Nova Prime Seen in Prosthetics (or not…)

Leaked photos from the London set of Guardians of the Galaxy show us what 66-year-old master thespian Glenn Close looks like in full makeup and costume as Nova Prime, head of the galaxy-spanning police force, the Nova Corps. (That’s her, with the pointy head and red-and-gray outfit.)

ETA: Apparently, some outlets are claiming this is not Glenn Close in alien makeup — without offering proof that it is not her. So, let’s just say that these are images from GoTG filming in London involving the Nova Corps, and enjoy them on that level.

James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, starring Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan and Zoe Saldana, opens Aug. 1, 2014.

LOW WINTER SUN Meets Low Expectations

Frank Agnew (Mark Strong) - Low Winter Sun _ Season 1.I’m guessing the pitch session for LOW WINTER SUN went something like this: It’s like THE SHIELD, only in this version Vic Mackey is a good guy with a conscience who broods about the bad stuff he does. Also, it has Lennie James, and everyone loves Lennie James in their pilot.”

Then the producers would have outlined the opening scene, in which Joe (James) and Frank (Mark Strong) drown drunken Brendan (Michael McGrady) in a sink and make it look like he committed suicide by driving his car into a river. Oh, did we mention that Joe and Frank are cops? And Brendan was Joe’s (dirty) partner?

Continue reading