Sunday, 22 January 2012

10,000 Days launched, new interview with Aleks Paunovic, and new projects for Magda Apanowicz, Anna Galvin, Hiro Kanagawa, James Marsters, Richard Harmon and James Pizzinato

First, a reminder that the last two episodes of Prime Suspect air tonight at 9 pm on NBC.

And a bunch of cast news:

Esai Morales has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his work in We Have Your Husband. Big congrats!

And also congrats to the Gun Hill Road team on the nomination for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film (Limited Release). Still no DVD release date for GHR.

Not sure if I mentioned it, but Eric Stoltz directed an episode of Californication last year. The episode now has a title and an air date: "Love Song," February 12. Spoiler TV has the synopsis.

Magda Apanowicz has a new credit on the IMDb. She will make an appearance in episode 1x06 of Holliston, the first original series from the FEARnet cable channel. The show is a horror sitcom, it premieres in April, and Magda will be playing "Goblin." Her episode is called "Weekend of Horrors."

The Chuck two-hour series finale airs this Friday, so Grimm is taking a break. Here are a couple of photos of Sasha Roiz in episode 1x10, "Organ Grinder," which airs in two weeks:

Hiro Kanagawa will finally make an appearance in front of the camera in Blackstone this season. He has been working as a story editor on the show since season one. He will appear in episode 2x07 playing a character called Harold. The tentative air date is February 22.

Speaking of Blackstone, APTN has a bunch of short video interviews with Carmen Moore. You can check them out here.

Die with John Pyper-Ferguson finally has a U.S. DVD release date: March 27. You can pre-order it on Amazon.

Luciana Carro is working on another episode of Falling Skies.

James Marsters also has a new credit on the IMDb, for the project he filmed in Utah last fall that he couldn't reveal in one of the interviews a while back. It's for a fantasy film called Dragon Warriors. James plays Lord Tensley, "a sorcerer who kills people in love." As for his character in The Wedding Band (TBS sitcom he worked on recently), he is a British rock star (source).

10,000 Days with Peter Wingfield has finally launched online. The first episode was posted on on Friday, and new episodes will be posted every Friday for the next three weeks. For updates, you can follow @10kdaystv on Twitter or like them on Facebook. Episode 1 is also on YouTube:

Richard Harmon tweets that he will be filming two projects this week: a new TV series (no details yet) and a feature called Rufus, which may or may not be the "sophisticated vampire movie with a similar feel to 'Let The Right One In'" mentioned here. Not much info out there yet.

James Pizzinato will make an appearance in Alcatraz in episode 1x08, "Paxton Petty." He will play Paxton Petty, probably the jailbird of the week. The episode will air on February 27.

Doppelgänger Paul with Ben Cotton was screened at the Slamdance Film Festival yesterday. Film Threat has a new review.

Aaron Douglas tweets that he is filming an episode of The Firm.

If you're in Vancouver, you can catch Anna Galvin in a production of Calendar Girls at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage from January 26 to February 26. Synopsis, from the Arts Club blog (more details and ticket info at the link):
When middle-aged Annie Clarke (Wendy Noel) loses her husband to cancer, her best friend Chris (Anna Galvin) suggests a—ahem—cheeky new way to raise money for research. But their fellow Women’s Institute members balk at baring—well, almost baring—it all! Gradually, though, these prim tea-and-crumpets ladies “of a certain age” come around and learn to delight in their newfound pluckiness and status as international sensations.
You can also catch Dmitry Chepovetsky in A Craigslist Cantata at the Arts Club Revue Stage until February 4. If not, you can at least see a clip from his audition here.

And Danny and the Deep Blue Sea with Aleks Paunovic opened at the Pacific Theatre in Vancouver on Thursday. Aleks and co-star Lori Triolo (who played Phoebe in BSG 4x05 and is currently in Blackstone) were on Urban Rush to talk about the play last week. Grandpa also talked about his characters in Arctic Air and This Means War.

And finally, a synopsis and a couple of stills with Michael Eklund from tomorrow's episode of Alcatraz (Fox, 9 pm):
Guest star Michael Eklund portrays Kit Nelson, a terrifying kidnapper who always returns his victims home, and it's up to the Alcatraz team to stop him in the present day. Viewers will also learn more about the mysterious former guard Emerson Hauser (Sam Neill) and his true intentions. - TV Guide

And a sneak peek:

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