Friday, February 3, 2012

From LA Examiner: Nick Tarabay on 'Spartacus'; Dawn Olivieri, 'House of Lies' Sociopath?...

"Q&A: Nick Tarabay on the “do or die” mentality of Spartacus: Vengeance"

The new season of Spartacus already got off to a bloody start over on Starz, but one power player’s presence was barely felt in the premiere. Nick Tarabay’s Ashur may have been manipulating more deals behind-the-scenes than what we saw on-screen in the premiere of Spartatcus: Vengeance, but that only promises big moves sure to immediately follow his re-emergence in episode two. LA TV Insider Examiner caught up with Tarabay, who told us we were “in for a treat” with the episodes still yet to unfold on-sreen, to talk about excitement surrounding this season and what twists and tricks from Ashur we should expect... [MORE]

Dawn Olivieri previews “Utah,” flashbacks, & more manipulation on House of Lies"

Dawn Olivieri has been known to call her new role on Showtime’s House of Lies a “dream job.” Her character of Monica, ex-wife and business rival to the famous Marty Kaan (Don Cheadle) and very distant mother to young Roscoe (Donis Leonard Jr.) is certainly unlike any we’ve ever seen on television before, so on that note we completely understand Olivieri’s attraction to the complex woman. But on the other hand, we imagine it might be difficult to sit in the skin of someone as manipulative as Monica. So we set out to get the scoop directly from Olivieri on just how she finds humanity in the character, and if we should expect any softer side to emerge as the first season unfolds... [MORE]

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