Aasif Mandvi Archives

The arc to get the trio involved, along with Ben (Aasif Mandvi) and David (Mike Coulter), doesn't really have much of anything to do with the greater main story We do, however, get some serious dramatic moments from the returning Wallace Shawn, who reprises his role as Father Frank Ignatius from the season premiere "The[...]
Evil Season 3 Episode 9 Review: Lots of Stock in Penultimate Episode
After showing his surveillance footage to the trio, which includes Ben (Aasif Mandvi), they go an investigate and trace his luck to the stock tip he received and its network. Evil: Building Up to Shocking Finish What plays out as a cliché horror film, there's a mysterious dark figure stalking anyone who's benefitted from the tip, and[...]
Evil Season 3 Episode 8 Review: Tons of Emotions “Toyed” Around With
Ben (Aasif Mandvi) tries to find out why toys are not functioning as intended For example, he deals with a wand that plays demonic pre-generated audio clips and one Magic-8 Ball-like toy of interest with macabre results It's nothing that particularly advances his story, but more so gives him something to do In fact, it[...]
Kristen (Katja Herbers), David (Mike Colter), and Ben (Aasif Mandvi) are sent to investigate a young man Owen (Kevin Paul), believed to be possessed, who also has ties to a group believed to be a cult The cold opening shows Victor (Brian d'Arcy James) giving David a wind-up toy owl to slip to Kristen's daughter[...]
Evil Season 3 Episode 6 A Depressing Social Media Commentary: Review
Meanwhile, David, Kristen, and Ben (Aasif Mandvi) are looking at a girl who's speaking in demonic tongues, eating glass, and naturally, cutting herself from self-inflicted wounds in the process as her mother's scared while conveniently posting those bouts on TipTop. Photo Credit: Elizabeth Fisher/Paramount+ After some sleuthing, Ben discovers the true nature of the videos and tries[...]
So the entire premise is for the Catholic Church to search for things out of the ordinary to justify its faith and the idea of miracles letting Kristen (Katja Herbers), David, and Ben (Aasif Mandvi) investigate these paranormal cases So as this plays out, we come to find how rigid Andrea wants to fight this[...]
Evil S03E01/E02 Review: Promising Beginning, Disappointing Follow-Up
I'm hoping this is the beginning of a storyline long game, but right now viewers need to be fed a bit more for them to feel like this is going to matter. Photo credit: Elizabeth Fisher/Paramount+ Directed by John Dahl, we get the typical investigative work put in by the main trio of Kristen, David & Ben[...]
With themes surrounding the occult, paranormal, and surreal, the cast Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Michael Emerson, and Aasif Mandvi opened up to Entertainment Weekly over which of those moments stood out. Mike Colter as David Acosta and Katja Herbers as Kristen Bouchard in EVIL Season 3, Streaming on Paramount+ Photo credit: Richard Phibbs/Paramount+ "There's one moment where[...]
CBS Releases Evil Season 2 Deleted Scenes for Home Release [Exclusive]
The first scene shows Ben (Aasif Mandvi) describing to his associated Kristen (Katja Herbers) and David (Mike Colter) the demonic threat located in a hallway with its name derived from the sound it makes clattering along the hallway Kristen, dumbfounded, throws them a few drinks A knocking at the door reveals her mother, Sheryl (Christine[...]
Originally on CBS, the series starring Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, and Aasif Mandvi, moved exclusively to Paramount+ following its first season Without the censorship concerns of network TV, the streaming service allowed for violent and graphic creativity seeing more gore and saltier language to boot The Kings provided a preview to EW of what to[...]
Evil Promotes Andrea Martin to Series Regular for Season 3
Image courtesy of Paramount+ Evil Season Two Recap In Evil season two, Leland became more active with Kristen, the Catholic priest-in-training David (Mike Colter), and Ben (Aasif Mandvi) even going as far as requesting an exorcism While David reluctantly agreed, Sister Andrea wasn't about ready to accept any of Leland's sociopathic ways even at one point dousing[...]
All Rights Reserved Evil also saw bigger involvement from Aasif Mandvi's Ben, who got in on more than his fair share of the season's darkest arcs- demonic torture, possession, elevator death trap, and more He definitely helped bring the horror movie feel to the series As for Michael Emerson's Leland Townsend, I credit the way creators[...]
Evil Star Christine Lahti on Mother-Daughter Relationship & More
It can be negative in that it is fueled by revenge and maybe it's not going to be very pretty, but I do know that she's on a journey and she's not everything that you think she is at this point." New episodes of Evil, which also stars Mike Cotler and Aasif Mandvi, stream Sundays[...]
The two work with Ben Shakir (Aasif Mandvi), who's as skeptical of the phenomena as Kristen as a practicing Muslim In addition to the supernatural elements they tackle, they also have to contend with the nefarious psychologist Leland Townsend (Michael Emerson), a mysterious sociopath who loves to play cat-and-mouse with their beliefs and convictions. Photo: Elizabeth[...]
The series follows a clinical psychologist and single mother of four, Kristen Bouchard (Katja Herbers), who finds renewed purpose in her life partnering with a priest in training David Acosta (Mike Colter) and assistant Ben Shakir (Aasif Mandvi), a Muslim and skeptic. Photo: Elizabeth Fisher/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc All Rights Reserved Despite her atheist beliefs, the[...]