'The Cape': David Lyons talks motivation, physicality and wearing a cape around the house


David Lyons didn't read comic books as a kid. He's gained an appreciation for them lately, though -- which is good, since he's playing a comics-inspired character on "The Cape.""Since I've started this and started to do research into the different genres and heroic archetypes and the mythology behind it, I realized it's an incredible world in terms of complexity and color," Lyons tells Zap2it. "As a kid, I just thought it was pictures. But I realize now how much heart and soul are in these comics."That's also what drew him to "The Cape," which premieres at 9 p.m. ET Sunday (Jan. 9) on NBC. His character, Vince Faraday, is a cop who's framed for murder and goes underground when he's presumed killed. He takes on the identity of The Cape, his son's (Ryan Wynott) favorite comics character, and wages a one-man battle against the corruption in his home, the fictional Palm City. Lyons, a...



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