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Star Wars and Fantastic Beasts star Mads Mikkelsen announced at For The Love Of Sci-Fi
Harry Potter fans will have the chance to meet Fantastic Beasts star Mads Mikkelsen this December, after the Hollywood actor was announced as a special guest at For The Love Of Sci-Fi.The announcement follows Mads' debut as Gellert Grindelwald in the third instalment of the Fantastic Beasts saga, The Secrets Of Dumbledore, earlier this year.Following his appearance in the film, fans will now be able to meet the actor in person at For The Love Of Sci-Fi convention, which will be held at Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester from December 3 to December 4, 2022.READ NEXT: Harry Potter's Tom Felton 'returns' to Hogwarts after unveiling studio tour exhibitionAlong with Fantastic Beasts, Mads is also fondly known to fans for his huge roles in Rogue One: A Star Wars story as Galen Erso, and Marvel blockbuster Dr Strange as Kaecilius.For The Love Of Sci-Fi, which is organised by Monopoly Events, will also see the Fantastic Beasts and Star Wars actor joined by a whole host of big names from film and TV for the event.The incredible line-up includes Stranger Things stars Cara Buono and Nikola Djuricko, Umbrella Academy Herb actor Ken Hall and Back To The Future actors James Tolkan, Don Fullilove, Harry Waters Jnr and Claudia Wells.Completing the line-up so far are also The Orville's Adrianne Palicki and Scott Grimes, Metal Gear Solid voice actor David Hayter and Obi-Wan Kenobi series star Dmitrious Bistrevsky - with even more guests still to be announced in the coming months.That's not all, as Monopoly Events have also teased a huge Stranger Things guest announcement tonight (July 20, 2022), saying in a social media post: "Apparently people have been watching this show quite a bit on Netflix recently."This guest has never signed
Star Wars fan event to visit the UK next year as Star Wars Celebration 2023 announced
Star Wars fans were recently delighted after it was announced that a major fan event, The Star Wars Celebration, will return to London next year.The Star Wars Celebration is described as the "ultimate fan experience" on its website, and will be held at London's Excel Centre from April 7-10, 2023.Featuring announcements, immersive exhibits, screenings, autograph sessions, panels, guest appearances and Star Wars-inspired activities, the celebration brings together generations of fans who love the famous franchise.READ NEXT: Star Wars fans praise Disney Obi-Wan Kenobi series as the 'best show to ever exist'Tickets for Star Wars Celebration 2023 are due to go on sale tomorrow (June 30, 2022), with further announcements to be made about the highly anticipated event in the future.Produced by Lucasfilm in association with Reedpop, the event in London follows the success of Star Wars Celebration 2022, which was held in California last month (May 2022).The 2022 celebration featured an impressive line-up of panel sessions and celebrity guests, including Billie Lourd, Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal - as well as bringing together generations of fans of the beloved franchise.That wasn't all, as Lucasfilm and Disney+ announced a new wave of Star Wars series at the event, which are expected to launch on the streaming service over the next year.These included a third series of hit show The Mandalorian, as well as a new spin off about Cassian Andor.Over six years after Cassian Andor was introduced onscreen in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the new Andor TV series is set to launch on Disney+ on August 31, 2022.Billed as a 'rousing spy thriller', the series will once again star Diego Luna in the role, as it follows the Rebel Alliance's
C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels joins Star Wars guest line-up at Comic Con Scotland
Star Wars line-up at Comic Con Scotland this autumn.Anthony Daniels first appeared as C-3PO in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1977, and is the only actor to have appeared in all 10 Star Wars films - as well as numerous spin-offs and video games.Fans will now be able to meet the actor in person at Comic Con Scotland, which will be held at The Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh from October 8-9, 2022.They also have a chance to have their photograph with the actor, as well as the opportunity to meet him and ask for an autograph too.His appearance at Comic Con Scotland follows another huge Star Wars guest announcement earlier in the month, with the all-star guest line-up welcoming another icon from the sci-fi universe.Star Wars fans will also have the chance to meet Hollywood icon and Obi-Wan Kenobi actor Ewan McGregor at Comic Con Scotland too, following the actor's reprisal of his role in the critically acclaimed Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series.Comic Con Scotland, which is organised by Monopoly Events, will see the Doctor Sleep and Moulin Rouge actor joined by a whole host of big names from film and TV for the highly anticipated event.The incredible line-up includes Clueless' Alicia Silverstone, Titanic's Billy Zane, Umbrella Academy's Tom Hopper, Scrubs' John C.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea wants to play Popeye in a live-action movie
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has expressed his desire to play Popeye in a live-action movie if another one ever gets made.Taking to Twitter this past weekend, the musician and actor – who recently starred as a bounty hunter in Disney+‘s new Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi – pitched the idea of him taking on the role of the much-loved cartoon sailor.“If a good director decides to make a popeye movie, I’m your man,” he tweeted on Sunday (June 19).If a good director decides to make a popeye movie, I’m your man.— Flea (@flea333) June 19, 2022Although he’s predominantly known as the bassist for the California rock titans, Flea has been acting in TV shows and major motion pictures for decades.Some of his most notable roles include Back To The Future II and III, The Big Lebowski, Baby Driver, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, The Chase, My Own Private Idaho, and he’s voiced characters in The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad.Created by E.C. Segar, Popeye initially started off in 1929 as a comic book. The character made its way to the big screen in a 1980 with the release of a live-action musical directed by Robert Altman and starring Robin Williams as the titular character.Whether a new Popeye movie is in the works is not known at this point, but judging from the responses to Flea’s tweet it looks like people would be into the idea.Hollywood Heights actor Meredith Salenger was among those in his replies, telling the bassist: “Robert Altman’s was one of my favs.