Category: STAR POWER
Spider-Man’s ‘Guy in the Chair’ Jacob Batalon is standing up for his first lead role in a TV series with supernatural drama Reginald the Vampire. He tells DQ about getting his teeth into the production both on screen and behind the scenes.
Nina Toussaint-White opens up about about starring in Channel 5’s tense thriller Witness Number 3, her love of the theatre and the challenge of juggling life as an actor with being a new mum.
In Netflix series Resident Evil, Ella Balinska plays a survivor living in a world ravaged by a devastating virus and now populated by monsters. She tells DQ about starring in the series and why it will raise the bar for video game adaptations.
French star Sofia Essaïdi opens up about her roles in La Promesse (The Promise) and upcoming period drama Les Combattantes, and her emotional attachment to the characters she plays.
Olena Lavrenyuk, the star and producer of Ukrainian series Cardamom Coffee, tells DQ about making this historical drama, creating its authentic costumes and embodying a young woman struck by forbidden love.
Hullraisers star Leah Brotherhead speaks to DQ about making the Channel 4 comedy and how it set out to show it’s not always grim up North.
South African star Kim Engelbrecht takes DQ inside the mind of Reyka Gama, a criminal profiler struggling to come to terms with her traumatic past while trying to solve a spate of brutal murders in psychological crime drama Reyka (aka The Cane Field Killings).
DQ goes to class with Astrid & Lilly Save the World stars Jana Morrison and Samantha Aucoin to learn about about their roles in the high school-set supernatural drama, chemistry tests and the power of positive representation.
Svenja Jung tells DQ how she prepared to play a pair of twins in Der Palast (The Palace), a 1980s-set series in which two women from different sides of Cold War Germany discover they are sisters and swap places to try life on the other side of the Berlin Wall.
Hidden Assets star Angeline Ball discusses her leading role in this crime drama set between Ireland and Belgium and reveals how she uses Pinterest to create the world of the characters she plays.
In Harmonica, Swedish actor Josephine Bornebusch plays one half of a country music duo trying to save their marriage with one last tour. She tells DQ about writing, directing and starring in the series.
Starstruck’s Rose Matafeo, Nikesh Patel and Emma Sidi preview the return of the BBC and HBO Max romantic comedy about a millennial navigating two jobs and a relationship with a famous film star.
Danish star Sofie Gråbøl tells DQ about her latest role, as a midwife in drama The Shift, and reflects on her time starring in Forbrydelsen (The Killing) on the 15th anniversary of the crime drama’s debut.
Actors Cush Jumbo, Richard Armitage, Jo Joyner and James Nesbitt tell DQ about teaming up with Harlan Coben for the author’s latest Netflix thriller, Stay Close, in which four people are each confronted by secrets from their past.
The stars of Around the World in 80 Days – David Tennant, Ibrahim Koma and Leonie Benesch – tell DQ about their adventure making this globetrotting period drama, which is pitched as a family-friendly take on Jules Verne’s classic tale.
British actor Alex Hassell recalls the boot camps and fight choreography he faced to get into character as the antagonist in Cowboy Bebop, Netflix’s thrilling space Western based on the Japanese anime of the same name.
Ahead of the final season of Italian crime drama Gomorrah, DQ speaks to star Salvatore Esposito about landing his leading role and why he hasn’t been surprised by the show’s global success.
Award-winning actor and comedian Aisling Bea speaks to DQ about writing and executive producing comedy This Way Up and reveals how she has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Peter Kurth and Katharina M Schubert speak to DQ about their roles in German drama Glauben (The Allegation), which places a brilliant but unconventional lawyer in the middle of a legal scandal rooted in real events.