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Welcome to Maggie Q Online, your number one source for all things Maggie Q. She is best known for her roles in several films such as Mission: Impossible III, Live Free or Die Hard, the Divergent film series, and in television shows such as Nikita and Stalker. She currently stars as FBI Agent Hannah Wells in the new ABC show, Designated Survivor. Thanks for stopping by, and please visit us again soon!
May 19, 2017 Movies-News-Slumber

Vertical Entertainment has acquired all US rights to supernatural thriller Slumber, starring Maggie Q (Divergent).

Director Jonathan Hopkins’ movie is being lined up for a theatrical release in the US in Q4, 2017.

Richard Hobley and Hopkins’ screenplay charts the story of Alice (Maggie Q), a rationally minded sleep doctor, who is forced to abandon scientific reason and accept a family is being terrorised by a parasitic demon which paralyses victims as they sleep.

The film is produced by The Tea Shop & Film Company’s Mark Lane and James Harris and by Pascal Degove for Goldcrest Films, which handles sales on the project.

Goldcrest MD Degove said: “The cast and crew have done an amazing job in bringing this thrilling story to life…I’m excited now about joining forces with the team at Vertical Entertainment and getting this film to American audiences.”

Rich Goldberg, co-president of Vertical Entertainment continued: “We’re very excited to be partnering with Goldcrest Films and the whole Slumber team to bring this gripping thriller to audiences all over the US.”

Source: Screen

May 12, 2017 Designated Survivor-News

ABC has renewed “Designated Survivor” for Season 2, “Agents of SHIELD” for Season 5 and “American Housewife” for a second season for the 2017-2018 season, Variety has learned.

Kiefer Sutherland stars in “Designated Survivor” as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack on the US Capitol during the State of the Union. Kirkman now finds himself thrust into a role he never wanted. He must struggle to keep the country and his own family from falling apart, while navigating the highly-volatile political arena and while leading the search to find who is responsible for the attack.

Source: Variety

September 30, 2016 Designated Survivor-News

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Designated Survivor!

Two critically acclaimed new Wednesday series, “Speechless” and “Designated Survivor,” have been given full-season pickups, Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, announced today. Nine additional episodes of both series, from Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios, and The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios respectively, have been ordered.

In making the announcement, Dungey said, “’Designated Survivor’ and ‘Speechless’ are two of the most critically acclaimed new shows of the fall season. We’re very proud of the creative excellence in front of and behind the camera, and are thrilled to be giving our audience more episodes.”

Building on its lead-in by double digits on average, ABC’s “Designated Survivor” ranks a dominant No. 1 in Wednesday’s 10:00 p.m. hour with Live + Same Day Total Viewers (9.0 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.0/7). More than doubling the audience in its time period on its series debut (+104%), the new drama delivered ABC’s most-watched scripted telecast in the hour in 5 years – since 9/21/11. The season’s biggest gainer in TV playback with viewers, the “Designated Survivor” debut shot up in the Live + 3 Day numbers to 15.3 million viewers (+5.3 million) and a 3.7 rating in Adults 18-49 (+1.5 rating points). In fact, the show’s 5.3 million viewer spike after 3 days of playback is the largest lift for any TV series debut in 2 years – since ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder” on 9/25/14.

“Designated Survivor” stars Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter, Tanner Buchanan as Leo Kirkman; with Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells

“Designated Survivor” is produced by The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. David Guggenheim is the creator and executive producer. Simon Kinberg, Mark Gordon, Jon Harmon Feldman, Nick Pepper. Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood and Kiefer Sutherland are executive producers.

ABC’s “Speechless” debuted as the No. 2 regular new comedy during Premiere Week (w/o 9/19/16) among Adults 18-49, behind only CBS’ “Big Bang”-led “Kevin Can Wait.” In fact, “Speechless” ranked among the week’s Top 5 highest-rated comedies on TV with young adults (No. 5-tie). In Total Viewers, the show’s debut drew ABC’s biggest scripted audience to the time period in 1-year – since 9/30/15. On average in Live + Same Day, ABC’s “Speechless” (6.9 million and 1.9/7) builds on its “The Goldbergs” lead-in by 3% in Total Viewers and retains a strong 95% among Adults 18-49.

“Speechless” stars Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, John Ross Bowie as Jimmy DiMeo, Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo, Micah Fowler as JJ DiMeo, Kyla Kenedy as Dylan DiMeo and Cedric Yarbrough as Kenneth.

