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Revenge Spoilers- Daddy’s Home & Upped to Series Regular!

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Daddy’s home!! James Tupper who plays David Clarke on the hit ABC drama Revenge has been upped to series regular. This news isn’t that shocking now that we know David Clarke is in fact alive. We kind of expected him to get a permanent job following his very-much-alive appearance right before stabbing Conrad. 

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But what does his return mean for our favorite revengers when they finally find out? Assuming he actually reveals himself. David being alive is literally a game-changer not just for Emily, but Victoria and Charlotte as well. 

“That is huge! that changes everything,” star Nick Wechsler told Zap2It. That changes the engine of revenge for next season. What are the implications? We don’t know yet. We don’t know the direction it’s going to take. He has presumably known this whole time that his daughter has been doing this stuff. What does that mean? Was he allowing it to happen? Was he happy about it? Was he not?”
Additionally, much of the past couple of seasons have been very immersed in the past. We were constantly digging up people who used to work with Conrad, who helped frame David Clarke for the bombing of flight 197. But now, we’re living in the present completely. We’ve put all those situations behind us and now its really about living with the realization that Emily’s father is alive, that Victoria hates her and now wants her own revenge, that Aiden is dead but Jack is very much alive. I feel like it will almost feel like a new show.

Wechsler along with executive producers Gretchen Berg and Aaron Herberts discussed what was ahead for season 4 during the ATX Television Festival. 

David’s Impact 

“How it changes the series moving forward is [encapsulated] exactly where Emily and Nolan had that conversation in that sound-booth where she said, ‘I don’t know who Amanda Clarke is anymore.’ She’s really got to start confronting who Amanda Clarke is,” Harberts said.

It is said that David will also cause a lot of problems, namely for Emily and her arch nemesis Victoria. Obviously, Emily is his daughter and she’s been trying to avenge his death, but Victoria is his ex-lover and the two have a complicated history. I mean, lets not forget they have a daughter together! I feel like it is something Emily never thought of; what if her father was here. Would he want her to be trying to ruin Victoria’s life? Would he ask her to stop because he still loved her? It’s an interesting dynamic because Emily hates Victoria and vice-versa. Now with David being back, no one really knows which next move is the right one.

 

Victoria’s Revenge Agenda

Peace is not a possibility between these two, especially when Victoria finally gets out of the psychiatric hospital.

“She’s done terrible things, she’s obviously a very wounded and messed up character, but at the end of the day, when she manages to get out, she’s going to be setting her sights on Emily,” Harberts teased. “That’s going to be quite a drive, because we did see how Victoria reacted when ‘Amanda Clarke’ was out in the world, and she was bad to her … but when she actually takes stock of all the horribly awful things Emily has done and all the chaos she’s rained down on the Grayson family, she’s gonna be pissed, and she’ll come out swinging. As Emily is trying to create a new, more positive life for herself, as she tries to move forward, Victoria is going to be coming up behind her.”

Goodbye Emily, Hello Amanda

Emily will also be coming out to the world as Amanda Clarke, which is someone she doesn’t really know anymore. She’s been hiding behind Emily for so long, so seeing how people react when they find out will be really interesting. She’s obviously going to be coping with losing Aiden and that really does open up some doors for the Emily and Jack relationship we’ve been secretly hoping for. I guess it wasn’t a possibility when Emily was still Emily. Jack wanted to be with Amanda and now he has that chance.

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“This year, Emily has the opportunity to come out as Amanda Clarke … as we get to know more about Emily/Amanda, she has to start confronting all the things she’s left undone and the mess she’s left behind, and how willing is she to clean up messes for all the people who’ve taken such good care of her? As we launch into season four, Jack becomes the center of that turmoil,” Harberts admitted. “There’s really only one character on the show who knows the relationship between David Clarke and the girl who was Amanda Clarke, and that’s Jack Porter. In a year of Emily asking herself ‘who is Amanda Clarke, how do I get back to that?’ Jack’s going to play such a huge component in that.”

Does Weschler (Jack Porter) agree?

“I think he’s crazy about her and wants to see justice being done,” Wechsler agreed. “His feelings for her will draw him into some morally complex situations. He might be willing to do something illegal, but less likely to do something immoral.” 

Why Did They Bring David Back?

Well, he’s the only person that can really turn Emily’s world upside down and shake her to the core. With his return, she literally loses sight of everything because the one thing she’s been focusing on for so long is revenge for this man! 

“It’s hard to introduce new characters who don’t have a past history with Emily, but will make her invest as much in their character,” Harberts said. “As we looked back, David seemed like someone who would shake an unshakable character to the core. She’s certainly not predictable, but she’s a machine and we know how she’s going to react in certain situations, but we don’t know how she’s going to take it when she finally sees her father. What if he says, ‘I’m disappointed in you.’ And what happens when he crosses into Victoria’s story and says, ‘She did some things to you. You don’t really know why, but there might’ve been a reason.’ [David] is a new barrier to entry [and] he can fill in a lot of the gaps Emily wasn’t privy to.”

What are your thoughts? Are you excited for season 4? Do you think Emily and David will get along? How will she react when she finds out her father never really died?

 

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CW Spring Schedule—’Walker’ Premiere Date Announced, But Where Is ‘Superman & Lois’?

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The CW is gearing up for its spring TV season—and April showers are clearly going to be bringing back many highly-anticipated shows by fans. 

With plenty of CW originals going on the chopping block last year, two survivors, Walker and All American, finally have airdates for what will likely be their final seasons. 

