Artist Prasad Bhat made this fantastic art series, The Evolution, that tracks the career of famous actors and the iconic roles they’ve played in different movies. It’s great because the expression of each actor never changes (and the expressions are so, so on point), even through all the characters’ costumes and wigs…
Who do you think of as Superman? Christopher Reeves. Iron Man? Robert Downey Jr. Wolverine? Hugh Jackman. Some comic book superheroes will always be associated with one actor. But others? Like who’s your Batman or the Human Torch, and is Ben Affleck even a superhero even though he’s been one twice? Those questions…
With $75 million, Robert Downey Jr. tops Forbes' highest paid actors list. He's joined by fellow superheroes Bradley Cooper ($46 million), Chris Hemsworth ($37 million), Ben Affleck ($35 million), and Christian Bale ($35 million). See the whole list at Forbes. [Forbes]
Last weekend at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, Illinois, ten of the actors rotoscoped for the first three Mortal Kombat games gathered to show fans they are far from finished. Looking good, aren't they?
Yesterday, Seth Rogen testified before a Senate subcommittee, pleading for more awareness of and support for Alzheimer's research. It was — like most things Rogen does — endearing as hell. But unlike the characters Rogen typically plays, it was also brave, altruistic, and kind of badass.
Can James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender make us believe they're playing the same characters as Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen, in X-Men: First Class? We have high hopes. But recasting iconic characters doesn't always work out that great.
There are a lot of movies that succeed because they have terrific imagination, plotting, dialog, and story. And then there are movies that are decent but not special, until one performer lifts them up and makes them shine. Take a look at ten hit-making performances in fantasy.
It seems to be semi-official that The Cape has been dry-cleaned and folded for the last time. And we've heard people talking about a "Summer Glau Curse," in which no power in the 'verse can keep her on the air.
A biography of Hedy Lamarr, movie star and anti-Nazi inventor, is up for grabs. To win the book, tell us about your favorite WW II anti-Nazi inventions.
Beloved movie psychic, Zelda Rubinstein, passed away Wednesday Jan. 27th. Best known for her work as Tangina Barrons from the Poltergeist movies, Zelda was the spark that made that franchise eternal. Hope to see you on the other side.
We have high hopes Don Cheadle will make us forget Terence Howard completely, when he steps in as James Rhodes/War Machine in Iron Man 2. But it doesnt always work that way. Here are the worst recastings of science-fiction stars.
Crank 2's script may have been the "most offensive" Jason Statham ever read - but that was before costar Bai Ling rewrote it. Bai told us about catfights, upskirts and the craziest movie ever. Spoilers!
The best part of falling for a show is discovering that the actors in it are just as shamelessly fannish as you are. Lo and behold, there are a lot more actor geeks than you think!
As many sites have already reported, Heath Ledger was found dead this morning. The actor was to play the punked-out Joker in this summer's The Dark Knight movie. We are sad to hear the news. It also makes us wonder if The Dark Knight will now achieve the same cult status as The Crow, another production which lost its…
The creepy-ass tarry-eyed mass-murderer girl from Heroes turns out to have a science-fiction pedigree. Dania Ramirez played Callisto in X-Men 3. AND she was a potential slayer who flirted with Xander in the final few episodes of Buffy. Ramirez says those roles helped prepare her for all the physical action involving…