Major Thor subplots revealed! Plus more Doctor Who set pics, including a clip from filming. Discover one Lost character's secret importance, and a few more details on Avatar. Plus: New Moon, The Lovely Bones, Fringe, Smallville, and Supernatural.
Producer Jon Landau says that the character Jake Sully begins as a more vulnerable and sensitive character, and gradual becomes the sort of person who can lead a nation into battle. He also says that we won't see any Na'Vi or Avatar sex, just romance. [IGN]
The casting call has been put out for Marcy Lewis:
(20) Is a college student. Aloof, jaded beyond her years, she thought her internship with scientist Kate Spelling would be an easy 6 college credits. However, she's been stuck for months in this small New Mexico town and relegated to a wide range of unglamorous activities. Kate has been particularly hard on Marcy, making it her personal project to see that Marcy lives up to her potential. Marcy deals with her situation both by using subtle irony and by being an overt wiseass.
Yesterday, we told you about the sonic screwdriver explodey scene, and the latest news is about what takes place before that. The TARDIS crashes into a garden, destroys a garden shed, and skids to its resting place. At some point, the smoke comes pouring out of the TARDIS, and Amy is dragging the Doctor away, crying "Come on!" (she still in her policewoman outfit and he in David Tennant's suit). He keeps trying to escape her grasp, screams "I must save her!"
Oh, and that TARDIS? If you peer through the brush, you can see it (Update: I mistook this for the Series Five TARDIS, but it's the Series Four):
And there's more! Here is a shot of the Doctor saying something to Amy, and Amy grabbing him by the tie and dragging him into a black car:
Planet Gallifrey says the dialogue goes something like this:
Doctor: (...), I hate (...). As much as I would like to say goodbye, (...) .... I'm sorry.
Doctor: No—no—Amy—no, what are you doing?!
Another line of dialogue heard on set:
Twenty minutes till the world ends and do you know who I am?
In another scene, the Doctor and Amy are running toward a white screen and the Doctor turns to someone in hospital overalls. Set reporters heard something about a coma and staring at a dog.
Commenter bluehinter adds a bit more:
Back in Llandaff, a scene was shot with The Doctor, Amy, and Rory where they look up at the sky (presumably at the CGI "spaceship" that other people were filmed watching earlier) then a dog barks, and Matt goes towards the beer garden, and begins talking down to something on the ground (presumably the dog, or something else to be CGIed in later).
He says "Hello, Prisoner X" and then we hear something about a "Level 20 planet scanning the earth" and "6 billion people."
He also says the February episode written by Richard Curtis will feature Van Gogh.
The Lovely Bones
Peter Jackson's post-death drama gets a moody pair of posters:
Death Cab for Cutie is contributing a mopey track to the Twilight sequel, and premieres a few shots from the movie in their new video:
Apparently, the first episode of the new season is going to be so laden with twists and turns that the producers have convinced ABC not to show a single frame before it airs. That's right: no clips in the promos, no teaser images, nada. They want you good and surprised. [Watch with Kristin]
There are, however, spoilers from the fourth episode. We'll learn about a connection between the Smoke Monster and the Man In Black. The fake Locke will convince an old friend to join up with him. Ben will lie to Illana about what happened inside the temple, while someone will try to convince Sun to visit the temple, claiming that Jin is there. Jacob is dead, and someone whose name has five letters will collect his ashes. Franks wants to see if his plane on the other island will still work. [DarkUFO]
Also, we now know the identity of Jacob's rumored offspring: Illana. [SpoilersLost]
During the episode when Sam and Dean fight Lucifer, two fan favorites meet their ends. [Watch with Kristin]
We're headed to a small town in episode eleven. The producers are soliciting identical twins to play Tommy, a good kid who wants to see the outside world. We'll also meet Tommy's mother Rose who has a strong moral sense, and the avuncular Sheriff Velchik, an "In Town Elder." [Spoiler TV]
Better Off Ted
In the tenth episode, we learn that even execs get screwed by Veridian Dynamics. Arthur Wells, the company's brash and blunt former CEO, finds out that the company plans to vote him off the board. So he enlists Veronica to help him dig up secrets the company would rather the public not know about. Initially, Arthur and Veronica don't like each other, but they eventual bond over their shared history; after all, they both chose the company over personal relationships. We'll also meet Phil and Lem's nemesis, an obnoxious fellow scientist named Ritchie, a pretty employee named Susan, and Donald, a nervous fellow who works the Veridian swag booth. [Spoiler TV]
Lois and Clark will be a "full blown couple" this season. [Watch with Kristin]
Zombie pics from tonight's plague episode "Rabid," including brain-hungry Lois:
It's unconfirmed, but IMDB is listing Emilie Ullerup as hard-drinking, hard-flirting Daily Planet gossip columnist Cat Grant in the upcoming episode "Crossfire." [Kryptonsite]
Cuddy and House will, in fact, hook up this season, but not before the tenth episode. And unlike last time, it won't be a hallucination. [Watch with Kristin]
It's not set in stone, but Mohinder may get the axe sometime this season or next season (assuming the show lasts that long). [Watch with Kristin]
It looks like even when the lesbian kiss has passed, we'll still have girl-girl hazing on the table. Here's the official description for the October 26th episode, "Strange Attractors:"
THE HEROES ATTEMPT TO RESCUE THEMSELVES AND OTHERS WITHOUT THE USE OF THEIR POWERS- Matt (Greg Grunberg) goes to extreme measures to extinguish Sylar (Zachary Quinto), who continues to torment him. Elsewhere, HRG. (Jack Coleman) calls in a favor from Tracy (Ali Larter) to save a troubled young boy whose misfortunes resemble her own. While Claire (Hayden Panettiere) and Gretchen (guest star Madeline Zima) are being hazed by their new sorority sisters, they realize pledging might not be their biggest problem.
Looks like we're in for a chase scene in tonight's season premiere:
The fifth episode of the series is called "Rewind." Christopher Chance will be guarding someone on a plane when the plane catches fire. One person on the plane is hiding a secret. Also, Guerrero will get help from a contact named Sergei. [Target419]
Additional reporting by Alexis Brown and Charlie Jane Anders.