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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Elizabeth Mitchell on the Cover of BRINK Magazine

The new issue (April/May 2013) featuring NBC Revolution star and Lost alum, Elizabeth Mitchell, has arrived! Elizabeth speaks on working with industry big wigs, how she got her start, advice for getting in the business and doing what you love. Alongside Elizabeth are interviews with country crooner Jake Owen, indie rapper Hoodie Allen, eCommerce titan Craft Coffee and much much more.

BRINK Magazine Cover - Elizabeth Mitchell

Source: BRINK

Saturday, March 30, 2013

WonderCon 2013 Exclusive Trailer of Revolution

Episode 1x14 - The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia - Press Release

Episode 1x14 "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
"REVOLUTION"
"THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN GEORGIA"

04/15/2013 (10:01PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : ANOTHER BETRAYAL PUSHES MONROE TO THE EDGE WHILE RACHEL MAKES A BIG MOVE TO TURN THE POWER BACK ON – Paranoia strikes Monroe deeply (David Lyons) as Neville disappears and Neville’s (Giancarlo Esposito) son Jason (JD Pardo) makes a big decision. Meanwhile, the familial bond between Miles (Billy Burke) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) grows stronger. Elsewhere, Miles experiences romantic attraction with both Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Nora (Daniella Alonso). And Rachel sets off on her dangerous quest to infiltrate the Tower and restore power to the world before Monroe can ignite a nuclear device.

Also starring, Zak Orth, Dayo, Okeniyi and Robert Pralgo

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Watch the Complete Series of Revolution Webisodes

   Enjoy the complete online animated webisodes "Wheatley's Letters" and the live-action webseries "Enemies of the State" featuring Giancarlo Esposito (Neville) and David Lyons (Monroe). Here you have the lists uploaded to 'Revolution Is On' Youtube channel (don't forget to subsribe!).

Enemies of the State - The Live-Action Webseries



Wheatley's Letters - The Animated Webisodes



Revolution on the Cover of Geek Magazine

Geek Magazine Cover of Revolution

TV Promo of Episode 12 "Ghosts"

Amazing tv promo! It says "coming weeks"... so everithing you see in the video won't happen next week.



What do you think about Monroe detonating a nuclear bomb?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Pictures from Episode 1x11 and Behind the Scenes



Ratings of Revolution's Return - Episode 11

Ratings of Revolution's Return - Episode 11
Revolution's return Episode 1x11, "The Stand", scored 2.7 in the 18-49 demographics and 7.25 million viewers. The much awaited return was down 7% from the mid-season finale 2.9.

Complete Season 1 Ratings here: Episodes

Read the review and rate the episode here: Episode 11 "The Stand"

Review of Episode 11 'The Stand'

Review Episode 11 "The Stand"

Review by SpoilerTV

   And we’re back! Revolution returns with a strong episode in “The Stand” written by Anne Cofell Saunders and Paul Grelling and directed by Steve Boyum. Boyum, of course, also directed a number of Supernatural episodes for Kripke and has already directed “Sex and Drugs” in the first half of Revolution’s season. Boyum is adept with both the emotional scenes in the episode and the action – and this episode had lots of both. I think we are going to have to prepare ourselves for every episode Saunders writes, as she was also the writer of “The Plague Dogs” in which we lost Maggie (Anna Lise Phillips). This was a good episode, tightly written and well-paced, but I’m curious to see what the ratings are like after such a long hiatus. I confess that some of my enthusiasm for the show had worn off, and I wasn’t as excited for its return as I was for its initial premiere. That said, I am pretty excited to see where we go from here as this episode unfolded a lot like a second premiere, setting the stage for the rest of the season.

   The episode begins with a quick re-cap of the first half of the season, re-setting the stage, which was particularly helpful after the long hiatus. And then, we’re right back to our group facing down an armed helicopter. It was a bit implausible that no one was killed or even wounded as they ran away across an open field, but perhaps the helicopter pilots and gunners were rusty after not having flown for fifteen years.

   Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) is the one who has to tell Monroe (David Lyons) that Miles (Billy Burke) has gotten away again. Interestingly, Monroe seems to suggest that Neville isn’t trying very hard to capture/kill Miles, so perhaps, there’s more of a backstory there that we will see unfold. We do learn that Monroe is much more interested in expanding his Republic by destroying the Rebels, Georgia, the Plains Nation, and California than he is in killing Miles, however. This is a great set up for where the series is going. They’ve already cast the leader of the Georgia Federation. President Foster will be played by Leslie Hope. It will be interesting to see where our band of heroes fits in – will they end up fighting with Georgia against the Republic or is Georgia corrupt too?

