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Interview: Patrick Wilson Talks Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 14 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Patrick Wilson Talks Let's Kill Ward's Wife (Exclusive)

While people often tend to drift from their friends as they settle into marriage and raising their own families, often times there’s a certain connection that will always keep them bonded together, no matter what happens to their relationships. In the new dark comedy, ‘Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife,’ actor and producer Patrick Wilson’s character intriguingly and amusingly thrives on the fact that the murder of the title character’s spouse not only has his friends working together to cover up the crime, but it also makes all of their lives better. The movie, which marks the feature film directorial, writing and producing debuts of Wilson’s brother-in-law, Scott Foley, who also stars  [ Read More ]

Interview: Sarah Snook Talks Predestination (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 10 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Sarah Snook Talks Predestination (Exclusive)

Having the creative freedom and passionate to uninhibitedly explore your options, motivations and feelings can be both daunting and liberating as you decide the direction where you want to take your life. While you may be afraid of making the wrong decision that can ultimately lead to harrowing effects, you may also make the right choice that can forever powerfully change your life for the better. Rising Australian actress Sarah Snook rightfully decided to take on dual roles in the new sci-fi thriller, ‘Predestination,’ which powerfully chronicle how much a person’s approach to identifying with their gender defines their personality and place in society. The action drama, which was written  [ Read More ]

Interview: Scott Foley Talks Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 6 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Scott Foley Talks Let's Kill Ward's Wife (Exclusive)

People’s lives often drastically evolve as they begin to get married, and those changes can often intriguingly infiltrate such diverse areas as their friendships, careers and opinions on life’s biggest moral debates. If the personality and actions of even one person’s spouse leave ramifications on the lives on everyone closest to them, almost everyone will understandably want to take radical actions against them, even if they’re well aware of the dire consequences that may face them as a result. Actor Scott Foley enthrallingly and comically showcased the amusing, yet equally problematic, consequences of what happens when close families and friends are driven to take drastic and life-altering measures in his  [ Read More ]

Interview: Patrick Fischler Talks The Pact II (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 4 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Patrick Fischler Talks The Pact II (Exclusive)

When someone is naturally unable to fit into the social norms of society, and they care more about excelling in their morbid fascination and dedication to even the smallest and grimmest details, in an effort to perfect their job, they often have difficulty relating to their peers. But in the case of Special Agent Terrence Ballard, who’s played by Patrick Fischler in the horror thriller sequel, ‘The Pact II,’ that relentless quest to find the truth is what ultimately helps in discovering the identity of the series’ notorious serial murderer, the Judas Killer. While the FBI agent helped save the lives of those in his community, following his dedicated search  [ Read More ]

Interview: Michael Eklund Talks Poker Night (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 3 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Michael Eklund Talks Poker Night (Exclusive)

Emphatically trying to understand the emotional and powerful motivations that drive people to commit devastatingly drastic and brutal acts can be a difficult process for many people to take on. But through his diligent rehearsal and preparation process with his co-stars and writer-director, Greg Francis, on the new independent action crime film, ‘Poker Night,’ versatile actor Michael Eklund grippingly created a distinctive and powerful serial kidnapper and killer. The resourceful performer effortlessly infused his character with a continued emotional pain, due to his sense of betrayal that has continued on from his childhood, while enthrallingly wearing a mask, in an effort to cover his distress that would have otherwise showed  [ Read More ]

Interview: Lindy Booth Talks The Librarians (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 8 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview-Lindy Booth Talks The Librarians

Trying to recognize and value your own self-worth and realizing that your true personality leaves a meaningful impact on the people and situations around you can be a challenge, especially when you think your impressive talents are alienating you from the rest of society. That continuous internal struggle is grippingly chronicled in the new adventure television series, ‘The Librarians,’ which is currently airing on Sunday nights at 8/7c on TNT, particularly through the gripping performance given by Lindy Booth. The actress portrays the highly intelligent Cassandra, who has rebuffed her gift of synesthesia (the ability to link all five senses to her memory). Cassandra’s disdain for her gift rose after  [ Read More ]

Interview: Rebecca Romijn Talks The Librarians

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 7 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Rebecca Romijn Talks The Librarians

Struggling to contend with drastically shocking situations that you never expected, or are unprepared, to encounter in your life can be a life-defining moment many people face as they strive to find their true meaning and purpose. That difficult endeavor is a prevalent theme throughout tonight’s series premiere of the adventure drama, ‘The Librarians,’ which debuts at 8:00 pm Eastern/Pacific on TNT. The show, which is based on the network’s original film trilogy, ‘The Librarian,’ that stared Noah Wyle in the title role, shifts the focus of the franchise to Colonel Eve Baird. The NATO counter-terrorism agent, who’s played by Rebecca Romijn, is a skeptic of magic; she’s trying to  [ Read More ]

