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Is Paul Blackthorne Bad Luck for The River?

9 Jul

Paul Blackthorne is a great actor, who has had bad luck with find a show that lasts more than a season or two. He joins the cast of The River as Clark, the “cagey” producer. I’m not superstitious, so I don’t think the failures of the past have any impact on the future, still AOL TV has named Blackthorne one the 10 Stars With Bad TV Luck.

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Paul Blackthorne stars as Clark, the producer

28 Jun

Paul Blackthorne’s character Clark is the producer of the documentary in The River. He is Emmet‘s ex-producer, and we are lead to be suspicious of him. Tess hires him back because the documentary will fund the rescue mission. Sammy and Andreus work as cameramen under Clark.

The English actor was the lead actor in Sci-Fi’s The Dresden Files, and he has played several supporting roles in shows like ER, 24, Lipstick Jungle, Monk, Deadwood, and Medium.

 

Why is The River shot with documentary-style footage?

12 Jun

Thomas Kretschmann The River

Thomas Kretschmann stars as Captain Kurt Brynildson

You’d think they wouldn’t need to bring a big production crew along for Emmet’s rescue mission. It all comes down to funding:

To fund the rescue, they agree to let Dr. Cole’s cagey ex-producer, Clark (Paul Blackthorne), film the mission documentary-style. The mixed crew of old friends and new acquaintances includes the sexy and resourceful Lena (Eloise Mumford), loyal mechanic Emilio (Daniel Zacapa) and lethal bodyguard Captain Kurt Brynildson (Thomas Kretschmann).

The name of the ship is The Magus

9 Jun

 

The Magus ABC River

Another ship called the Magus, also in trouble.

The story keep unfolding:

 

To the millions of kids who grew up watching his nature show, Dr. Cole was a hero. To his own son Lincoln (Joe Anderson), he was more of an enigma. Now, six months after he vanished, Lincoln is finally ready to bury the past when Dr. Cole’s emergency beacon suddenly goes off. At the urging of his mother Tess (Leslie Hope), Lincoln reluctantly joins her on a search for his father. To fund the rescue, they agree to let Dr. Cole’s cagey ex-producer Clark (Paul Blackthorne) film the mission documentary-style.

The mixed crew of old friends and new acquaintances includes the sexy and resourceful Lena (Eloise Mumford), loyal mechanic Emilio (Daniel Zacapa) and lethal bodyguard Captain Kurt Brynildson (Thomas Kretschmann). Once they find The Magus, the real adventure begins. In the search for Dr. Cole, they will encounter a scary new mystery each week, while struggling with their own personal jealousies, insecurities, secrets and desires. As they venture further into the Amazon, away from the world they know, the crew of The Magus will discover a place where one bad decision can be fatal, and where powerful magic is as real as science.

via ScriptedTVFans.com