Eric Kripke and Elizabeth Mitchell talk about Revolution's return and the Big Mystery

Long interview with Eric Kripke (creator) and Elizabeth Mitchell (Rachel). They talk in deep about the mysteries and characters of what appears to be an epic second half of Revolution. A must read!

I've been holding this for a week waiting for the first episode to air, so now I can post it. That means this is heavy on spoilers if you haven't watched "The Stand" episode 11 and I recommend not reading this. Thanks to Elizabeth-Mitchell.org

Elizabeth Mitchell - RachelEric Kripke

Monday, March 25, 2013

Revolution Webseries - Enemies of the State: Part 5

Enemies of the State: Part 5 - Works outside the US!
After promoting Neville, an eerily composed Monroe sends him on a mission to find Ben Matheson.



Revolution Webseries:

Friday, March 22, 2013

Episode 1x13 - The Song Remains the Same - Press Release

Episode 1x13 "The Song Remains the Same"
"REVOLUTION"
"THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME"

04/08/2013 (10:01PM - 11:00PM) (Monday)

WHILE NEVILLE FACES PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL JEOPARDY, RACHEL STRUGGLES TO RESTORE THE POWER AND HER SELF-RESPECT - Neville (Giancarlo Esposito) faces danger and hard choices as Monroe (David Lyons) doubts his loyalty, he disowns his son Jason (JD Pardo) and gets captured by Miles (Billy Burke). Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) and Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) begin slowly patching their relationship only to be pulled apart again as Rachel suddenly embarks on a quest to restore the power and her self-respect. She must make a dangerous journey to the mysterious Tower as it holds her only chance at redemption.

Also starring Zak Orth, Daniella Alonso, Colm Feore, Kim Raver, Malik Yoba and Derek Webster.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Interviews with Tracy Spiridakos and Giancarlo Esposito on Revolution's Second Half

Tracy Spiridakos 'Having A Blast' On NBC's Revolution



Tracy Spiridakos Talks Being Trapped Under A Fallen Wall On NBC's Revolution



Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Watch the First 8 Minutes of Episode 11 "The Stand"

Watch the very first 8 minutes of Revolution's return!! Episode 11 "The Stand". Don't forget to share!!

3 New Sneak Peeks of Episode 11 "The Stand"

There are 3 new sneak peeks of Revolution's return. They contain possible spoilers, you're warned!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Revolution's Season Finale Announcement

Revolution Season Finale   UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – March 19, 2013 – NBC has announced season-ending dates for a handful of its series, including hit dramas “Revolution” and “Chicago Fire,” as well as critically acclaimed comedy “Parks and Recreation.”

   The season’s #1 drama on broadcast television in the 18-49 demo, “Revolution” will end on Monday, May 27 (10-11 p.m. ET). “Chicago Fire” will close out its first season on Wednesday, May 15 (10-11 p.m. ET).

   “Parks and Recreation” concludes Thursday, May 2 (9:30-10 p.m. ET), with “Community” wrapping up a week later, Thursday, May 9 (8-8:30 p.m. ET).

   Two current NBC series will wrap their seasons in April — two back-to-back episodes of “The New Normal” on Tuesday, April 2 (9-10 p.m. ET) and “Go On” on Thursday, April 11 (9:30 p.m. ET) — and two in March. “Whitney” will air back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, March 27 (8-9 p.m. ET) and “1600 Penn” will air its final episodes of the season on Thursday, March 28 (8:30-9 p.m. ET and 9:30-10 p.m. ET).

   Other scripted series that have locked season end dates are “Grimm” on Friday, May 17 (9-10 p.m.), “Hannibal” on Thursday, June 27 (10-11 p.m. ET) and “Law & Order: SVU,” which will conclude the season with a two-hour episode on Wednesday, May 22 (9-11 p.m. ET).

   It was previously announced that the Emmy Award-winning comedy “The Office” will lock its doors with an hour-long series finale on Thursday, May 16 (9-10 p.m. ET).

