Eric Balfour, who first began his career at the age of fifteen, has appeared in such films as What Women Want
, the 2003 remake of Texas Chainsaw Massacre
, and recently the Syfy movie Dinoshark
. He has also appeared on popular television series such as HBO’s Six Feet Under
, where he was a series regular, NBC’s Conviction
, in which he had a starring role, and 24
Balfour is currently working on the science fiction thriller Skyline
, and can be seen weekly on Syfy’s Haven
¸ based on Stephen King’s The Colorado Kid
, Balfour plays the role of Duke Crocker.
Balfour sat down to talk to media journalists, including Sci-Fi Vision
and Media Blvd
, about his life and his character’s fate after this week’s episode of Haven
, where Duke is at the center of the town’s mystery.
The new series of Haven will be joining the Syfy lineup this Friday. The new show, created by Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn, is based on Stephen King’s The Colorado Kid
. Ernst and Dunn, who previously worked together on King’s Dead Zone
, also serve as executive producers on the show and together penned the pilot.
Emily Rose, who is probably best known for her roles on television’s Jericho
, plays FBI agent Audrey Parker, who arrives in the town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder. The town, however, is not as expected and turns out to be the center of a group of people with supernatural abilities. Lucas Bryant, who has appeared in shows such as Queer as Folk
, plays the local cop Nathan Wuornos, who later becomes Parker’s partner.
Ernst, Dunn, Rose, and Bryant recently spoke in a press conference with the online media about the new series on Syfy.
One of Syfy’s most watched series, Eureka
, returns for its fourth season this Friday, July 9th. The series, created by Jaime Paglia and Bruce Miller, who also serve as executive producers, is about the town of Eureka, which from the outside may seem like any other small Pacific Northwest town, but is anything but. The town is made up of geniuses who work on top-secret government projects that often create mayhem around the town. The series follows Sheriff Jack Carter, played by Colin Ferguson, as he tries to keep the town in order.
recently participated along with Monsters & Critics
, SciFi Pulse
, and other online media in a call with Roger and Julie Corman to talk about this weekend’s Dinocroc vs. Supergator
, and other aquatic creature features that the couple has made and has upcoming.
Roger Corman’s career spans over fifty years. He has produced a massive 389 films and directed 56, and still counting. He’s known for movies such as the original version of Little Shop of Horrors
, Death Race
, and more recently Syfy’s Dinocroc and Dinoshark
. Corman, who received an honorary Oscar this year, has also been attributed to starting many young filmmakers on their career paths such as Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, and Ron Howard. Julie Corman, wife of Roger, has also produced a number of movies, many that her husband worked on as well, including Splatter
By Jamie Ruby
*Originally published at Media Blvd.
Mark Pellegrino is known for a variety of roles that span over three decades. He’s appeared in such movies as The Big Lebowski
, National Treasure
, and The Number 23
. He’s appeared on many popular television shows in a range of roles, including The X-Files
, The Mentalist
, and those he’s probably most known for, Supernatural
, and Lost
, among many others.
, Pellegrino played the role of Jacob, the mysterious, almost god-like character on the island, who seemed to have all the answers.
Pellegrino sat down with Jamie Ruby for an exclusive interview to talk about Lost
and his other projects.
Kenton Duty is fairly new to the acting scene, but he does have a few roles under his belt, with a role in the web series Ctrl and a part in the Tim Allen movie, Crazy on the Outside. He also appeared in an episode of the television series Cold Case. His talent, however, more than makes up for his lack of experience. Duty may be fifteen, but having been part of one of the most popular television series in history, Lost, is bringing him into the spotlight and is sure to help his budding career.
On Lost, Duty played the role of a young Jacob, although no one, including Duty himself, knew who his character was until nearly the final episode of the series. He was billed simply as “Teenage Boy.”
In SyFy’s latest creature feature, Sean Patrick Flanery stars as Daniel, a treasure hunter looking for the tomb of Genghis Khan. But the tomb is guarded by the man-eating Mongolian death worm, which doesn’t like to be disturbed. When Daniel and a U.N. aide worker played by Victoria Pratt (Day Break) find themselves battling local bandits, the worms get involved. Flanery recently answered questions about the role, and how he got involved with the film.
Alan Dale is quite an accomplished actor, whose work spans not only over three decades, but also the globe. Dale’s not only a popular actor here, but also in Australia, where he started his career over thirty years ago. He’s been in popular television series such as The X-Files, The West Wing, 24, and Ugly Betty, among many others, and movies such as Hollywood Homicide and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. He even did voiceover work for a few video games such as EverQuest II, and can also be seen in the upcoming movies Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark and Priest.
