Monday, July 29, 2013

From LA Examiner: 'Under The Dome' Renewed; Uzo Aduba Talks 'Orange is the New Black'; 'Hostages' & 'Homeland' Spoilers...



 
CBS has announced at their TCA presentation in Los Angeles today that summer smash Under The Dome has been renewed for a 13-episode second season premiering Summer 2014... [MORE]




"Uzo Aduba on adoption informing her Orange is the New Black character"

Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren (Uzo Aduba) is one of many women on Netflix's Orange is the New Black who may inspire one reaction from viewers when they first meet her, through the eyes of Piper (Taylor Schilling), the "new fish" in the prison system, but who will undoubtedly break your heart with her character and her struggle as the episodes unfold. But she is one character who we never got to "go home with," so to speak and see her pre-prison life. Instead, we hear bits and pieces about her behavior, and we get one very important insight into her when we meet her parents on a special visiting day, but much of the information about who Crazy Eyes is and where she came from is told through Aduba's rich performance rather than plot points or expositional dialogue... [MORE]


"Hostages EP Jeffery Nachmanoff on the importance of the metaphor in the title"

When CBS ordered Hostages to series earlier this year, the network did so as a 15-episode "event" series, but today at CBS' Television Critics Association press tour, Les Moonves reminded that does not necessarily mean a completely close-ended, "one and done" season only. The end of the pilot episode shows how the show could continue on, and considering the family in the show is not only physically being held hostage but also feel they are being so emotionally by the family itself, there might be a lot of water in which to wade. Moonves noted critics might want to "ask again in January," after the show has moved creatively and ratings have come in, how the network feels about keeping Hostages for multi-season arcs... [MORE]


"Homeland season 3 spoilers from Damian Lewis, Claire Danes, and EP Alex Gansa"

When season three of Homeland starts on Showtime this fall, the CIA is dealing with the fallout from the Langley bombing in the second season finale-- which basically means Saul (Mandy Patinkin) has to hire new, green agents because there are very few left, Carrie (Claire Danes) is raging about being on her meds and therefore missing things and now having no one believe her that Brody didn't do it, and Brody himself (Damian Lewis) is missing in action, in hiding, while his family has to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives... [MORE]


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