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I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying.
The Shawshank Redemption celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion stars Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman and director Frank Darabont reunited for a special Academy screening of the film this week.
Digital Spy goes then and now with the cast of the beloved drama to find out what happened to them in the years since Shawshank's original release.
Tim Robbins (Andy Dufresne)
Already a well-established and respected actor by the time he won the role of Andy Dufresne, Tim Robbins saw his career surge in the wake of Shawshank. He bagged the role after Kevin Costner, Tom Hanks and Brad Pitt turned it down, but their loss was his gain.
Daredevil series showrunner Steven DeKnight took to Twitter recently to answer fan questions regarding the highly anticipated Marvel Netflix series. During New York City Comic-Con we got our first look at the series, along with some story details. But now we've got some new information that includes which character we won't see in the series, what the tone is like, and the inspiration behind the story development of the show. Here are many of the questions and answers from his little Twitter frenzy.
No one. Rt @cameronstear: Who's going to be playing Bullseye in the Marvel Netflix Daredevil? Please reply or give me a hint Steven?
— Steven DeKnight (@stevendeknight) October 31, 2014
Can't say. Must watch. But Rt @RuhailAli: Are you allowed to tell us whether or not the iconic red suit will appear on the show?
— Steven DeKnight (@stevendeknight) November 2, 2014
No idea. But show is pretty damn awesome. Rt @LionelFla: Hi, »
- Joey Paur
Charlie Cox (Stardust) was announced to play Daredevil on Marvel’s Netflix show of the same name a few months ago, and since then he has kept quiet about the project. We knew virtually nothing about the show prior to its panel at the New York Comic Con earlier this month where the cast spoke about working on the project [watch the panel here], and now Cox has divulged more information in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Check out what he had to say below…
“It’s great fun, but it also comes with a great deal of responsibility, I wasn’t really aware of how vast the comic book world was until I became part of the Marvel universe. I went to Comic Con last week, and it’s really important to a lot of people. It really is. I’m having a great time.”
Cox went on to talk about research »
- Thomas Roach
Marvel's first original Netflix series coming in 2015 is Daredevil starring Charlie Cox as the title character. THR was able to talk to Cox about preparing for the role of Matt Murdock, a.k.a. Daredevil, and the show's take on the hero.
Cox on production of Daredevil:
"It's great fun, but it also comes with a great deal of responsibility. I wasn't really aware of how vast the comic book world was until I became part of the Marvel universe. I went to [New York] Comic Con last week, and it's really important to a lot of people. It really is. I'm having a great time."
His preparation for the role:
"I've read comics after comics after comics — I've never read so many comics in my life, and we're finding moments from the comics to reference in the show."
The show's take on the Daredevil:
"We're trying to make a show that's new and much, »
- Free Reyes
Over the weekend, Marvel Studios brought their highly-anticipated Netflix TV series Marvel's Daredevil to New York Comic Con, giving fans a first look at footage while introducing the full cast. Today, Marvel released the full, 43-minute panel video, although it does not include the footage shown from the actual series itself. You can clickHere for details on the footage, while we wait for Marvel Studios to release this first look footage.
Marvel's Jeph Loeb introduced the full cast at the Nycc panel, including new cast members, Ayelet Zurer (Vanessa Marianna), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Ben Urich), Bob Gunton (Leland Owlsley) and Toby Leonard Moore (Wesley), while revealing that Rosario Dawson's mysterious character is Claire Temple, a.k.a. The Night Nurse.
Watch as Jeph Loeb moderates the panel, which also featured Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Vincent D'Onofrio (Wilson Fisk), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page) and Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), to learn more about Marvel's first Netflix series, »
Black is the new red, at least for actor Charlie Cox. The star of Netflix’s upcoming Marvel series Daredevil will be donning an ensemble different than the superhero’s previous portrayals. Footage from the show was revealed exclusively to attendees at New York Comic Con on October 11, 2014 and included glimpses of Daredevil’s new garb. The look is inspired by the “Daredevil: Man Without Fear” comic series by Frank Miller and John Romita, Jr. While some reporters believe the costume change is Marvel’s attempt to stay as far away as possible from the 2003 flop of a film Daredevil, the black clothing could simply be a prototype as the character Matt Murdock begins his journey as the blind superhero. In addition to the dark attire, Nycc attendees were also treated to a shot of Cox as Murdock in a grey suit and rose-hued glasses, presumably as he goes »
- Bree Brouwer
For those of you looking for more information on Marvel's upcoming Daredevil series, we have a couple of video interviews with the cast of the show that were conducted by Marvel.
In the first video, Charlie Cox talks about his role as Daredevil; Deborah Ann Woll discusses her transition from True Blood to Karen Page in Daredevil; Elden Henson offers up some info on his character Foggy Nelson; and Vondie Curtis-Hall talks about his character Ben Urich.
