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Midnight, Texas is the television adaptation of Charlaine Harris' three book "Midnight, Texas Trilogy" novel series. Developed by NBC, is it Harris' second novel series to be adapted for television, following the hugely successful HBO series True Blood. Midnight, Texas premiered on July, 24 2017.[1]

On February 14, 2018, Midnight, Texas was renewed for a second season.[2]

About The ShowEdit

Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. From the visionary director of "Mr. Robot" and based on the hit book series from the author behind HBO's "True Blood" comes a journey into a remote Texas town where no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members fight off outside pressures from rowdy biker gangs, ever-suspicious cops and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form a strong and unlikely family.

CastEdit

MainEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Guest StarringEdit

Co-StarringEdit

Note 1: *Sheriff Livingston appears as a main character only in the Pilot. In Bad Moon Rising, the episode he died in, he's credited as a guest character.
Note 2: **Creek Lovell appears as a main character in all episodes of Season One. She's billed as a guest character for Season Two.
Note 2: ***Rev. Emilio Sheehan appears as a main character in the eight episodes in which he appeared in of Season One. He's billed as a guest character for Season Two.

Production CrewEdit

  • Directors:
    • Niels Arden Oplev
    • Steve Shill[4]
    • David Solomon[5]
    • Milan Cheylov
    • Nick Gomez
    • Mairzee Almas
    • Kevin Tancharoen
    • Greg Beeman
    • Mairzee Almas (Ep 1x07)[6]
    • Lawrence Karman[7]
  • Composer:
  • Casting:
    • Eric Souliere (Director)[14]
    • Sara Isaacson (Director)[15]
    • Adam Goodell (Associate)
  • Crew:
    • Vanessa Sharp (Hairstylist)[16]
    • Ashley Moore (Hairstylist)[17]
    • Aurelia Corcoran (Assistant to the Director)[18][19]
    • Colleen E. Moody (Script Supervisor)[20]
  • Stunts & Stand-Ins:
    • Caitlin Dechelle (for Arielle Kebbel and Breed Wool)[27]
    • RaSandra Daniels (for Fiji)[28]
    • RaShayla Daniels (for Mildred)[29]

DevelopmentEdit

On May 13, 2016 NBC announced that they had picked up the American drama television series for a 13 episode order from Universal Television, and David Janollari Entertainment.[30] On Nov. 13th, Parisa tweeted that the season will consist of 10 episodes, though this has not strictly been confirmed by the network.[31]

The cast consist of François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Ramos, Peter Mensah, Yul Vazquez and Sean Bridgers, with Monica Owusu-Breen as writer and showrunner.

Jason Lewis would later be announced as another member of the cast. Whether or not he's a series regular is currently unknown.[32]

Day one of production for season one of Midnight, Texas began on October 10, 2016.[33]

A screening for both the official trailer and pilot of the series was released during 2016's New York Comic Con panel #NYCC

The New Mexico Film Office announced that the series is filming in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Bernalillo and Belen through February 2017.[34]

As of October 31, 2016, the series has moved on to Season 1 Episode 4.[35]

Episode 4 marks the appearance of two guest characters, Odelya Halevi (Pia) and Zahn McClarnon (unknown). Odelya's character is a vampire.[36] It is unknown who or what Zahn portrays.[37]

While still filming Episode 4 (Nov. 4), it appears that the entire main cast makes an appearance and that specifically Dylan and Parisa interacts indicated by Al's tweet about watching dailies of their characters.[38]

To date, Albuquerque Studios has employed 450 crew and 1,800 background members.[39]

As of December 1st, 2016, the series has moved on to prep for Season 1 Episode 7 with the introduction of Smallville director Mairzee Almas.[40] As of December 8th, 2016, the cast receives the script to Season 1 Episode 7.[41]

Due to the time frame given (in which script reads for episode 7 began and directorial announcements for episode 9 were made), Kevin Tancharoen will likely be directing episode 8. [42]

Matt Beeman will direct Season 1 Episode 9.[43]

Despite initial reports, the NBC series has been pick up for a 10 episode count.[44]

As of January 18th, 2017, they've begun to prep for the season finale episode.[45] As of January 22nd, the cast has received scripts for episode 10.[46]

As of January 30th, 2017, the cast, crew, producers, writers and execs have moved on to the final week production for season one.[47]

External linksEdit

EpisodesEdit

MultimediaEdit

QuotesEdit

Manfred Bernardo: "Harold, make yourself known…. Get out of my body Harold!"

Manfred Bernardo: "Hey Grandma."

Xylda: "Don’t tell me, another hijacking?"

Manfred Bernardo: "Only a second. I ended it quick."

Xylda: "You need to settle down. This move will be good for yah. You’ll be safe in Midnight."

Manfred Bernardo: "That’d mean a whole lot more coming from someone who wasn’t dead."

Bobo Winthrop: "I checked you out before renting the house. You’re a psychic."

Madonna Reed: "No Family, no friends. He’s running from something."

Creek Lovell: "Then he’ll fit in just fine."

Manfred Bernardo: "What are you exactly?"

