Fringe's Michael Eklund and Smallville's Eric Johnson have been tapped to portray escaped prisoners on Fox's new drama Alcatraz, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
J.J. Abrams' new sci-fi series centers on a cop (Sarah Jones) and a team of FBI agents who track down a group of missing Alcatraz prisoners and guards who have reappeared in the present day after disappearing 30 years earlier.
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Eklund, whose credits also include Flashpoint and Caprica, will play...
For the cops on Rookie Blue, the second year on the job just might be tougher than the first.
When the ABC show left off, the newbies had survived a major operation and were ready to jump to the next level. Although Andy McNally (Missy Peregrym) was questioning whether she was ready, when the second season picks up she'll be feeling on top of the world — until a shocking event happens on the job to knock her off her feet. At the same time, the ex of her new live-in boyfriend Luke (Eric Johnson) comes...
Flash! (Ah-ahhhhh!) Talk about being back with a bang. Sci Fi Channel's revisiting of Flash Gordon gave the network boffo numbers with last week's premiere. As the series continues Fridays at 8 pm/ET, TVGuide.com grabbed a hold of Flash himself, Smallville alum Eric Johnson, to share a peek into his out-of-this-world new world.
TVGuide.com: How did you go about acquainting yourself with Flash, who has been embodied by comic strips, cheesy movies....?Eric Johnson: There have been a lot of different incarnations of him — he's 75 years old — so I just got on the Internet. My wife found some good stuff for me and ordered some DVDs.... Basically it was a Flash crash course. I absorbed as much of it as I could before we got into the t
Space aliens have invaded Maryland. Innocent citizens are being liquefied into goo. Space-time rifts are opening up everywhere and could trigger the destruction of the universe. Yes, a whole lotta hell breaks loose on the new Sci Fi Channel series Flash Gordon (premiering this Friday, Aug. 10, at 8 pm/ET), but the titular hero — played by Smallville vet Eric Johnson — is fiercely determined to save mankind from doom. Just not right now.
On the show's Vancouver set, Flash, who is wearing a dog collar, is friskily engaged in a boudoir wrestle with Princess Aura (Anna Van Hooft). She's the spoiled-brat daughter of Ming (John Ralston), evil ruler of the planet Mongo, and she only has eyes for Flash. But
Sci Fi's summer slate, as culled from a fresh press release:June 6: Ghost Hunters returns. Also, the series premiere of Destination Truth, in which globe-trotter/truth-seeker Josh Gates explores the world's unexplained.July 6: Doctor Who, Season 3 begins.July 10: Eureka, Season 2 arrives.July 25: Who Wants to Be a Superhero? takes flight with a second season. Also, the debut of a series starring Derren Brown, a British mentalist described as "part James Bond, part Yoda." Not stirred, shaken, hmmm.August 10: The premiere of a contemporized take on Flash Gordon, starring Eric Johnson. Good luck filling Sam J. Jones' spandex, kid.