Wednesday, December 28, 2011

PHANTOM LADY in "Knights of the Crooked Cross"

MORE Phantom Lady action from her first issue...
Classic "good girl" cheesecake art by Matt Baker.
The writer is probably Ruth Roche.
The other feature in this issue was a Blue Beetle story.
The Phantom Lady will return...
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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Angelina Jolie Voight

She's talented!
She's beautiful!
She's done an amazing amount of genre work!
She's married to Brad Pitt!
My Significant Other hates her! (For all four reasons)
I love her. (For the first three reasons)
Genre appearances include...
Salt(Evelyn Salt)
Wanted(Fox)
(Master Tigress)
Beowulf(Grendel's Mother)
Mr & Mrs Smith(Jane Smith)
(Francesca Cook aka Franky)
 (Lara Croft)
Gone in 60 Seconds(Sara "Sway" Wayland)
Bone Collector(Amelia Donaghy)
Cyborg 2( Casella "Cash" Reese)

Check out...
Angelina's page at UNHCR
Angelina's page at PerezHilton.com
Other actresses to play Lara Croft include...
Anna Tyrie in Tomb Raider Ascension
Minnie Driver in Revisioned: Tomb Raider
Rhona Mitra, Vanessa Demouy, Karima Adebibe, Alison Carroll (at conventions and trade shows)
Keeley Hawes (in videogames Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light/Tomb Raider: Underworld/Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary/Tomb Raider VII: Legend/)
Ana Jiménez (in videogames Tomb Raider: Underworld/Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary/Tomb Raider VII: Legend)
Jonell Elliott (in videogames Tomb Raider VI/Tomb Raider V/Tomb Raider IV)
Charo Soria (in videogames Tomb Raider VI/Tomb Raider V/Tomb Raider IV)/Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft)
Judith Gibbins (in videogames Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft/Tomb Raider II starring Lara Croft)

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha

Does she like playing little sisters?
Gugu Mbatha-Raw first came to the attention of American genre audiences as Martha Jones' (fellow Femme Fantastique Freema Agyeman) younger sibling Tish on Doctor Who.
And, when JJ Abrams cast his recent series UnderCovers, Gugu auditioned for the role of Samantha Bloom's kid sister Lizzy!
Apparently, Abrams thought "Kid sister? The hell with that! She's the LEAD!"
Wise man, that JJ!
She was the best thing about the show!  ;-)
Besides doing a lot of genre tv (see below), this graduate of the acclaimed Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts performed to rave reviews both on the London stage and Broadway including Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and Ophelia in Hamlet (which went from the West End to Broadway)!
A Fantastic Femme to watch, which we can now do on the new Fox series Touch!
Genre credits include...
Touch (Clea Hopkins)
Odd Thomas (Viola)
UnderCovers (Samantha Bloom)
BoneKickers (Viv Davis)
Bad Girls (Fidelity Saunders)
Trial & Retribution (Jenny Miller)
Disarming Britain: FallOut (Shanice Roberts)
Doctor Who (Letitia "Tish" Jones)
Spooks aka MI-5 (Jenny)

Check out...
GuguMbatha-Raw Online (FanSite)
Profile at RADA (via Wayback Machine)
Profile on the Undercovers page at NBC

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Ana Claudia Talancon

Ana Claudia Talancon started out by performing in Mexican soap operas, doing pages and pages of heavy, emotion-wrenching material on a daily basis.
It's an excellent, albeit brutal traing ground for any performer.
Many fall by the wayside, burned out by the pressure, but not Ana! If anything she endured and prospered!
From there, she's moved on to mini-series like and Terminales and both Spanish and English-language feature films including Love in the Time of Cholera,  receiving both fan acclaim and nominations for multiple awards!
She has a bright future, and I, for one, eagerly await her next appearance! ;-)

Genre appearances include...
DollHouse(Galena)
Terminales (Abril Márquez)
Alone with Her(Amy)
One Missed Call(Taylor Anthony)
Days of Wrath (Samantha Rodriguez)

Check out...
And...NO FanPages for this amazing lady???
What's wrong with you people??? 

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