Season Two of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is set to premiere on Tuesday, August 25th (9/8C) on El Rey Network.
This season, things are very different for the Gecko brothers as the show’s characters – having survived their experiences at the Titty Twister – are now in different places, both personally and geographically.
Joining the returning cast of regulars for season two are Danny Trejo as The Regulator;Esai Morales as Lord Amancio Malvado; Jeff Fahey as Uncle Eddie Cruickshank and Briana Evigan as Sonja Lam.
The second season of El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series just keeps getting more and more interesting – the network announced today that Jeff Fahey (Lost, Justified, tons of other cool stuff) has joined the cast. He will play Uncle Eddie Cruikshank – the man who raised the Gecko Brothers after their father died in a fire.
Season Two of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is currently in production and set to return in late summer. follow the jump for further details.
Esai Morales has joined the second season cast of El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series in a recurring role. He will play Lord Amancio Malvado, a powerful figure who has a unique relationship with Santánico Pandemonium (Eiza González).
Syfy’s Caprica returns for Season 1.5 – several months earlier than expected – on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, following the second season premiere of Stargate Universe – as part of a programming shuffle at the network, details of which, follow the jump.
Tonight marks the premiere of the long-awaited Battlestar Galactica prequel series, Caprica [Syfy, 9/8]. The pilot has been released on DVD – with sexier bits that couldn’t air on Syfy – and online with the nudity somewhat blunted and with a few new scenes, and now it airs on Syfy with an added scene that wasn’t edited into the ep prior to screeners being sent. While the multi-format release strategy has been intriguing – and imaginative – tonight’s premiere, even with that mysterious added scene [which involves deepening the culture and civilization of The Twelve Colonies by showing their love of sports – yes, folks, it’s a Pyramids sequence!], is a bit on the scattered and unfocused side and possessed of few, if any, likable characters.
After months of dithering, the Sci Fi Channel has finally determined that Caprica will be added to their schedule in 2010. The announcement, made today, is that the series has a twenty episode order – including the two-hour pilot. The series, which a prequel to Sci Fi’s signature series, Battlestar Galactica, stars Eric Stoltz [Milk, Pulp Fiction], Esai Morales [Jericho, NYPD Blue], Paula Malcomson [Deadwood, ER] and Polly walker [Rome].
The series is set fifty years prior to Galactica and is centered around two rival families, the Adamas and the Greystones. In a society seemingly close to our own [except with space travel between the Twelve Colonies], these families will play significant roles as artificial intelligence is first created, then combined with metal bodies. Caprica will have a broader scope than Galactica, as all the best subjects of classic soap opera [passion, intrigue, political backbiting and family conflict] will be mixed with the show’s science fictional elements [Dallas with Cylons instead of oil?]. Jeffrey Reiner directed the pilot and the series goes into production in summer ’09, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, for its 2010 debut.
As the series begins, a startling development is about to occur – the creation of the first cybernetic life-form node or “Cylon” – the ability to marry artificial intelligence with mechanical bodies. Joseph Adama (Esai Morales, pictured above]), father of future Battlestar commander William Adama (Sina Najafi) and a renowned civil liberties lawyer, becomes an opponent of the experiments undertaken by the Graystones, led by Daniel Greystone (Eric Stoltz, pictured above]), owners of a large computer corporation that is spearheading the development of these living robots: the Cylons.
Caprica is produced by Universal Cable Productions and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick (Battlestar Galactica) and Remi Aubuchon (24). It is co-written by Aubuchon and Moore and directed by Jeffrey Reiner (Friday Night Lights).