Viola Davis turns in an award-worthy performance in The Woman King, a new historical epic that just premiered in Toronto. I had to juggle my schedule a bit in order to attend one of the TIFF screenings. It isn’t unfair to say that Viola Davis should get an Oscar nomination for her role as General Nanisca. This is an epic true story set in the African Kingdom of Dahomey in 1823. Nanisca (Viola Davis) leads…"The Woman King – Toronto 2022"
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…"Matt Ryan: Legends Star Has Theater Itch Again"
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:…"The Orville: Mark Jackson and Kelly Hu talk Scripts"
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…"Wizard World Chicago: First Guests Announced"
The core cast of Boy Meets World reunited together on stage for the first time during Wizard World Chicago on Friday, August 24th. The panel, full of audience questions, panel ran nearly an hour. There were laughs and tears. During the Q&A, an audience member asked the Boy Meets World cast what some of the favorite memories that they still have to this day from working on the show. When Danielle Fishel, who starred as…"Boy Meets World cast discuss Favorite Memories"
The Baker Twins, Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker, were on hand for a panel during Wizard World Chicago to discuss their upcoming sci-fi film, Kin. The duo, according to Jonathan, originally thought they would pursue a career in comic books. It’s this thought that made Wizard World Chicago the perfect place for their panel. The panel preceded a Saturday night advanced screening of Kin, opening in theaters this Friday. Jonathan said that they wanted to…"Wizard World: The Baker Twins talk Kin"
Kim Possible stars Christy Carlson Romano and Will Friedle were on hand for a panel during the final day of Wizard World Chicago. The duo, who voiced both Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable, took questions from both a moderator and fan questions from the audience. Between the last two times they shared a panel, Christy filmed a small role or cameo for the live-action Kim Possible movie. This was the first time the two shared a…"Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle talk Kim Possible movie"
Kim Possible stars Christy Carlson Romano and Will Friedle were on hand for a panel during the final day of Wizard World Chicago. The duo, who voiced both Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable, took questions from both a moderator and fan questions from the audience. One of the questions dealt with growing up in the Disney limelight as a child and coming back to it as an adult. Christy Carlson Romano: Oh G-d. Interesting—I feel like…"Kim Possible: Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle talk Disney limelight"
Filmmaker Ivan Reitman and actor Ernie Hudson were on hand at Wizard World Chicago in the lead-up to next year’s 35th anniversary celebration for Ghostbusters. The two spoke addressed fans for nearly an hour on Saturday afternoon with a limited amount of time at the end for audience questions. Early on, I decided that I would ask a question during the panel. The obvious choice would be something related to Ghostbusters. Given my background, I…"Ivan Reitman’s Advice for Aspiring Filmmakers"
Wizard World Chicago kicks off this Thursday in Rosemont with a number of celebrities coming to town for the comic con. Among the highlights are a reunion of the Boy Meets World cast featuring Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong, and Will Friedle. What follows below are a small selection of panels that I recommend checking out! Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman was among those recently added to the schedule. He’s in town for Saturday only…"Wizard World 2018: Panel Highlights"