Rogue One: First Image Of Jimmy Smits’ Bail Organa Revealed

In this December’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, viewers will get reacquainted with Darth Vader, but the Sith Lord is not the only returning character in a film that mainly consists of fresh faces. For Attack of the Clones, actor Jimmy Smits was cast as Bail Organa, a senator in the Republic and the future adoptive father of Princess Leia. Fans know Organa as one of the leaders of the rebellion, helping form the Alliance in the waning days of the Clone Wars. Given where Rogue Continue reading «Rogue One: First Image Of Jimmy Smits’ Bail Organa Revealed»

John Cleese’s Twitter Activity Hints At DCEU Role

John Cleese John Cleeses Twitter Activity Hints At DCEU Role

As the fledgling DCEU looks forward to 2017’s solo Wonder Woman outing and the first Justice League team-up, behind the scenes news and rumors continue to build around the franchise. One of the latest rumors flying around the internet has been the possibility of seeing legendary comic actor John Cleese joining the Justice League line-up. Known for his work on Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and A Fish Called Wanda (among many, many others), the British icon first came to Continue reading «John Cleese’s Twitter Activity Hints At DCEU Role»

Fantastic Beasts Crosses $200 Million Mark at International Box Office


Fantastic Beasts Crosses $200 Million Mark at International Box Office
Fantastic Beasts Easter Egg Frank Thunderbird Fantastic Beasts Crosses $200 Million Mark at International Box Office

This news comes as no surprise, given how successful the original Harry Potter films did internationally: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 grossed $12.2 million in China and $11.6 million in Japan on its opening weekend with Part 2 bringing in $29.7 million in China and $16.1 million in Japan. If anything, Fantastic Beasts’ figures are low given the franchise’s history with those regions, but these numbers are sure to grow, and it’s nice to see a Continue reading «Fantastic Beasts Crosses $200 Million Mark at International Box Office»

Doctor Strange Concept Art Reveals Alternate Design for Kaecilius’ Zealots


Doctor Strange Concept Art Reveals Alternate Design for Kaecilius' Zealots
Doctor Strange Kaecilius Zealots Doctor Strange Concept Art Reveals Alternate Design for Kaecilius Zealots

As is readily apparent, this unused design for Kaecilius’ Zealots has a much more cult-like look to it, looking suitable for someone on their way to a worship service at the church of Dormammu. The white makeup and long robe also evokes the classic look of the grim reaper, and when combined with the way the Zealot appears to be floating above the ground in the right panel of the image, lends a very ethereal quality to this piece of unused art. Considering director Scott Derrickson’s Continue reading «Doctor Strange Concept Art Reveals Alternate Design for Kaecilius’ Zealots»

Disney World Video Shows Off Avatar Theme Park Animatronic

The uncanny ability of Disney to bring people into worlds never before imagined and provide onscreen entertainment that continuously evolves and expands has perhaps never been more impressive than it currently is. Yes, Disney has always been one of the most accomplished entertainment conglomerates in the business, but over the past several years, the Mouse House has latched on to some huge properties like Marvel Comics, Star Wars and Avatar.

Not just content to ensure that fans Continue reading «Disney World Video Shows Off Avatar Theme Park Animatronic»

Firefly & Barney Miller Actor Ron Glass Passes Away at 71


Firefly & Barney Miller Actor Ron Glass Passes Away at 71
ron glass barney miller Firefly & Barney Miller Actor Ron Glass Passes Away at 71

In addition to his live-action work, Glass lent his voice to a number of noteworthy animated TV series over the years; among them, RugratsDisney’s AladdinSuperman: The Animated Series and The Proud Family. Glass also voiced a character in the cartoon TV show-turned animated movie Recess: School’s Out in 2001 and appeared in such films as Deep SpaceHouseguestLakeview Terrace and Death at a Funeral (2010), among others, over the course Continue reading «Firefly & Barney Miller Actor Ron Glass Passes Away at 71»