Archive for June 16, 2017
The Millennium Falcon has been found on Google Maps. To the characters in the Star Wars universe, The Millennium Falcon might be “garbage”, “a piece of junk”, or even “a bucket of bolts“, but to fans, the beloved ship is practically a character herself. She may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts. She’s the ship that made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs. Despite her appearance, the Falcon won over several characters, including Lando and Han, as well as the hearts of the viewers.
In Star Wars: The Force Awakens it was the Falcon that was seen before any other returning characters, bringing a strong feeling of nostalgia to the audience as they ...
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The premiere title for season 2 of Westworld has mostly been revealed, teasing the fallout from the show’s first season. While Game of Thrones has provided HBO with an epic fantasy story that has become a smash hit, Westworld has allowed the network to wade into similar prestige waters with sci-fi. Like Lost before it, the series traffics in a large ensemble, multiple timelines, and mind-bending twists. Though it didn’t draw as many viewers as either Lost or Game of Thrones, it still garnered plenty of buzz and praise for its exploration of personhood and what makes us human.
Marvel Comics is diving back into the distant past with a new series starring an ancient team of Avengers. Titled Marvel Legacy, the series will focus on a group of characters whose histories have been critical in shaping the Marvel comics we know today.
Taking place in 1,000,000 B.C., Marvel Legacy will unite ancient versions of Black Panther, Phoenix, Ghost Rider, and Star Brand, along with established characters Odin and Agamotto. The first issue, written by Jason Aaron (The Mighty Thor) and illustrated by Esad Ribic (Secret Wars), is a 50-page story that will give readers ...
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Cristela Alonzo has become known over the years for her stand-up comedy, making appearances on shows such as Last Comic Standing, Live at Gotham, and Conan. She was named one of the 10 L.A. Comedy Acts to Watch by LA Weekly and went on to write and produce her pilot presentation, Cristela, before it got picked up by ABC. Now she is lending her voice to character, Cruz Ramirez, in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3.
Screen Rant got a chance to sit down with Cristela on press day, where we discussed how they created Cruz Ramirez, what it was like to work with Pixar and Disney, and what were some things that Cristela brought into Cruz that wasn’t originally on the page.
First of all, I want to say congratulations on the film. It was so much fun.
Cristela Alonzo: Oh, thank you!
So much fun. It seems the character Cruz, even though it’s an ...
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