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With the success of 'Joker', former Joker Mark Hamill explains why the Batman baddie is "endlessly fascinating"
ABC/Randy Holmes (NEW YORK) -- While Joaquin Phoenix's take on the Clown Prince of Crime is currently raking it in at the box office worldwide, another person who's played the Joker is weighing in. Even with Phoenix currently filling the role, Star Wars star Mark Hamill remains fan favorite for voicing the flamboyant villain for years on Batman: The Animated Series, and in best-selling video games. Calling Joker "The Hamlet of villains," Hamill tells ABC Audio what makes the character so fun to play. "The Joker is endlessly fascinating to me because he's insane and because he's insane, he's unpredictable...
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"Jedi," "padawan," and other words from a galaxy far, far away added to Oxford English Dictionary
Lucasfilm (LONDON) -- Well, it certainly took a while, but some words that were first heard in 1977's Star Wars have finally been enshrined in the Oxford English Dictionary. The tome just introduced "Jedi," as follows: "In the fictional universe of the Star Wars films: a member of an order of heroic, skilled warrior monks who are able to harness the mystical power of the Force." On a related note, although "Force" had been previously OED-verified, this "mystical universal energy field" is now also complimented with the new entry "Mind trick," as in the power of suggestion Force users can...
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'Will & Grace' returning earlier after NBC suddenly sunsets 'Sunnyside'
NBC (LOS ANGELES) -- The final season of NBC's Will & Grace, originally slated for a midseason start, has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 24, 9:30 p.m. ET, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It replaces the Kal Penn comedy Sunnyside, which drew the lowest ratings of any first-year show on the Big Four networks thus far this season. After one more airing this Thursday, The network will air the remainder of the Sunnyside on NBC.com, the NBC app and other digital platforms. Will & Grace, entering its 11th season, and third since it was revived in 2017, will run for...
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