Matt Ryan: Legends Star Has Theater Itch Again

During a Wizard World Chicago panel to discuss the Arrowverse, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow actor Matt Ryan spoke about performing on TV and stage. Other panelists in the Arrowverse panel also included Kelly Hu and Teddy Sears.  A member of the audience asked a question about which medium is more challenging or fun.  While Kelly Hu said she doesn’t want to do stage, Teddy Sears commented that he would love to do animation but he’s…

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The Orville: Mark Jackson and Kelly Hu talk Scripts

During Wizard World Chicago, Mark Jackson and Kelly Hu appeared during a panel to discuss The Orville and answer fan questions. Unfortunately, Scott Grimes couldn’t attend the Friday afternoon panel, which was hosted by Freaks and Geeks cast member Samm Levine.  While the panel lasted for about 45 minutes, I’m only choosing to cover their answers to the question that I asked. What do you generally look for in screenplays when selecting projects? Kelly Hu:…

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John Travolta on What He Looks For In A Screenplay

John Travolta, who stars in the upcoming The Fanatic, spoke about what he looks for in a screenplay during Wizard World Chicago. On being asked about what he looks for in roles: John Travolta: The most common thing: is it different than something I’ve done before? Or if it’s in a similar category, is it different enough for me to give a spin on it that would be entertaining to the audience? Only the actor…

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Billy Zane talks Titanic and More

Billy Zane spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Titanic, what he looks for in a screenplay, and so much more while attending Wizard World Chicago. While we didn’t discuss it on Friday afternoon, Zane guest starred in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as P.T. Barnum. The episode aired weeks before the release of The Greatest Showman in 2017.  While the series is the most bonkers show of the Arrowverse, they were more truthful to Barnum…

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George Wendt talks Cheers, Second City

George Wendt spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Cheers and the most meaningful advice he learned during his time at Second City. Wendt, an alumnus of The Second City theater in Chicago, is one of many celebrities on hand during Wizard World in Rosemont. The Chicago native has been spending this weekend signing for fans and posing for photos. In addition, he spoke during various panels.  You’ll also be able to find Wendt appearing in…

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Greg Grunberg talks Heroes, Star Wars

Greg Grunberg spoke with Solzy at the Movies about working on Heroes, Star Wars, and Star Trek during Wizard World Chicago. With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker due out in theaters, I had to ask Grunberg what he can tell us about the new film. There’s a mini-Heroes reunion this weekend.  I thought the first season was one of the best seasons in television history. Greg Grunberg: Thank you. What do you miss about working…

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Jack Coleman talks Heroes at Wizard World Chicago

Jack Coleman spoke with Solzy at the Movies about working on Heroes and being a descendant of American founding father Benjamin Franklin. There’s a mini-Heroes reunion this weekend. Jack Coleman: Right here. This is the line right here. I thought the first season was one of the best seasons in television history. Jack Coleman: You are correct. What do you miss about working on the series? Jack Coleman: Mostly this and it was just a…

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Thomas Ian Nicholas talks American Pie, Adverse

Thomas Ian Nicholas spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Adverse, Zeroville, and the future of the American Pie franchise during Wizard World Chicago 2019. I last spoke with Thomas during Wizard World Chicago 2017 so I was able to get some updates. American Pie turned 20 years old this summer. Thomas Ian Nicholas: It did. It’s almost legal to drink. How come you weren’t in the anniversary photo? Thomas Ian Nicholas: Which photo are…

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Samm Levine talks Inglourious Basterds, Freaks and Geeks

Samm Levine spoke with Solzy at the Movies about Inglourious Basterds and Freaks and Geeks during Wizard World Chicago 2019. Samm Levine Inglourious Basterds just turned 10 years old. Samm Levine: It did. It did. Happy birthday to Inglourious Bastards. How honored were you to be a part of the film? Samm Levine: It is still probably my favorite project to have ever been a part of. I have loved Quentin and been a great…

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Wizard World Chicago: First Guests Announced

The first wave of guests have been announced for the 2019 edition of Wizard World Chicago, taking place August 22-25 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Aquaman star Jason Momoa is among the headliners of the first wave of guests that were announced yesterday.  While the convention takes place Thursday-Sunday, the DC superhero will only be in Chicago for Sunday only.  Gotham stars Ben McKenzie and Morena Baccarin are scheduled to attend Friday through…

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