Lemuel Bridger: "Vampire is one word for it."

Manfred Bernardo: "Usually I’m the freak in the room."

Creek Lovell: "You meet your neighbors yet? Like the Rev? I still haven’t figured him out. I know Fiji is more than just a cat lady. And then there is Olivia."

Olivia Charity: "Hundreds of Podunk towns in Texas, why ours?"

Lemuel Bridger: "Untie him, he is one of us. Midnight has been a haven for centuries. People like us, make it home."

Unknown Man: "I need to report a body. She’s definitely dead."

Manfred Bernardo: "What is it that you need to tell me?"

Sheriff: "The crime scene was ritualistic. Thought that was curious."

Lemuel Bridger: "With the police slinging torches, pitchforks aren’t far behind."

Bobo Winthrop: "I did not kill her!"

Manfred Bernardo: "I’ll help, however I can."

Lemuel Bridger: "You don’t want to start a war."

Creek Lovell: "If you gonna kiss me, now would be a good time."

Manfred Bernardo: "I've been running for a long time. I've never lived in any one place for very long."

Xylda: "You’ll be safe in Midnight."

Manfred Bernardo: "That’d mean a whole lot more coming from someone who wasn’t dead."

Madonna Reed: "No Family, no friends. He’s running from something."

Creek Lovell: "Then he’ll fit in just fine."

Manfred Bernardo: "What's so special about this place?"

Lemuel Bridger: "Midnight has been a haven for centuries. People like us, make it home."

Manfred Bernardo: "What are you exactly?"

Lemuel Bridger: "Vampire is one word for it."

Manfred Bernardo: "Usually I'm the freak in the room."

Creek Lovell: "You meet your neighbors yet? Joe, he watches over everyone. The Rev, I still haven’t figured him out. I know Fiji is more than just a cat lady. And then there is Olivia. She's got more secrets than anyone. You fit in pretty well here, Mr. Psychic. Do you want to give me a reading?"

Manfred Bernardo: "You're going to meet your soulmate, someone who sees how special you really are."

Creek Lovell: "Well, if you were gonna kiss me, now would be a good time."

Joe Strong: "The bell that Midnight sits upon? It's fraying and evil is being drawn here."

Manfred Bernardo: "What is it that you need to tell me? We need to stop whoever did this to you."

Joe Strong: "There's a prophecy. An army will rise to battle evil and seal the bell forever.That army will be led by a man who can bridge the living and the dead."

Woman: "Why are you running?"

Manfred Bernardo: "That's what I do. It's what I've always done... except that for the first time ever, I feel like I've got a reason to stay put."

Madonna Reed: "She's sweet on you. But so far, the only thing you've brought here is trouble."

Creek Lovell: "I'm not scared of you."

Vampire: "How about now?"

Manfred Bernardo: "She's in danger. I'm not waiting."

Joe Strong: "Midnighters are gonna have to make a choice -- to leave or to fight."

Madonna Reed: "To live in Midnight, you need to know how to protect yourself and the people that you love."

ReferencesEdit

  1. NBC Summer 2017 Schedule
  2. http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/midnight-texas-renewed-season-2-1202699144/
  3. https://tvline.com/2018/07/31/midnight-texas-trace-lysette-cast-season-2-celeste/
  4. Parisa's IG Photo
  5. Press Release
  6. Al Septien Tweet confirmation
  7. Arielle's IG DOC
  8. Al Septien Twitter
  9. Mark Kruger Twitter
  10. Anne Marie Reference
  11. Aziza Murray
  12. Aileen's IG Account
  13. Groth Reference
  14. Casting Reference
  15. Twitter Post
  16. Vanessa Sharp Instagram
  17. Vanessa Sharp Instagram
  18. Aurelia Corcoran LinkedIn
  19. Jessica Beavis Instagram
  20. Colleen's IG
  21. Alex Gianopoilos Instagram Post
  22. Alex Gianopoilos LinkedIn
  23. Jessica Beavis LinkedIn Account
  24. Jessica Beavis Instagram
  25. Jennifer Joyce LinkedIn Account
  26. Jessica Beavis Instagram
  27. Arielle's IG
  28. RaSandra confirms stand-in status for Parisa Fitz-Henley
  29. Rashayla confirms stand-in status for Bellina Logan
  30. Midnight, Texas, From True Blood's Charlaine Harris, Ordered at NBC
  31. Parisa's Tweet
  32. Midnight Texas - Jason Lewis Joins Cast
  33. Tweet from Al Septien
  34. Filming Locations
  35. Parisa' Halloween Tweet Script #3, Episode #4
  36. Odelya' Pia Reference
  37. Zahn Reference
  38. Al's Tweet
  39. Studio References
  40. Al's tweet about Ep1x07
  41. Parisa receives script for Ep7 via email
  42. Kevin Tancharoen Director Confirmation
  43. Al Septien Twee about 1x09
  44. Al Septien Tweet: Episode Count
  45. Arielle's IG Story
  46. Parisa Tweets about Script
  47. Al Tweet - Final week of production