   As for its reality shows, NBC’s “Fashion Star” will end its second season on Friday, May 10 (8 p.m. ET) and Donald Trump’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” wraps on Sunday, May 19 with a two-hour episode (9-11 p.m. ET).

“The Voice” will climax with its live season finale on Tuesday, June 18 (9-11 p.m. ET)

Monday, March 18, 2013

Revolution to Attend WonderCon 2013

Revolution at WonderCon 2013
Saturday, March 30
   Hot on the heels of the hit show's eagerly anticipated spring return, this panel session featuring stars Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost), Tracy Spiridakos (Being Human), Zak Orth (Wet Hot American Summer), David Lyons (The Cape), Daniella Alonso (Friday Night Lights) and Tim Guinee (Iron Man movies), as well as co-executive producer David Rambo (V), will tackle burning questions such as Bass's plans for the expansion of the Monroe Republic, the long-awaited Matheson family reunion and theories on what really happened to cause the blackout. Join these "revolutionaries" as they reveal exclusive information about the remaining episodes of the first season. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Bad Robot Productions, Kripke Enterprises and Warner Bros. Television, Revolution airs Mondays at 10/9c on NBC.

Source: Comic-Con

Revolution Webseries - Enemies of the State: Part 4

Enemies of the State: Part 4 - Works outside the US, no country restriction!
After completing his investigation, will Neville's unquenchable curiosity put his life in danger?



Revolution Webseries:

Friday, March 15, 2013

Episode 1x12 "Ghosts" - Press Release

"REVOLUTION"
"GHOSTS"

04/01/2013 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : HEROISM, HEAVY HEARTS AND HEAVY WEAPONRY DRIVE THE REBELS ONWARD – A final act of heroism by one of their own saves the lives of Charlie and the gang, but the loss devastates everyone and they must carry on with heavy hearts but increased resolve. Miles (Billy Burke) sets out on a mission with Nora (Daniella Alonso) to recruit his former Militia comrade, Jim Hudson (Malik Yoba) and enlist his savage killing skills. Meanwhile, Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) looks for a power source and a way back into the heart of her daughter Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos). Rachel also attempts to elude the grip of Randall Flynn (Colm Feore), her ruthless former boss and ally of Monroe (David Lyons).

Also starring Zak Orth and Leland Orser

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Elizabeth Mitchell & Eric Kripke Tease An Epic Return

Revolution returns March 25
When Revolution returns from its four mouth hiatus, there won’t just be power – there will also be answers. At least, that’s what creator Eric Kripke and star Elizabeth Mitchell promised when we talked about the show’s explosive second half of the season, which resumes March 25th.

“For me, the story was never about what caused the blackout,” Kripke said. “It’s not just based on one particular mystery – it’s based on these characters, and this world that the characters have these adventures in.”

That world: a post-apocalyptic landscape 15 years after a blackout destroyed all forms of power. Following the November episode that also doubled as the show’s winter finale, Monroe had achieved enough power to unleash some deadly helicopter missiles on our characters who were on the run from the Milita, having just broken Rachel out of Monroe’s confinement. The action reunited the until-then absent mother with her two children, bringing kidnapped Danny back into the fold.

Eric Kripke. Revolution's creator
Kripke, who previously mentioned that he intended on answering what is no doubt the biggest question on everyone’s mind, confirmed that Episode 13 would reveal “pretty much everything there is to know about why the blackout happens. The reality was that as a character, Rachel knew why the blackout happened and now she’s back with our heroes,” Kripke admitted. “We were really wrestling with the question of, ‘why wouldn’t she just tell them? And Jon [Favreau] said, ‘so have her tell them.’ We reveal why the blackout happened, but the card we really have up our sleeve is that we open our door to a whole new world of questions.”

Among those questions – where is Grace? What happened to Randall? And what is the dangerous history between Miles and Rachel? While Kripke mentioned the storytelling would move at an “aggressive red-blooded pace,” viewers shouldn’t worry that Revolution will run itself into the ground answering questions.

3 New Trailers for Revolution's Return on March 25

There are 3 new TV promos for Revolution's return on March 25. Thanks to Revolution-NBC.ru

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

What happened to Nuclear Power Plants after the Blackout in Revolution?

