SDCC Scoop: Adelaide Kane and Toby Regbo Tease REIGN Season 2

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Baby drama!? Marital troubles!? Power struggeles!? These are just a few of the exciting words ravenous REIGN fans may-or-may-not be happy to hear when stars Adelaide Kane and Toby Regbo took the time to tease REIGN season 2 at yesterday’s San Diego Comic Con 2014 press room. See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]

REIGN Previewpalooza: “Monsters” Sneak Peek!

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This just in, new episode photos and previews from the Thursday March 27th episode of REIGN. Direct from The CW, “BASH SAVES FRANCIS FROM DEATH — When Francis (Toby Regbo) reluctantly agrees to help Bash (Torrance Coombs) uncover the threat in the woods, he ends in grave danger, with only Bash to save him.  Meanwhile, the King’s madness causes chaos when a servant (guest star Kathryn Prescott) wins “Queen for the Day,” and the King becomes obsessed with her.   The King also forces a surprising, and unbreakable, union with a new couple at Court.  Meanwhile, Greer (Celina Sinden) gets caught kissing kitchen servant Leith (guest star Jonathan Keltz), which threatens to ruin her. Adelaide Kane, Anna Popplewell and Caitlin Stasey also star.  The episode was directed by Jeff Renfroe and written by Drew Lindo and Wendy Riss Gatsiounis .” [Read more…]

REIGN “Consummation” Preview: Will the Queen Choose Her Heart or Her Duty?

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In the upcoming REIGN episode “The Consummation,” the biggest decision of Mary’s (Adelaide Kane) life is before her: will she marry Bash (Torrance Coombs) in anticipation of him being legitimized as the next heir of France, or will she follow her heart and marry Francis (Toby Regbo)? Yet therein lies the crux of the problem: Mary has realized that her heart now belongs to two men — as she loves both Francis and Bash.

But a queen’s heart means nothing. Her duty is to her country and ensuring French protection of her people to stave off the advances of the English and to lay claim to the English throne, if she can. [Read more…]

REIGN Previewpalooza: “Royal Blood” Sneak Peek!

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This just in, new episode photos and previews from the Thursday February 27th episode of REIGN. Direct from The CW, “CATHERINE ENLISTS MARY AND BASH TO HELP FIND HER SONS — When Clarissa (guest star Katie Boland) kidnaps the younger children of King Henry (Alan Van Sprang) and Queen Catherine (Megan Follows), Mary (Adelaide Kane) and Bash (Torrance Coombs) work with the Queen to find them, with tragic results. Meanwhile, when Lola (Anna Popplewell) attempts to help her brother with a debt he owes, Francis (Toby Regbo) rescues her, causing the two of them to grow closer. Caitlin Stasey and Celina Sinden also star. Holly Dale directed the episode with the story by Wendy Riss Gatsiounis and teleplay by Alan McCullough.” [Read more…]

Trailer Park: REIGN Ep. 9 “For King and Country” Sneak Peek!

A queen on the run, one brother valiantly by her side, two kingdom’s in jeopardy, and many hearts at risk, REIGN returns on Thursday, January 23rd at 9:00 p.m. on the CW with an all new episode “King and Country” — watch the sizzling, heart-clutching preview! [Read more…]

REIGN: Should Forbidden Love Dare To Blossom?


 
Love is a wondrous state of bliss, and nothing is better than forbidden love.  Classic tales of forbidden love have tantalized audiences for centuries.  In REIGN’s delicious modern tale of the rise of Mary, Queen of Scots, the show has embraced the idea that Mary (Adelaide Kane) may indeed be a “queen of hearts” as well.  It went so far as to create the bastard brother of her fiance, aptly called Bash (Torrance Coombs), who promptly caught Mary’s eye the second she returned from her Scottish convent to the French court.  But due to Mary’s station, her family and country’s expectations, and her own naïve belief that she is actually in love with her betrothed, Mary chose to ignore the her fleeting interest in Bash and focused her attention and desires on her fiancé, Prince Francis (Toby Regbo). [Read more…]

It’s REIGN-ing Men! Alan Van Sprang Dishes on the Fringe Benefits that Come with Playing the King of France

Kings can command the attention and adoration of many women, and REIGN’s King Henry (Alan VanSprang) is no exception.  Well-known as a king who ruled with his beautiful mistress and his powerful wife by his side, King Henry still has time for the occasional dalliance.  REIGN offers both a look at the intertwined love lives of King Henry and his two sons, Prince Francis (Toby Regbo) and Sebastian (Torrance Coombs) and how the arrival of Mary (Adalaide Kane), Queen of Scots  brings a bit more of heart-ache and political intrigue into all their lives.  In a press interview from the set, star Alan VanSprang talked about the many ladies of King Henry and the complications Mary brings to the French Court. [Read more…]

REIGN Preview: Megan Follows Teases What Evil Mischief Her French Queen Is Up To

Behind every great man is a great woman and it is no less the case in this tale of French kings and queens.  In the new CW series REIGN, Megan Follows (ANNE OF THE GREEN GABLES) portrays the stately and powerful Queen Catherine de’ Medici, a woman who knows how to rule in the shadows and from the throne.  In a press interview from the set, star Megan Follows talked about how fun it is to portray such a deliciously ruthless queen in REIGN. [Read more…]

It’s REIGN-ing Men! Toby Regbo Explains The Tough Decision Facing the Young French Prince

Carrying the weight of an entire kingdom on his shoulders, the young French Prince Francis (Toby Regbo) fears that his long betrothal to Mary (Adelaide Kane), Queen of Scots may not be the best alliance he can make for France.  Worried that marrying her could cost his future kingdom, Francis is torn between his heart and what he knows to be best for his country.  In a press interview from the set, star Toby Regbo talked about the young prince’s dilemma of head and heart. [Read more…]

It’s REIGN-ing Men! Torrance Coombs Previews Playing the Dark Prince Who Falls For a Queen

In the lavish CW drama series REIGN, two brothers vie for the heart of a queen: one is the prince destined king of France, the other is the bastard son of a king with no hope of ever winning the heart of the woman he loves. Raised together and loved by their father the king, both Prince Francis (Toby Regbo) and his illegitimate brother Sebastian aka Bash (Torrance Coombs) are unusually fond of each other as brothers. But that will soon change with the arrival of Francis’ betrothed, Mary (Adelaide Kane), the Queen of Scots. Simultaneously catching Bash’s eye and heart, Mary may ultimately be the undoing of the strong bonds of brotherly love. In a recent press interview from the set, star Torrance Coombs talked about the unrequited love of Bash for Mary and whether there will be any hope in the race for her heart. [Read more…]