Monday, March 27, 2006

Actor and Site Updates!

Blog and Site update!

Quick and short this week!

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Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia - OT) Makes a cameo appearance in one of Sean Lennon's new animated shorts which accompany each song on his new album Friendly Fire.

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Rick Baker (Figrin D'an (Cantina Band member - Kloo Horn)/Hem Dazon - Cantina Patron - ANH) Baker is an interviewee in the documentary called The Sci-Fi Boys. This DVD documentary, released March 28th, is available only at Best Buy stores and online.
Here's a bit about it from Fangoria online.

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Rebecca Jackson Mendoza (Queen Breha Organa of Alderaan - ROTS) In spite of the mixed reviews the Lord of the Rings Musical is receiving, there seems to be a consensus that Ms. Jackson Mendoza is doing a great job as Galadriel, especially when she belts out the song Wonder.
The musical opened on March 23 in Toronto, Canada.

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David Fennoy (Toy Dampner in Star Wars: Episode I - Racer; Lando Calrissian/Dunari in Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance) Will be speaking at the Entertainment Career Seminar at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York on April 20, 2006 from 6:30 - 10:30.

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John Lithgow (voice of Yoda in the ESB and ROTJ radio dramas and the audio books) is participating in a new program provided through Amazon.com which allows readers to communicate directly with authors. Over 1000 authors have signed up for the new program called Amazon Connect.

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Peter MacNeill (Jord Dusat in The Pirates and the Prince / Treasures of the Hidden Planet in Droids) stars in CBC Television's Yours, Al. The first episode will air on Thursday April 13 @ 8pm on CBC's Opening Night.

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The following Star Wars alum were involved with Superman Returns:
Lisa Shaunessy (A senator - ROTS) she's an accommodation coordinator/assistant to the producer
Hamish Roxburgh (A Naboo Guard - ROTS) worked as an additional third assistant director.
Nash Edgerton (stunt double for Ewan McGregor in AOTC/ROTS) did stuntwork.

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Updates to existing actors in the STAR WARS ACTORS DATABASE
Ed Begley, Jr. (update - TV)
David Fennoy (update - TV)
Dave Bowers (Mas Amedda AOTC/ROTS) - Wattographs is holding a private signing for Dave Bowers until April 7, 2006. You can have personal items signed or get one of the photographs of him as Mas Amedda signed. Deadline for items received is April 7! CLICK HERE!

~~Newly added actors:None this week!
~~Actor ConnectionsSTAR WARS ACTOR CONNECTIONS
None this week!

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ReferencesMain Page

Radio References
Archaeology

TV K-R
Robot Chicken (expanded #4)

COMICS/COMIC STRIPS
Shortpacked (thanks to John at Obroa-Skai.com!)

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LMangue's Art
New work - Firefly/Serenity!
Bottom of the page - Serenity itself will be added soon.

Enjoy!
Leah

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