2018 New York Comic Con: Interview with Aaron Mahnke and Howard T. Owens from LORE

2018 New York Comic Con
Day 2 (October 5, 2018)

At this year’s New York Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with LORE‘s narrator (and podcast creator upon which the show is based), Aaron Mahnke, and one of its executive producers, Howard T. Owens. LORE‘s second season premieres on Amazon Prime streaming on October 19.

Aaron and Howard spoke on a range of issues including the challenges to adapting the podcast to TV, changes for Season 2 in their storytelling focus, and their favorite stories being told in Season 2.

“We want the TV show to be a unique organism that people love.” ~ Howard T. Owens.

Howard T. Owens and Aaron Mahnke. Taken at 2018 New York Comic Con. (Photo: M. Caputo)

After the jump, check out transcribed excerpts from our interview with Aaron and Howard, as well as video of the full interview!

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2018 New York Comic Con: Interview with Gale Anne Hurd and Sean Crouch from LORE

2018 New York Comic Con
Day 2 (October 5, 2018)

At this year’s New York Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with LORE‘s executive producer, Gale Anne Hurd and show runner for Season 2, Sean Crouch. LORE‘s second season premieres on Amazon Prime streaming on October 19.

Gale and Sean spoke on a range of issues including telling their horror stories in today’s surreal environment, wanting Andrew Lincoln to be on a future episode of LORE, having to table logistically difficult ideas and the challenges of adapting a podcast to television.

“They said more brutal murders of red heads. So, that’s why we brought Alicia Witt in …” – Sean Crouch

After the jump, check out transcribed excerpts from our interview with Gale Anne Hurd and Sean Crouch, as well as video of the full interview!

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2018 San Diego Comic Con: Interview with Eline Powell, Alex Roe, and Fola Evans-Akingbola of Siren

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 1 (July 19, 2018)

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with Eline Powell, Alex Roe, and Fola Evans-Akingbola, the stars of the Freeform hit series, Siren. The cast spoke on a range of issues including their characters growth in Season 1, hopes for their (complicated) relationships in Season 2 and their love of water.

“He’s amazing at holding his breath. Four minutes, 30 [seconds] … I just think it’s my favorite fact about you.” Eline about Alex

Eline Powell, Alex Roe, and Fola Evans-Akingbola at 2018 San Diego Comic Con

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SDCC 2018 – Interview with Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald from Siren

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 1 (July 19, 2018)

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald, the showrunners of the Freeform hit series, Siren. Eric and Emily spoke on a range of issues including doling out story in the larger season and continuing to tell non-traditional relationship stories without judgment.

“Disney books is going to be creating a novel that tells a lot of that backstory of Charles Pownall and the mermaid, so they’re really going to dig into that. The origin story of that.”

Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald at 2018 San Diego Comic Con

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2018 San Diego Comic Con: Interview with Ally Maki of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 3 (July 21, 2018)

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with Ally Maki who plays Mina Hess on the Freeform hit series, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger. Ally spoke on a range of issues including Mina’s relationship with her father, exploring Colony Collapse more in Season 2, and creating a new Asian-American character in the Marvel Universe.

“I think at the end of the day, she really just wants to create change.”

Ally Maki at 2018 San Diego Comic Con

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2018 San Diego Comic Con: Interview with Emma Lahana of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 3 (July 21, 2018)

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with Emma Lahana who plays Detective Brigid O’Reilly on the Freeform hit series, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger. Emma spoke on a range of issues including her trials and tribulations as Season 1 comes to an end and how O’Reilly is dealing with her actions this season. She is NOT spilling secrets about Mayhem …

“She’s not your average TV female character. That’s what I really loved as well.”

Emma Lahana at 2018 San Diego Comic Con

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2018 San Diego Comic Con: Interview with Joe Pokaski of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 3 (July 21, 2018)

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with Joe Pokaski, creator and showrunner of the Freeform hit series, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger. Joe spoke on a range of issues including Mayhem and the benefit of having a diverse writer’s room.

“I’ve learned over my life to never try to decipher what Jeph Loeb says; if everyone can do the same, we can all sleep better.” – Joe Pokaski, on when C&D will return for Season 2

Joe Pokaski at 2018 San Diego Comic Con

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2018 San Diego Comic Con: Interview with Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 3 (July 21, 2018)

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, we got a chance to speak with Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph, stars of the Freeform hit series, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger. The duo spoke on a range of issues including the responsibilities of telling difficult topics and things that are keeping Tyrone and Tandy apart.

“I live for the Cloak and Dagger montages; it’s like what I’m obsessed with in our show. So I think a lot of those montages showcase what it’s like to be them.” – Olivia Holt

Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt at 2018 San Diego Comic Con

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San Diego Comic Con 2018: Interview with Sergio Osuna

2018 San Diego Comic Con
Day 1 (July 19, 2018)

Late in the day on  Day 1 of this year’s San Diego Comic Con, The Magicians (and Colony) fan favorite, Sergio Osuna, was nice enough to sit down with me for a 25 minute, one on one conversation. The topics discussed, included the Colony finale, Season 4 of The Magicians, and a new short film Sergio is working on.

After the jump, read excerpts of our conversation.  The entire conversation is posted at the end of the article.

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PCR Podcasts: Wingardium Gamesiosa (Episode 103)

Wingardium Gamesiosa
“Episode 103: SDCC Game Demos & Skyrim”
August 12, 2018

We’re back. After too many weeks away, Wingardium Gamesiosa is back with an all new episode!

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