Radioactive Zone
   A lot of fans have complained that Revolution's producers and writers didn't do their homework when writing the show. Some of the complaints over the first episodes were the lack of steam machines. Of course this stoped after the steam-train appearance in episode 5, "Soul Train". Clearly, writers and producers knew from the begining that steam machines and steam engines must be used, simply because it's the most advanced technology out there that doesn't work with electricity. But, among this complaints was one that caught my attention: "what happened to Nuclear Power Plants after the Blackout?". Some say that a complete blackout like in Revolution, would cause a catastrophic nuclear crisis, probably like Chernobyl.

   The explanation of what could happen in this scenario is quite long but this article explains it extremely well using Japan's nuclear crisis caused by the earthquake of 2011.

How Japan's Nuclear Crisis Works

   Commercial nuclear reactors are a fact of life in many parts of the developed world. Because they do make use of a radioactive fuel source, these reactors are designed and built to the highest standards of the engineering profession, with the perceived ability to handle nearly anything that nature or mankind can dish out. Earthquakes? No problem. Hurricanes? No problem. Direct strikes by jumbo jets? No problem. Terrorist attacks? No problem. Strength is built in, and layers of redundancy are meant to handle any operational abnormality.

Shortly after an earthquake hit Japan on March 11, 2011, however, those perceptions of safety began rapidly changing. Explosions rocked several different reactors in Japan, even though initial reports indicated that there were no problems from the quake itself. Fires broke out at the Onagawa plant, and there were explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

So what went wrong? How can such well-designed, highly redundant systems fail so catastrophically? Let's take a look.

Next Episode Titles for Revolution

This are the next episode titles for Revolution. More Led Zeppelin on the way...

1x11 - "The Stand" - March 25

1x12 - "Ghosts" - April 1

1x13 - "The Song Remains the Same" - April 8

1x14 - "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" - April 15

1x15 - "Home" - April 22

Monday, March 11, 2013

Revolution Webseries - Enemies of the State: Part 3

Enemies of the State: Part 3
During his interrogation, a Militia conspirator tells Neville that Monroe isn't the man he used to be. Works outside the US, no country restriction.



Revolution Webseries:

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Episode 1.11 - The Stand - Promotional Photos

New promotional pictures for Revolution's return, Episode 1x11 "The Stand".



Episode 1x11 "The Stand" - Press Release

"REVOLUTION"
"THE STAND"

03/25/2013 (10:01PM - 11:00PM) (Monday) : A POWERED-UP MONROE ATTEMPTS TO WIPE OUT THE REBELS – Miles (Billy Burke) leads the rebel squad out of Philadelphia and away from Monroe’s (David Lyons) helicopters and machine guns. Meanwhile, a guilt-ridden Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) tries to redeem herself by providing power to the rebels, but once again must leave her children, Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Danny (Graham Rogers), behind. As if there wasn’t enough heat, romantic sparks ignite between Miles and Nora (Daniella Alonso).

Also starring, Giancarlo Esposito, JD Pardo, Zak Orth and Tim Guinee

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Death of a Seminal Character and a Head-Spinning Cliffhanger

Revolution Returns March 25!
   Now we finally know why they called it Revolution. When NBC's rambunctious action-adventure series premiered to record ratings last fall, it was all about a dystopian future world without power or technology. But when the show returns March 25 after a four-month break, we'll suddenly find our ragtag heroes, led by crossbow-wielding Charlie Matheson (Tracy Spiridakos) and her sword-swinging uncle, Miles (Billy Burke), under attack by a squadron of military choppers. Juice has been restored — and the villains have it!

   "The goal of this series was always to put power into the hands of the bad guys and make the good guys overwhelmingly screwed," says creator-showrunner Eric Kripke. "This is a seismic shift for our show, almost like we've shot a new pilot that takes our characters in an entirely different ­direction. It's the true start of the revolution."

   The return episode is so packed with intense events — including the death of a seminal character and a head-spinning cliffhanger — that it had the cast in shock. "It's completely crazy," says Spiridakos. "When we got the script, we were all like, 'Whaaat? My God! This is all happening in one hour?' It was so ­insane, all we could do was laugh."

   And then get deadly serious. "We're coming back like we're a big-ass, big-screen, action-movie spectacular," Burke says. "As actors, we felt like we were in the middle of a war zone, what with the helicopters, bullet hits and explosions. And it was all really happening. We didn't need to fake it and make it work later with CGI."

Revolution's Return 1x11 "The Stand" First Minute Sneak Peek

Watch the complete first minute of Revolution's return episode, 1x11, "The Stand". Presented by Eric Kripke and JJ Abrams.


