From FBI agent Lin Mei on Fox network’s “Vanished” to a former government psychic level Sniff in “Push”, well-known “ER” alumni Ming-Na burgeons a key second casting for the in-development Marvel pilot series as an agent of “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. Access Hollywood reported the ensemble announcement.
Agent Melinda May is the character Ming-Na signs to bring on to live-action.
Within a film and television acting repertoire, the Macau-born actress currencies a present day primetime recognition with recurrent or regular roles appearing on “Two and a Half Men” plus two of SyFy channel’s original series “SGU Stargate Universe” and “Eureka”.
Boston-native Clark Gregg hails twin counts for the Joss Whedon produced “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot season. First due to his silver screen part of Marvel’s Phase One for the Cinematic Shared Universe held Gregg’s cameos as Agent Phil Coulson, a role that led all the way up to the Helicarrier headquarters in 2012s “The Avengers”.
That involvement leads to Gregg being the inaugural cast member kick starting this much fan-anticipation touting series. Like his new co-star, Gregg owns latter day recognition playing a Washington D.C. special agent in his TV career. On “West Wing” he had the familiar reprisal of FBI liaison Michael Casper.
Ming-Na has been a part of superhero drama prior to the upcoming “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, only as a voice-actress. After she took part in making the lead animation namesake role in “Mulan” a blockbuster for Disney, critics’ begrudging acclaim for HBO’s “Spawn: The Animated Series” credits Ming-Na voice-acting Lisa Wu.
It will be the first time Ming-Na has been a part of a Joss Whedon project.
The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #13 is the first issue by the new creative team of writer/artist Dan Jurgens and finished inks by Ray McCarthy. In the issue, Ronnie Raymond and Jason Rusch, who together form Firestorm, struggle to balance their responsibilities as high school students with that of being a super-hero, as they are targeted by a mysterious organization.
New creative teams often make great jumping on points for interested readers and Jurgens drives that point home, delivering what essentially reads as a first issue. Jurgens introduces the core characteristics of Ronnie and Jason completely through naturally flowing dialogue. No heavy narration here. Readers also meet the book’s supporting cast and are introduced to a number of new villains.
At this stage in the process, fans can vote for movies, actors, etc. already listed, or write-in their picks. Later, the list will be narrowed to five choices, in which fans can then vote for their top pick to be honored with a People’s Choice Award.
The Hunger Games is listed in the following categories:
Syfy’s just announced today on their Facebook that “Being Human” season three will return on January 14 at 9 p.m.
When the season ended there were a lot of unanswered questions in regards to the fate of the characters. Aidan returns to Mother’s coven and finds Henry beaten and possibly dead. He then gets caught and brought before Mother, when she stakes Suren. He then attacks, is caught and buried alive in a coffin in the ground.
Josh then talks Sally into possessing Ray’s wife and getting him out into the woods to where Josh could kill him. He is then overpowered and Nora jumps in to defend Josh. When the camera pans out there is a single shot and no one knows who was shot if anyone.
In the final scene you can hear Sally over the radio say that she has found a way out of limbo and the scene pans out and leaves the brownstone alone.
“Being Human” will begin it’s third season after fan apprehension about a show that was copied from the British show with the same name. The idea that a television show about vampires, werewolves, and ghosts could live together and try to become human.
So you want to be a zombie for Halloween. Not that we blame you. It really is the undead mother of all awesome Halloween costumes. But you don’t want to be just one more face among the horde. No, you want to be confused for an extra from the set of “The Walking Dead.” You want your zombie costume to make people worry for their safety.
We’re here to help. Here are some tips to help you get your zombie costume just right this Halloween.
Don’t miss a spot: There’s nothing worse than a great zombie costume… that ends at the neck. Make sure to put makeup on all exposed skin, including your hands and arms. Zombies are messy eaters, and they have no problem getting blood and gore up to their elbows. Dig in!
