Once Upon A Time is one of ABC’s most successfully launched new shows in several years. It only makes sense the alphabet network orders a spinoff from the show’s creators. If the network execs like the pilot, OUAT will be the third show in the past few weeks to spawn a spinoff. The WB’s The Vampire Diaries and ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars also have ones in development.
Once creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, with help from former River EP Zack Estrin and Once writer Jane Espenson are making a small test presentation. The proposed spinoff will be set in pre-curse Wonderland. Titled, Once: Wonderland, the show will follow Alice’s adventures. Unlike a traditional spinoff, this project will be more in the vein of American Horror Story. It won’t be an “another five-year, 22-episode series”, but rather have “a beginning, middle, and end.” Check out a few of the cast members below.
Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to interview the lovely Keegan Connor Tracy, whom you know best as the Blue Fairy / Mother Superior on Once Upon A Time. In addition to that, she also places Miss Watson on the new A&E series, Bates Motel that recently premiered. The show is a modern day reimagining of the Psycho story and how Norman Bates came to be the killer we know from the infamous movie.
Keegan spoke about what it was like to film the series and how her role as Norman Bates’ teacher plays into the story. As you may or may not know, Bates Motel and OUAT are filmed here in Vancouver so she was able to juggle the filming schedules between the two shows pretty well. She also spoke about the differences between the two experiences and a movie that she just signed on for that stars Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche called Words And Pictures. The film is about an art instructor and an English teacher who form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important. Keegan plays Ellen, one of the teachers at the school. Check out my interview below!
Now that Christmas is over, who’s ready for your favorite shows to return? I know I am. As much as I love the holiday season, the one huge downside is all the reruns. Thankfully, regularly scheduled programming is just around the corner. One of my favorites, Once Upon A Time, recently debuted a new trailer promoting its return which promises to take the show from “heroic to epic“. This trailer, coupled with a former Charmed actress joining the cast, makes OUAT’s return unbearable.
The ABC fantasy drama wakes from its winter hibernation on January 6, 2013. Season 2′s tenth episode has Regina being accused of murdering a “beloved fairytale character.” Given that the episode is titled, “The Cricket Game,” does this mean Jiminy Cricket is about to meet his maker? I hope not. In a surprising twist, Emma believes Regina is innocent. Could the murderous culprit be the evil dynamic duo of Cora and Captain Hook. Last we left Storybrooke, the two were on their way to the fictional town. Check out the new promo below.
Are you craving a little Once Upon A Time fix during the show’s winter hiatus? If so, this bit of casting news might do the trick. I know it has me amped up.
When OUAT aired it’s winter finale, Emma (Jennifer Morrison) and Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) made their way from the fantasy world back to Storybrooke. Unfortunately, they weren’t alone. Cora (Barbara Hershey) and Captain Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) were not far behind traveling via boat. No doubt to cause some major mayhem in the fictional town. When the fairytale series comes back, Cora’s back story will finally be told. How did she get so evil? How did she get her magical powers? Why does she treat Regina (Lana Parrilla) so badly? All those answers will all be revealed.
Playing the young Cora is an actress I adore. Here’s a hint. She played one of the charmed ones on The WB’s Charmed. Who do you think it is? Alyssa Milano? Perhaps Holly Marie Combs? Maybe Rose McGown? How about Shannen Doherty? The latter has certainly proven she can play a bad girl. Find out below.
This week, a new episode of Homorazzi aired on OUTtv (Episode 9 to be exact) and in case you missed it, we’ve got the full episode for you to check out below. Since Nic (one of our usual panelists) was away vacationing in Hawaii (stay tuned for coverage on that), Blue from OUTtv join in as a special guest!
As usual, the panel started off by tackling some of the latest Gossip and the most heated discussion took place on the topic of Rihanna & Chris Brown seemingly back in a relationship. The conversation then transitioned to Britney Spears & will.i.am‘s new “Scream & Shout” music video as well as comments on how she’s been doing on The X-Factor as a judge. Also discussed was Tegan & Sara‘s new “Closer” music video and we’d like to clarify that the Canadian indie rock duo are indeed both lesbians and twin sisters (despite some of the confusion discussed in the episode below – LOL).
In closing, they talk about the recent viral YouTube videos that started with “Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends,” and a new gay British series worth checking out. Check out the episode below!
With the season finale of The CW’s hit show The LA Complex hitting airwaves tonight, we thought it’d be appropriate to share a little gem with you. Last week, we took the time sit down with newcomer to the show, the sexy, Jarod Joseph.
Jarod is no stranger to the small or big screen. This Calgary, Alberta native has been making his move in the industry for a while. His latest ventures include the role of Billy in Once Upon A Time which he will return to for this season’s seventh episode. Currently, he’s working on the crime-drama Rogue which stars the incredibly talented, Thandie Newton, set to air next year on DirecTV. But the show that I wanted to know most about was his role on my current CW obsession, The LA Complex.
On the show, Jarod plays the role of Christopher Taylor, an openly gay lawyer who starts to get involved with closeted rapper, Kaldrick King. Will Christopher be able to tame some of Kal’s wild ways and help him come to terms with his sexuality? Will have to find out. Jarod wasn’t very open to giving away too many spoilers about tonight’s finale. However, I did get to quiz him on his LA knowledge to see if Jarod himself has an “LA complex“. Watch my full interview with Jarod Joseph below.
Even though a few shows have premiered already, the official start to the 2012-2013 television season doesn’t start for a couple of weeks. I love this time of year. It’s the perfect time to relax and unwind after a hectic summer partying schedule. What better way to do so then to sit on your couch and check out all the network’s new and returning shows. That’s what we plan on doing. Check out Patrick, Tyrell, our newest writer Matt and my Top 5 list of favorite returning shows this Fall.
When I asked the other three writers for their respective lists, I had no idea there would be so much crossover. To mix things up, I decided to take on a different approach for my picks. Continue reading to discover the criteria I used for my selection process.
If you weren’t already excited about Season 2 of Once Upon A Time, you will be after watching this promo. If you recall at the end of the first season, the secret was finally out in the open and things are about to change forever for all of the characters in Storybrooke, Maine.
The main thing, “Magic is coming“. Up until this point, magic really only existed in the other world, but now that is about to change as Regina/The Evil Queen (Lana Parilla) unleashes her wrath. I can’t wait to see where this goes, and also can’t wait to see the new characters that will be introduced. In this following trailer, we see Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) and Mulan (Jamie Chung) and some other familiar faces that are in for the ride.
Once Upon a Time returns on September 30 on ABC. Check out the first Season 2 trailer below!