The second video features Vincent D'Onofrio (Wilson Fisk), Ayelet Zurer (Vanessa), Toby Moore (Wesley - Wilson Fisk's right hand man), and Bob Gunton (Leland Owlsley), talking about what they think about their characters and the show in general.
- Joey Paur
It’s been a little while since Marvel dropped some info about Daredevil, their first Netflix series, but this weekend’s New York Comic Con gave fans a little something to chew on. First up is some official concept art by Joe Quesada, which is a beautiful and moody piece.
The panel also revealed that Rosario Dawson will play Claire Temple, a nurse that help Daredevil and was an early love interest of Luke Cage in the comics and the way she is describe in the show makes her sound a little bit like a version of Night Nurse. It was also revealed that Bob Gunton will play Leland Owlsley aka the Owl, Vondie Curtis-Hall will be reporter Ben Urich, and Ayelet Zurer (the best part of Man of Steel) as Vanessa, a romantic interest of the Kingpin.
Next up Marvel screened some footage, which unfortunately hasn’t not been released online, »
- Max Molinaro
Yesterday the New York Comic Con played host to two huge TV panels in Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series Daredevil and AMC’s hit zombie show The Walking Dead, and you can check out both panels in full right here…
Marvel’s head of television Jeph Loeb, showrunner Steven S. DeKnight and stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elden Henson, Toby Moore, Ayelet Zurer, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Bob Gunton for Daredevil:
Producers Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Kirkland and Greg Nicotero, and stars Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Michael Cudlit Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Chad L. Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green and Norman Reedus for The Walking Dead:
- Gary Collinson
Marvel used a panel at the New York Comic Con this weekend for the launch of its Netflix TV series "Daredevil". Two official photos and some concept art by Joe Quesada have been revealed, including a glimpse of star Charlie Cox in an early incarnation of the "Daredevil" outfit which his character will sport before he slips on the more developed and familiar main suit.
Several clips from the series were screened, one which sees Matt Murdoch (Charlie Cox) in the early version of the suit engaging in a fight with two men trying to get into the apartment of Karen Page (Deborah Ann Woll). All the cast were on hand to discuss their roles and the tone of the show.
The biggest reveal is that of Rosario Dawson's character. Dawson's casting is old news, but her role was unknown until today - that role being Claire Temple who, »
- Garth Franklin
Now that Marvel has conquered the cineplex, the studio is looking to take over the small screen too. At New York Comic Con today, the studio offered an intriguing first look at its new Daredevil TV series, which is set to debut on Netflix next year with Boardwalk Empire's Charlie Cox as the blind lawyer/superhero. Here are the highlights: 1. Finding Daredevil was a snap. Two years ago, when 20th Century Fox still owned the cinematic rights to Daredevil, Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb says he received a call from Marvel's Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada declaring that he »
- Jonathon Dornbush
The biggest thing happening at New York Comic Con 2014 is the unveiling of Marvel's Daredevil Netflix Series. Marvel, working alongside the streaming service, has debuted the first photo from this highly anticipated small screen adaptation of the popular comic book, giving us our first look at Charlie Cox as blind lawyer Matt Murdock.
Marvel's Daredevil first costume is inspired by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s seminal Daredevil: Man Without Fear, a series that is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential Daredevil stories of all time. The image harkens back to the original art by John Romita Jr. that inspired the costume.
