Originally Aired: 02/14/20 – We review Locke & Key. We talk with Kate Drummond of Utopia Falls and Praneet Akilla of October Faction.
We talk with actor Kate Drummond! Kate’s new series, Utopia Falls, debuts on CBC Gem and Hulu on February 14th! She’ll be on to talk about the program and more. Kate Drummond is an award-winning Canadian actor working in film, television, voice-over, stage and video games. Her passion for storytelling has taken her both in front of, and behind the camera. She made her writing and directorial debut with feature film, Go Fish, currently streaming on Amazon Prime in Canada, USA and the UK. Kate is well recognized as the villain fans love to hate, Agent Lucado, in the first 2 seasons of the hit series, Wynonna Earp. Kate can be seen in the new series, Utopia Falls, available on February 14th on CBC Gem and Hulu.
Our review of Locke & Key starring Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup and Emilia Jones. After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them.
We also talk with actor Praneet Akilla. Praneet plays Phillip Mishra on the Netflix show, October Faction. We’ve chatted with both J.C. MacKenzie and Gabriel Darku from the show previously. Praneet will be on to tell us more secrets about this fun genre series. Praneet Akilla is a fast-rising star who was born in Mumbai, India and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He currently can be seen in his first big breakout role starring as Phillip Mishra in the new Netflix series October Faction following the adventures of a retired monster-hunter and his family. Praneet will also star in the new theatre production Cipher at the Arts Club in Vancouver from February 9th till March 7th, 2020 as well as the ancient Indian mythology epic Mahabharata which will be making its run at the 2020 Shaw Theatre Festival from August 15th till September 15th, 2020.
It was a great show!
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Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Hosts/Producers – Andrew Young & James Green
Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“Alexa Bliss” by Bowling for Soup
“You Got Me” by The Roots featuring Erykah Badu
“Young, Wild and Free” by Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg featuring Bruno Mars
“Speak Loud” by TRILLS
“Locke and Key Opening Title Credits” by Torin Borrowdale
“Tooth Ache” by RF Shannon
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape