Okay, so I posted an Easter Egg look in November but this video, totally blows away my post. You should really watch this one if you’re a Whovian. Brilliant! There’s a lot of stuff covered in this with details beyond the Easter Eggs such as David Tennant owns a copy of every piece of clothing he ever wore on Doctor Who and actually had to wear some of his personal items in this episode because the costumes could not be found for it.
12/03/13 • Posted By: Jamie • Posted In: Teen Wolf
Howl to the yeah! “It doesn’t surprise me,” says Tyler Posey, who plays leading lycan Scott McCall, of Teen Wolf‘s big win in our Fan Favorites cover contest. “Our fans are the most dedicated people I’ve ever met.”
And he’s met a lot of them. Since the show’s premiere in 2011, Posey and the Teen Wolf pack have been actively engaging followers on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. And while social-media back-and-forth can be overwhelming for some showrunners, executive producer Jeff Davis sees the value in interacting with even the most ferocious Wolf viewers. “I love talking about the show,” he explains. “You get to see up close and personal how people react to it, which is rare for writers.”
Especially since that reaction could easily have been meh. How hot could anything based on a campy 1985 Michael J. Fox big-screen comedy really be? “I completely agree,” says Posey. “There’s no way anyone would have expected what we created [to be good].” Or bring in big numbers. But the first half of Season 3 was Wolf’s highest-rated, most-watched batch of episodes to date, drawing an average of 2.8 million viewers per week and helping MTV move beyond Snooki and that bevy of teen moms. “Our show is well-done, smart and real,” Posey adds. “As real as you can be with teen werewolves, right?”
It helps that the drama — which has already been renewed for a fourth season and is getting an after-show in January called Wolf Watch — is about more than just furry teen beasts. Davis has filled the fictional town of Beacon Hills with lizard monsters, disfigured Druid maniacs, banshees and, of course, supernaturally sexy high schoolers. Yet at its heart, the show is about human relationships. Romances straight and gay, bromances, friendships — even parent-child dynamics — are in the mix, seasoned with humor, horror and the kind of ensemble chemistry that comes once in a full moon.
“It was my way to do a TV version of The Lost Boys, a movie I loved as a kid, and to get some of the fun Buffy had back onto television,” Davis explains. “I wanted to do a show that didn’t take itself too seriously, that had plenty of action and a comedic feel.” In other words, Wolf is a horse of a different color.
“We all realized it was special when we read the pilot script,” says Tyler Hoechlin (recently ousted Alpha Derek Hale), adding that it was Davis’s fang-sharp writing and the early critical raves that first clued the cast in to what was coming. “We were like, ‘OK, we’re getting good feedback, so hopefully the fan base will come next.’ But we did not expect the fan base to be what it is. It’s really incredible!”
For more on Teen Wolf, pick up this week’s issue of TV Guide Magazine, on newsstands Thursday, Dec. 5!
Sophie’s been through a lot. She was hooking up with Marcel in a “mutually beneficial” relationship, she was trying to protect her niece from The Harvest (that she didn’t think was real), then she got involved with Hayley & Klaus and the baby . . . and now Elijah calls her “public enemy number one.”
But where is it all going from here? Especially now that Agnes came out on the wrong side of Elijah and she was the last “elder” of the New Orleans witches?
Daniella sat down with Zap2It recently and discussed some of those very things.
“What’s kind of interesting, my character right now is on everybody’s s*** list,” Pineda told Zap2it on a recent set visit in Atlanta. “The head werewolf doesn’t like her. The Originals don’t’ like her. Whatever she comes up with, it’d better be good. Otherwise, she’s somewhat useless in New Orleans right now. Because she has no leverage and no way to save her people.”
Not only is she unable to complete The Harvest ritual, restoring power to all the witches, she also suffered a major loss when Elijah killed the last remaining elder, Agnes. “It is a really big blow. The elders are gone, but the elders have the access to all the major power,” Pineda says. “Even though Davina’s sucked up a great deal from The Harvest, the elders know what they’re doing, they know how to proceed. And my character was rather reluctant in the beginning, so it’s a huge blow. Nothing could be worse for the witches than right now. The only other option is who will become the next elder, and that takes time.”
So is there anything Sophie can do now? “There will be a plan B. It’s not the end of Sophie,” Pineda teases. “She will definitely come up with something, and I know what it is, but I can’t say. It’s very clever.”
