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Syfy has announced that the next season of Being Human has begun filming. In the process, they dropped some spoilers, one of them pretty major. Looks like Aidan gets out of being buried alive in the season finale to find the vampire world in a mess. Sally’s still in Limbo (no time jump this season, I guess). And yet another person with an axe to grind comes after Josh and Nora. Wait, you say. Wasn’t Nora’s fate in doubt at the end of last season? Yes, it was, but doubt no more, since they’re reporting that the actress, Kristen Hager, will be a regular in season three. As gleeful as I am to see Nora return and get a bigger role, I can’t help facepalming at the way Syfy casually dropped a massive character spoiler like that in there. You stay classy, Syfy.
Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By Heather S. Vina
The Official Doctor Who BBC site is releasing three pictures of Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman in character as the Doctor and new companion Clara, on their site. The first two are here and here. The third one was released today.
According to Matt Smith, “It [filming the new season] is going well. Jenna brings a really different energy to the show – one which I think is very interesting.”
DoctorWhoTV site has some spoilers summarised from Stephen Moffat’s interview in the latest Doctor Who Magazine here. This one is interesting, for those worried about Amy and Rory being killed off: “Rory and Amy are no longer regular travelers with the Doctor: ‘If he thinks he needs them, he just pops in on them,’ but, ‘Each time they’ll get a little older.’”
I think if they are going to kill them off – and I hope they don’t – I could handle it being more along the lines of the Doctor going to see them and ending up in a time where they passed away from old age, rather then killing them off young in the middle of an adventure with him or something. I just don’t want to see a companion die in their youth. I mean, it was sad when they had the Doctor try to call the Brigadier, only to find out he had reached him at a time when he had passed away. But at least we knew the Brigadier had lived a long and good life, and had died at an old age. So, it was sad, but not heartbreakingly so, as when Adric died in his youth on an adventure with the Doctor.
So, fingers crossed that, if they do “kill off” Amy and Rory, it won’t be a heartbreaking death.
Regarding Jenna-Louise’s Companion: “Jenna-Louise’s companion will be different to the others and is ‘going to be a shock.’” After one of the Doctor’s Companions ending up being the daughter of another Companion, not sure how much more “shocking” he can get!
And finally, the Doctor Who News site has up some pictures of Matt and Jenna-Louise on location at Margam Country Park. There are also pictures of people dressed in Victorian costumes, and Matt against a “green screen”. In another set of location filming pictures, it seems Karen Gillian and Arthur Darvill are on location, along with Matt Smith and a person appearing to be dressed in an Ood costume. According to the site, “Officially completed filming in May but were back for interior pickups for their last episode.”
You can find all of those pictures, and a few more, on this page. Just click on the “reveal” buttons to open up the pictures!
Supernatural (Friday nights, 9pm, CW)
By Paula R. Stiles
Jim Michaels confirmed that Jensen Ackles will be directing episode three (#152) again this season, even though it will be the first one produced (Ackles’ previous directed episode, “The Girl Next Door”, reruns this Friday). I’m guessing that means the premiere will be Dean-heavy and they’d rather not make one of their leads’ heads explode before the end of the summer. Filming starts July 9.
The lineup for Comic-Con is out. It includes new showrunner Jeremy Carver (still listed as Executive Producer of Being Human, though no longer a showrunner there), Ben Edlund, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Jim Beaver, and Mark Sheppard. No idea what that means for the upcoming season’s storylines. The panel will be on Sunday, July 15, as usual. And it will be in the dreaded Hall H. Again.
Supernatural was #10 on a list of most pirated shows in the U.S. This may not seem like much, except that #1 was Game of Thrones and every one of the other shows had huge buzz. Looks like Supernatural‘s late-blooming again. It’s like a phoenix that way.
Rick Worthy dropped a few spoilers about season eight in a new interview. Apparently, there’s a mystery concerning the Alpha’s true name (Bet it’s Egyptian). He also hinted at the possibility of an alliance against a mutual and greater foe.
The season seven DVD is available for pre-order on Amazon, out September 18.
It’s not spoilery, but Jared Padalecki did a new interview with his son for Father’s Day.
Late edit: Forgot to mention these, but they appear to be new show promo shots. Just Jensen Ackles, so far. Annnd here’s a closeup. If that jacket looks familiar, it looks to be the same as the red jacket Dean went to Purgatory in, now completely black. Maybe that’s what happened to it while he was there. As I said in one of the reviews a month or so back, colour of jackets has been used to indicate character mood and morality (specifically, Meg’s in season one) on the show in the past.
Finally, repeat ratings for “Hello Cruel World” were a 0.3/1 in the demo and 650 thousand in audience. Rumour has it that the show was preempted in Chicago for a baseball game.