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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Star Wars Actor News


¤Natalie Portman (Padmé in the PT) will be starring as Ines/Alicia, Francisco Goya's muse and her daughter, in the upcoming Goya's Ghost (2006)

¤Madison starring Jake Lloyd (Young Anakin Skywalker in The Phantom Menace) a movie that took quite some time to be released to theatres has been released on DVD.

¤Hilton McRae (Arvel Crynyd in Return of the Jedi) is starring as Feste in Twelfth Night at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London 10/11/05 - 10/15/05. And...his wife...Lindsay Duncan (voice of TC-14 in TPM) plays in HBO's epic series Rome, as Servilia of the Junii.

¤Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks in PT) produced a film called The DL Chronicles with his production company Stop That Bangin'! Productions. The film is currently making the film festival circuit.

¤James Earl Jones (voice of Darth Vader) will be the keynote speaker at Johns Hopkins University on January 13th, 2006.

¤Adrian Zmed (Toth in Jedi Starfighter - video game) is replacing actor David Hess in the role of Noah in an off-Broadway production of The Ark, before the preview has even started. The Ark will start on October 14, 2005 at the 37 Arts theatre in New York, NY.

¤Raphael Sbarge (voice of Carth Onasi and others in SW video games) will make a guest appearance on the TV series NUMB3RS as Malcolm Galway in episode Calculated Risk and airs October 14, 2005.

¤Edward Asner (Jabba in the ROTJ radio drama; Master Vrook Lamar in KOTOR) will be making a special preview performance of The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial in Campbell Hall at UCSB (University of California at Santa Barbara) on October 14, 2005 (evening) and October, 15, 2005 (matinee)

¤Graeme Blundell (Ruwee Naberrie in the PT) and his wife Susan Kurosawa cancelled their appearances at the Bali Writers Festival in Bali, Indonesia after the recent bombing.

¤Garrick Hagon will be starring as Waters in the film Shadows of the Past (starring Steven Segal) due out in 2006.

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Nerf-Herders Anonymous said...

Darth Nenya

date Posted: Oct 12, 2005 4:29 PM
Nice blog. Natalie Portman is also filming "V for Vendetta", in case ya cared.

Nerf-Herders Anonymous said...

Life, the Star Wars Universe and Everything

date Posted: Oct 12, 2005 4:37 PM
Thanks. And thank you for letting me know, Darth Nenya!

V for Vendetta is in her list of credits on the site. But, alas, it is old news.


Nerf-Herders Anonymous said...

The best star wars humour site ever

date Posted: Oct 13, 2005 11:11 AM
and Hayden Christensen is filming The Decameron: Angels and Virgins and then Awake with Jessica Alba

Nerf-Herders Anonymous said...

Life, the Star Wars Universe and Everything

date Posted: Oct 13, 2005 12:03 PM
Hi Beth,

You're totally right. While I've known about both for a while and posted them on Mr. Christensen's page I made no mention of it here in the blog. Thank you for pointing that out to me!
I'm looking forward to The Decameron! I'm not the biggest Alba fan so I might wait for that one on DVD.

Thanks again!