New Revolution March 25 at 10/9c on NBC!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

New Pictures from the Set of Revolution




Revolution Arrives to UK on March 29 on SKY1 HD

The action-packed U.S. drama series REVOLUTION, executively produced by J.J. Abrams, is arriving on Sky 1 HD on March 29 with a blockbuster double episode.

The show is currently airing on NBC in the United States and has proved to be incredibly successful, ranking as the #1 new series of the 2012-13 season. REVOLUTION has also achieved an incredible 13.3m total viewers, which is the most successful scripted launch in over three years.

The series is an epic adventure thriller from Supernatural's Eric Kripke and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions. The first episode begins with a family struggling to reunite in a post-apocalyptic American landscape: a world of empty cities, local militias and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology has mysteriously blacked out.

This is an action-packed adventure seen through the eyes of one strong-willed young woman, Charlie Matheson (Tracy Spiridakos, Being Human), and her brother, Danny (Graham Rogers, Struck by Lighting). When Danny is kidnapped by militia leaders, Charlie must reconnect with her estranged Uncle Miles (Billy Burke, Twilight), a former Marine, living a reclusive life. Together, with a rogue band of survivors, they set out to rescue Danny, overthrow the militia and ultimately re-establish the United States of America. Whilst also searching for answers on the mystery of why the power failed, and if it will ever return.

REVOLUTION COMES TO SKY 1 HD ON MARCH 29 AT 9PM

Source: Sky1

10 Things You Need to Know About Revolution's Return

Revolution Returns March 25
The revolution is about to begin!

On Monday, March 25 (10/9c), Revolution returns after a four-month hiatus — and though it's been quite a while since the show has been on the air, the NBC series will pick up exactly where we left off, with Miles (Billy Burke) & Co. on the run from Monroe (David Lyons) and his fleet of newly powered helicopters. But will they be able to make a daring escape? In short, duh! The show can't end like that! But what's in store for the survivors? The cast and executive producers teased what's coming up at Saturday's PaleyFest panel, moderated by TV Guide Magazine's Michael Schneider. Get the scoop below:

1. The Blackout, revealed: "We reveal why the power went out and we do it early," executive producer Eric Kripke said, noting that it will open the door to a bigger mystery. "It will be fun to see the audience's reaction to it." Rachel (Elizabeth Mitchell) actually knows the real reason, so, "there's no reason she wouldn't say it."

2. The world expands: As Monroe's power grows, so too will the world of Revolution as the group may need to rely on other territories in the fight against Monroe. "This revolution against Monroe really begins," Kripke says. "[They] all join together to take on this evil tyrant." But executive producer Jon Favreau noted that loyalties with these other federations may change as power shifts hands. Among the new faces is Leslie Hope's President Foster, the leader of the Georgia Federation. "She's badass," Kripke said. "She's really steely and strong and has her own management style that is quite different than Monroe's."

3. Charlie's not a kid anymore: Even though Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) has been reunited with her mother Rachel and brother Danny (Graham Rogers), she will continue to fight for the rebellion, which will put her at odds with herself. "Is she able to keep her humanity through it all?" Spiridakos said. She may find help in that department in Jason (J.D. Pardo), who Spiridakos noted will be around the rebels more in the second half of the season.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Ramon Fernandez (Sons Of Anarchy) Books Recurring Role in Revolution

Ramon Fernandez to Revolution   Ramon Fernandez (Sons Of Anarchy) has booked a potentially recurring role on NBC’s freshman drama Revolution. Fernandez, repped by Steve Rodriguez at McGowan Management, will play Capt. Franklin, a trusted soldier in Monroe’s inner circle.

Source: Deadline

Revolution Webseries: Enemies of the State - Episode 2

Enemies of the State: Part 2.
Monroe orders Neville to embark on a manhunt that will forever change the Republic.
Works outside the US, no country restriction. Enjoy!



Revolution Webseries:

Sunday, March 3, 2013

20 things we learned from the Revolution PaleyFest Panel

Revolution Panel at Paley Fest 2013
   After Friday night's spoiler-free PaleyFest panel for "The Walking Dead," Saturday night's (March 2) panel for "Revolution" was practically the opposite.

   Eric Kripke, J.J. Abrams and the cast were fairly forthcoming about what fans can expect both when "Revolution" returns to NBC on March 25 and beyond.

