Shelby Surdam can next be seen starring as Tenielle in the upcoming psychological thriller Cruel Summer. The new and intense series from Freeform is the latest from a network known to deliver tons of twists and turns for viewers. Taking place throughout three years in the 90s, Cruel Summer features an impressive cast, an intense plot, and is the latest offering from producer Jessica Biel and producing team Bill and Michelle Purple.
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We spoke with Shelby about what viewers can expect from her character Tenielle, the upcoming episodes of Cruel Summer, and what it was like traveling back in time to the 90s.
Read on for our exclusive interview with Shelby Surdam below:
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Although creatures of myth and legend are a perennial media favorite, vampires have had their time in the sun. Move over, Dracula – the mermaids are coming.
On March 29, Freeform invites you to dip into the waters off Bristol Cove, a town with a decidedly fishy history that may not be entirely relegated to the past. In the two-hour premiere of Siren, you’ll meet fisherman Xander (Ian Verdun), marine biologists Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola), and the mysterious Ryn (Eline Powell). Pop City Life spoke with Ian Verdun about his character, his approach to acting, and the show’s on-set dynamic (pun alert: the cast gets along swimmingly).
Pop City Life recently caught up with Meghann Fahy (One Life To Live) to chat about the new Freeform series The Bold Type. We discussed what’s ahead for her character Sutton, Sutton’s relationship with Richard, and more! Read on for our full interview with Meghann Fahy.
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Burkely Duffield stars in Beyond, an all-new original series coming to Freeform on Jan. 2, 2017. We caught up with Burkely to find out more about the premise of the show, his character Holden, his favorite shows to binge-watch and more! Read on for our interview with Burkely Duffield.
Nonprofit organization Outfest, which describes its mission as “[promoting] LGBT equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on the screen,” recently announced that it will be honoring Freeform at this year’s Legacy Awards. The network, known for LGBT-inclusive programming such as Pretty Little Liars, The Fosters, and Becoming Us, will receive the Corporate Trailblazer Award on Oct. 23.
At Pop City Life, we’ve recapped The Fosters since season 2 and have been following the series since the pilot. Here’s a look at how the show likely contributed to Freeform winning the Outfest award.