We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance for a new take on dormant properties, the recent ‘RoboCop’ trailer reminded us just how much passions can strain in the dissection of beloved classics.
Just yesterday we realized that 'Bates Motel' season 2 makes our next stay in 2014 seem farther and farther away with each subsequent casting, and today proves no exception. The latest to book a room in 'Bates Motel' season 2 will be 'Transformers' and 'Grey's Anatomy' star Michael O'Neill, but who will he go 'Psycho' on for his recurring role?
For as much as we enjoyed the first season of A&E's 'Psycho' prequel series 'Bates Motel,' it seems criminal we should wait until 2014 for our next stay at the iconic getaway. Nonetheless, producers have continued to make the wait worth our while with and impressive pool of talent, the latest among them booking a 'Bates Motel' season 2 stay to be former 'Boss' star Kathleen Robertson.
'Bates Motel' teenage 'Psycho' Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) had at least four women on his plate over the course of the first season, one of whom was his own mother Norma (Vera Farmiga), and another of which ended up in a pool of blood by the season finale, but that wouldn't stop a growing boy, now would it? The latest intel from season 2 suggests that Norman will meet yet another lovely lady, via 'Percy Jackson' star Paloma Kwiatkowski, but what makes us think she has a 'Psycho' streak of her own?
Late last night, news broke of 'Bates Motel' season 2 that the first of three major roles had been filled by 'Alias' star Michael Vartan, and now it seems we have the full guest list for our second-season stay with the 'Psycho' prequel thriller. 'The Shield' star Kenny Johnson has checked in for 'Bates Motel,' along with 'Hung' star Rebecca Creskoff, but what major roles will they play for Norma Bates (Vera Farmiga)?
A&E 'Psycho' prequel 'Bates Motel' checked into Comic-Con 2013 for the first time this past week, though the cast and creators had surprisingly few fresh details from the 2014 season to offer up. That all changes today, as the first of three major new roles for 'Bates Motel' season 2 has been announced to be filled by 'Alias' alum Michael Vartan. So, what special relationship does Vartan's character have to Norma Bates (Vera Farmiga)?
A&E's 'Psycho' prequel thriller 'Bates Motel' will check into Comic-Con 2013 for the very first time next week, sure to offer up plenty of season 2 scoops, but why wait that long? We know 'Bates Motel' season 2 will delve a bit deeper in to the Bates family line, but are you ready to find out who Norma will come face to face with in season 2?
It would prove far too incredible and expensive for a real-life 'Bates Motel' to provide housing to some of the legions of Comic-Con attendees, but we'll more than make do with this latest news. A&E's breakout 'Psycho' prequel TV series will make its first Comic-Con appearance next month, and we know exactly who from the cast and crew will check in to the 'Bates Motel' panel.
Only one week following 'Bates Motel's first season finale cliffhanger, and already we're dying for a look at the prequel drama's second season in 2014. Before then however, series creator and showrunner Carlton Cuse offered up some tantalizing teases of the second season to come, including which additional members of the 'Bates' clan will pop up, and who the series will explore in 'Bates Motel' season 2!
'Bates Motel's first season has come to a close with tonight's finale episode "Midnight," and never has it been more apparent that Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) has a dark future in front of him. The series won't return until 2014, but what can we expect from Norman's dark turn at the climax of tonight's finale? What major story arcs will dominate season 2? Get the inside scoop on future 'Bates Motel' from showrunner Carlton Cuse himself inside!