Even if you are a regular viewer, tomorrow night's Sons of Anarchy Season 5 premiere is filled with enough drama, confrontations and maybe even a few deaths to rock your world.
When we join the SOA crew, Jax (Charlie Hunnam) has taken over as President of SAMCRO, Gemma (Katey Sagal) finds herself waking up in a strange bed, Clay is alive - but who knows for how long ? - and there's a new big bad in town (Harold Perrineau's Damon Pope), who has a vengeful eye cast on Tig (Kim Coates).
That's just the tip of the crazy iceberg and, based on what cast members and regular SOA director Paris Barclay told TV Fanatic on the red carpet at Saturday's premiere in Los Angeles, we're in for one hell of a ride this fall with the FX drama...
LaMonica Garrett, meanwhile, plays Deputy Sheriff Cane, an officer of the law, but someone likely considered a villain on a series based around outlaw bikers. He explains here:
How does Coates prepare for the sort of intense scenes viewers will be treated to on "Sovereign?" The actor was frank with his answer to that question:
As for Bobby? He was behind bars when we last saw him, and Mark Boone Junior tells us why he isn't happy with the developments going on around the clubhouse table:
Finally, Perrineau will play a pivotal role on upcoming episodes. But Pope isn't your typical antagonist, as detailed by the former Lost star in this exclusive:
Sons of Anarchy's fifth season kicks off tomorrow night at 10 p.m. on FX. Visit TV Fanatic the moment it concludes for our detailed review.
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