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Comic-Con Nikita Scoop: Devon Sawa Returns, Alcatraz's Jeffrey Pierce Causes Trouble

Maggie Q, Jeffrey Pierce

Nikita fans won't have to wait long to find out where their favorite cleaner has been once The CW action-drama returns this fall.

The series' Comic-Con panel kicked off Thursday with the confirmation that... read more

Alcatraz Scoop: Tommy vs. Rebecca and 6 More Spoilers from the Season Finale

Sarah Jones and David Hoflin

Spectacular. Kinetic. Breathtaking. These are just a few of the words that the cast and creative minds of Alcatraz used to describe the two-hour season finale of the Fox mystery series, airing Monday at 8/7c. The season-ender finds Rebecca (Sarah Jones) finally confronting Tommy (David Hoflin), while the team comes one step closer to discovering who's behind the mass disappearance that sent more than 300 guards and prisoners from 1963 into the future. Get the scoop on the finale below: read more

Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Will the '63s Ever Age?

Sarah Jones

This week's episode of Alcatraz was short on new mysteries, but it did raise a few questions. Namely, now that the prisoners and guards of Alcatraz are returning to present day, will they start aging again?

The returning '63 this week, Johnny McKee (Adam Rothenberg), poisoned 70 people, mostly because they weren't nice to him. In the present day, he works in a bar and a hotel pool to root out bullies and make them pay. To track down McKee, Rebecca (Sarah Jones) turned to his former cell neighbor, Jack Sylvane (Jeffrey Pierce), who offered up five words that could be essential in figuring out the story of the '63s. See which other new mysteries this week's Alcatraz raised:

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Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Hauser and Lucy's Past Revealed

Sam Neill

Forbidden romance at a prison never looked so sweet.

In this week's episode of Alcatraz we learned that Hauser (Sam Neill) and Lucy (Parminder Nagra), known then as Lucille, did know each other prior to the great disappearance of 1963. Hauser previously worked for the SFPD prior to his time on the island, transporting prisoners to Alcatraz. 

Hauser delivered the newest occupant to Alcatraz: Paxton Petty, a war vet tried for bombing the city. Lucille initially turned down Hauser's offer of a ride back to the mainland, but Paxton's case brought them together. She showed up at his station so he could ask her out to dinner, and that's where he likely made the promise to his new friend to find out where Paxton's fourth and final bomb was planted. Their past relationship is just one of the new mysteries that Alcatraz introduced this week. Let's take a look at the others: read more

Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Why Is Tommy Madsen So Important?

Sarah Jones

Finally, an Alcatraz guard has returned!

In this week's episode of Alcatraz, prison guard Guy Hastings (True Blood's Jim Parrack) appeared in the present day with one mission: Hunt down Tommy Madsen (David Hoflin). Hastings enlists — OK, kidnaps — former guard Ray Archer (Robert Forster) to help find Tommy. But wait, Archer is actually Rebecca's great uncle? Because Tommy and Ray are really... brothers!? That's just one of the new mysteries that Alcatraz introduced this week. Let's take a look at the others: read more

Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Who Is Lucy, Really?

Sarah Jones and Jorge Garcia

Lucy is alive! Kind of.

Though the third outing of Alcatraz didn't provide an answer as to whether Dr. Lucy Banerjee (Parminder Nagra) woke up from the coma she slipped into following the sniper shooting, we did get a glimpse into her 1960s past on the island. Not only was she a psychologist, but she planned to reform the prisoners of Alcatraz with... memory-erasing experiments?! That's just one of the new mysteries that Alcatraz introduced this week. Let's take a look at the others: read more

Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: How Many '63s Are Working With Hauser?

Jorge Garcia

Alcatraz's second outing didn't offer up as many new mysteries as the series premiere, but the few that were dished out were enough to whet our appetites for more.

Instead, the episode featured Hauser (Sam Neill), Rebecca (Sarah Jones) and Diego (Jorge Garcia) on the hunt for notorious child killer Kit Nelson (Fringe's Michael Eklund), who happens to be one of the missing '63s, a group of prisoners who mysterious disappeared from Alcatraz island in 1963.

Parminder Nagra's reaction to Alcatraz premiere: "Already? You're killing me off?"

Kit's eventual capture did bring up a few new questions, though. Let's take a look at the new mysteries Alcatraz introduced this week: read more

Parminder Nagra's Reaction to Alcatraz Premiere: "Already? You're Killing Me Off?"

Parminder Nagra

Despite being shot by a sniper in the two-hour series premiere of Alcatraz, Dr. Lucy Banerjee will not mysteriously disappear from J.J. Abrams' new Fox drama — which is, of course, a relief to her portrayer, Parminder Nagra.

"When I was told that was happening, I was like... read more

Dissecting Alcatraz's Mysteries: Who Are the '63s?

Sarah Jones and Jorge Garcia

From the purveyor of mystery series that keep audiences scratching their heads — Alias and Rambaldi, Lost and the island, Felicity and her hair — J.J. Abrams has debuted another mystifying series, Alcatraz.

The new show focuses on the notorious San Francisco prison. It's 1963, and more than 300 guards and prisoners vanish into thin air. In each episode, one of these hardened criminals, called "the '63s," will reappear in 2012 without having aged. San Francisco cop Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones), Diego Soto (Lost alum Jorge Garcia) — an academic who's an expert on The Rock — federal Agent Emerson Hauser (Sam Neill) and his mysterious associate Lucy Banerjee (Parminder Nagra) team up to find them before they can enact their anachronistic justice.

Alcatraz's J.J. Abrams: New Fox drama is on an island, but it's not Lost

Along the way, Alcatraz will raise questions. Namely, where did they disappear to, and who's pulling the strings behind their reappearance? To keep track of the questions and attempt to find insight into what could be the answers, we've compiled a list of the big mysteries Alcatraz introduced in the two-hour series premiere... read more

Alcatraz Stars Rock the Jailhouse for Premiere Party

Jorge Garcia

The Rock was rockin' as the cast and producers of Alcatraz broke into San Francisco's most infamous prison on Wednesday night for their premiere party. It was an especially memorable night for stars Jorge Garcia, Sarah Jones and Jeffrey Pierce, who returned to the island after filming part of the pilot ...
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