Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 04/13/15


Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

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

You can find last week’s Whispers, Spoilers and Speculation Corner here, as well as our interview with Michael Zigerlig about his new Kickstarter project.

Also, use our Nickronomicon sale, only $10 for a print copy, to salve the pain of Tax Season, through Wednesday.


Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By Heather S. Vina

Happy news: According to Steven Moffat, the show will stay on the air until at least 2020!


Sci-fi Spoilerpalooza
By Heather S. Vina

Interesting news for Marvel fans: ABC is reportedly developing an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spinoff. Could this mean the ABC show will be renewed? And what does that mean for Agent Carter?

And surprising and potentially upsetting news for The Vampire Diaries fans: Actress Nina Dobrev will not be returning for season six. No news on how Elena will leave. Actor Michael Trevino will also be reduced to a recurring character.

12 Monkeys: So, the season is over and luckily, since there is a second season coming, there are several interviews out on what is coming up in season two. Io9 site has up a video featurette previewing season two. EW and IGN and The Hollywood Reporter have up articles/interviews on it, as well.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Chloe Bennet has up an interview with The Hollywood Reporter on the reveal of this past week’s episode and what it means for her character.

American Horror Story: It’s official: Kathy Bates will be returning for the new season!

Continuum: SpoilervTV has up the press release for season four, including the cast list for the new season.

Daredevil: Actor Charlie Cox has up an interview with The Hollywood Reporter on his role. He also has one up with Variety.

Dark Matter: IGN has up an exclusive trailer for the new Syfy series, which premieres June 12.

Defiance: Spoiler TV is reporting that season three will premiere on June 12 at 8pm for a double episode. They also have up a preview on the same page.

Extant: Actress Melina Kanakaredes has booked a two-episode appearance for season two, as the ex-wife of Jeffrey Dean Morgan’s character.

The Flash: TV Line has up a preview of the upcoming Arrow crossover with the show.

Game Of Thrones: E!Online has up an article on what you can expect for season five.

Gotham: Milo Ventimiglia has up an interview with The Hollywood Reporter on his character, the Ogre.

Heroes Reborn: Good news: The show is bringing back the mysterious Haitian, AKA actor Jimmy Jean-Louis.

iZombie: Actress Rose McIver has up a video interview with IGN.

The Leftovers: The show is shifting to Texas, according to TV Line.

Once Upon A Time: The adult child of Maleficient has been cast and she will be played by actress Agnes Bruckner. TV Line has up an interview with co-creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis. Sean Maguire has an interview up with E!Online about the upcoming Robin Hood episode.

Orphan Black: New Clone actor Ari Millen has up an interview with TV Line.

Outlander: The Hollywood Reporter has up an article on the reveal of this past weekend’s episodes. E!Online has up an article on spoilery casting for season two. Sam Heughan has up an interview with TV Line about a scene where his character was tempted.

The Walking Dead: Spoiler TV has up a video interview with cast and crew hinting at the new season.

Over at TV Line, the latest Matt’s Inside Line has spoilers on shows Gotham, Once Upon a Time, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Grimm.

TV Line’s latest Ask Ausiello has spoilers on shows Arrow, Gotham, Once Upon a Time, The Flash, and Outlander.

And the latest Spoiler Room at EW has spoilers on shows Orphan Black, Gotham, Once Upon a Time, The Originals, Forever, 12 Monkeys, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Outlander.


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

This week, the show returns with “Book of the Damned” (10.18). So far, we’ve got a promo, an extended promo, the official synopsis, promotional photos, and a sneak peek. So far, at least, they’re not pushing Charlie’s reappearance the way they usually do, though she is in the CW Countdown lineup for the show’s return from its brief hiatus.

The synopsis for 10.20 (“Angel Heart”) is out:

#Supernatural 10.20 synopsis “Angel Heart” (April 29)

CLAIRE NOVAK RETURNS – When Claire Novak (guest star Kathryn Love Newton) gets a lead on her mother, Amelia (guest star Leisha Hailey), who has been missing for years, Castiel (Misha Collins) asks Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to help her. Castiel feels guilty for what he did to the Novak family and wants to make amends by reuniting Claire with her mom. However, when they find out what took Amelia, they realize there is a chance Claire may not get her happy ending. Steve Boyum directed this episode written by Robbie Thompson (#1020).

Behind-the-scenes photos are coming out for the end of the season, including a shot of Julian Richings. Yep. Death is coming back.

Speaking of returning characters, the official photos for 10.19 are up and Benny is coming back. Also, Dean goes to Purgatory and Sam works with Rowena.

Eric Kripke is working on a new series, based on a comic book.

10.21 will be the last-filmed episode of the season.

The repeat of “The Executioner’s Song” did okay with a 0.3/1 in demo and 0.85 million in audience.

Also, the Live+7 ratings for 10.16 (“The Things They Carried”) rose from a 0.6 to a 1.2.


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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