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The Birth of a Superhero: Televisionary Talks to Zachary Levi of NBCs "Chuck"

While the holidays might be over now, there's at least something to look forward to with the return of several television series over the next few weeks. Not to mention the much anticipated arrival of Season Three of NBC's Chuck (my advance review of which can be read here).

I had the opportunity to visit the set of Chuck back in the fall, when the start of Season Three seemed uncertain (remember when we weren't going to get any Chuck until March?), and had the chance to sit down with the cast for a series of video interviews. (You can view my interview with Yvonne Strahovski here.)

Given that the holidays have just wrapped, I'm giving Chuck fans a little extra treat this year in the form of a condensed nine-minute video interview I did with Mr. Chuck Bartowski himself, Zachary Levi.

Watch as I sit down with Zachary Levi on the series' courtyard set to talk about what's coming up on Season Three of Chuck, the eleventh hour renewal, Chuck's relationship with Sarah, the new Intersect 2.0, the birth of a superhero, and more.

Season Three of Chuck launches January 10th at 9 pm ET/PT with a two-hour premiere before moving to its regular timeslot Mondays at 8 pm ET/PT on January 11th.


OldDarth said…
Thanks Jace! The new Intersect will be a showcase vehicle for Zach on all fronts. The true measure of his acting range will be unleashed!

Less than 2 weeks to go now. WooT!

Happy New Years to you!
MC said…
Another great nugget Jace, thanks!

I just love Zach's passion and warmth he has for this show and it's fans. The fact that we love a guy like Zach himself only helps to makes us love the character he plays more. What a stand up, class act he is and he deserves all the accolades, praise, and love in the world. Please make sure to let him know how much we support and root for him.

Can't wait to see how Season 3 unfolds!
Samantha said…
Thanks Jace, can't wait for Season 3 to start!
Annie said…
Another great interview Jace. Thanks for all the CHUCK support and love. We really appreciate it!!!!
Bella Spruce said…
Thanks for the FANTASTIC interview! It's nice to see that Levy is both articulate and funny!
Anonymous said…
Great, great interview. Thanks! Zac sounds like a smart and sweet guy, just like our Chuck!
Dee said…
Words can't express how excited I was when my favorite show got saved by us fans! It was disheartening to learn we wouldn't see any new episodes until March but when I heard it would be Jan. I couldn't believe it! For once I have something to look forward to in Jan. Can't wait to see the new Chuck! Love you and all the cast! See you Jan. 10th
Taezar said…
Just spent New Year's Day re-watching the last few eps of Chuck... Love the interview and I adore that Levi quoted "The Little Mermaid."
Bring on Jan 11th! (Well Jan 12th for me in Australia)

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