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British Actor Treva Etienne to Star in Spielberg's FALLING SKIES on TNT
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The nightmare is just beginning for the humans battling an occupying alien force in the fourth season of TNT's hit series Falling Skies. Noah Wyle stars in the epic drama, which is produced by Amblin Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg. Also starring are Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Colin Cunningham, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Maxim Knight, Sarah Carter, Seychelle Gabriel, Mpho Koaho and Doug Jones. Scarlett Byrne (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) is set to join the cast as a regular this season, while Oscar® winner Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Mimic) and Treva Etienne (Terminator Salvation, Pirates of the Caribbean) are slated to guest-star along with returning guest-star Robert Sean Leonard (House, Dead Poets Society).
Treva Etienne is slated to play Dingaan Botha, who joins the 2nd Mass to help fight the extra-terrestrial invaders. Etienne is known for playing exciting characters and this charming actor never disappoints with his outstanding performances. His vast credits include blockbusters like Terminator Salvation, Pirates of the Caribbean and TV hits like 24, Criminal Minds and Medium. Now he is about to grace our small screens as Dingaan Botha in Spielberg's hit television series Falling Skies.
Etienne rose to fame in the UK starring in a multitude of hit shows including The Bill, Desmonds, London's Burning, The Last Train and within just a few years was being haled as the black Bond. It did not take long for Hollywood to come calling with Eyes Wide Shut, Bad Boys II, Black Hawk Down and more. Treva is also a well known for his work on the small screen with high rating shows like 24, Medium, Undercovers, The Philanthropist, Charmed and Angel under his belt.
Since premiering as the #1 new series of 2011, Falling Skies has ranked as one of basic cable's Top 10 original dramas among key adult demos for each of the past three years. Executive-produced by Spielberg and Amblin Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, along with David Eick and Greg Beeman, season four of Falling Skies is set to premiere Sunday, June 22, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), following the launch of TNT's all-new drama The Last Ship.
In Falling Skies, Wyle stars as Tom Mason, a college professor who became an unlikely resistance leader following a massive invasion by an alien race known as the Espheni. Bloodgood is Dr. Ann Glass, a pediatrician who became the survivors' primary physician and recently gave birth to a daughter who, it turns out, is not entirely human. Patton is Colonel Weaver, the gruff and emotionally scarred commander of the 2nd Mass who has been leading the battle against the invaders.
Last season on Falling Skies, the human population in the new capital of Charleston reluctantly welcomed assistance from the Volm, a new race of aliens promising to supply the humans with a secret weapon that would win the war against the Espheni. After working together to destroy a major Espheni base, however, the Volm's real intentions regarding the Earth become murky. Meanwhile, Tom and Ann's rapidly growing daughter has begun to display remarkable abilities, raising fears about who or what she really is.
As season four opens, the Mason family and the remaining 2nd Mass suddenly find themselves under brutal attack by a new Espheni War Machine - and a new, deadly creation unlike anything previously encountered. Divided like chattel and spread to the winds, they must each forge new relationships in order to survive.
TNT is television's destination for drama. Seen in 101 million households and ranking among cable's top networks, TNT is home to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, Falling Skies, Perception, Dallas and Franklin & Bash. TNT's upcoming slate of scripted dramas includes the original series The Last Ship, Murder in the First, Legends, The Librarians, Public Morals, Proof and Transporter The Series, which will make its U.S. television debut on the network this fall. TNT also features such dramatic unscripted series as Cold Justice, APB with Troy Dunn and the upcoming On the Menu and Wake Up Call. In addition, TNT is the cable home to popular dramas like Hawaii Five-0, Castle, The Mentalist, Bones and Supernatural; Primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards®; blockbuster movies; and championship sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
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