We just got back from the Merlin press room at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, where we spoke with visiting cast and creators of the popular U.K. import. It was Angel Coulby’s first visit to Comic-Con, so she will be one of the ones you’ll be reading about here at KSiteTV, but first, we’re going to shine a spotlight on the show’s best bad girl – or at least the actress who plays her, Katie McGrath.
For starters, Katie McGrath the person is very nice, but she enjoys playing a character who is not so nice. “Bad girls are far more fun than good girls, in my opinion,” she says, before explaining where we find Morgana when the show resumes.
“The most important thing is the time that she has spent off Camelot. There’s three years of a difference, and in those years, you discover that her worst fears have been realized. She’s been persecuted for being magical. You discover she’s been imprisoned, probably tortured by a character you’ll see later on in the season. And for her, when she gets out, it’s no longer just about being accepted for being magical, which is what she was in Season 4. It’s now about revenge. She wants to make everybody pay for what has happened to her. It’s a much darker driving force for her. She doesn’t just want her throne back. She wants everyone to feel what she’s felt,” she says.
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