Recycle an old Halloween costume: Anyone, anywhere, at any time can become a zombie. So it follows that whoever you were for Halloween last year could easily join the ranks of the undead. This way you’re reusing instead of wasting, and zombifying a costume instead of your own clothes. A little strategic ripping, a few blood stains, and voila! That sexy Chewbacca costume from last year is now a sexy zombie Chewbacca.
Skip the personal hygiene: Zombies aren’t the most cleanly individuals. What with the decomposition, the wandering around in all kinds of weather, and the eating of raw human flesh, they tend to look a little worse for wear. Tease your hair and rub dead leaves in it for that wandering-through-the-woods-in-search-of-human-flesh look, and use black and yellow crayon on your teeth as fake rot. Or just don’t bathe for a month. That works too.
Do your research: The key to a perfect zombie costume is staying in character. But how to act like a zombie? Well, you can start by studying the motions and sounds of people who act a bit like zombies on a regular basis: the elderly, the drunk, and the pre-caffeinated.
You can never have too much blood: No seriously. Zombies spend most of their time neck-deep in someone else’s abdominal cavity. There’s really no way to overdo it where the fake blood is concerned. Use the whole bottle.
The Hunger Games has been nominated for best feature film in the BAFTA Children’s Awards, which honors all aspects of children’s entertainment.
Besides competing against Hugo, Arthur Christmas, and The Muppets in the film category, The Hunger Games is also on the shortlist of best films in the BAFTA Kids’ Vote, which opens today. Kids in the UK ages 7-14 can vote on their favorites in a variety of categories.
British Academy of Film and Television Arts is considered the UK equivalent of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — and the annual BAFTA awards are compared to the British equivalent of the Academy Awards here in the U.S.
The BAFTA Children’s Awards are separate, and will be announced on November 23rd. The Hunger Games previously did very well in both the MTV Movie Awards and the Teen Choice Awards, which were voted on by young fans in the U.S.
New comic book releases 10/24/12. After a whirlwind, rainy week here in the Bay Area with the World Series in town, the weekend promises to be a great time to slow down a bit with a great comic. Marvel Comics hits the ground running with the return of Steve Epting to the wrap up of Ed Brubaker‘s run on Captain America with issue #19. Check this title out for some of the sharpest writing and story crafting on the flag drapped hero to date. Meanwhile over at Dark Horse Comics, the popular series Ghost makes a return with issue #1 and the red hot talent of Kelly Sue DeConnick (Marvel ComicsCaptain Marvel) and Phil Noto (Dark Horse ComicsAngel & Faith) is on display (check out the stellar 6 page preview in the slideshow). In the realm of the indie comic scene raptoonist Adrian “Age” Scott ( creator of SLG PublishingsWon & Phil: Raising Heck.) offers up the humourous and heartfelt Age 4 Prez as we near election time here in our great nation. Fresh from the Bay Area event APE, Mr. Scott comes to the table with this comic coloring book for all ages, be sure to check out the associated video with this article. Comic fans, don’t stop there, this week’s list is chock full of some really great reads! Be sure to head down to your local comic shop and stock up on your favorite titles (consider it your rainy day emergency entertainment). Until next week, Enjoy!
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While the last episode, “Sick,” focused on Rick’s group and the prisoners inside the reclaimed penitentiary, this new episode seems to stay entirely focused on Andrea and Michonne. Through this dynamic duo (quartet if you count their undead pets) we are introduced to Woodbury, a fortified post-zombiepocalyptic town where something isn’t quite right.
From the preview, it looks like Andrea and Michonne are captured by Woodbury’s forces when they go to get a closer look at a helicopter crash in the woods. Could this be the same helicopter that Rick saw flying through Atlanta way back in season one?
Fans, of course, know all about both of these key scenes — but for the uninitiated, the Tribute parade features the twenty-four Tribute characters riding in horse-drawn chariots in front of a large crowd while wearing elaborate costumes. The Cornucopia is the central hub of each Hunger Games arena, where the fight-to-the-death begins and in which Tributes can find weapons and supplies.
The photos of the Tribute parade were taken at the Atlanta Speedway, where filming took place on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Cornucopia set was constructed at Clayton County International Park’s “The Beach,” a filming location that was previously confirmed.