   That, of course, means that if you want to go in with a completely clean slate, you really don't want to read the information after the break.

So click through for 20 things we learned from the 'Revolution' PaleyFest Panel.

   20) Nobody on the "Revolution" writing staff cared about the Super Bowl. Remember that whole blackout thing during the Super Bowl and all of the "hilarious" jokes on your Twitter feed about "Revolution"? Well, it turns out that the shows writers weren't even watching the game. They were working on breaking story and one of the assistants read about it on social media. "We all had a moment like, 'Ah. I wish we were airing the next night,'" says Eric Kripke.

   19) They're overjoyed that they've been gone since November. You may miss "Revolution" and NBC may miss the show's ratings, but Kripke and company are giddy. Well, they're not really "giddy," but they're very good at putting a happy face on the break. "I'm very grateful for it, becuase I think creatively it really paid off and I believe very strongly that the second half of the season is better than the first," Kripke says. They said the same thing at TCA Press Tour in January, so it's gotta be true.

   18) Eric Kripke thinks he knows what the show did well in its first chunk of episodes. "I thought we did a pretty great job introducing the characters and these wonderful actors," Kripke says. "Character really has to come first in a show like this and it's more important than the genre and it's more important than the big concept, because stories come and go, but if you can make the characters stick, then I think you have a chance as some longevity and I think we did that well. We got to know them. We got to understand them. They got dimensionalized, they all sorta came to life, which is in a large part due to the incredible job that all of these incredibly handsome people on the stage have done."

Pictures of Revolution Panel at PaleyFest 2013

Paley Fest 2013 Revolution Panel

Paley Fest 2013 Revolution Panel

Paley Fest 2013 Revolution Panel

Saturday, March 2, 2013

7 Reasons to be Excited for Revolution's Return

Revolution Returns March 25
   It's been a while, Revolution. We've missed you. At least those of us who still remember the NBC hit after its seemingly endless four month hiatus. But now Revolution's return is only a few weeks away (March 25 at 10/9c) and the question is: does anyone still care? Creator Eric Kripke sure hopes so. "I think, honestly, it's an engine that's humming better than it ever has," he said. While Revolution was the biggest freshman hit of the fall season, many viewers were left lukewarm by the midseason finale. After taking this time off the air to reevaluate, Kripke now believes the show's return has what it takes to attract old fans, those still on the fence as well as a whole new audience. "We've learned from our mistakes and really sort of figured out what works and what doesn't work," he tells TVGuide.com.

Still hesitant to commit? Here are another seven reasons to be excited for Revolution's return:

1. Things are going to get moving — and fast! With Supernatural's Kripke and Lost's J.J. Abrams at the helm, viewers expected the same quick-paced storytelling we'd come to know from the pair's previous series. Unfortunately, Revolution's first 10 episodes — while a fun ride — moved at a snail's pace. (Ten episodes just to get one kid? Sheesh!) That's all going to change when the show returns. "It explodes into a big ball of fury after this," Billy Burke, who plays Miles, says. "I know [Kripke and Abrams] want to hasten, quicken the pace," Captain Neville's portrayer Giancarlo Esposito says, adding that they also plan to swiftly answer some of the series' biggest burning questions, including why the power went out!

2. There are going to be higher stakes (and an actual revolution) Now that Monroe has power — not to mention helicopters — gone are the days of a simple search-and-rescue mission. "It'll evolve into a really sizeable quest," Kripke says. "I think we really look at the first 10 episodes as the prologue to the story ... now it's time for the revolution to start." But things won't' be so easy for our heroes as they set out to restore power worldwide. "They've got crossbows and swords and [Monroe] has M16s and choppers, so they're woefully overwhelmed and outmanned and outgunned," the creator adds. To help even the playing field, Kripke hints that the rebels might look to outside forces for help. Georgia, perhaps?

3. We'll see a larger, complex world à la Game of Thrones "We've seen personal relationship struggles and personal revolutions happen, but we haven't seen how this particular power outage has affected the whole world. We're about to," Esposito teases. With the revolution finally beginning, everyone has their own role to play, roles that will take them outside of the Monroe Republic. "We'll see the Georgia Federation this season, we'll see the Plains Nation this season — and they're wildly different nations ... We really want this to evolve into kind of an American Game of Thrones." Kripke says. But with the world expanding, don't expect our recently reunited gang of misfits to stay together too long.