Also announced at the New York Comic Con panel were new cast additions Ayelet Zurer (Vanessa Marianna), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Ben Urich), Bob Gunton (Leland Owlsley) and Toby Leonard Moore (Wesley). It was also revealed that Rosario Dawson will be playing Claire Temple, »
You like those brand new Daredevil images? How about some footage descriptions to go along with them? Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb, hit the main stage podium again today to bring Daredevil to New York Comic-Con. Not only did we get the chance to see four clips from the upcoming Netflix series, but Loeb also brought out the cast of the show including Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock/Daredevil), Vincent D’Onofrio (Wilson Fisk/Kingpin), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Toby Moore (Wesley), Bob Gunton (Leland Owlsley), Ayelet Zurer (Vanessa) and Vondie Curtis-Hall (Ben Urich), marking their very first public appearance together. Hit the jump for some Q&A highlights and a description of the clips shown in my Daredevil Comic-Con panel recap. Similar to the Agents of S.H.I.E.D. panel, Loeb began by recognizing the importance of New York City to »
- Perri Nemiroff
Marvel and Netflix have released the first images of Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and Daredevil and I have to say...they look great. While showrunner Steve DeKnight promised the show would explore the noir side of the Marvel Universe in a modern day Hell’s Kitchen, I wasn't sure if Daredevil would start off wearing the red costume or if they'd slowly build towards it as the show went on. Judging from the first images, DeKnight has definitely been influenced by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s run on the series (Daredevil: Man Without Fear), and it wouldn't surprise me if the storyline borrows liberally from their take. After all, it was a great run, so why not use it. Anyway, we're going to have a lot more on Daredevil later today with Perri's recap of the New York Comic-Con panel. Until then, check out the first images. »
- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub
Marvel has taken to the stage at the New York Comic Con to reveal its upcoming Netflix series Daredevil, and following its conclusion two images have been released showing Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and his alter-ego in a Daredevil: Man Without Fear-inspired early prototype version of his costume. Check it out…
Nycc played host to a Daredevil panel moderated by Marvel’s head of television Jeph Loeb and featuring showrunner Steven S. DeKnight and stars Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Vincent D’Onofrio (Wilson Fisk / Kingpin) and Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), along with new cast additions Toby Moore (Wesley, Fisk’s right hand man), Ayelet Zurer (Vanessa, love interest to the Kingpin), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Ben Urich) and Bob Gunton (Leland Owlsley / The Owl). Absent from the panel was Rosario Dawson, although Loeb did reveal that she’s portraying Claire Temple, “a Nurse who works at Night. »
- Gary Collinson
It's here! Marvel and Netflix have just debuted the very first look at their upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe series, "Marvel's Daredevil"! The images, which you can check out below, are directly inspired by John Romita Jr.'s illustrations, famously featured in the Frank Miller miniseries "Daredevil: The Man Without Fear" (the original is also in the gallery below). Also announced at the New York Comic-Con panel are new cast members Bob Gunton as Leland Owlsely (better known as The Owl), Vondie Curtis Hall as reporter Ben Urich, and Ayelet Zurer as Vanessa, the woman who, in the comics, goes on to become Vanessa Fisk. They've also revealed that Rosario Dawson will be playing none other than Claire Temple, Marvel's Night Nurse! »
New York -- This Saturday afternoon at New York Comic-Con we're getting a panel on Marvel's "Daredevil," which is set to air on Netflix next year. I am here, as long as the wifi holds out, to live blog the event. Forgive the typos, away we go... 5:15pm - We are "a minute away" and folks are chair-dancing. 5:16pm - Now folks are standing and dancing. Not many, but some. 5:17pm - We have repeatedly been promised "exclusive clips." 5:18pm - Jeph Loeb, the head of Marvel television is here, and he's moderating the panel. Also, he's an executive producer. 5:19pm - Loeb says NY Comic-Con and NY is Marvel's home and there's a special relationship here. 5:21pm - Loeb is thanking the folks responsible for making this all happen. 5:23pm - "Daredevil" is only the first of five different series Marvel will be doing on Netflix. »
- Josh Lasser
Having shut it's doors in 1990 due to overcrowding, the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield opened them to the public again over the weekend to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption, which was famously within in the halls of the disused prison. Those taking part in the celebrations were treated to a 1940's themed cocktail party, and guided tours of the cavernous prison, which gave them the chance to see several locations fro the beloved movie. Topping off the weekend-long event was two screenings of the movie, with some of the cast, including Bob Gunton, who was unforgettable as Warden Norton, in attendance. No word on whether party goers had to leave the prison the same Andy Dufresne did though. »
- email@example.com (Tom White)
It's morning round-up time, with brief thoughts on last night's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Trophy Wife" coming up just as soon as I know the Papa John... I didn't get to review last week's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" while out in California, but that one and this one continue the late season roll the show's been on, and now I'm sad we only have one more to go before the season's over. (That's the downside of Fox trying to avoid repeats.) "Unsolvable" had a perfect opening, with Holt teasing Peralta with the hula hoop information no one else would believe, and a perfect closing, with a very drunk Jake and Terry finally joining in on a Salt 'N' Pepa sing-along with Charles. In between was pretty swell, too. Terry and Jake are a combo the show hasn't used that much, simply because the show has such a wealth of supporting characters, but Terry's »
- Alan Sepinwall
The movies are filled with familiar faces with seemingly forgettable names. They’ll never see themselves on a marquee or win an Oscar, but people like Bob Gunton, Paul Gleason, and Brion James always make their brief moments onscreen count. Their presence often raises the level of a film, if even for a few minutes, but while most viewers would agree with the sentiment the actors go unsung in the general consciousness. Dick Miller is another one of those guys. He’s been in over 200 films, and while a couple of them saw him in a major or even leading role the vast majority found him simply as the clerk, the man behind the counter, the cop, the [insert generic occupation here] guy. If you’ve seen a Joe Dante movie then you’ve seen Miller in action, and the odds are almost as good if you’ve ever seen a Roger Corman film. Miller »
- Rob Hunter
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