2009-01-04

Susan Sullivan in new TV Series "Castle"

On March 9, 2009 the new TV Series "Castle" will start on ABC. One of the Main Characters in this 1 hour drama is Susan Sullivan (with a new hair colour) who stars as Martha Heath.

This information is from the official website:

Castle is a 1 hour witty drama based on a famous crime and horror novelist who helps the NYPD homicide department solve crimes.

Richard “Rick” Castle [Nathan Fillion], a rock star of the literary world, is suffering from a case of writers block after killing off the main character in his novels and is struggling to come up with a replacement.

Castle had grown weary of having it all, “fame, fans and females”, when he was approached by the attractive Detective Kate Beckett [Stana Katic] of the NYPD to help catch the copy-cat killer staging murders based on scenes from his novels.

Castle is not a traditional investigator and his approach to solving the crimes conflicts with Beckett’s conservative approach leading to much tension and a hint of romance.

Keeping Castle grounded are his mother [Susan Sullivan], teenage daughter Alexis [Molly C. Quinn], poker playing friends James Patterson, Sue Grafton, and Stephen King and his ex wife Gina [Monet Mazur] who is also his editor.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson will play the Police Chief.

Castle is inspired by shows like “Rockford Files” & “Moonlighting” that are lighthearted with romantic tension and unlike the dark procedurals prevalent today Castle invites the viewer to invest in the relationship of two people having fun together and engaging in witty banter.

Castle is directed by Rob Bowman whose credits include Day Break, Night Stalker and X-Files and is produced by Andrew Marlowe, Armyan Bernstein, Laurie Zaks and Rob Bowman.

Here you can watch the Trailer on youtube. Unfortunately, Susan is not shown in it.



2 comments:

shanejm said...

Wow! It will be wonderful to see Susan Sullivan in a series again! I hope it lasts! She is a wonderful performer!

Andrew said...

Castle is my favorite ‘procedural’ out there. And I’ve been a big fan of Nathan Fillion for a long time. I’m glad this show is still going strong. Unfortunately I forgot to set my DVR and missed the latest episode, but luckily I was able to catch up with Castle at DISH Online. As an employee of DISH Network I had heard about this some time back but now that I’ve used it I’m really excited about it. It already has a ton of content with more on the way. You can catch the latest episode of Castle here if you missed it too: http://beta.dishonline.com/shows/21994-castle/videos/842735-slice_of_death