Simon Monroe 
ULA disciple Simon is on a mission of Undead liberation… 
Charismatic Simon Monroe, one of the 12 disciples of the Undead Prophet, enters Roarton with a besotted Amy Dyer. Outwardly, he’s on a mission to liberate PDS Sufferers, urging them to make the most of their second lives. He’s not afraid to make waves in Roarton to achieve his goal, and before long the village’s undead population are seduced by his charms. But Kieren has his doubts…
The ULA have been linked to fatal attacks on the living… does Simon have a more sinister side? And does he have an ulterior motive for being in Roarton?
Quote: “The Undead Liberation Army is about protecting The Redeemed from the Living. Because no one else will.”
Emmett J Scanlan - In The Flesh newcomer Emmett has also starred in The Fall, and is well-known for his role of Brendan Brady in Hollyoaks.

Simon Monroe

ULA disciple Simon is on a mission of Undead liberation…

Charismatic Simon Monroe, one of the 12 disciples of the Undead Prophet, enters Roarton with a besotted Amy Dyer. Outwardly, he’s on a mission to liberate PDS Sufferers, urging them to make the most of their second lives. He’s not afraid to make waves in Roarton to achieve his goal, and before long the village’s undead population are seduced by his charms. But Kieren has his doubts…

The ULA have been linked to fatal attacks on the living… does Simon have a more sinister side? And does he have an ulterior motive for being in Roarton?

Quote: “The Undead Liberation Army is about protecting The Redeemed from the Living. Because no one else will.”

Emmett J Scanlan - In The Flesh newcomer Emmett has also starred in The Fall, and is well-known for his role of Brendan Brady in Hollyoaks.

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'3Crosses” (2010) has been picked up for distribution and is being released in the USA and Canada on DVD this June 17th 2014. They have changed the name to ”Once Upon a Time in Dublin” for US audiences. The film can be pre-ordered on (Region Free) DVD at Amazon via the following link:

http://www.amazon.com/Once-Upon-Time-In-Dublin/dp/B00IC13UEM

In The Flesh Series 2 | More information about Emmett Scanlan’s “Simon”

Summary of new information from this month’s SFX magazine

  • Emmett’s character Simon died of a heroin overdose and coming back to life has given him a new purpose in life. He’s got a new sense of pride and his new identity makes him believe in something greater than himself.
  • He has spurned the cover-up make-up and encouraged his lover Amy (Emily Bevan) to do the same. They met when she left Roarton and she returns with him. He’s had a big effect on her.
  • Simon has a different look on humanity because he was one of the first few of the undead to be captured and experimented on. Emmett wears a piece on his back that is covered in scars with skin stapled together. Those scars affect how he sees the world and interacts with others.* 

* I’ve seen pictures of Emmett’s make-up on his spine and it took hours in the make up chair and is very gruesome but amazing to look at, especially where the spine hasn’t been stapled together well! It looks pretty horrific if that is the result of him being experimented on.

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