All American Season 6 will be gracing TV screens on Monday, April 1 at 8/7c (no, this isn’t an April Fools joke), as Walker returns with Season 4 on Wednesday, April 3! 

Two surviving shows that are visibly absent from the lineup, however, are All American: Homecoming and Superman & Lois.

It’s unclear why the shows are being held back, but the hope is that they will now mark the network’s fall TV season.

As for new shows, Walker will be joined by crime drama Sight Unseen starring The Originals‘ Daniel Gillies. 

There’s also no word on a second season for The CW’s Sullivan’s Crossing starring Chad Michael Murray, Scott Patterson and Morgan Kohan, though it seems the series will be debuting in April in Canada, so fingers cross a fall return is possibly stateside. 

Here’s the full lineup for The CW spring 2024:

MONDAY, APRIL 1
8 pm All American (Season 6 premiere)
9 pm Lovers and Liars (series premiere)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3
8 pm Walker (Season 4 premiere)
9 pm Sight Unseen (series premiere)

THURSDAY, APRIL 11
8 pm Patti Stanger: The Matchmaker (series premiere)
9 pm Lovers and Liars (series premiere encore/time slot premiere)

FRIDAY, APRIL 26
8 pm Penn & Teller: Fool Us
9 pm 100 Days to Indy (Season 2 premiere)

TUESDAY, APRIL 30
8 pm Police 24/7 (series premiere)
9 pm Hostage Rescue (series premiere)

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It’s Happening—’Wizards of Waverly Place’ Is Getting a Sequel With Selena Gomez

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In the words of the Wizards of Waverly Place theme song—yes, please

Deadline exclusively reported that Disney is reviving its hit series, starring Selena Gomez. The network has ordered a pilot for a sequel to the teen show that ran from 2007 to 2012 on Disney Channel.

And there’s definitely something to be more excited about because it’s set to be executive-produced by original stars Gomez and on-screen brother David Henrie.

That’s not all! Gomez will reportedly guest star the pilot episode to reprise her iconic role as Alex Russo, while Henrie will be a series regular in the role of Justin Russo. 

Rounding out the new cast will be Janice LeAnn Brown (Billie), Alkalio Thiele (Roman Russo), and Mimi Gianopulos (Giada) who will play Justin’s wife and kids. 

The series, hailing from the writers and producers of Raven’s Home (another spinoff of an early Disney Channel show, That’s So Raven, that found a second life) Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas, will kick off with a mysterious incident as WizTech, where Justin works after surrendering his wizard powers to lead a human life. 

However, Billie soon arrives as a powerful young wizard seeking training and guidance, forcing Justin to get back to magic to save the Wizard World. 

Henrie confirmed the news on social media, sharing a photo of the pilot episode and captioning it, “The Russo’s are excited to become a part of your family, once again, but we’ve grown 😊 2024, the year magic comes back! 🪄”

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Gomez also took to her Instagram Story to share a throwback photo with Henrie, writing, “We’re back.”

It’s unclear if other members of the original cast who played Justin’s parents and brother—Maria Canals-Barrera, David DeLuise, and Jake T. Austin—along with Alex’s bestie Jennifer Stone will reprise their roles. 

But this is something worthy of celebration for all the millennials who grew up with the Russo family! 

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‘Roswell, New Mexico’ Star Jeanine Mason Shares Sweet Update From Wedding

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Jeanine Mason is officially off the market!

The Roswell, New Mexico star, who announced her engagement back in March 2023, shared sweet wedding photos from her recent nuptials.

The So You Think You Can Dance champion is said to have married husband Nicholas late last year. 

She shared two intimate photos on Instagram, one of the duo kissing after they seemingly exchanged “I do’s” as their guests looked on, along with a second shot of the two cozying up to each other on the subway.

“So many thank yous to come. But for now, just one to this unbelievable man. I love you husband,” the Upload actress captioned the post, which you can see right here.

Brides got more of the scoop on the newlyweds and their big day, noting that she and Nicholas met on a dating app and later exhaling vows on the stoop of their New York City home, which is also where he proposed. 

“We thought, how fun would it be to bring our favorite people along for a weekend in our lives here in New York City and to fill all our neighborhood spots with our families and friends,” she told the outlet. “We imagined, ‘What would our ideal weekend be with our favorite people?’ and then, ‘How do we want to be married?’ We really threw tradition or answering to any standard out the window.”

With that said, they told guests to go all out with their outfits, telling them to “do the MOST.” 

Nicholas serves a major in the Army Reserves following years of active duty, so he opted for his military dress uniform.

They also used the day as an opportunity to hire as many artists as they possibly could, including a violinist to perform during the ceremony, local artists for illustrations, and florists for flowers and arches.

As for the public transit choice—that’s how everyone got to the reception! 

“We always knew we’d take the subway to the reception but this was the perfect way to start the party,” she said. 

Since Mason is Cuban, there was also plenty of music and dancing on a “large dance floor,” and she even danced the salsa with her dad as it’s a “huge part of our culture and the way we celebrate. I think we made the Cubans proud.”

Her co-stars immediately jumped into the comment section to share their congratulations—warming the hearts of The CW fans all around—as Michael Vlamis wrote “VLAMIS GOT MARRIED!!!!” Tyler Blackburn shared a series of heart emojis, Heather Hemmens wrote “So beautiful! Congrats you two!” and Lily Cowles added, “So gorgeous! Felicitaciones mi amor.”

Congrats to the happy couple—we wish you all the best on this new journey! 

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