David Greenwalt

May 16, 2014 | 3:34 p.m.

‘Grimm': Russell Hornsby talks monster finale, mysterious future

Hornsby as Hank Griffin. (Scott Green/NBC)
The Season 3 finale of “Grimm” arrives Friday evening with a festive twist — the episode sees Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) wed, and it’s Hank Griffin, played by actor Russell Hornsby, who has the pleasure of giving away the bride. One of the few human characters on the supernatural NBC series, Hornsby’s Griffin is called up to lend a grounded perspective to the often outrageous adventures. He’s faced monsters and kept his sanity (unlike fellow human Sgt. Wu, played by Reggie Lee, who has in the past temporarily tipped into madness), and he understands the true nature of his partner, Portland Det. Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli.) In advance of Friday’s episode, Hero Complex caught up with Hornsby to chat about the season finale, Hank’s role in the series’ ongoing narrative and when the detective might find […]
March 06, 2014 | 8:42 p.m.

‘Grimm’ star Reggie Lee on fairy tales, first names and killer doughnuts

Reggie Lee as Sgt. Wu in the "Mommy Dearest" episode of "Grimm." (NBC)
As Sgt. Wu on NBC’s “Grimm,” actor Reggie Lee dutifully has helped solve some of Portland’s most bizarre and often gruesome crimes over the last few seasons of the series, and he’s done so without letting on that something serious could be amiss in the Pacific Northwest. With Friday’s episode, titled “Mommy Dearest,” Wu is about to learn some surprising truths as he’s confronted by the notion that a force from his own nightmares could be alive and terrorizing his friends. Another big moment in the upcoming episode? Fans will finally hear the sergeant’s first name. (Check out a clip from the episode above.) Hero Complex recently caught up with Lee to discuss the ways in which his Filipino heritage is referenced in “Mommy Dearest,” his character’s reaction to supernatural sights and his connection to “Grimm” fans. Be warned, though, the […]
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