Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Monday's Castle. Read at your own risk.]
Castle's midseason finale may have been a Christmas episode, but there wasn't a lot of holiday cheer.
After an ER doctor is shot on the street by a man in a Santa suit, Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) quickly realize the victim may have been a doctor for the mob. During the twisty tale, Castle (somewhat against his will) becomes a blood brother with mob boss Dino Scarpella (Paul Ben-Victor), who urges (threatens?) Castle to help prove the innocence of the key suspect, Christopher Carlucci (Vincent Spano).
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Fortunately for Castle, he and Beckett eventually...
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Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion
It was a long time coming, but Castle fans finally got the wedding they've been waiting for.
Of course, the big day couldn't happen without a little bit of drama. The quick version: Castle (Nathan Fillion), who's been having trouble sleeping, accompanies Beckett (Stana Katic) to a crime scene. Once there, he grabs hold of what we later learn to be a magical Incan artifact, and during a shootout, is transported to an alternate reality...
After years of will-they-won't-they stalling, numerous near-death experiences and one failed trip down the aisle, the detective duo at the center of ABC's Castle is finally getting married.
"Yes, yes it is going to happen," executive producer David Amann tells TVGuide.com with a laugh. Some fans may need that reassurance considering the Season 6 finale....
Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion
Things are slowly getting back to normal on Castle.
After dedicating much of Season 7's first two episodes to the investigation surrounding the (still mostly unsolved) disappearance of Castle (Nathan Fillion) on his wedding day, Monday's episode (10/9c, ABC) is going back to basics: Castle helps Beckett (Stana Katic) solve a strange murder by offering up outlandish theories...
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Question: Just when I thought The Good Wife couldn't top Season 5, Season 6 is off to a humdinger of a start! I certainly didn't see Cary's arrest coming, and I can't wait to find out what they have in store for us next. Matt Czuchry is terrific, and I'm thrilled he's getting this opportunity for a meaty storyline. As opposed to a show such as The Vampire Diaries, which tore through so much plot I stopped caring (no one stays dead, so where are the stakes?), The Good Wife earns its twists and turns, and only gets better with each game-changer. I've thoroughly enjoyed it from the get-go, but in the last year, it has vaulted to the top of my can't-miss shows. As we all know, many programs decline after the first few seasons and limp to the finish line. NCIS became a big hit a few years into its run, but I'm not sure it grew creatively. (That's not a slight — I don't watch it, so I genuinely don't know.) I can't think of another show that has risen to such glorious new artistic heights in Season 5 and onward the way The Good Wife has. Can you? — Keira
Seamus Dever, Jon Huertas, Stana Katic
That wailing and gnashing of teeth you might have heard back in May? It was probably coming from a very vocal group of Castle fans who were up in arms about the ABC drama's Season 6 finale.
After spending months teasing and promising the wedding between mystery novelist Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) and NYPD Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), the writers made a sharp turn in the closing moments of the finale, which ended with Beckett running from the wedding site to the scene of an accident where Castle's Mercedes was engulfed in flames. Many fans' anger burned just as hot, as they revolted against the cliff-hanger they believed was nothing more than a cheap stall tactic.
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Executive producer David Amann is aware of the fan reaction and simply hopes that viewers will give Season 7 a shot before making up their minds. "We would all ask for their patience and indulgence for the first couple of episodes, just so they can see where we're going," Amann, who is taking over the daily showruner responsibilities from creator Andrew W. Marlowe tells TVGuide.com...
Storm Front cover art, Nathan Fillion (inset)
The Derrick Storm novels penned by fictional character Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) on Castle may soon be getting their own standalone series.
Perhaps Richard Castle can solve the spooky mystery of Gravity Falls. On Monday's episode of the hit Disney XD animated series, Castle star Nathan Fillion makes a guest appearance.
Fillion plays Preston Northwest, the father of local tween Pacifica — who's an archrival of Mabel Pines (Kristen Schaal). In the episode "The Golf War," Mabel challenges Pacifica to a rousing game of miniature golf. Things get out of hand, however, when a group of local residents — the Lilliputians — offer their help. Also guest starring is Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs) as Franz, one of the Lilliputian leaders.
Aquaman, Matt Lanter (inset)
Aquaman fans rejoice! The king of the seven seas is finally getting the spotlight in an upcoming animated movie from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, part of a series of DC Comics-themed movies, will trace the origin of Aquaman, who has been frequently ridiculed for his presumed obscure powers (like "talking to fish") and limited personality.