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'The Outpost' Star Anand Desai-Barochia on Loyalty, "Oddball" Characters, and Fans

When most people think of fantasy shows on The CW they think of Supernatural, the network's long-running, fan-favorite series. However, the Winchester brothers aren't the only ones dealing with mysterous forces anymore. The network's latest summer drama, The Outpost, is bringing its own take on the genre in action-packed adventure with some serious Game of Thrones vibes to boot.

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Sean Ashworth
Trunkspace Interviews Jake Stormoen

Jake Stormoen grew up nose-deep in fantasy novels, daydreaming that he was a knight, sword in hand and impenetrable armor encasing his body. Now as an adult, that inner childhood narrative has become a fictional reality as he stars as the straight-laced Captain Garret Spears on the fantastical summer series “The Outpost,” airing Tuesdays on The CW.

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Sean Ashworth
DAVID TENNANT—A VILLAIN (AGAIN) IN 'BAD SAMARITAN'—THINKS JODIE WHITTAKER WILL BE A 'SPLENDID' DOCTOR WHO

For nearly five years, David Tennant was the charming leading man (or rather, the charming leading alien) in the immensely popular British sci-fi series Doctor Who. Being typecast as the fun-loving doctor can be hard to avoid, and Tennant remained in the role longer than most. Now, more than eight years after leaving the show, he’s adding more diabolical characters to his résumé: first, the mind-controlling rapist Kilgrave on Netflix’s Jessica Jones, and now a cold-blooded murderer in the new thriller Bad Samaritan, directed by Dean Devlin (best known for producing the Independence Day films).

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Sean Ashworth
NBCU Intl Acquires ‘The Outpost’ For Syfy; IQiyi Advancing On IPO – Global Briefs

NBCUniversal International Networks has acquired The Outpost, an original fantasy adventure series that will air on Syfy channels outside the U.S. Stargate co-writer and producer Dean Devlin, and Stargate SG-1 showrunner/exec producer Jonathan Glassner are exec producers of the series created by Arrowstorm Entertainment’s Kynan Griffin and Jason Faller (Mythica). 

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Sean Ashworth