Monday, 30 May 2011

Caprica soundtrack update & cast news

To start off, some much awaited news about the season one soundtrack. Bear McCreary tweeted that he is working on a new Caprica album. No details or tentative release dates yet, but it seems to be happening and you can follow Bear on Twitter for updates as they come.

And on the film/TV/theatre front:

The nominations for the Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were announced last week and several Caprica actors are on the nominees list.

Hiro Kanagawa has been nominated for Outstanding Original Script for his play, The Patron Saint of Stanley Park. Also nominated, Tom McBeath (GDD's Agent Alpert) for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role for Death of a Salesman (Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company) and Dmitry Chepovetsky (Cerberus) for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for This (also Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company). The Arts Club Theatre Company's production of Glengarry Glen Ross, with John Pyper-Ferguson and Brian Markinson, has been nominated for Outstanding Production - Large Theatre, and Tear the Curtain! with Hiro Kanagawa has scored 11 nominations across the categories. Congratulations to all!

Alessandra Torresani is working on a new show. No word on what it is yet, but she posted a photo on her blog.

Fort McCoy with Eric Stoltz has won Best Drama at the Cannes Independent Film Festival.

Gun Hill Road with Esai Morales will open the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival on June 16. Details at

Grimm, with Sasha Roiz, will continue to be filmed in Portland after all. Daily Journal writes that production is scheduled to start in mid-July.

Homorazzi has a review of last week's The True Heroines live performance, with Leah Gibson, as well as a bunch of pics from the show.

Kacey Rohl tweeted that she wrapped filming Ghost Storm, a new Syfy disaster flick. According to The Chief's Deck, Aaron Douglas is also in it.

Meg Tilly is now blogging for Huffington Post Canada. You can check out her first post here.

If you haven't seen it on yet, here is the first episode of Los Americans, with Esai Morales:

And a longer trailer for Hart of Dixie, with Scott Porter:

Last not least, a video from James Marsters' panel at the Big Apple Comic Con last weekend, which includes an update on Three Inches and a nice bit about Caprica toward the end. For a list of reports, photos and videos from the event, go to

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