Interview with Comedian Maria Bamford

Posted by Laura Gaddy On November - 21 - 2014 0 Comment
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Maria Bamford appeared last week at Nerdmelt in Los Angeles as part of a special Picture This! comedy event which features comics performing while illustrators and artists animate to their routines on a screen live. Picture This! was created Brandie Posey and Sam Varelaby. This edition spotlighted the Comedy Central show Brickleberry and had comedy voice talents John DiMaggio (Futurama, Adventure Time) who plays Duke and Jerry Minor (SNL, Anchorman) who plays Denzel, put their skills on display along with animators from the show. Bamford is a renowned stand-up comedian and has appeared on Comedy Central specials and shows like Arrested Development as well as being featured as a voice  [ Read More ]

Interview: Glenn ‘Kane’ Jacobs Talks See No Evil 2

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 17 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Glenn 'Kane' Jacobs Talks See No Evil 2

People often overlook the all-important resiliency of those who appear not to have the determination to achieve what they want in life. Jacob Goodnight, the brutal mass murderer in the 2006 slasher film, ‘See No Evil,’ was driven to commit his heinous crimes from the manipulations of his mother. But the criminal proved his emotional resolve in going after what he truly wants in the horror movie’s new sequel, ‘See No Evil 2,’ which is now available On Demand, Digital HD, Blu-Ray and DVD. WWE wrestler Glenn ‘Kane’ Jacobs, who reprised the role of the ruthless killer from the original film, also showcased his emotional versatility in the follow-up, which  [ Read More ]

American Horror Story Coven Blu-ray

Delving into, and contending with, your innermost emotional and psychological fears as society’s most frightening qualms continuously unfold in front of you, is one of the most intriguing aspects that endlessly draw viewers back to watch the acclaimed FX horror anthology series, ‘American Horror Story,’ every week. From eerie houses haunted by its former deceased occupants, possessed and violent religious figures and doctors, vindictive witches and an ostracized troupe of performers in a self-described freak show, the Emmy Award-winning franchise is constantly shocking its cast, crew and audience with the devious and shocking characters and situations it presents. In celebration of the Blu-ray and DVD release of ‘American Horror Story:  [ Read More ]

Interview: Christen Gerhart Talks Wizard Wars

Posted by Karen Benardello On October - 2 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Christen Gerhart Talks Wizard Wars

Showcasing your unique talents and passion to the world in a captivating way to prove that anything is possible when you put your mind to it is not only the engaging aspect of Syfy’s new hit competition series, ‘Wizard Wars,’ but also the captivating life of one of its judges, Christen Gerhart. As one of a small but growing number of female magicians in the world, Gerhart is a pioneer striving to showcase that women are just as capable as men in performing fascinating illusions. The magician is also an innovator in the fact that she also works as a telescope operator at L.A.’s Mount Wilson Observatory, has also worked  [ Read More ]

Sam Trammell Hits the White Rabbit Red Carpet at the 30th Boston Film Festival

Striving to prove you have a more versatile personality and a wide range of emotions and sentiments to people who have come to view only one side of your identity can be a challenge for many people, no matter what their age is or the experiences they’ve had. The main character in director Tim McCann’s new independent drama, ‘White Rabbit,’ is a teenage boy who’s suffering from an untreated mental illness, who has to try to prove to his family and peers that he’s not the timid boy they thought they knew. His drug-addicted and neglectful father is one of the main people who misunderstand him. His father’s disdain is  [ Read More ]

Interview: Katie Cassidy Talks The Scribbler

Posted by Karen Benardello On September - 19 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Katie Cassidy Talks The Scribbler

Struggling to truly understand the equally powerful and painful emotions that drive distinctly different personalities to commit deceptive and at-times destructive acts towards themselves and those around them can be a harrowing process. When those clashingly diverse personalities are living within the same person, that battle can be even more difficult to overcome. But actress Katie Cassidy enthrallingly showcased the strong willpower her character, Suki, drew on in the new independent thriller, ‘The Scribbler,’ to overcome the conflicting personalities within her. The film, which was directed by John Suits and written by Daniel Schaffer, who based the script on his own graphical novel of same name, grippingly showcases Suki battling  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Keith Allan Talks SyFy’s Z Nation

Posted by monique On September - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

Keith Allan is all about zombies. In fact, he’s now the savior of the entire race in the new SyFy original series, “Z Nation.” Allan’s character Murphy is a a criminal, but as Allan reveals in the interview, Murphy is now the most important person on the planet because of what’s in his blood. ShockYa was happy to speak with Allan about his role, what he loves about the zombie mythos and what zombie lovers can expect from “Z Nation.” “Z Nation” premieres on SyFy at 10/9c. ShockYa: What can you tell me about your character Murphy? Keith Allan: Well, Murphy starts off…[as an] inmate in the prison system and  [ Read More ]

Steve Harvey Talks His Success as Host of Family Feud

Posted by monique On September - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

Steve Harvey’s tenure as “Family Feud” host has been one of the most successful runs the show has ever had. In my opinion, I’d say it’s the most successful. ShockYa had the opportunity to join in on a conference call with the comedian and game show host (and daytime and radio host) to discuss more about his time with “Family Feud” and what fans can expect going into this new season of the game show. As stated above, Harvey is one of the most successful hosts “Family Feud” has had. The show’s viral videos featuring his funny reactions to some of the zanier contestant answers always has people laughing. When  [ Read More ]

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