#RIP: actress Debbie Lee Carrington has died at age 58. She played Romba Ewok in “#StarWars VI: #ReturnOfTheJedi”, a drone in #InvadersFromMars, Thumbelina in #TotalRecall, Emperor Penguin in #BatmanReturns, alien father in #MenInBlack, a creature in #BuffyTheVampireSlayer, & much more.
Our condolences to her family, friends & fans. May she rest in peace. She is one with the Force.
Debbie Lee Carrington (1959-2018)
Fox has canceled development of an adult #Deadpool animated series from Donald Glover & Steven Glover.
Intended to premiere on Fox’s network #FXX in 2018, the network released the following statement on Saturday, March 24, 2018:
“Due to creative differences, FX, Donald Glover, Stephen Glover and Marvel Television have agreed to part ways on Marvel’s Deadpool animated series. FX will no longer be involved with the project. FX and Marvel have an ongoing relationship through our partnership on Legion, which will continue.”
#RIP: the incredible #SciFi & #Fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin has died at the age of 88. She wrote more than 20 novels (including her acclaimed novel “The Left Hand of Darkness” & the #Earthsea series), as well as a dozen books of poetry, over 100 short stories (collected in multiple volumes), seven collections of essays, 13 books for children & five volumes of translation, including the Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu and selected poems by the Chilean Nobel Prize winner Gabriela Mistral. He works also include a guide for writers.
Her novels were translated into more than 40 languages and often delved into themes of sorcery & dragons, or spaceships & planetary conflict. Her novels include the following:
From the Earthsea series:
From the Hainish science fiction series:
- “The Lathe of Heaven”, 1971
- “The Winds of Twelve Quarters”, 1975
- “Orsinian Tales”, 1976
- “The Eye of the Heron”, 1978
- “The Beginning Place”, 1980
- “The Compass Rose”, 1982
- “Always Coming Home”, 1985
- “Searoad: Chronicles of Klatsand”, 1991
- “Animals of the Western Shore”, 2004-2007 (Nebula Award)
- “Lavinia”, 2008
This is a more complete bibliography.
Author Stephen King tweeted: “Usula K. LeGuin, one of the greats, has passed. Not just a science fiction writer; a literary icon. Godspeed into the galaxy.”
Author Neil Gaiman tweeted: “I just learned that Ursula K. Le Guin has died. Her words are always with us. Some of them are written on my soul. I miss her as a glorious funny prickly person, & I miss her as the deepest and smartest of the writers, too. Still honoured I got to do this:”
He was referring to presenting Ursula K. Le Guin with a lifetime achievement award at the 2014 National Book Awards:
Our deepest condolences to her family, friends & fans. May she rest in peace.
Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018)
Here’s the latest trailer released a few days ago for the upcoming #Marvel movie #BlackPanther, which is opening in theaters next month on Feb. 15, 2018:
Actor Donnelly Rhodes died on Jan. 8, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born on Dec. 4, 1937. He played Dr. Sherman Cottle in #BattlestarGalactica, Grandpa Flynn in #TronLegacy, Father Simon / Mr. Shaw in #Supernatural, Agent Smith in #TheFlash, Milash in #Smallville, Gen. Eiger / Senator in #TheOuterLimits, & much much more. Fans of the sitcom #Soap will remember him as Dutch Leitner.
Our condolences to his family, friends & fans. May he rest in peace. So say we all.
Donnelly Rhodes (1937-2018)
#RIP: actor Jon Paul Steuer has died at the age of 33. He was the 1st actor to portray Alexander Rozhenko (Worf’s son) in #StarTrek #TNG. He was also known as the musician Jonny P. Jewels in Portland, OR, where he formed the band Soda Pop Kids. Our condolences to his family, friends & fans. May he rest in peace.
A new trailer for the upcoming “#PacificRim #Uprising” starring John Boyega, Scott Eastwood & Tian Jing has been released: