We grill the executive producer and stars of AMC's tantalizing thriller The Killing for answers to our burning questions.
Detective Holder, Sarah Linden's hoodie-loving, hygiene-hating partner, has a hard-to-place accent. Where is he from?
Joel Kinnaman, the lanky 31-year-old who plays Holder, speaks the way he does partly because he's half-American, half-Swedish and lives in Stockholm. But Holder also sounds like that, says...
Some crime shows pull you in with gunplay and explosions, others with snappy dialogue between bantering buddies. On The Killing, AMC's compelling new mystery, it's the faces that hook you. Whether they're despairing, full of rage, menacing or intensely haunting as in the case of Sarah Linden, played by the superb Mireille Enos — just try to turn away.
With a quiet authority and obsessive dedication to the job, Detective Linden is perhaps the most multilayered and intriguing female cop since Helen Mirren's Jane Tennison on Prime Suspect. The demanding role was exceedingly difficult to cast. "A mild panic had set in about ever finding the right actress," recalls exec producer Veena Sud...
Why is Detective Holder discussing the Rosie Larsen case with some never-before-seen official-type? Seems sneaky.
In the next episode of The Killing, titled "What You Have Left," Rosie's funeral will take place, and Sarah (Mireille Enos) and Holder (Joel Kinnaman) will question a suspect's family and neighbors. Which suspect?
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It looks like it might be Rosie's dad, Stan...
What kind of relationship did Rosie and her teacher, Mr. Ahmed, have?
At the end of last week's episode of The Killing, Detective Holder tracked down one of Rosie's big secrets. Turns out she met up with Bennett Ahmed (Brandon Jay McLaren) in a shady area of Seattle, well outside of English class.
If you are a fan of the teen drama, the brand-spankin'-new show The Best Years will be just what you need to fill your Friday nights with fun. The series debuts on The N this Friday at 8:30 pm/ET and stars a sexy cast of college-age kids who deal with their freshman year and some pretty heavy topics right off the bat. Of course there are love triangles and quadrangles and more, and most revolve around Devon, the basketball star played by She's the Man hottie Brandon Jay McLaren. TVGuide.com was lucky enough to catch the funny (and drool-worthy) McLaren while he was in New York City for an up-close and personal one-on-one chat.
TVGuide.com: Why did you want to do this show? What was exciting about it for you?Brandon Jay McLaren: Well, I remember when I got the script for the pilot and it just seem