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Bryan Fuller's 'Star Trek' Dream Comes True

2/10/2016 10:02am EST
'Hannibal's' Bryan Fuller Named Showrunner Of New 'Star Trek' TV
CBS has named Hannibal boss Bryan Fuller as co-creator and showrunner of its new Star Trek series, to be launched digitally on the CBS All Access platform in early 2017. Fuller joins Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin (Sleepy Hollow, Limitless) as executive producers.

"The Star Trek universe lit my imagination on fire," said Fuller in Tuesday's press release from the network. "It is without exaggeration a dream come true to be crafting a brand-new iteration of Star Trek with fellow franchise alum Alex Kurtzman and boldly going where no Star Trek series has gone before."

Fuller spent the las...
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MLB All-Star Josh Donaldson To Guest Star On 'Vikings'

1/24/2016 12:30pm EST
MLB All-Star Josh Donaldson To Guest Star On 'Vikings'
History's Vikings has cast MLB All-Star Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays in a guest role for its upcoming fourth season.

The Toronto Blue Jays slugger is a major fan of the series, so much so that he unveiled a Vikings inspired haircut on Twitter in December (pictured above). Now the show is giving some love back, casting Donaldson as - what else? - a tough Viking warrior.

Donaldson will film his role as Hoskuld in Ireland this week; an air date for his episode hasn't been announced yet.

The third baseman was named to his second All-Star Game this past season. He was also named Am...
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Brandon Routh Returns To The DC Universe -- But Not As Superman Again

1/23/2016 1:04pm EST
Brandon Routh Returns To The DC Universe In 'Legends Of Tomorrow
Brandon Routh first entered the DC Comics universe when he was cast as Superman in Bryan Singer's Superman Returns. While he's since passed the cape to the current star Henry Cavill, Routh got a second shot in the role of Ray Palmer, better known as Atom, who first appeared on Arrow, made his way to The Flash, and is now one of the main characters of the new series DC's Legends of Tomorrow.

We sat down with Routh at New York Comic Con to talk about taking on another DC character and if there's anything he brought from his Superman stint that's helped him in his portrayal of Atom.

The acto...
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Arthur Darvill Talks Going From 'Doctor Who' To 'DC's Legends Of Tomorrow'

1/23/2016 11:00am EST
Arthur Darvill Talks Going From 'Doctor Who' To 'DC's Legends Of
Arthur Darvill is best known to TV fans as Rory, the boyfriend (and later husband) to Amy Pond - and then one of The Doctor's companions - on the BBC's long-running sci-fi show Doctor Who. But Darvill made his way into American television this season, and now stars in a vastly different role this season as Rip Hunter on the latest DC Comics series, DC's Legends of Tomorrow.

We spoke to the actor at New York Comic Con to discuss how working on one big genre franchise compares to another, and what his thoughts are about the time travelling (and hopefully time-changing) that Rip is up to.

"T...
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Ciara Renee Excited To Play A Superhero

1/17/2016 1:09pm EST
Ciara Renee 'Really Excited' To Join 'DC's Legends Of Tomorrow'
Ciara Renee and her character on DC's Legends of Tomorrow aren't that far removed from each other, except for the superpowers. As Kendra Saunders, better known as Hawkgirl, Ciara has no idea that she has been repeatedly reincarnated and was an ancient warrior in a past life.

Similarly, the actress herself is almost brand new to television. Before her character was introduced in four episodes of The Flash and one installment of Arrow, the Broadway veteran's only television role came as a guest star on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She spoke to Starpulse at New York Comic Con about now ...
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'Legends Of Tomorrow' Only Days Away

1/17/2016 11:08am EST
EP Phil Klemmer On 'Legends of Tomorrow': 'It's Sort Of Anarchy'
Audiences are just days away from the latest DC Comics television series, DC's Legends of Tomorrow. Expanding on the world of Arrow and The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow assembles a massive super-team of both heroes and villains to save time itself.

At New York Comic Con, Starpulse spoke with Legends executive producer and showrunner Phil Klemmer, who discussed how this series differs from Arrow and The Flash and the massive appeal that superhero television has been enjoying in recent years.

"It's a little bit reverent in punk rock. It's sort of anarchy," he said when we asked him how the sh...
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FOX Confirms 'Prison Break' & '24' Are Coming Back

1/16/2016 8:34am EST
TCA Buzz: FOX Moving Forward With 'Prison Break' And '24'
It's official: FOX is moving forward with its plans to resurrect more cancelled TV shows, formally ordering a new Prison Break "event series" and a pilot for a new 24 that won't star Kiefer Sutherland. The network made both announcements Friday at the Television Critics Association press tour.

Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller (pictured above) will reprise their roles as Lincoln Burrows and Michael Scofield in the new Prison Break, so fans can start theorizing as to how Michael apparently didn't die at the end of post-series TV-movie The Final Break.

No other cast members are confirmed...
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Find Out When SyFy Is Premiering '12 Monkeys' And 'Hunters'

1/14/2016 2:01pm EST
SyFy Announces Premiere Dates For '12 Monkeys' And 'Hunters'
SyFy has firmed up premiere dates for the return of 12 Monkeys, starring Aaron Stanford and Amanda Schull (above), and the premiere of its latest original series Hunters. Both shows will air on Mondays beginning mid-April, per the network's announcement at the Television Critics Association press tour today.

12 Monkeys returns Apr. 18 at 9 PM, with an explosive second season of even more time-traveling drama. Season one ended with Cole (Stanford) and Cassandra (Schull) having experienced major life changes, and the duo will continue to fight the Army of the 12 Monkeys in season two.

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FOX Gives ‘X-Files’ Fans A Special Exclusive Treat

1/12/2016 10:30am EST
Watch The First 60 Seconds Of 'The X-Files' Online
FOX is really teasing audiences about the upcoming return of The X-Files. On Monday, the network offered the first minute of the limited series' premiere episode online as part of a new website launch.

Fans who visit the site (http://www.doyoustillbelieve.com/) can watch the opening 60 seconds, which consist of David Duchovny's Fox Mulder narrating an explanation of the show's premise as he lays out a series of photos.

Mulder explains how he came to the X-Files while hoping to find his missing sister Samantha, was introduced to Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and how he ultimately left the...
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Laura Vandervoort’s Supergirl Experience Pays Off

1/12/2016 9:20am EST
'Supergirl' Casts 'Smallville's' Supergirl In New Recurring Role
Laura Vandervoort, who played Supergirl on The CW's long-running hit Smallville, will be sharing scenes with her successor. CBS announced the news Monday as part of its presentation at the Television Critics Association press tour.

Vandervoort has been cast on CBS's Supergirl, but since Melissa Benoist now has the cape, she'll be playing a different role. The actress will be portraying the new villain Indigo (pictured at bottom).

Indigo is a sentient supercomputer who was jailed after betraying the people of Krypton, but who has found her way to Earth and will let nothing - not even Super...
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