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Last week I posted about how Tatiana will be doing voice over in the book Locke & Key. Well check out a behind the video featuring the writer, illustrator, and voice actors, including Tatiana.


Locke & Key: Behind the Scenes – Screencaps



Tatiana will be on next Monday’s episode of Off Camera with Sam Jones. Check out the commercial for the episode and screencaps below. I can’t wait for this episode!


2015: October 12 – Off Camera with Sam Jones – Caps



While there are multiple Boston Marathon bombing projects in the works from several studios, this one focuses on Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), a survivor who lost both his legs in the attack. Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany is in early negotiations to star opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Stronger, Lionsgate’s Boston Marathon bombing film being directed by David Gordon Green. While there are multiple Boston Marathon bombing projects in the works from several studios, this one focuses on Jeff Bauman, a survivor who lost both his legs in the attack.

Bauman was waiting for his girlfriend at the finish line of the annual marathon when two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others. Gyllenhaal is portraying Bauman and Maslany will play the girlfriend, the movie’s female lead.

The movie project adapt Bauman’s memoir, co-written by Bret Witter. John Pollono wrote the script. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films/TV are producing along with Scott Silver. Maslany has received numerous accolades for her work on Black, a veritable showcase for her talent as she plays clones with numerous personalities.

Stronger would be the largest get yet for the Canadian actress, who has mostly eschewed roles in studio gigs. Maslany has, however, been in the orbit for two Star Wars movies; she was a finalist for a role in Star Wars: Rogue One and is currently in the mix for Star Wars: Episode VIII, doing chemistry reads as late as this past weekend. It is unclear if the Stronger role takes her out of the running as scheduling details have not been revealed but it would appear that way.

Maslany is repped by ICM Partners, Magnolia Entertainment and Canada’s Characters Talent Agency.
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Who doesn’t like magical houses and demons that turn into metal keys? Well, I’m sure not a lot of you do…and come to think of it I don’t know how much I would like that, either. I love horror and comics, though, which is why I’m so excited for Audible’s adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s graphic novel Locke & Key.

Locke & Key takes place in Lovecraft, Massachusetts where a group of kids find a portal to other dimensions filled with demons intent on possessing them.

The story is a perfect fit for the upcoming Halloween season, which is one of the many reasons why I’m so excited that Audible’s adaptation of the comic is available to download for free from now until November 4th.

Locke & Key is voiced by a great cast that includes Haley Joel Osment, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Mulgrew, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, and Stephen King. Will you be checking it out?

Stacie Sells is a nerd, writer and artist based in Oakland, California. When she’s not binge watching her favorite TV shows with her cats, she’s either compiling cross over fan fiction for her website Fictorious Journal or putting her final touches on her musical based on Keanu Reeves (called Keanu! The Musical) @keanuthemusical on Twitter.
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The last episode of “Orphan Black” season 3 went on air more than three months ago, and to say that fans of the hit science fiction program are getting antsy to get their clone fix is an understatement. Thankfully for them, the production of season 4 is already underway and it will not be long until they get to see Sarah, Cosima, Alison and the rest of the clone club again.

Late in September, BBC America confirmed in an official press release that the production for the fourth season of their smash hit has already begun in Toronto. According to the release, the cast and crew of “Orphan Black” will be in Canada until the end of the first quarter of 2016 working on the new season scheduled for spring next year. The statement also contains a synopsis of what fans can expect when the show returns, and by the looks of it, season 4 will be tough for the leader of the group aka Sarah Manning.

The synopsis reads:

“Season 4 of the drama will see leader-of-the-pack, Sarah, reluctantly return home from her Icelandic hideout to track down an elusive and mysterious ally tied to the clone who started it all — Beth Childs. Sarah will follow Beth’s footsteps into a dangerous relationship with a potent new enemy, heading in a horrifying new direction. Under constant pressure to protect the sisterhood and keep everyone safe, Sarah’s old habits begin to resurface.”

Tatiana Maslany, the actress playing Sarah, Cosima and the rest of the female clones, has since teased about what is next for her characters come season 4. Despite being coy about spoilers, Maslany jokingly reassured fans that despite the major surprises in the past three seasons, at the very least, season 4 will not see the clone club flying.

“What’s not gonna happen? Flight. The miracle of flight. I will not learn how to fly in this season. I can guarantee that,” she said.
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Finally, the He-Man movie starring Dolph Lundgren on Earth with a bunch of teens. Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 film Masters of the Universe. They’ll cover He-Man not being spectacular at anything, the big battle being mostly shot in the dark, Courteney Cox’s emotional journey, and everyone’s favorite character Karg. Plus, June explains how the movie made her realize she is afraid of mirages.



“Orphan Black” season 4 just started filming their new episodes this week.

