Tom Wisdom, star of Syfy’s Dominion, sat down with The Daily Quirk at this year’s Comic-Con, where he told us about character destiny, saving humanity and script structure. In the interview, Wisdom gave us the inside scoop about training for scenes and relating to other characters in the series, like Christopher Egan’s Alex. He also explained how portraying Archangel Michael on the show has challenged him as an actor and shared his personal emotions about how the differences between himself and his character have given him layers as an actor. Lucky for us, the unemotive Archangel Michael hasn’t taken away the spark from Tom’s handsome smile as he laughs to us about his own transformation and more in the interview below! Continue reading
The Daily Quirk sat down for an interview with Defiance Executive Producer, Kevin Murphy, at San Diego Comic-Con to talk about the show’s second season and what can be expected in Season 3. Murphy discussed rearranging characters and the world of Defiance as well as comparing the show’s Season 3 plans to HBO’s Game of Thrones, known for its clever twists. In addition, Murphy whet our appetites for show surprises by teasing us with Season 3 ‘potential’ details- theocracy arising, life, death and Defiance centralization- oh my! Beware…but mostly, be excited. Continue reading
There are only a few more weeks until The Maze Runner is released on September 19, so it’s no surprise the cast along with director Wes Ball and author James Dashner were out in full force at San Diego Comic-Con to discuss the highly anticipated adaptation! In addition to the panel open to con-goers who survived Hall H, the crew from The Maze Runner took part in a 20th Century Fox Press Conference where they answered questions about their roles, how closely the film follows the book and what it was like working on the film! The Daily Quirk took part in this special event and we’re bringing you the highlights of the conference below along with a video of the conference to watch for yourself! Continue reading
The Daily Quirk sat down for an interview with Defiance star, Stephanie Leonidas, at San Diego Comic-Con and we’re bringing you the inside info! Leonidas talked all things Defiance: her character, Irisa, her fun co-stars, changes on set, inter-character chemistry and more during our chat and hinted about surprises to come in the remaining episodes of Season 2 as well as what has surprised her about working on the show. Watch the full interview, where Leonidas discusses all this and how playing Irisa has kept her on her toes (we can believe that!) in the video below. Continue reading
Some see Ragnar and Rolo Lothbrok, played by the talented Travis Fimmel and Clive Standen, as two unstoppable badass brothers and warriors on the History Channel’s hit series Vikings. Others see them as two of the most gorgeous brothers to hit either the big or small screen. Whatever way you look at, these viking men have proven they’re worth paying attention to. The Daily Quirk recently sat down Fimmel and Standen at the San Diego Comic-Con and they filled us in on everything you could possibly want to know about the barbaric dreamboats. The two actors chatted excitedly about the third season’s upcoming raid on Paris, praised series writer Michael Hirst and let us in on the practical jokes that often take place on set. Watch the interview below to find out more on what it’s like to portray characters as challenging as the vikings! Continue reading
Yes, Vikings is chuck full of action shots, amazing scenery and beautiful people, but these aren’t the only factors that contribute to the show’s large and growing fan base. What keeps these elements new and exciting is the incredible story line based on real figures in history. The Daily Quirk was able to catch up with series creator Michael Hirst at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and pick his brain about the upcoming storyline for the highly anticipated third season. Check out the interview below for more on the upcoming attack on Paris, an inside explanation on the surprisingly emotional vikings and what about the fans from last year’s convention delightfully surprised Hirst. The writer playfully boasted that he was “very clever when he chose Ragnar as a lead character” and we couldn’t agree more! Continue reading
While the characters of Bjorn and Lagertha are fan favorites on the History Channel’s Vikings, the actors who portray them, Alexander Ludwig and Katheryn Winnick, prove to be as equally entertaining in real life. The Daily Quirk had the good fortune to sit down with the two at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and gained some major insight into their characters. It’s clear that playing such a dynamic mother and son duo has brought the two actors close together. Both had lots to say on the transformation of their characters and the influential power they’ll be gaining as the series progresses. When asked about the future of Lagertha and Ragnar, Winnick was quick to be coy. Check out the interview below for Ludwig and Winnick’s praise of the cast and crew, Michael Hirst’s outstanding ability as a writer, their pride in what the show has done for the History Channel as a whole and more! Continue reading
The Daily Quirk sat down with Sharknado 2: The Second One star Judah Friedlander for an interview at San Diego Comic-Con and we’re bringing you the inside info. Check out the video below to watch Friedlander talk about the unique way he nabbed the role, his philosophy on fighting sharks and more! Continue reading
Sharknado 2: The Second One director Anthony C. Ferrante spoke with The Daily Quirk at San Diego Comic-Con about sequel to his cult hit Sharkando and we’re bringing you the inside info. Check out the video below to find out about what Ferrante says are the benefits of filming in New York City, the movie’s crazy cameos (which involved teaching news anchors to kill sharks) and Sharknado’s overnight cult following! Continue reading
The question on every fan’s mind at the end of the last season of The Vampire Diaries was undoubtedly this: Are Damon and Bonnie going to come back from the infamous ‘other side?’ If you’re looking for the answer to that question… you came to the wrong place. Though cast members Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Kat Graham, Matt Davis and writer Julie Plec lined up for the panel at the 2014 Comic-Con, they were giving nothing away about the upcoming season. They were, however, dazzling us with their wit, charm, adoration for their fans and, yes, their good looks. Continue reading
Fans were given a taste of the upcoming Ant-Man film when stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll, along with director Peyton Reed, made an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con and The Daily Quirk is bringing you the inside info. Check out the video below the scoop on what it was like for them to be among fans and fellow Marvel actors at the convention. Continue reading
Lionsgate held two special fan events to celebrate the upcoming releases of Insurgent and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Daily Quirk is bringing you the inside info! Fans of the Divergent and The Hunger Games franchises roared with excitement at getting to meet the films stars. Shailene Woodley and Theo James chatted with fans and signed copes of Veronica Roth’s Divergent series books and one lucky young crowd member became tear-eyed as she met face-to-face with the handsome, James. Natalie Dormer, the latest star to join the The Hunger Games took part in a special “Capital Experience” along with the rest of the film’s Rebel Warriors. Not to be outdone, they gave the fan who waited in line to meet them the longest the star treatment and an exclusive first viewing of the film’s trailer! Watch the video below to see Woodley, James and Dormer in action! Continue reading
The Daily Quirk had the opportunity to sit down with Defiance star, Jamie Murray, at San Diego Comic-Con where she told us about her character, Stahma Tarr, and how she has transitioned since Season 1 with the role. Find out how Murray has altered Stahma’s body movements to fit the mood of the series and plot development, as well as how fans may see Stahma work the scene in future episodes! Murray brings us inside Stahma’s head, tells us about how the cast prepares behind the scenes and explains where the series may currently stand, from Stahma’s point of view. Get to know Stahma Tarr and Jamie Murray, as she recalls her favorite moments filming Defiance, in the interview below!
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If you’re looking for spoilers about your favorite shows, San Diego Comic-Con is not the place to go, proven by Rick & Morty creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. But the two, along with series stars Spencer Grammar and Chris Parnell, did share a few tidbits in regards to the popular Adult Swim show about the space and alternate universe adventures of an alcoholic scientist and his grandson to tide fans over until the Season 2 premiere. Continue reading