Seeing as how Sophie’s main goal right now is to find Davina and kill her (thus completing The Harvest ritual and restoring all the power currently in Davina to all the witches), we had to ask: Will Sophie and Davina be reuniting anytime soon? “Yes, maybe,” Pineda says with a laugh. “They’ll have to at some point. They’re two important witches in the same town, they’re bound to run into each other, I imagine.”
With all the drama going on in the witch community, Pineda says Sophie isn’t focusing on any relationships at the moment, despite having a past with former King of New Orleans, Marcel. “I think right now, there’s so much chaos and loss, it’s almost like a post-breakup. You kind of just don’t want to leave the house. You just want to binge-eat and sleep,” Pineda says. “She’s not at a love point right now. Will there be a love interest? Yes, because as you’ve probably seen, Sophie likes to ‘socialize’ with her fellow men. And women! So, yes there will be, but right now I think she’s just focusing on the next move.”
When it came time to shoot the game-changing reveal of The Harvest ritual, Pineda was excited to see how it would turn out. “When I read The Harvest episode, it was exciting, because I was wondering how they were going to pull off the gore,” Pineda says. “That was a really crazy scene to shoot and it took like two days to shoot. There were so many stunts going on. But as a character reading The Harvest, that was responsible for turning Sophie into a full believer. Before, she was apprehensive, she questioned it, and I think seeing that power move from Monique to Davina, that set in stone that this isn’t BS, this is the real deal.”
The Harvest was a turning point for Sophie, and Pineda says that will continue to be her motivation going forward. “Personally, I connected with my character even more, because it’s like yet another person she loses, yet nothing to lose moving forward,” Pineda says. “The Harvest episode is one of my favorites so far.”
I don’t know about you, but seeing that showdown between Davina and Sophie is something I’m definitely looking forward to!
Join me in watching the new episode of The Originals 1.9 “Reigning Pain in New Orleans” TONIGHT at 8pm EST on the CW!
So 1,953, 770 votes were cast and final winners are in for the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards:
Mystery & Thriller
Debut Goodreads Author
Food & Cookbooks
Graphic Novels & Comics
History & Autobiography
Memoir & Autobiography
Middle Grade & Children’s
Young Adult Fantasy
Young Adult Fiction
If you would like to see how the results were tallied and all the nominees, Click HERE.
FANGIRLISH would like to congratulate everyone but an especial huge yay for Rainbow Rowell, Veronica Roth, Neil Gaiman and Beautiful Creatures Graphic Novels, all authors and books that feature regularly on this blog. What a great group you’ve been included among. Those are some hefty voting numbers too you all received.
I Am Not Sure That Fashion Understands WTF Plus Size Really Is »
Now, maybe I am blind but someone tell me what on her is plus sized. Society is really fucked up if they view that as plus sized. It’s an insult to all of us. And I think that the people at ELLE are wrong and doing a disservice to the women of the world. If that is plus sized, then you are telling women who are healthy, who have curves, who are still active, that they are fat. Bitch please! You wanna see plus size, I will take a picture of myself in a bikini and post it. Then you call it plus sized and I will be okay with it.
I get that fashion – the standard – is small. I know plenty of people who are that size 0 or 2 and they work hard at it. But me – a size 22 (yes, I am outing my size on the internet) – I work hard at it. I exercise, I watch what I eat, and guess what – I AM FAT. I accept it. But I don’t shame myself over it. I personally feel like ELLE magazine calling this girl a plus size model.
Fashion needs to take a second look at what the hell is plus sized. They need to look at what the reality is. Being a size 2 is not normal. It’s not abnormal. Women are size 8′s – they are size 10′s. Hell they are size 28′s. And guess what – they are beautiful at any size. It’s all about what is on the inside. I don’t want my nieces growing up in a world where having some curves on them means that they are looked down upon. And sorry – plus size is a term that people look down upon.
So, I will say this – I don’t appreciate what society says about the female form. We all should take more time on our inner beauty. And guess what – Lisa Kelley (who the picture is of) is a size 10. SHE IS A SIZE 10!! She’s signed to Wilhelmina models. Do I get that she’s in their plus sized models division? Yes. But, until you can’t buy clothes at places that aren’t for the pleasantly plump – well, you aren’t plus sized.
I know that my rants can’t change the world – but I do know that I would be a miss if I didn’t speak my mind. The great thing is ladies – size 2 or size 22, you can still land any man, any job, anything. Size shouldn’t define you.