Category Archives: Interviews

Oz Comic-Con Interview: Ian Bohen on Teen Wolf, complex characters, being true to yourself & interacting with fans

For some character actors the journey enables them to continually keep learning and growing. Ian Bohen began working when he was 16 years old and has worked as an actor fairly consistently throughout his life. His filmography boasts stints in a number of tv series including Mad Men, Chicago P.D. and Breakout Kings but he’s best known for his role as Peter Hale in Teen Wolf. Returning to Australia for the Brisbane and Sydney legs of Oz Comic Con, we had a chat with Bohen about his work in the YA supernatural drama series, his work as an actor and getting to interact with fans through both Facebook Live and meeting them at pop culture conventions. ... Continue Reading

Interview: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer open up on The Other Guy and onscreen diversity

The Other Guy is a new series that looks at life ten years after the ‘happily ever after’ we usually see portrayed in rom-coms. It examines the complexities and awkwardness of returning to the dating scene, of having to find new watering holes, avoiding the people who make you feel awful and generally just trying to move on with your life after a horrible break-up.... Continue Reading

Interview: Elden Henson talks Marvel’s Daredevil and the nostalgia of The Mighty Ducks

There are some actors that have the good fortune of traversing the generations through the medium of pop culture. One of those actors, Elden Henson, has been lucky enough to star in some major franchises as a fan favourite character spanning decades. Recently out in Australia for Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2017, we sat down in a round-table interview to talk to Henson about three of his most iconic roles.... Continue Reading

Interview: Tom Lenk talks Lenk Lewk For Less, Nerdgasm, and parodying Hollywood fashion with love

Tom Lenk may have been best known for starring in Buffy The Vampire Slayer as well as performing on Broadway and being a singer and playwright. But more recently Lenk has taken Instagram by storm with his Lenk Lewk For Less where he posts pictures parodying celebrity fashion looks and replicating them using basic household items. Surprisingly the fashion and celebrity sphere has embraced his work, with Lenk receiving compliments from luminaries like Kylie Minogue and Nicole Kidman saying they enjoyed his take on their looks.... Continue Reading

Interview: Zach McGowan on Russian accents in Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D & playing a pirate on Black Sails

Zach McGowan is that ruggedly handsome character actor that has been popping up in a lot of shows recently. Some of which include The 100, Shameless, Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Black Sails.
As well as starring in a number of television shows, McGowan has also lent his voice to a number of video games, including Resident Evil 6 and Iron Man. Yet beneath that gritty exterior we discover a hilarious, witty and clever actor that loves being on set and being a part of showbusiness.... Continue Reading

Interview: Steven Knight on writing the dark new Tom Hardy series Taboo, his history with the real Peaky Blinders and World War Z 2

Steven Knight is the creator and writer of some amazing award winning shows, such as Peaky Blinders and even Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. His writing and directing for film has been praised, too, such as the acclaimed Locke with Tom Hardy and the recent Brad Pitt film Allied. And this praise looks set to continue with upcoming projects that include World War Z 2 and The Girl in The Spider’s Web (a continuation or re-invigoration of the Girl with The Dragon Tattoo franchise).... Continue Reading

Interview: DJ Qualls on typecasting, working on The Man In The High Castle, Fargo and Supernatural

DJ Qualls is that guy, a character actor whose face is recognisable, but as he puts it for being the “weird cousin Joe” type and not your typical attractive Hollywood type. But with his IMDB page boasting 50+ roles and some of those including cult movies like Road Trip and The New Guy and more recently in some award winning TV series like Fargo and The Man In The High Castle he has rarely been far from our screens be it large or small.... Continue Reading

Interview: Daniel Gillies talks about his upcoming trip to Uganda with OXFAM and working on The Originals

Over the weekend, The Originals star Daniel Gillies arrived as a guest for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017. The Canadian born, New Zealand raised actor is best known for playing long-lived vampire Elijah Mikaelson. The show, a spin-off itself of The Vampire Diaries (which Gillies also starred in as the same character) has a legion of ardent fans. Something that Gillies hopes will help him in his upcoming cause.... Continue Reading