NYCC 2018: Manifest Press Room Interviews

MANIFEST– New York Comic Con 2018 — Pictured: (l-r) Josh Dallas, Executive Producer Jeff Rake, Melissa Roxburgh — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

 

 

 

 

 

It’s Manifest Monday and for every question answered, we find another mystery.  At New York Comic Con this weekend, we asked executive producer Jeff Rake, and series stars, Josh Dallas and Melissa Roxburgh, what is in store for our intrepid survivors of Montego Airways Flight 828 and here is what they had to say…

 

 

 

 

Josh Dallas (Ben) talks about how he approaches portraying the character of Ben and Ben’s search for the truth about what happened to him and the other passengers on Flight 828.  He also touches on the emotional entanglements of returning home to a wife and daughter who have lived without him for 5-1/2 years.

 

Melissa Roxburgh (Michaela) talks about the complications in the two key relationships in Michaela’s life — her brother Ben and her ex-fiance Jared.  She also talks about the audition process and working with co-star, Josh Dallas.

 

At NYCC, EP Jeff Rake talks about the impact of the voices and visions on our intrepid siblings, Ben and Michaela, and their key relationships in their lives.

 

Manfest airs Mondays at 10pm est on NBC.  You can also find it on the NBC website / app, iTunes and Amazon.

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