Canadian Actor Enrico Colantoni reveals why he joined ‘Travelers,’ and why everyone should watch

Canadian actor Enrico Colantoni has been on TV for three decades, starring in such a wide variety of shows it’s hard to keep them straight.

Canadian actor Enrico Colantoni has been on TV for three decades, starring in such a wide variety of shows it’s hard to keep them straight.

His latest stop is on the Showcase show Travelers, playing the mysterious character Vincent alongside his Canadian counterpart, Eric McCormack (Will & Grace).

The mind-bending Travelers features time-travelling specialists (McCormack and Colantoni among them) who live inside host bodies of other people in order to remain hidden. The purpose of their time travel is to prevent a future apocalypse, and essentially save the world from destruction.

To complicate matters, Vincent appears out of nowhere with an unknown agenda. What is he up to? In Episode 3, airing on Monday, Oct. 30, we’re going to find out even more.

Global News sat down with Colantoni in Toronto to talk Travelers, the relevance of the show and how Vincent isn’t evil (like you may have thought he was).

Global News: What made you want to join the Travelers cast?
Enrico Colantoni: I was reminded [recently] how complacent actors can become when they are offered the same guest-star roles. TV can be a little mundane and predictable. They sent me the pilot just so I could figure out what the f**k was going on, and I binged Season 1. I thought… wow. This was not what I expected from a sci-fi show. It’s layered, the spiritual elements of it, the prophetic elements of it, the human aspects of it… how human it was

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