Wednesday, August 29, 2012

From LA Examiner: TV Relationship Talk from Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Katie Cassidy, and Jay Ryan; Plus Paley Center Fall Preview Panelists...

So you watched The Mindy Project, and now you must have a few additional questions, right? For starters, just how much of the series as a whole will deal with Mindy (Mindy Kaling)'s dating life versus work life? ... [MORE]

"Arrow’s Katie Cassidy: Oliver was Laurel’s “first everything"

Katie Cassidy has some big shoes to fill on The CW’s new superhero drama, Arrow. As Dinah “Laurel” Lance, she is not only the long-lost true love to Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), but she is also a pretty iconic superhero in her own right, alias the Black Canary. The pilot episode of Arrow does not explore Laurel’s own vigilante side (though we imagine the season will get to that sooner rather than later), it does set up the Oliver/Laurel relationship as the heart of the show.... [MORE]

"Jay Ryan on the "darkness that will surface" on Beauty and the Beast"

Beauty and the Beast, traditionally, is a very romantic tale about a young woman who sees the good in a man who looks quite scary. But The CW’s retelling is not nearly as straightforward as that. For one thing, the Beast (Jay Ryan) doesn’t look scary 90% of the time. It is only when he is “triggered” that he transforms into a violent creature. For another, in the original, there was a good heart lying with the man, but Ryan’s Beast may start out well-intentioned but may find that regardless of how good he wants to be—or how good he once was before—he is losing more and more control of that part of him everyday. And honestly, diving into that kind of dark and complex role is what appealed most to Ryan... [MORE]

"Paley Center to live-stream Fall Preview panels; Find out who will be on them"

As we previously announced, the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles will once again be hosting a week of Fall TV Preview screenings and panel events. Today, though, they announced the specific stars and panelists who would be in attendance on behalf of ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, and NBC... [MORE]

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