Interviews

J. August Richards Really Enjoys His 'SHIELD' Character Deathlok

April 28th, 2015 12:09pm EDT
J. August Richards
Deathlok is a pretty badass character, so to embody him Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. hired a badass actor: J. August Richards, who already saved the world once as Charles Gunn on Angel. We connected with him on Monday to talk about his current heroic alter ego and what it's been like for him to fight the good fight one more time.

Tonight's episode is a particularly big one where Mike Peterson, alias Deathlok, is concerned. "Deathlok and Lincoln have been captured by HYDRA," teased Richards. "And as you know, anything related to HYDRA means doom! That's pretty much all I can say."

But t...
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Ryan Hunter-Reay Aims For Three

April 26th, 2015 12:09pm EDT
Ryan Hunter-Reay Aims For Three At Barber Motorsports Park
When you talk about the American presence in IndyCar, you start with Ryan Hunter-Reay. The Texas-born Verizon IndyCar Series driver is the defending Indianapolis 500 champion, won the series championship in 2012, and was Rookie of the Year in 2007. He's one of those names you always look for at the top of the results sheet.

This week, IndyCar heads to Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, where Ryan will be aiming to win his third straight Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. We caught up with him earlier this week to discuss how he feels going into today's race and the overall life...
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Jason David Frank Talks New Web Series

April 25th, 2015 12:15pm EDT
Jason David Frank Launches CONtv Docuseries 'My Morphing Life'
Jason David Frank will always be loved for his role as Tommy Oliver on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and he's delving into that legacy with his new CONtv web series entitled My Morphing Life. The program takes viewers into every facet of Frank's life, whether it's his career, interacting with fans at Wizard World and other conventions, or being a dad.

We caught up with Jason recently to ask him about making the web series, and if having the cameras on him has made him look at his own adventures any differently.

"My Morphing Life has been something that I’ve planned for a while, and to fin...
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Elyes Gabel On critically Acclaimed 'A Most Violent Year' And More

April 23rd, 2015 12:09pm EDT
Elyes Gabel Talks 'A Most Violent Year' And 'Scorpion'
Elyes Gabel co-stars alongside Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac in A Most Violent Year, the critically acclaimed film that is now available from Lionsgate. We talked to the star last week about his challenging role as Julian in the film, as well as his "day job" portraying Walter O'Brien in the CBS series Scorpion (as seen above), which has been renewed for a second season.

Read on to find out what Elyes had to say about A Most Violent Year and to discover an exclusive clip in which several of the film's actors talk about digging into the crime drama that also stars Alessandro Nivola, Davi...
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Director John McNaughton Talks 'The Harvest' And More

April 22nd, 2015 12:10pm EDT
Interview: 'The Harvest" Helmer John McNaughton On Work Past And
Under the category of folks who made first films that freaked fans out, Director John McNaughton will always be top of the list. As the helmer of the deeply disturbing and menacingly memorable flick "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer," McNaughton created a piece of work so horrifyingly real that one could swear they were almost watching a documentary. He followed it up with a campy underrated genre outing "The Borrower," but then McNaughton delightfully decided to diversify. So from the dramatic and funny "Mad Dog And Glory" to the sexy and sinful "Wild Things," the notorious director b...
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'Insurgent' Actor Mekhi Phifer On The Pro/Celebrity Race

April 21st, 2015 12:08pm EDT
Mekhi Phifer's Memorable TGPLB Pro/Celebrity Race
So, Mekhi Phifer had an interesting Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.

The Insurgent and ER actor (pictured above with 2013 race winner Brett Davern) was making his first appearance in the charity motorsports event on Saturday, and celebrated that fact by putting his car into a tire wall - not once, but twice. He did still finish the race, and we caught up with him both before and after his eventful day to talk about it.

"I'm feeling great about it," he told us prior to Friday's qualifying session. "It's a fun event and I'm just planning on having fun. It's for charity. I...
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Josef Newgarden Charging Forward

April 20th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Verizon IndyCar Series
Last September, we shone the spotlight on Josef Newgarden and told you how he was in prime position to excel in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The 2015 season is here, and he's been making big strides in that very direction.

We caught up with Josef before Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach to ask him what it's like racing for Ed Carpenter (above right with Josef) as one-half of the roster fo the newly formed CFH Racing, how the new aero kits have changed the game for all the IndyCar drivers, and what he believes it will take to push him to the top.

Perhaps the most intriguing headline ...
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Actor Michael Nouri Gives Us Some Fascinating Insight On His Career

April 16th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Interview: 'The Squeeze' Actor Michael Nouri Shares His Fascinat
Anyone familiar with iconic romance films most assuredly knows actor Michael Nouri. As the good looking, thoughtful and dashing male counterpart to Jennifer Beals’s tough-as-nails dancer Alex Owens in the 1983 cinematic sensation "Flashdance," Nouri became the lust de jour of every woman in the world overnight. But as an actor Nouri has provided so much more than just a pretty face over the years, creating memorable characters from all walks of life that showcase there’s more to the handsome actor then meets the eye. His latest film entitled "The Squeeze" (hitting theaters and VOD on April...
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'Justified' Cast Talks Series Finale, How Will It End?

April 13th, 2015 12:05pm EDT
'Justified': The Cast Reflects Before The Series Finale
As FX's Justified wraps its six-season run of excellence this Tuesday, we had one more opportunity to ask its cast and producer how it's been so good. Starpulse joined series stars Timothy Olyphant, Joelle Carter, Erica Tazel and Jacob Pitts, as well as executive producer Graham Yost, at the Paley Center for Media last week to look back on the show and ponder the future.

"It's been amazing," reflected Joelle. "They say art is like life and I think it's so true. I think I have grown with Ava. I've grown in my own capacity as an actress to evolve and to trust myself more, and they've given m...
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Suzanne Cryer Is The New Boss On The Business Comedy 'Silicon Valley'

April 11th, 2015 2:07pm EDT
Suzanne Cryer Livens Up HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
Move over, boys - HBO's Silicon Valley has a new woman in town. Suzanne Cryer portrays Laurie Bream, the new boss on the business comedy, and we connected with her last week to discuss becoming part of the series for its second season and how she's just as busy as her new alter ego.

"Definitely it is joining a party that's already in full swing," Suzanne said of coming aboard the show. "When I read the character description and the material we had for this character, it's very different from me but there are a lot of things that click for me, because she's highly organized and she leads wi...
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