February 21, 2013 |
With Merlin lured away from Camelot, Queen Guinevere makes King Arthur an assassin's target in the latest "Merlin. " When fearsome King Sarrum of Amata (John Shrapnel) visits Camelot to sign a treaty with Arthur (Bradley James), Gwen (Angel Coulby) forges a secret pact with the duplicitous ruler to have one of his men kill Arthur in "The Hollow Queen," premiering at 9 p.m. CT Friday on Syfy. Merlin (Colin Morgan), who has agreed to help a young Druid boy save his sister, is far from Camelot.
February 5, 2013 |
"Merlin" stars Katie McGrath and Angel Coulby haven't had a lot of screen time together since Season 2 of the international hit, but that changes in the next episode. "The Dark Tower," premiering at 9 p.m. CT Feb. 8 on Syfy, gave the actresses a chance to act opposite each other again. In the episode, Morgana (McGrath) kidnaps her one-time servant, now Queen Guinivere (Coulby), in order to draw King Arthur (Bradley James) into a reckless rescue attempt. Morgana covets the throne of Camelot, and will do whatever it takes to get it. "We've always...
January 30, 2013 |
The Knights of the Round Table have been an important part of "Merlin" from early in the show's five-season run. They're key to the action in the next episode, too. In "The Disir" airing Friday, Sir Leon (Rupert Young), Sir Gwaine (Eoin Macken), Sir Percival (Tom Hopper) and Sir Elyan (Adetomiwa Edun) and knight-in-training Mordred (Alexander Vlahos) accompany King Arthur (Bradley James) and Merlin (Colin Morgan) on a mission to learn who has cast a dark judgment against Camelot's king.
January 22, 2013 |
In past seasons of "Merlin," series lead Colin Morgan has been transformed from his normal, young Merlin, into an elderly version called Emrys through the use of prosthetics. In "Another's Sorrow," debuting Friday on Syfy, Katie McGrath follows in his footsteps when her character, the evil sorceress Morgana, disguises herself as a crone so she can move freely about Camelot. It's part of her plan with King Odin to finally kill King Arthur (Bradley James). "I actually resembled my grandmother," McGrath said, "which was really weird.
January 15, 2013 |
King Arthur's father would be turning over in his grave--if he were still in it. Arthur can't resist using magic to summon his father, Uther, back to Camelot in "The Death Song of Uther Pendragon," airing at 9 p.m. CT Jan. 18 on Syfy. When he was alive and king of Camelot, Uther banned magic from the kingdom. That's the reason Merlin hides his powers from Arthur to this day. Uther feared magic and believed that know good could come from its use. Maybe he was right. After Arthur seizes the chance to speak to the person he misses most he learns that the...
January 11, 2013 |
More than 1.6 million people tuned in to "Merlin" last week, making Part 1 of the fifth and final season the biggest premiere audience in the series' history on Syfy. The premiere concludes at 9 p.m. CT Friday with "Arthur's Bane, Part 2," when Merlin and King Arthur have been captured by Morgana's (Katie McGrath) men. Mordred (Alexander Vlahos), the Druid sorcerer whose life Arthur saved as a boy, is among the captured group. But Merlin isn't pleased to see him; Merlin knows he will someday kill Arthur.