‘Being Human’ season 3 premiere airs in the UK on WatchTV

For ‘Being Human’ fans outside the USA and Canada, having to wait patiently for each season to finally be aired in our own parts of the world can be a pretty frustrating business. Fortunately, though, we’re slowly catching up.

image courtesy of Syfy

image courtesy of Syfy

In the UK, the season 3 premiere airs this coming Monday night (13th October) at 11pm on WatchTV.  In this episode “It’s A Shame About Ray” Aidan (Sam Witwer) starts to awaken, and has hallucinations about his friends. Josh and Nora (Sammy Huntington and Kristen Hager) move on after their battle, and meet Donna, a witch, who brings Sally (Meaghan Rathback from limbo as an undead being.

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Sam to appear at the South Texas Horror Convention

South Texas Horror Convention is happy to welcome Sam Witwer to the STHC 2014 lineup! He will be meeting fans on both days of the event.

The STHC is being held on 25th and 26th October at the McAllen Convention Center, McAllen, TX. Further details, including ticket information, can be found HERE.

Image courtesy of STHC.com

Image courtesy of STHC.com

It’s Dragon Con weekend, and Sam is there!

It’s Dragon Con weekend, and our lovely Sam Witwer is there!

Dragon Con 2014 takes place August 29th through September 1st in Atlanta, Georgia. The convention is being held in their five host hotels – the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta Hilton, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA.

The all-new shiny Dragon Con logo

The all-new shiny Dragon Con logo

For further information, visit Dragon Con’s official website HERE.

Sam is featured in Motor Trend’s “Celebrity Drive”

Original article bK.S. Wang, courtesy of MotorTrend.com

Image courtesy of MotorTrend.com

Image courtesy of MotorTrend.com

It was only after he was cast as Aidan Waite in Syfy’s “Being Human” that actor Sam Witwer was able to buy his first new car, a 2012 Shelby GTS Mustang. Witwer admits he’s a newcomer to appreciating cars, and his purchase was also about buying from an American automaker. “I do have a certain soft spot for American manufacturing,” he says. 

“For a while I was the guy who was a lead in a TV show driving a ’94 Pontiac Grand Prix that was falling to pieces — I’d driven that since 2001 — and I never had time to think about cars,” he says. “It wasn’t till a friend of mine said, ‘Hey Sam, do you like driving?’ I said, ‘Yeah, I love driving.’ And he goes, ‘Well, there are things that do that a lot better than your 20-year-old car.” …

Read Motor Trend’s article IN FULL HERE.

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Sam is the voice of Orm in a new animated movie ‘Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis’

Original article by Jason Motes for ScienceFiction.com

Artwork photos courtesy of Idle Hands

“Set to explore the origins of DC Comics’ underwater ruler, ‘Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis’ will be the next in-continuity animated movie from Warner Brothers, due in stores next year…”

You can read SF.com’s article IN FULL HERE.

Sam Witwer is the voice of Orm (image via Idle Hands)

Sam Witwer is the voice of DC Comics’ supervillain Orm Marius, aka Ocean Master (image via Idle Hands)

The cast includes Jason O’Mara (Batman), Shemar Moore (Cyborg), Christopher Gorham (the Flash), Sean Astin (Shazam), Nathan Fillion (Green Lantern), Rosario Dawson (Wonder Woman), Jerry O’Connell (Superman), Matt Lanter (Aquaman), Sumalee Montano (Queen Mera), and our lovely Sam Witwer as Aquaman’s brother Orm Marius (aka Ocean Master).

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Sam’s Q&A at Boston Comic Con

Video courtesy of Frank Rich‘s YouTube channel.

Actor Sam Witwer‘s Q&A session from Boston Comic Con, held on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. This is a truly entertaining look into Sam’s career...”

You can view Frank’s video of the Q&A IN FULL HERE.

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Sam Witwer’s brother Michael to have his new book published by Bloomsbury

We are absolutely delighted to bring you the news that Sam‘s brother Michael has had the rights to his new book picked up by ‘Harry Potter’ publisher Bloomsbury.

New author Mike Witwer

author Michael Witwer

Publishers Weekly confirms: “Bloomsbury’s Rob Galloway, in his first acquisition, picked up world rights to Michael Witwer’s Empire of Imagination: The Legend of Gary Gygax, a biography of the co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons. Bloomsbury plans to publish the book in summer 2015.”

The subject of Mike’s book – Gary Gygaxwas a writer and game designer. He is perhaps best known for co-creating the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons. Gygax, who died in 2008 aged 69, is known throughout the gaming community as “the father of D&D”. 

We will bring you further news of the publishing of Mike’s book nearer the date.

Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWitwer

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