgan (THE X-FILES) that follows a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others — Team TV Addict was afforded the opportunity to interview the cast. What follows are San Diego Comic Con shot interviews with stars Mira Sorvino, John Simm and James Frain. [Read more...]
Loosely based on the Alexandre Dumas book “The Three Musketeers,” the new BBC America series THE MUSKETEERS introduces the adventures of Athos (Tom Burke), Aramis (Santiago Cabrera), Porthos (Howard Charles), and D’Artagnan (Luke Pasqualino) all over again. But the rip-roaring adventures of THE MUSKETEERS are not content with just three musketeers, but must have four. After all, four is better than three, or so goes the debate in the show for D’Artagnan does not immediately see the benefit of joining up against the three men who may have committed a crime against his family. [Read more...]
Season 2 of ORPHAN BLACK was off to a rip-roaring start as Sarah Manning (Tatiana Maslany) frantically searched for her missing daughter Kira (Skyler Wexler) – unfortunately, with both the Neolutionists and the Prolethians closing in. So it was a race against the clock for Sarah to get a gun and take down her sister pro-clone Rachel at the Dyad Institute in order to rescue Kira.
It took was some fancy clone shenanigans to get Sarah into Dyad; namely Alison had to procure a gun and get it to Sarah without the nosy cops and their monitors from finding out. Then Sarah infiltrated Dyad posing as Cosima into order to slip past Dr. Leekie (Matt Frewer) and security; and, fortunately, Rachel’s insistence on having Paul (Dylan Bruce) nearby also worked to Sarah’s advantage once things got a bit dicey.
But the terrifying surprise of it all was Rachel never had Kira; someone else had taken her. So all of Sarah’s efforts and planning to confront Rachel were for nothing. The moment Sarah realized that she did not know who had her daughter or where to begin searching for Kira was when we saw her strength disintegrate inside her. It was the helplessness that any parent would feel not knowing where their child was – and that moment of truth was devastating. [Read more...]
At the Television Critic’s Association Winter Press Tour, BBC America previewed its new miniseries, FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND, which showcased massive war explosions in the background of some gorgeously filmed and very sexy scenes. As described by BBC America’s General Manager Perry Simon, FLEMING: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE BOND is “a stunningly produce miniseries that tells the story of Bond creator Ian Fleming, who own life was the inspiration for 007.” [Read more...]
Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them – the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe. Doctor Who returns to BBC AMERICA on Wednesday, December 25 at 9:00pm ET/PT. [Read more...]
After this past weekend’s phenomenal 50th anniversary DOCTOR WHO special “The Day of the Doctor,” which clarified that John Hurt’s portrayal of The Doctor was indeed one of thirteen regenerations, wild speculations arose as to whether Matt Smith could actually be the 13th Doctor. In fact, the Blastr article: “Confused? Moffat addresses all those Who regeneration limit questions” offered an intriguing analysis based on executive producer Steven Moffat’s recent statements in support of the theory.
With DOCTOR WHO spanning 50 years, it has been tricky to track all the regenerations. But when examined in detail, Matt Smith as the 13th Doctor theory holds up. Here are the known regenerations of The Doctor: [Read more...]
After the previous two seasons of LUTHER, it is hard to imagine how things could get any worse for Detective Inspector John Luther (Idris Elba). He lost his wife, his best friend, tested his sanity, nearly cost him his job, and he was nearly framed for a murder; not to mention all the heinous criminals that seemed intent on destroying his last bit of sanity. Yet Season 3 is going to take John Luther to the brink yet again — and this time it might push him over. [Read more...]