Loving Kat Barrell

Your online resource for Katherine Barrell

Welcome to Loving Kat Barrell your online resource for the Canadian actress Katherine Barrell! You may recognise her from the TV series Workin' Moms, her guest appearance on Saving Hope, or the TV movie Lake Placid: Legacy. However, Kat is best known for her queer role as Sheriff Nicole Haught on Wynonna Earp. Kat has also been busy with directing film shorts. Be sure to check back regularly for the latest news & images. Enjoy your stay here!

‘Wynonna Earp’ Season 4 Captures

HQ captures from the amazing first half of Wynonna Earp‘s season 4 have now been added to the gallery — however, please be aware that there are scenes of drowning and nudity. Links & previews are below, enjoy!

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4×01 – On the Road Again Captures
4×02 – Friends in Low Places Captures
4×03 – Look at Them Beans Captures
4×04 – Afraid Captures
4×05 – Holy War Captures
4×06 – Holy War: Part 2 Captures

‘Wynonna Earp’ Season 2 Captures (Part 1)

The gallery was updated last night with HD captures from season 2 of Wynonna Earp. The rest of the season shall be added shortly. Gallery links & previews are below, enjoy!

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2×01 – Steel Bars and Stone Walls Captures
2×02 – Shed Your Skin Captures
2×03 – Gonna Getcha Good Captures
2×04 – She Ain’t Right Captures
2×05 – Let’s Pretend We’re Strangers Captures
2×06 – Whiskey Lullaby Captures

‘Wynonna Earp’ stars share anxieties and hints about delayed season 4 during virtual HomeCon panel

‘Wynonna Earp’ stars share anxieties and hints about delayed season 4 during virtual HomeCon panel

The quarantine that the global coronavirus pandemic has forced us into has changed a lot about our lives. Instead of working at an office in business attire, we’re working from our couches in sweatpants… and instead of actors being busy making shows and fans preparing to travel for in-person fan conventions we have… HomeCon!

Billed as the first of its kind, HomeCon is a virtual fan convention conceived of by Paul Amos and Rachel Skarsten, stars of SyFy’s cult hit Lost Girl. With coronavirus shutting down entertainment productions and forcing the cancellation or postponement of several fan conventions, Amos (Darken: Before the Dark) and Skarsten (Batwoman, Reign) thought it would be uplifting for actors and fans alike if they could still connect somehow. So, with help, Amos and Skarsten in two weeks built HomeCon, which used the gaming platform Twitch to broadcast panels featuring actors videoing in from their living rooms, and Zoom for ticketed 5-minute one-on-one video calls with actors. (10 percent of sales are going to the charity First Responders First).

The two-day con launched Friday with a Lost Girl panel, and later came one of the convention’s most buzzed about events: a panel on SyFy’s current hit Wynonna Earp. Stars Katherine Barrell, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Tim Rozon, and Megan Follows — just four of the approximately 30 actors who participated in HomeCon — virtually convened for a panel. The thousands of fans who tuned in from around the world were not disappointed. Technical difficulties and interruption from Barrell’s dog Bernie only added to the fun. Fans were also treated to Provost-Chalkley and Rozon briefly speaking as their characters, and Tim dropping some big news: he became a father in December!

Here’s a dive into what else unfolded during this virtual HomeCon Wynonna Earp panel.

Quarantine Qs

Moderator Jacki Jing asked the cast about their quarantine lives. Rozon, who sported a black cowboy hat worthy of his Earp character Doc Holliday, said he “selfishly” is enjoying quarantine because he’s spending time with his new baby boy. Follows, who wore a black sweater and her hair in a bun and was eating soup the whole time, seemed a little less Zen, as quarantine halted a new acting gig (with which Rozon was also involved), and she’s stuck in her childhood home “surrounded by [her] entire f—in’ life.” But she said she’s biding her time cooking and cleaning.

Provost-Chalkley, who was dressed in a T-shirt and ball cap, said just before quarantine, the cast had gone home for a regular shooting break (they were halfway through filming season four), so quarantine just feels like an extended vacation. However, she’s anxious that the show had only just gotten back on track after a year hiatus (production company financial woes threatened the show but a ferocious fight from the fans helped fix things). Barrell, though content at home (she said her and Provost-Chalkley being only children prepared them for this) echoed Provost-Chalkley’s concern.

But Barrell — who wore a baby blue top and her beloved dyed-red hair down — and Provost-Chalkley remain optimistic, citing excitement about season four and lessons learned from quarantine.

“Talking with people all over the world [in the one-on-ones] it really did give me a sense of ‘WOW, this is everywhere, everyone is feeling the same things,’ and it was sort of comforting in a way,” said Barrell.

Reflecting on their Earp roots

Fans went wild over cast audition snippets shown during a SyFy Wynonna Earp marathon the day before the panel, so Jing asked the cast to reflect on their auditions.

Follows said she struggled with hers, but her daughter pushed her on it. Follows added that when she directs projects, she gives actors second chances, to see how they take direction and to let them overcome nerves. Rozon said his initial audition for the role of Dolls didn’t go well, but when he auditioned for Doc, it felt right. Similarly, Barrell initially auditioned for Waverly and Wynonna. Those experiences made her feel more prepared for her Nicole audition, but she considered herself too “ingénue” to play a cop so she didn’t think she’d get the part.

Jing then asked about their characters’ introduction scenes.

“It was just perfect, it felt so right and it was a big moment for me in terms of finding who this character was,” said Provost-Chalkley, whose first scene was Waverly kicking down a door holding a shotgun. “The writers obviously wanted that to be the first impression — for Waverly to have that… fire in her that came through really strong.”

Barrell, whose first scene was Officer Nicole Haught meeting and flirting with Waverly Earp (aka the beginning of the “Wayhaught” same-sex relationship that propelled the show and actresses to icon status), was excited about being the pursuer, which she and women in general don’t often get to do.

“That scene was so direct and forward and has a perfect amount of bravery and going for what she wants, but also there’s a sensitivity and sweetness, too,” said Barrell. “It just has all the elements. I’m such a huge fan of the way that scene was written.”

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Wynonna Earp ‘Favorites’ Marathon Set for March, Leading to a Season 4 Tease

Syfy will air a Wynonna Earp “Fan Favorites” marathon in March, as one part of a wide-ranging “We Are Her(oes)” Women’s History Month programming event.

The Earp-athon (of what is in actuality just the first 10 episodes of Season 3) will air across three Fridays — March 6 (from 6:30-9:30 am ET), March 20 (6:30-10:30 am) and March 27 (6 to 9 am) — leading up to an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming (and lonnnnnng-awaited) Season 4, during the network’s 20 Women to Watch in 2020 documentary special (airing Friday, March 27 at 11 pm).

Said docu-special, produced by the SYFY FANGRRLS brand and leading out of the series premiere of Vagrant Queen — adapted by an all-female team of writers and directors, from the Vault comic book series — will spotlight “rising women across film, TV and comics who will make an impact in the genre in 2020.”

Other “We Are Her(oes)” programming includes a “MAN-SEL in Distress” movie marathon (on Sunday, March 8 aka International Women’s Day) showcasing strong female characters who are the heroines of their stories (e.g. Mad Max: Fury Road, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life, Zombieland, X-Men: First Class and Power Rangers).

Source: TVLine