Monday, 31 January 2011

Video guide to Caprica locations & a round of cast updates

The 13th Colony has announced a video series, the 13th Colony Video Files, which will walk us through some of the Caprica and BSG filming locations in Vancouver. Episode 1 is already on YouTube.

Beginning of Line has posted an update on the video contest for the "Caprica: Season 2" opening credits: Sasha Roiz has agreed to pick the winner from the last three finalists. If you would like to submit a video, you first need to get in touch with BoL and say so by February 11, and then send the clip by February 20. Details at Beginning of Line.

Week five of Caprica auctions started today. You can see the new items on Ebay, as usual.

Esai Morales has confirmed that he will attend CineFestival in San Antonio (Feb. 3-6). If you're in the area, tickets are available here.

Eric Stoltz was one of the presenters at the Valley Performing Arts Center on Saturday. There is a short clip from the event on CSU's Yfrog account. The Fox February schedule confirms that Eric's next episode of Glee will air on February 22:

Tuesday, Feb. 22
GLEE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) – "Blame It on the Alcohol"
Principal Figgins (guest star Iqbal Theba) teaches the student body about the danger of underage drinking, and the glee club is personally touched by the message. Meanwhile, Mr. Schuester (Matthew Morrison) and Coach Beiste (guest star Dot-Marie Jones) indulge in a little fun of their own.

And his episode of Off the Map, "On the Mean Streets of San Miguel," airs this Wednesday (Feb. 2) at 10 pm on ABC. Spoiler TV has the teaser. Ed Begley Jr. from the original Battlestar (and just about every other show in existence) guest stars.

Final reminder that Alessandra Torresani is one of the judges on RuPaul's Drag Race tonight at 10 pm on Logo. She also wrote an article for The Printed Blog that is available here (scroll down to page 7).

Here is the teaser for the Drag Race (there is another one on Jim Halterman's blog) -- more updates below:

Riese: Kingdom Falling, with Ryan Robbins, Leah Gibson, Alessandro Juliani, and Ben Cotton, will premiere in Canada on March 7. Spacecast writes:

Beginning Monday, March 7, hosts the award-winning digital series RIESE: KINGDOM FALLING. Featuring a bevy of Canadian sci-fi talent, new mini-episodes of the 10-part series are set to stream on every Monday and Friday through to Friday, April 8. Also on the site, fans can log on throughout March for exclusive web interviews with the cast of the show. For those who want to see it all again, RIESE: KINGDOM FALLING airs in its entirety following the season finale of MERLIN on Saturday, April 9 at 9 p.m. ET, exclusively on SPACE.

The Province talked to Ben Cotton about Blood & Chrome. Here is a snippet:

Cotton read for several roles, but the one that stuck with him was one of the two lead roles in the new show, an officer who bonds with the young fighter pilot.

“I realized at about Christmas time that I was still thinking about this guy, this character,” he says. “Usually, even when I like a role, I audition, I walk out of the room and it’s gone, unless I need to do the job. But I found this guy was really intriguing. Something just stuck with me, it made me pick up different books to explore the psychology of the thing.”

Last minute update: Battlestarwiki tweets that Mike Dopud will also be in Blood & Chrome, but no word yet on what character he will play.

Ben Cotton will be back on Hellcats tomorrow (Tuesday) at 9 pm on the CW. So will Teryl Rothery, Aaron Douglas and (maybe) Ryan Kennedy. Daemon's TV has the press release and photos. Here is the teaser, with Teryl Rothery:

James Marsters was at the New Orleans Comic Con this weekend. There are a couple of clips from his Q&A (mostly about Buffy and the Dragonball movie) on YouTube: clip 1, clip 2.

Peter Wingfield started filming Hamlet this week. He has posted some updates on Twitter and on his blog.

Scott Porter has wrapped filming his latest film, Ten Year. There are pics from the wrap part at Vegas News. Scott guest stars on The Good Wife again tomorrow (Tuesday, 10 pm, CBS). Here is the teaser:

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