Sons of Anarchy

Sons2013It appears a comic based on Sons of Anarchy is set to be released.

BOOM! Studios has released a teaser image showing the famous Grim reaper logo from the FX series with the words “September” above it, leading us to believe a themed comic is on the way.

The sixth season of Sons of Anarchy will also hit screens in September. Continue reading »

Sons2013Sons of Anarchy showrunner Kurt Sutter has talked about where he’s at regarding a prequel series.

Sutter has discussed a possible origins series in the past and over the weekend told Deadline that he is looking at anything from a full series to a limited 10 episode run to tell the story of SAMCRO’s beginnings.

“Right now, it is just conversations,” he said. “I want to let the property rest for a year or so after Sons is over before jumping in.”

“I don’t know if it will be a series or a limited series of say 10 to 13 episodes,” Sutter said. “I don’t want to do it as a movie – tonally, I don’t see it as a movie.” Continue reading »

sons-of-anarchy-s5FX Network president John Landgraf is looking to Canada to provide the network with its next big thing.

Landgraf – who heads the LA-based network responsible for the likes of Sons of Anarchy, Shield and The Americans – is looking to collaborate with Canadian producers on new series.

Canada is not unfamiliar territory to Landgraf, whose network has two Canadian-shot series on the go already in Guillermo del Toro’s vampire series The Strain and the new Joel and Ethan Coen project. Continue reading »

Katey Sagal has given us the first look at her on the set of Glee.

The Sons of Anarchy actress has joined the teen comedy/drama to play the mother of Artie (Kevin McHale).

She posted this pic on Twitter this week showing her and cast members McHale and Becca Tobin (Kitty).

donal-logue-sons-of-anarchyThe sixth season of Sons of Anarchy will see the return of Donal Logue, it has been confirmed.

The actor will return as the mysterious retired U.S. Marshal Lee Toric after appearing in several episodes towards the end of season five.

Logue initially signed a 10-episode deal with the show and has only popped up in two so far.

His character is seeking revenge on Otto (Kurt Sutter) and the motorcycle club for the death of his sister.

Actor Johnny Lewis has been found dead in Los Angeles.

The former Sons of Anarchy and The OC actor fell or jumped to his death from the roof of a house on Wednesday in California.

An elderly woman was also found dead at the scene and the 28-year-old is suspected of killing her before he died.

The Los Angeles Police Department says an altercation took place between Lewis and the woman at the scene. Continue reading »

FX Canada rides into fall with guns blazing, F-bombs blaring, and headed directly into the red zone with a double leg takedown.

Continuing its commitment to deliver premier programming, highly acclaimed series return to FX Canada including Season 3 of the motorcycle drama Sons of Anarchy, Season 4 of the fantasy football comedy The League,Season 16 of the mixed martial arts competition series The Ultimate Fighter Fridays, and additional episodes of the effinghilarious talk show BrandX with Russell Brand.

Kicking off FX Canada this fall is Season 16 of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays (TUFF), profiling 16 top mixed martial arts athletes as they compete for a six-figure UFC contract. Divided into two teams, this season’s esteemed coaches are previous UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin and previous TUF winner Roy Nelson. Continue reading »

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter has expressed his interest in creating a prequel series.

The showrunner told fans at Comic-Con that he has already held discussion with FX over the possibility of a prequel series that would look at the origins of SAMCRO.

Sutter said he had talked about “doing a prequel of the first nine, where we would see the formation of the club”. Continue reading »

Heading full-force into the New Year, FX Canada and OLN bring viewers a top-notch mix of new series and returning favourites in 2012.

FX Canada continues its line of premium programming with new comedies Unsupervised (January 19) and Louie (February 9), and takes centre-stage with knock out series Lights Out (February 20), reality competition The Ultimate Fighter (March 9) and the second season of Sons of Anarchy (February 7).

OLN packs the New Year with adrenaline and action. The biggest and the baddest in the repo business arrive with Bear Swamp Recovery (January 9).  Then, it’s the battle of the beards when fierce competition unlike any other takes to the screen in Whisker Wars (January 12).  

 

2012 MIDSEASON PREMIERES

Dates are subject to change. All times ET. 

 

FX Canada

 

Unsupervised (s/FX): Thursday, January 19 at 10:30pm

From the writers/producers of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia comes the brand new animated comedy Unsupervised, following optimistic best friends Gary and Joel as they navigate the harsh landscape of teenage life – without any parental guidance whatsoever. Featuring an all-star ensemble voice cast including Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Romany Malco, Fred Armisen, Kaitlin Olson and Alexa Vega, along with Rosell and Hornsby.

