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She Blinks to Conquer -- Morena Baccarin of 'V'
By Kate O'Hare on November 10, 2009
ABC's remake of "V" hit big in the ratings when it premiered [Nov. 3rd] and also stirred up a bit of controversy, with some claiming it's a veiled (or not so veiled, depending whom you ask) criticism of the current administration, and others claiming it's just a show about disguised aliens coming to Earth and promising hope, change and universal healthcare in exchange for unquestioning devotion.
... Whatever you think the show is really about, one thing's for sure -- it's really a TV show, and it got really good ratings, which is really good news for star Morena Baccarin, who plays Anna, the beguiling alien leader.
Here are the highlights of a brief chat we had after the "V" premiere:
Q: What did you think when you realized "V" was a hit?
A: Wow, holy sh-t. I think it's great. It's a little bit surprising, but at the same time not, because people are really excited about it, and we are very excited about it...