Thursday, 7 April 2011

Cast news and new interviews: Michael Nankin, Leah Gibson, James Marsters

Plenty of updates today.

First up, there is a new story up at Beginning of Line, this time from Ryan Lawrence (you know him as the admin of The Caprica Times). Check it out here: Punishment.

Also at BoL, there is a Q&A with Teresa Jusino, who wrote the Tamara Adama three-parter, Safe Journey (Hypatian's Bluff, Spatiu Gol, The New Guatrau).

Some cast news, starting with the most excellent:

Sasha Roiz tweeted that he starts working on an episode of Castle this week. (Side note here: Tamala Jones says that they're currently shooting episode 3x23.)

According to the official FB page for Alessandra Torresani's latest film, Playback, the film will be released this fall.

Gun Hill Road director Rashaad Ernesto Green tweets that the film is going on a world tour. A special heads-up to anyone living in Dallas, Denver, Oregon, San Francisco, Poland, Italy, Singapore and Malaysia.

Panou is credited for Supernatural 6x21, "Let It Bleed," which airs on May 20. He mentioned last month that he was working on an episode of the show.

Teryl Rothery has a supporting role in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, out in theatres now.

John Pyper-Ferguson has a "rumoured" credit for the Hellcats season finale, which airs on May 17. The show returns with the requisite zombie episode on Tuesday, April 19. Preview below.

Richard Harmon has joined Twitter. These days, you can catch him in The Killing. (Tahmoh Penikett reportedly makes an appearance on the show toward the end of the season.)

The first episode of the Mortal Kombat web series (with Tahmoh, Ryan Robbins and Aleks Paunovic) will premiere on Tuesday, April 12. From

Online video games channel, Machinima, will host a live event next week, where they will stream 4 hours of the upcoming Mortal Kombat game, played by Web series director, Kevin Tancharoen, as well as select actors from the upcoming show. At the end of the event, machinima will then screen, exclusively, the first episode of the Mortal Kombat Webseries.

Luc Roderique (STO's Lexon) is the second Caprica actor to be credited for the 17th Precinct pilot.

And the interviews.

Blood and Chrome Podcast recently talked to Michael Nankin and the interview is included in their second podcast. You can listen to it at the link. Nankin talks about his experience working on Battlestar and Caprica, the different styles of filming, Caprica getting cancelled, his favourite episodes of BSG (that he's directed), and so on. From Tom Lieber's tweet, it looks like Bear McCreary might be scoring his latest film, Red Faction.

A video of James Marsters' Q&A panel from MegaCon has been posted on his official Facebook page. He answered the usual gamut of questions and mentioned he'll probably be back on Hawaii Five-0 early next season. James will make an appearance at Wizard World’s Big Apple Comic Con on May 21 & 22 in New York City. For updates on his other appearances, hop over to his FB page.

Leah Gibson did an interview at the official Twilight Convention in Nashville in March. The interview is mostly about her work on Eclipse, but she also shares a few details on one of her upcoming projects, Camera Shy, a political comedy that will be out later this year (November).

And some previews. The teaser for The Killing 1x03, "El Diablo," with Kacey Rohl and Richard Harmon:

A new teaser for Sanctuary 3.5 (April 15), with Ryan Robbins & Chris Heyerdahl:

And the preview for Hellcats:

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