 

Sons of Anarchy: Season Two: Tuesday, February 7 at 9pm

This adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones centers around a notorious outlaw motorcycle club intent on protecting their sheltered small town against encroaching drug dealers, corporate developers and overzealous law officers. The club is equally determined to protect their ruthless and illegally thriving arms business. This season, Jax (Charlie Hunnam) and the club deal with the fallout from Donna’s death, bringing internal tensions to an all-time high while a new enemy takes root in Charming. LAN, or League of American Nationalists, is a white separatist organization headed by Ethan Zobelle (Adam Arkin, Life) with help from his lieutenant, A.J. Weston (Henry Rollins, The Devil’s Tomb). Zobelle opens a cigar shop on Main Street intent on ingratiating himself with the community and forcing SAMCRO out.

 

Louie: Season Two: Thursday, February 9 at 10pm

Loosely based on Emmy Award®-winning comedian Louis C.K.’s own life as a successful stand-up comedian and a newly single father raising two daughters in New York City comes the critically-acclaimed original comedy series Louie. Deriving from his inventive imagination, the series puts a spotlight on C.K.’s everyday ordeals, his quest to find love and his pursuit of humour.

 

Lights Out: Monday, February 20 at 10pm

Patrick “Lights” Leary (Holt McCallany, CSI Miami) is an aging former heavyweight boxing champion struggling to find his identity and support his wife and three daughters after retiring from the ring. With his wife finishing her medical residency, his financial problems leave him at a perilous crossroad – battling the urge to return to boxing or reluctantly accepting a job as a brutal and intimidating debt collector. Starring Catherine McCormack (Braveheart), Pablo Schreiber (Law & Order) and Stacy Keach (Fat City).

 

The Ultimate Fighter: Friday, March 9 at 9pm

Entering into its 15th season, this reality series focuses on promising fighters as they train with high-profile UFC coaches for what could be the biggest fight of their careers. The series unveils a new format: each 60-minute episode follows two fighters as they prepare for a fight that can advance them further in the competition. In the final 15 minutes of each episode, competitors face off in the octagon, with the winner advancing to the next round. The season culminates with the three-hour finale where only one competitor will emerge victorious and take the title of The Ultimate Fighter.

 

OLN

 

Bear Swamp Recovery: Monday, January 9 at 9:30pm

There’s big stuff happening in Jersey. The boys of Bear Swamp Recovery are large and in-charge, taking on careless vacationers and millionaire beachfront snobs… and always nabbing their vehicle in the end. Bear Swamp has never heard of a job that’s “too big“ to take on – but now, with a grown son, they’re having some growing pains. Will they be able to keep it together?

 

Whisker Wars: Thursday, January 12 at 9:30pm

Whisker Wars follows a devoted group of whisker warriors as they travel the country competing for top bearding honours in preparation for the World Championship Competition in Trondhjem, Norway. The beardsmen compete in five categories: Moustache, Partial Beard, Full Beard Groomed, Freestyle and the prestigious, Full Beard Natural. They are judged on overall appearance, style and personality. Historically, Germany has long dominated the field but now there is an upstart squad on the horizon – Beard Team USA. In an effort to solidify their standing, more than 80 local U.S. chapters are joining to form the ultimate American bearding team. Self-appointed Captain of Beard Team USA, Phil Olsen leads them in their attempt to stage an upset and bring home the World title. However, Phil’s quest quickly shifts from building the team to holding it together as his motives come into question and tensions flare between his star players.

 

Visit FXCanada.ca for clips, games and behind-the-scenes materials of including American Horror Story “Horror House Calls” videos and the “Family Portrait” game, exclusive Sons of Anarchy videos, and interviews with the cast and crew of Wilfred. Check out OLN.ca for full episodes and exciting extras from some of your favourite OLN programming, available next day, post broadcast.

Sons of Anarchy has been renewed by the FX network.

The biker drama will return for a fifth season next year after a strong showing so far in its current fourth season run in the US.

The season premiere last month was the highest-rating drama in cable history before The Walking Dead’s premiere beat that record this week.

FX president John Landgraf said in a statement: “Everyone at FX is very grateful to Kurt Sutter, his many writing, directing and producing collaborators and his masterful cast for making such a compelling and beautifully crafted show. 

“It is no small challenge to bring the themes of a great, ancient play like Hamlet into a wholly original television setting and to tell this complex story in a way that is both riveting and accessible to a broad audience. The fans know how beautifully SOA meets this challenge, and we thank them for their loyal and passionate viewership.”

Source: Digital Spy