Monday, January 28, 2013

From LA Examiner: Freema Agyeman Isn't Just A Cautionary Tale on 'The Carrie Diaries'; Meet Annie Parisse on 'The Following'; 'Arrow' Photo Preview...

When we first meet Larissa (Freema Agyeman) in The Carrie Diaries, she is a fast-talking, free-spirited, independent young woman who knows how to make things happen for herself and make them work in Manhattan. To Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb), she has a glamorous life, filled with fabulous people and experiences, but series executive producer Amy B. Harris admitted that Larissa may be something of a "cautionary tale." Sure, she is the kind of tough chick Carrie needs to learn to be to survive in a big city environment, but she doesn't always make the best decisions. We saw that in the pilot when she shoplifted from Century 21 (it's a discount store, for crying out-loud!), and soon we will dive further into her wild child, party girl side... [MORE]

"Annie Parisse introduces her new The Following FBI agent/cult specialist"

The Following lost a lot of players in just the pilot episode, and all—even when not victims of violence—were at the hands of Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) in one way or another. The high turnover of characters certainly lends itself well to the tension and dramatic stakes of the series that anyone can be in danger at any time—because you never know who is really one of Carroll’s followers in the first place. But it also leaves room for brand new, more complex characters to come into the picture. The best example of that thus far is Agent Debra Parker (Annie Parisse), who is assigned to the case because of her knowledge of cults... [MORE]

"First Look: Arrow shares a secret, squares off against Deathstroke & Cyrus Vanch"

Get ready, Arrow fans; two very important foes for our hero Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) are being unmasked in one very important episode. Though we have seen Deathstroke before, now we will get to meet the man under his mask in Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett), as well as a new, "real world" type villain Cyrus Vanch (David Anders) in "Betrayal"... [MORE]

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