Eliza Dushku Discusses Dollhouse Season 2

Dollhouse didn't exactly live up to our (admittedly astronomical) expectations, but there's no doubting that, toward the end of Season 1, the program showed signs of the Joss Whedon brilliance we're used to. We've come a long way from our initial thoughts of abandoning the show outright (seriously, the first few episodes were barely watchable), and we're now intrigued to find out what's in store for Season 2.

Luckily, the show's cast members have started to provide us with some insight into what we can expect -- and it sounds like it won't be long before the show goes into high gear.

"They start [Season 2] right in with some crazy stuff," actor Enver Gjokaj, who plays Victor, told E! Online. Pretty vague, but Fran Kranz (Topher) is slightly more descriptive with his words, and those words just happen to be some of our favorites. "Sexually dark stuff ... murder, sex, and murder," Kranz said.

And the sex and murder will look great, star Eliza Dushku tells Access Hollywood. She says it looks "racier," "darker," and "crisper," largely because it will be shot in full HD. The change, Dushku says, makes it look more "real world" than science-fiction, which is a good thing because the Dollhouse is supposed to be something that can be happening right here and right now.

Dushku's character Echo is in for plenty of changes as well. Her awareness of her situation will continue to grow, and she may have a man in her life. Way back when Battlestud Galactica Tahmoh Penikett was cast as agent Paul Ballard, we thought it was an obvious romantic pairing with Echo, but so far their relationship has been limited to a very complicated "Don't-I-know-you-from-somewhere?" situation.

"They have a connection," Penikett told E! Online. "It's not a physical attraction (editor's note: are you sure?), but I hope it's something that we explore a lot more this season. You're not quite sure what it is. There's a past, there's a history, there's an understanding between them that's very different. I think the audience is really going to like it and be really curious about where we're going in the first few episodes."

But what about the Dollhouse's hottest couple, Victor and Sierra? "Sierra and Victor are definitely still involved," Gjokaj said. "They're going to explore that relationship more." Perhaps they can soap each other's backs in the hottest co-ed shower on television.

If the unaired season-one episode "Epitaph One" is a peek at what kind of quality we can expect in season two, count us back in.

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Looking forward to it's return, season 1 started off slowly for me but really picked up and if season 2 is similair quality to Epitaph One then i cannot wait.
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Can't wait :)
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I personally enjoyed every episode from the first season, but definitely agree that the last half was above the rest. Season 2 looks promising!
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I can't wait for season 2 to start - Unlike many of the nay-Sayers around here I enjoyed DOLLHOUSE from episode 1 sure it was a bit slow to get going but when it did get going it went off big and I really can't wait to see how much better it'll get now that FOX have decided to do the right thing(for once!) and keep their noses out of Joss' business.
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these articles make my longing for more intel on the new season worse.
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I enjoyed Dollhouse from the beginning, because I managed to really lower my expectations, and when it got good (in my opinion: Episode six.) it pleasantly surprised me. Then came Epitaph One and it felt like watching Angel again, wrapped in a Terminatoresque setting, it was perfect. Whedon managed to make me cry again, made me love all the characters way more, (Especially poor Topher..) and surprised me with how dark the technology I really didn't care to much about in the "present", became so badass in the future..

I don't really think they can manage to live up to Epitaph One right away, even if Whedon shows usually get better by second season, I think it will take time for it to become anywhere as good as Epitaph One unless they just force it to switch between the present the future in a Lost-y way. Still looking forward to it though, as I'm sure it will get even better than the regular episodes.
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A new season by Joss Whedon, exciting stuff! First Helo then Apollo in DH.
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I am looking forward to watching season 2.
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On the DVD release of Dollhouse season 1 or on the torrents. Epitaph 1 showed the real potential of this show. I hope season 2 will advance the story towards the Epitaph episode story.
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how and where can we view epitaph one?
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To me Joss Whendon is like a one hit wonder who just keeps releasing albums that nobody cares about.
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looks like it'll be cancelled by the end of season 2... it's up against Medium!
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I must admit Joss Whedon's legacy is more of hearsay to me, because I never watched Buffy or Angel. But I did approach Dollhouse with a fair amount of anticipation because of its intriguing promotional campaign. I like this show, because it has a very interesting premise, slick packaging and some fun storylines and was glad when it got picked up for a second season.I look forward to seeing it all unravel. But sexually dark stuff, muder, sex, murder.... that's barely any surprise. It's the one line bio of pretty much any other show on television.
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This show didn't live up to my admittedly very high expectations, and although it did get better towards the back end of the season it still wasn't as good as I had hoped. Having said that it is much better than most things on TV and there is no doubt that I will be watching season 2.
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I can't wait! Glad it's back!!!!!!!!
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Can't wait. The last five episodes were awesome!
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Whedon's shows sometimes need to build. He likes to give us a background first and then totally blow our minds later. True, this time it took longer (because Fox has something against success), but when they let Whedon be Whedon, he was gold.
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Whedon's shows sometimes need to build. He likes to give us a background first and then totally blow our minds later. True, this time it took longer (because Fox has something against success), but when they let Whedon be Whedon, he was gold.
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And with Joss fully in controll of the show (fox heads stay out of the kitchen this time) this season is going to be amazing!!!! LOVED the second half of season 1, first 1/2 was good not great but good. They seriously need to air Epitaph One, saw the ep on DVD and it was awsome. Darker this season :D:D:D:D
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Dont really like dollhouse
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