Scott Silveri (“Friends”) writes and is executive producer of the show, along with “Fresh Off the Boat”’s Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar. The series is from Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios. The Cerebral Palsy Foundation is a Foundation Partner and Technical Consultant on “Speechless.” To learn more about CP, go to CerebralPalsyFoundation.org.

June 29, 2016 Designated Survivor-News

ABC has announced the premiere dates for their Fall 2016 line-up, and Designated Survivor will have its series premiere on September 21, Wednesday.

MONDAY, SEPT. 12
8 pm Dancing with the Stars (Season 23 premiere)

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
8 pm 68th Primetime Emmy Awards

TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
8 pm Dancing With the Stars results show
10 pm Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 4 premiere)

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
8 pm The Goldbergs (Season 4 premiere)
8:30 pm SPEECHLESS (Series premiere)
9 pm Modern Family (Season 8 premiere)
9:30 pm black-ish (Season 3 premiere)
10 pm DESIGNATED SURVIVOR (Series premiere)

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
8 pm Grey’s Anatomy (Season 13 premiere)
9 pm NOTORIOUS (Series premiere)
10 pm How to Get Away with Murder (Season 3 premiere)

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
8 pm Last Man Standing (Season 6 premiere)
8:30 pm Dr. Ken (Season 2 premiere)
9 pm Shark Tank (Season 8 premiere)

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
8 pm Once Upon a Time (Season 6 premiere)
9 pm Secrets and Lies (Season 2 premiere, finally)
10 pm Quantico (Season 2 premiere)

SUNDAY, OCT. 2
7 pm America’s Funniest Home Videos (Season 27 premiere)

MONDAY, OCT. 3
10 pm CONVICTION (Series premiere)

TUESDAY, OCT. 11
8 pm The Middle (Season 8 premiere, new time slot)
8:30 pm AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (Series premiere)
9 pm Fresh Off the Boat (Season 3 premiere)
9:30 pm The Real O’Neals (Season 2 premiere)

February 06, 2016 Designated Survivor-News

House alum Kal Penn, Nikita leading lady Maggie Q, Californication‘s Natascha McElhone and Chasing Life star Italia Ricci are set to co-star opposite KalPennObamaKiefer Sutherland in Designated Survivor, ABC’s straight-to-series conspiracy thriller drama about a low-ranking Cabinet member becoming President of the U.S. Penn, who has White House experience — he served as the associate director for the Office of Public Engagement for President Barack Obama — also will serve as a consultant on the project. Paul McGuigan is directing.

Designated Survivor, written on spec by David Guggenheim and executive produced by Simon Kinberg, hails from the Mark Gordon Company Studios and ABC Studios. In it, Tom Kirkman (Sutherland), a lower level United States Cabinet member, is suddenly appointed President after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession. This is a family drama wrapped around a conspiracy thriller about an ordinary man in an extraordinary situation.

Penn plays Kirkman’s speech writer. Ricci plays Tom’s no-nonsense Chief of Staff Emily. Maggie Q plays Hannah, the lead FBI agent on the bombing of the Capitol. McElhone play’s Tom’s wife, an EEOC attorney.

Source: Deadline

April 08, 2015 News

Vietnam Net — Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott will be visiting Vietnam from April 9 to 13 to join the program calling for the protection of rare animals including rhinos. Accompanying Maggie in this campaign will be world-famous celebrities such as Jackie Chan and Li Bingbing.

Maggie Q was formerly the ambassador for a campaign to protect the rhino called “Say No” in 2013. She is also known for contributions to the community through the participation in PETA’s campaign to call for environmental protection against climate change.

Maggie Q is a Vietnamese-origin American actress who is best known for the movies Rush Hour 2, Naked Weapon, Mission Impossible 3 and Insurgent.

March 20, 2014 News

Maggie Q will play the female lead opposite Dylan McDermott in the project, from Warner Bros TV, the studio behind CW drama Nikita, which wrapped its run earlier this season. Written by Williamson and directed by Liz Friedlander, the psychological thriller revolves around two detectives, Beth (Maggie Q) and Jack (McDermott), who handle stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD. Detective Beth Davis is the opinionated and obsessive, workaholic division captain of LAPD’s Threat Assessment Unit who also narrates the story.

Source: Deadline