Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 03/02/15

Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And check out Jazz Age Cthulhu, out now. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all out now from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it. You can get them in both print and ebook for those brand-new Kindles you got for Christmas.

This week, we have more news and spoilers about sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.

Last Week in Innsmouth

Missed us last week? Check out our latest Whispers, Spoilers and Speculation Corner and our review of Letters to Lovecraft.

Publisher Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s first novel, Signal to Sound, is out. You can check it out on Amazon in print and ebook right now.

Regular contributor Orrin Grey’s story, “Persistence of Vision” has been chosen for Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year, Volume 7. He also has a story in Jazz Age Cthulhu.

Sci-fi Spoilerpalooza
By Heather S. Vina

Sad news for all Star Trek fans: Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock, has passed away at the age of 83. Live Long and Prosper, Mr. Nimoy. This fan will always be grateful to you.

The CW has announced that they are fronting another DC superhero show, starring characters and actors from current shows Arrow and The Flash.

Agent Carter: The first (and hopefully, not last) season of the show ended and several post-finale articles came out. IGN has a round-up article. As does Variety.

American Horror Show: The coming season has a title: Hotel. It also has its first confirmed cast member in Lady Gaga. No word on her role, yet.

Daredevil: The show has released a promotional poster for its upcoming debut.

Game of Thrones: The show has released a new promotional poster for the upcoming season.

Gotham: Actor Ben McKenzie weighed in with E!Online as to whether or not the show has really introduced the Joker.

Minority Report: The show cast actor Stark Sands as identical twin brother precogs Dash and Arthur. Actress Meagan Good has been cast as the lead in the show, Lara Vega.

Once Upon A Time: Executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis tease to EW, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter about what’s coming up for the characters.

Supergirl: The show has cast Dean Cain and Helen Slater in secret roles on the upcoming show. They also announced that two more actors have been cast: Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) has been cast as the foster sister of Kara and Alex Danvers, and David Harewood (Homeland) has been cast as “supervillain Hank Henshaw, a former CIA agent who now runs the Department of Extra-Normal Operation, which tracks extraterrestrial threats on the planet Earth.” And actress Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal) has joined the show as series regular Cat Grant.

Teen Wolf: Actress Shelley Hennig spoke with TV Line about returning to work for season five.

Under the Dome: CBS announced that the summer show will be moving to Thursdays, premiering June 25.

The Walking Dead: Actor Andrew Lincoln previewed for the Hollywood Reporter what is coming up for the characters now that they’re headed to Alexandria.

The latest Spoiler Room over at EW has spoilers on shows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Forever, Once Upon A Time, Arrow, The Walking Dead and 12 Monkeys.

Over at TV Line, Matt’s Inside Line has spoilers on shows Arrow, Forever, Teen Wolf, Once Upon a Time and Grimm.

Supernatural (Tuesday nights, 9pm, CW)
By Paula R. Stiles

No new episode this week, but there are repeats of “There’s No Place Like Home” and “About a Boy” on Tuesday and Thursday. The promo for 10.15 (“The Things They Carried,” when Cole returns) is up. The official synopsis is also up:

COLE PAYS A VISIT TO THE WINCHESTERS – Despite Dean’s (Jensen Ackles) directive to forget about looking for a cure for the Mark of Cain, Sam (Jared Padalecki) continues to do research. Dean suspects Sam is hiding something, but decides to focus on a new murder case where they run into Cole (guest star Travis Aaron Wade). The three team up, and learn a Khan worm is infecting men and turning them into murderers. Unfortunately, the worm makes its way into Cole. John Badham directed this episode written by Jenny Klein (#1015). Original airdate 3/18/2015.

New episodes return on March 18 when the show moves to Wednesdays for the rest of the season to accommodate new show iZombie.

Episode titles have been reported through the season finale: “The Things They Carried” (10.15), “Paint It Black” (10.16), “Inside Man” (10.17), “Book of the Damned” (10.18), “The Werther Project” (10.19), “Angel Heart” (10.20), “Dark Dynasty” (10.21), “The Prisoner” (10.22), and “My Brother’s Keeper” (10.23). Some of these sound quite ominous.

Robert Berens is writing 10.19 and the episode will be directed by Stefan Pleszczynski.

Finally, the unheralded repeat of “The Hunter Games” got a 0.2/1 in demo and 0.62 million in audience.

We’ll be back next week with more news, spoilers and blatantly unabashed self-promotion. Stay tuned and check out our reviews of Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Event, Once Upon a Time, Grimm and Supernatural.

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