Executive producer John Fawcett also shared a photo from the set of the hit BBC America series, showing Tatiana Maslany as Helena and Donnie (Kristian Bruun). “@OrphanBlack #CloneClub yep we are rolling!” Fawcett captioned his photo.

In season 3, Helena and Donnie developed a close relationship after Alison (Maslany) asked Helena to temporarily live with them. Donnie and Alison saw how natural Helena was at taking care of their kids. At one point, Donnie also surprised Helena with the return of her boyfriend Jesse (Patrick J. Adams).

Meanwhile, BBC America released the official synopsis for the season 4 of “Orphan Black.” It revealed that Sarah (Maslany) will go in search for information about Beth Childs. In season 1, Sarah was surprised to see Beth just a few seconds before she jumped into the railway tracks and died. Now, Sarah will be away from her Leda clone sisters as she journeys to find Beth’s enemies, family and friends. Since Sarah serves as the rock that binds her sisters together, Alison, Helena, Cosima, Rachel and Krystal will go their separate ways.

“As the close-knit sisters are pulled in disparate directions, Sarah finds herself estranged from the loving relationships that changed her for the better,” the synopsis read. According to Slash Film, Jordan Gavaris will reprise his role as Felix, alongside Maria Doyle Kennedy who plays the role of Mrs. S. Also returning to “Orphan Black” season 4 are Kevin Hanchard who plays Beth’s partner Art, Skyler Wexler who plays Sarah’s daughter Kira, and Josh Vokey as Cosima’s laboratory partner Scott. Joel Thomas Hynes will join the series to play the role of Dizzy.

“Orphan Black” season 4 will premiere on BBC America sometime next year.
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Space, Temple Street Productions, and BBC America announced today that production has begun on Season 4 of the critically acclaimed original Canadian series, ORPHAN BLACK. Season 4 sees the return of the phenomenal Tatiana Maslany to her Golden Globe® and Emmy®-nominated role as multiple characters on the CSA and Peabody Award-winning series ORPHAN BLACK. The third season of this mind-bending thriller plunged into the clone sisterhood, as they came together to combat the new line of male “Castor” clones and their journey towards the truth of who, and what they are. In Season 4, Sarah returns home from Iceland to track down an elusive new ally tied to Beth’s past. Sarah follows Beth’s footsteps into a dangerous relationship with a potent new enemy, and uncovers a horrifying new facet of the conspiracy. The 10-episode fourth season shoots in Toronto on location and in studio until March 2016, and is set to premiere in Spring 2016.

“ORPHAN BLACK’s many fans will be rewarded with an intense Season 4, which is shaping up to be a white-knuckle ride with more twists and turns than ever before,” said Corrie Coe, Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. “Together with our incredibly talented partners at Temple Street Productions, BBCA, and the extraordinary cast and crew, the bar continues to be raised on this outstanding production.”

“The cast and crew of ORPHAN BLACK are thrilled to start work on Season 4 of our critically-acclaimed series,” said David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, executive producers of ORPHAN BLACK and Co-Presidents of Temple Street Productions. “The show continues to engage more fans from around the world with our gripping storyline led by the stellar Tatiana Maslany.”

This season on ORPHAN BLACK, the near constant terror pushes everyone to their limit, particularly Sarah’s daughter, Kira. Under pressure, Sarah’s old habits begin to resurface. The clones are pulled in disparate directions and Sarah finds herself estranged from the loving relationships that changed her for the better.

Returning to ORPHAN BLACK this season are fan-favourites Jordan Gavaris as Sarah’s battle worn foster brother Felix; Kristian Bruun as Alison’s incredibly devoted husband Donnie; Maria Doyle Kennedy as Sarah and Felix’s fiercely loyal and stouthearted foster mother Mrs. S; Kevin Hanchard as Art, a detective torn between being a good cop and his loyalty to the clones; Ari Millen as a new type of clone; Josh Vokey as Scott, science geek and confidante to Cosima; and Skyler Wexler as Sarah’s daughter Kira. Also returning this season is James Frain as Ferdinand, an intimidating and scheming executive; Alison Steadman as Kendall Malone, “the original” for both Leda and Castor clones; and Rosemary Dunsmore as Susan Duncan, Rachel’s adoptive mother and one of the leading scientists of Project Leda. Joining the ORPHAN BLACK cast this season is Joel Thomas Hynes (REPUBLIC OF DOYLE) in the role of “Dizzy”, an edgy, self-reliant hacker who doesn’t conform to group mentality.
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I’ve added a few videos and screencaps from last week’s Emmy weekend that I thought you guys would enjoy.

2015: BAFTA LA – Interview #1
2015: BAFTA LA – Interview #2
2015: Emmy Awards – Red Carpet Interview #3