Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 05/04/15


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


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Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By Paula R. Stiles

Great news! Jemma Redgrave will be returning as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart! It was announced that she will be returning for episodes seven and eight of the new season.


Sci-fi Spoilerpalooza
By Heather S. Vina

Sad – though not entirely unsurprising – news: Syfy’s Helix has been cancelled.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Spoiler TV has up the promotional photos for episode 2.21, “SOS – Part One.” Brett Dalton has an interview up with EW. Variety has up an interview with showrunners Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen on the show’s ties to the new movie.

American Horror Story: It’s been announced that Angela Bassett is returning for the new season.

Arrow: Spoiler TV has up the full set of promotional photos for episode 3.22, “This Is Your Sword.”

The Flash: Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg has an interview up with EW.

Fear The Walking Dead: EW is reporting that actress Elizabeth Rodriguez has been cast in the show.

Game of Thrones: The show’s producers spoke with EW about the big changes to Sansa’s story. Variety has an article up, which includes an interview with actor Tom Wlaschiha.

Heroes Reborn: The show has cast actor Toru Uchikado in a recurring role.

Once Upon A Time: Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis have an interview up with the Hollywood Reporter about the two-hour season finale. The guys also appeared in EW’s “Hot Seat.”

Outlander: TV Line has up an article on the arrival of Jamie’s sister. There’s also an article up over at Variety about the couple’s arrival at Jamie’s home.

Under the Dome: Actor Eriq La Salle has been cast for the upcoming season.

The X-Files: Sad news, fans. Vince Gilligan has announced that he will NOT be returning for the new season! But the good news is that Glen Morgan and James Wong ARE! EW has up an article on “Six Reasons Why The Revival Should Not Mess With Mulder and Scully.” I agree – they really need to still be a couple!

The latest Ask Ausiello at TV Line has spoilers on shows Arrow, Outlander, Forever, Game of Thrones, and Gotham.

TV Line’s Matt’s Inside Line has spoilers on shows Once Upon a Time, The Originals, Orphan Black, The Flash, Arrow, iZombie, and Gotham.


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

This week is “Dark Dynasty” (10.21). So far, we’ve got a promo, an extended promo, the official synopsis, and promotional photos.

We also had a last-minute sneak peek and producer’s preview last week for 10.20.

The synopsis for the season finale is up:

“Brother’s Keeper” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

SUPERNATURAL SEASON FINALE – Dean (Jensen Ackles) makes a shocking decision regarding the Mark of Cain that would change not only his life, but Sam’s (Jared Padaleck) too. Meanwhile, Crowley (Mark Sheppard) and Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) face off and Castiel (Misha Collins) gets caught in the middle. Phil Sgriccia directed this episode written by Jeremy Carver (#1022). Original airdate 5/20/2015.

Jensen Ackles gave an interview about the latter part of the season.

The Kings of Con still have a week left on their IndieGoGo campaign and have dragged some friends through the mud to help out.

The demo for “The Werther Project” remained steady at 0.7/2 in demo, and rose slightly to 1.74 million in audience.

In addition, we got a rare rundown on age demos for the network this season (thanks to Tikistitch on IMDB).


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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