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Review of “Wolf Canyon” starring Kevin Sorbo

Hercules Hunt saw “Wolf Canyon” and offered her musings:
 
I watched “Wolf Canyon” (over Christmas) with great enthusiasm as I anticipated a different type of role for Kevin Sorbo.

It was more than I expected: Kevin as we’ve never seen him before! Terms that come to mind when I think of Rick (Kevin’s character), a.k.a. Sheriff Andrew Wolf, are “audacious,” “smutty,” “sex addict,” “deliciously provocative,” and, of course, he is very funny. The role of Rick shows Kevin’s incredible depth and confidence as an actor; he plays Rick beautifully and with much ease.

“Wolf Canyon” is the name of the show within Wolf Canyon, and could have been titled, “Everybody Hates Rick,” but it’s far from your typical hit sitcom show type. It has a modern comedy feel to it complete with all the characters dealing with major personal issues.

One of the funniest characters is Diane, the producer (Nikki Payne), who constantly seems to be on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Her funny speech pattern and stressed-out levels give her that special quazi- “not all there,” goofy quality that is absolutely hilarious to watch.

Kevin’s character makes his debut entrance in hangover mode looking like he hasn’t showered in days, hits on a few ladies, gets dragged away and run away from, and passes out in front of the cast and crew from his drunken stupor. And that’s only the first episode… 

I will also say that I feel this show has star quality and has the ingredients of a hit show. It’s a cross between “Trailer Park Boys” and “Meet the Spartans”!! The entire cast and crew hit the nail on the head with brilliant performances, script, and comedy genre. I think “Wolf Canyon” is one of Kevin’s best roles, and I do hope everyone gets to see it! 

Cheers, 
HH

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  1. January 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    Ciao, cara!
    thank you so much for your report. wish we could have Wolf Canyon down here… sniff…
    Kevin rocks!
    bacci, carissima!
    thank you for posting, Jan!

  2. sorbowriter
    January 7, 2010 at 8:42 pm

    Yes, HH, thanks for the great review. I sooooooo want to see this show, and then more and more of it!

  3. Carmen
    January 10, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    How lovely of you, HH! Thanks for the great review! And thanks for posting, Jan! Just like Mara , I wish we could watch Wolf Canyon here in Brazil! Hundreds of sniffs… But happy for you, of course! 🙂

  4. January 13, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    What a character change for him! He does it almost too well, as this clip hints at. I’m hopeful it his gets picked up, thanks for your synopsis HH it really gives one an idea of what’s up in Wolf Canyon.

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