Dale plays the mysterious character of Charles Widmore on the popular series Lost.
Things are different behind the scenes for the third season of In Plain Sight
, as new showrunner John McNamara settles into his duties, and sharpens the visual style of the show. McNamara is best known to our audiences for his work on the ground breaking Jericho
, the post apocalyptic drama that ran two seasons on CBS and inspired the massive peanut mail in campaign started by TV Talk’s
Connor Fox may be fairly new to the acting scene, but the Virginia native is moving up. He has appeared in such movies as Invisible Man, Long Shadows, and Blood Night, and more recently in Ice Grill, USA, which he served as the executive producer of. He also has a starring role in the upcoming movie Yaksha, and is already working on his own script.
Jewel Staite, who is not new to the sci-fi scene, is probably best known for her roles on the television shows Firefly
and Stargate: Atlantis
. She has also appeared in other television shows in the past such as The X-Files
and Dead Like Me
, and will be starring in the upcoming movie P5Ych
Conner Fox may be fairly new to the industry, but he’s moving in fast. He has appeared in such movies as Invisible Man
and Blood Night
. He also recently starred in the movie Ice Grill, USA
, for which he was also the executive producer. Conner also has other shows coming out soon, including Yaksha
and a possible pilot for Fox.
Mary McCormack is known for her work in movies such as Private Parts
, and has appeared in such television programs as ER
and The West Wing.
She has also been involved in theater and garnered a nomination for a Tony Award for her work in the 2008 Broadway revival of Boeing Boeing
Fred Weller has appeared in movies such as Armageddon
and The Shape of Things
, and on television for shows such as Missing Persons
and Law & Order: Criminal Intent
. He also wrote and directed Street Car
, which is currently doing the rounds on the festival circuit. Both McCormack and Weller appear in the film.
Many people might first remember Donnie Wahlberg as a member of the music group New Kids on the Block
from the late eighties and early nineties. The band has seen a revival and is currently on tour. Wahlberg, however, is much more than a singer, and has since gotten the acting bug and made his own mark in the entertainment industry. He has appeared in movies such as Ransom
, The Sixth Sense
, and three movies in the Saw
series. He has been involved in television shows such as with his leading role in Boomtown.
He also had a major role in the Emmy award winning mini-series Band of Brothers
William Mapother has been in the entertainment business for quite some time. He has appeared in movies such as In the Bedroom and The Grudge and in television series such as Prison Break and Criminal Minds, and recently appeared in the new Fox show Human Target. He can also soon be seen soon on USA’s Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Mapother, however, is probably best known for his work on the hit ABC show Lost as the evil “Other,” Ethan Rom. Even though his character is gone, Mapother appeared in a recent episode of the show in Kate and Claire’s “flashsideways.”
Andrea Gabriel is best known for her role as Nadia in the hugely popular television show, LOST
. She recently reprised the role as her character, who although dead, appeared in what have come to be called “flash sideways.” Nadia is the love interest, and wife in the original timeline, of Sayid, played by Naveen Andrews.
Since late last season, Fringe has been moving towards the inevitable convergence of the primary universe and the parallel one in which William Bell resides and the Peter we know came from. The winter finale finally brought this to fruition.
Lost started its sixth and last season with a bang literally, continuing where it left off last season with the detonation of a hydrogen bomb. Fans were left to wonder last season on the future of the characters, two in jeopardy of dying, but would history be rewritten and save them all?
Kirsten Prout is probably best known for her role of Abby, alongside Jennifer Garner, in Elektra, and for her lead role in Kyle XY as the girl next door, Amanda. But Kirsten recently was cast in the role of Lucy in the 3rd installment of the Twilight franchise, Eclipse, which recently completed filming. Kirsten recently returned to acting after taking a break to attend University, and had several fun roles over the summer. And she is already being recognized on the street as a participant in the Twilight universe. Kirsten recently spoke to Kenn and Jamie from MediaBlvd Magazine about her experiences on Twilight, and the other acting jobs she has recently completed.
The Twilight Saga: New Moon, the biggest movie turnout to date, sold out worldwide Thursday night. Fans around the world gathered together to see their favorite characters come to life. New Moon is the second installment in the Twilight series based on the book by Stephenie Meyer of the same name. Twi-hards, as they call themselves, are a huge fan base, including not just teens but also adults as well. They flock to everything Twilight, snatching up a wide variety of merchandise that is available this year, from shirts to packing tape to even underwear. Twilight and vampires are everywhere you look these days, and the fans go wild over them. Fans attending the premiere earlier in the week with a chance to see the stars started camping out five days in advance.