Welcome to another episode of ‘Soap Opera: Freak Show,’ in which we’ve (hopefully) reached peak melodrama. Although Jessica Lange’s Elsa subdues herself somewhat in “Test of Strength,” allowing for more theatrical performances from the father/son bonding of Michael Chiklis’ Dell and Evan Peters’ Jimmy, there’s still way too much heightened drama and not enough of that horror that the show’s title promises. And where’s all the bonkers weirdness that we’ve come to love from Ryan Murphy and Co.? This season has worked itself into a woefully boring rut.
The first of ‘Justified’'s fiery final season trailers proved a pulse-pounding enough preview of the sixth run for FX’s gunslinger drama, but with the January 2015 premiere fast approaching (ugh, we know), it’s high-time Raylan and Boyd brought out the big guns. See which ‘Justified’ fan-favorites return and who might get a bullet through the head in the first full trailer for ‘Justified’'s final season!
‘Sons of Anarchy’ season 7 roars out its 11th episode of the final year, “Suits of Woe,” as Jax learns the truth about Gemma’s role in Tara’s murder, while Juice takes care of club business in prison.
Earlier today saw FOX stealing a bit of British thunder with its own adaptation of ‘Luther’ but it seems FX intends to mine far deeper in bringing the A-list Tom Hardy to the small screen. The cable network has officially picked up the rights to air Hardy’s forthcoming period drama collaboration with Ridley Scott and ‘Locke’’s Steven Knight, diamond adventurer drama ‘Taboo.’
A great many eons ago, revered Alan Moore-Eddie Campbell graphic novel ‘From Hell’ slashed into theaters with a mediocre Johnny Depp-led take on the Jack the Ripper tale. And while Moore famously criticized the adaptation to hell and back, 20th Century Fox may yet try again to adapt ‘From Hell’ as an FX event miniseries in the future.
Kurt Sutter’s FX biker opus ‘Sons of Anarchy‘ will rev its last within a few weeks time, but while the potential prequel cools its heels, work continues on Sutter’s medieval FX followup ‘The Bastard Executioner.’ And whatever Gemma Teller’s ultimate fate may be, we can expect to see Katey Sagal right beside her husband once more with a role in the new series.
A few weeks ago saw 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' delivering its highest-concept promos to date, launching the Paddy's Pub gang into orbit for our first look at season 10, but why wait until 2015 for any actual footage? See what horrible misadventures Charlie, Dennis, Dee, Mac and Frank get up to with our first season 10 clips, and some a-Peele-ing new guest stars along the way!
We seem to have officially hit our lull in this season of 'American Horror Story' -- every year there comes a point when the melodrama takes over for an episode or two, when the horror takes a backseat to the scenery chewing. This week Jessica Lange goes full-on Joan Crawford in her role of Elsa Mars, and that's not really a bad thing (hello 'Mommie Dearest'!), but the familial dynamics overtake the macabre wackiness and the end result is a bit tedious.
The sixth and final season of FX gunslinger drama 'Justified' will more than heat things up, as Raylan and Boyd might well burn down the entirety of Harlan County with their legendary rivalry. Ava Crowder might just let it happen too, judging by the latest fiery teaser trailer for the 2015 swan song of 'Justified.'
‘Sons of Anarchy’ season 7 roars out its 10th episode of the final year, “Faith and Despondency,” as Jax seeks revenge against Moses St. Claire for Bobby, and Abel's continued outbursts at school bring to light a long-feared truth.