'Revolution': David Lyons give thumbs up to Monroe's return to humanity

"Revolution" begins the second half of its season Wednesday night (Jan. 8) -- and continues the ongoing transition of Sebastian Monroe from megalomaniacal dictator to, dare we say it, almost likable freedom fighter.The "megalomaniacal" descriptor comes from the man who plays Monroe, David Lyons. He's not entirely sure about the "likable" part yet, but he has been enjoying playing the version of Monroe viewers have seen thus far in Season 2."I wouldn't say that he's been redeemed," Lyons tells Zap2it. "I think what you're starting to see in Monroe is more aspects of his former humanity and his former self, intertwined with that megalomaniacal aspect of his nature. ... At the moment he's like this weird cross-pollination of two different creatures -- one that's trying to do the right thing but has this propensity to turn his back on people and go down that selfish road. ... "But I like where [the writers have] gone...



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