Fun STAR WARS REBELS Art of Hera Syndulla by Ingo Romling

Artist Ingo Romling is the creator of this great piece of Star Wars Rebels fan art that features the character Hera Syndulla in a full-on sprint. I have no idea what she's running from but she's definitely got an "oh shit" look on her face.  

I don't know how many of you are watching Star Wars Rebels but this current third season has been pretty incredible so far. I just thought this was a fun piece of art that you might enjoy.

Sideshow Collectibles Unveils Their Freddy Krueger Action Figure

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Sideshow Collectibles has unveiled the ultimate Freddy Krueger 1/6th scale action figure from the A Nightmare on Elm Street horror film franchise. If you're a fan of this character, you've got to add this figure to your collection. The detail on this figure, including the iconic clothes, glove, and the gnarly burn scars, is pretty incredible. I've included the description of the figure below along with a bunch of other photos:

Sweet dreams. 
Having haunted our dreams (nightmares)  for well over three decades, it only made sense that the next classic horror villain to be realized as a Sideshow Sixth Scale Figure would be Freddy Krueger.
The Freddy Krueger Sixth Scale Figure is an amazingly accurate and detailed recreation of the monster’s look from A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.  Beneath his trademark fedora is Krueger's burned scowling visage and a fully-detailed cloth costume, including his iconic weathered striped sweater.
To offer collectors the opportunity to pose Freddy in unique ways, Sideshow is including two different takes on the character’s bladed glove hand – one open, one gesturing.  The piece also includes three ungloved hands – open, fist, and pointing.
The Sideshow Exclusive variation will also include an alternate pointing gloved hand.
If you think that you can avoid sleep while having him in your collection, then be sure to pick up the Freddy Krueger Sixth Scale Figure before he crawls back into hell.

If you want to buy one for yourself it'll cost you $199.99, which isn't as expensive as some of the other figures from Sideshow. 

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Ron Howard Shares His Thoughts About a Possible WILLOW TV Series

I've recently been seeing a ton of rumors going around involving a Willow sequel. I don't know if you've seen those or not, but they're not true. There is currently no Willow sequel in development...that we know of. Disney obtained the rights to Willow when they purchased Lucasfilm, so there is a possibility that a sequel or remake could happen as a film or even a TV series somewhere down the road. 

While talking to the Nerdist, director Ron Howard was asked what he thinks of a possible Willow TV series and this was his reply: 

"Warwick Davis is such a great guy, who played Willow. He remains a close friend, and I'm always rooting for it to become like a TV series or something because he's such a talented guy. He's been in so many wonderful fantasy movies since then, and comedies and other things. I know I'd like to watch a Willow television show. I think that'd be a blast."

If Disney ever did move forward with a sequel to Willow, they'd have to bring Warwick Davis back! It just wouldn't be Willow without him. He's Willow! That being said, I'd be totally up for seeing the story of Willow continue as a film sequel or TV series. I just have no idea if Disney is even considering it at this point.  

Classic Universal Monsters Get The Alex Ross Treatment!

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Legendary comic artist Alex Ross has released a stunning new piece of art that features many of the classic Universal Monsters. He also announced that there will be a set of them coming in 2017! The art features Dracula, The Wolf Man, Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Creature From the Black Lagoon, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, and more! I love this piece and I need one to hang up in my living room! 

SHIN GODZILLA VFX Reel Shows The Complete Destruction of Tokyo

Shin Godzilla was an unconventional Godzilla film but it was a blast to watch! You can read my review for it here. If you didn't see it while it was in theaters, I hope you watch it when it's released on Blu-ray/DVD. 

Toho has released a video reel showcasing the awesome VFX work that went into bringing this movie to life. The VFX work was done by the team at StealthWorks and they pretty much focused on the Godzilla's annihilation of Tokyo. 

Watch Adam Savage Build His TOTORO Costume That He Wore at NYCC

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As you know, Adam Savage loves to show up at conventions incognito in costume. Earlier this month he attended NYCC all decked out as the big lovable Totoro. He has since released a "One Day Build" video in which he shows how he built the costume.

Adam shows us how he designed the costume to be lightweight and collapsible, how he formed Totoro's iconic shape, and the little details that brought the huggable character to life!

I love watching Savage work his magic! I also included a video of him walking around the NYCC in his costume. 

Nightmarish Guillermo Del Toro-Produced Gothic Horror Short THE CAPTURED BIRD

I've got a wonderfully creepy gothic horror short film for you to watch today called The Captured Bird. It was produced by Guillermo del Toro and written and directed by Jovanka Vuckovic. The film tells a dark yet poetic tale of a little girl "who witnesses the birth of five terrifying supernatural beings that bring about her demise."

This is a really great short with some fantastically nightmarish visuals and I thought it'd be another fun horror movie to watch during this season of Halloween. It has all the creepiness that you'd expect from a del Toro film and Vuckovic does a great job bringing the nightmare to life. 

Dark and Tragic Retelling of Harley Quinn’s Origin Story in Fan Comic

Artist Stjepan Sejic is mostly known for a lot of the humorous fan comics he creates. We've featured a lot of stuff of his in the past, some of which you can see here. In one of his more recent pieces, he retells the origin story of Harley Quinn and how she fell under The Joker's control. There's no humor in this one — this is a very dark and tragic story. The artist explains:

"It's an elseworlds approach so a lot of freedom was taken, but basically I had this idea of humanizing villains. Harley always struck me as a fascinating character because she was a psychiatrist. She could literally recognize her own pathology while being unable to stop it.

"Like I said, it's an elseworlds take. Some things aren't the same. Harley here is a skilled, if tunnelvisiones psychiatrist who sees the joker as both a challenge and a potential solution to her theory of mental disorder as a survival mechanism.

"What starts off as a professional fascination goes horribly wrong."

It's pretty intense and totally worth checking out if you get a chance. I really liked the artist's take on the character. The comic isn't finished, and the artist says it will not be finished — he describes it as "glorified warmup fanart."