On FX's Sons of Anarchy, Jax Teller's road to hell has always been paved with good intentions. That will be especially true in Season 6.
"Jax is trying to balance being a good father, a good husband and a good leader of an outlaw organization — therein lies the tragic flaws of this guy," creator and executive producer Kurt Sutter tells TVGuide.com. "He's got this sense of, 'I can unplug us from all the bad sh--. Let's go legit — let's head in that direction because that's going to keep us alive.' As the season progresses, the question is: How do you unplug if people perceive you as the source of power? And is it too late? Are things set in motion in such a way where it just can't be done? That's really the quest for him this season."
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Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy is riding into its sixth season in style.
The FX drama will return with a 90-minute episode, premiering on Sept. 10 at 10/9c on FX, the network announced Wednesday.
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Jamie Bamber, Jennifer Finnigan
Last week, NBC's ludicrous insta-flop Do No Harm (about a Jekyll-Hyde neurosurgeon) pushed TV's medical genre beyond its melodramatic limits. Taking the completely opposite tack, and likely to get a much longer leash (this being cable), TNT's Monday Mornings (Monday, 10/9c) is a surprisingly mellow drama set at a hospital, about doctors forced to face up to their shortcomings, with an ensemble led by (trend alert?) gorgeous and flawed — though decidedly not bonkers — neurosurgeons, played by Jamie Bamber and Jennifer Finnigan.
Star Trek Into Darkness
The first teaser for Star Trek Into Darkness is here and the title isn't kidding — this thing is dark! The one-minute spot gives us our first glimpse of Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch as Kirk's mysterious new nemesis, and he does not sound like somebody you want to mess with.
Michael Emerson, The Joker
Michael Emerson's latest gig is no joke. The man best known as Lost's über-manipulator Ben Linus and Person of Interest's calculating Harold Finch is taking on one of pop culture's most iconic villains, the Joker, in the upcoming animated DVD-movie Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2. In the film, a harrowing adaptation of Frank Miller's seminal 1986 DC Comics series, the depraved Clown Prince of Crime renews his rivalry with an aging Batman, who has just reemerged in Gotham City after a decade. (Part 2 comes out in early 2013; Part 1 is available Sept. 25 on DVD, Blu-ray, digital download and on demand.)
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On Dexter, nothing sets up a good sex scene like murder.
In last week's episode, after Dexter (Michael C. Hall) helped rape victim Lumen (guest star Julia Stiles) get her first taste of revenge by killing one of her tormentors, the duo hit the sheets, becoming more than just partners in crime. But Stiles found a certain poetry in the juxtaposition of those two scenes.
"Lumen is the only person alive who sees Dexter's true self and accepts him. There's something oddly romantic about that, and also very intimate," Stiles tells TVGuide.com. "The reverse ...
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back director Irvin Kershner has died, according to the Agence France-Presse. He was 87.
Kershner died at his Los Angeles home after a long illness, his goddaughter Adriana Santini told AFP.
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Cheers to Peter Weller for copping a new attitude on Dexter.
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Michael C. Hall
Dexter may have lost Rita and offed the Trinity Killer last season, but an onslaught of new faces will appear on the show this year.
Julia Stiles, Johnny Lee Miller and Peter Weller are just some of the people who will be paying Miami a visit.
Why are so many new stars coming on? And how will that affect the amount of screen time the resident Dexter cast gets?