Friday, January 2, 2009

Fantastic Femmes--Kerry Washington

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Another actress who's appeared in both Fantastic Four films...
Bounces between "serious" films like Rayand Last King of Scotland and "popcorn" flicks like Lakeview Terrace and I Think I Love My Wife with ease.
Genre appearances include...
Fantastic Four / Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer(Alicia Masters)
Mr & Mrs Smith(Jasmine)
WonderFalls(Mahandra McGinty) [unaired pilot. Role assumed in series by Tracie Thoms]
Other actresses to play Alicia Masters...
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes [2007] Sunita Prasad
Marvel Action Hour: Fantastic Four [1996] Paulina Lomas
The Fantastic Four [1994] Kat Green [live-action film, never officially released]
Fantastic Four: the VideoGame [2005] Cree Summer

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Fantastic Femmes--Jessica Alba

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For the beginning of the New Year, I present the fanboy favorite Fantastic Femme...Jessica Marie Alba!

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Fantastic Femmes--Pam Grier

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From her first featured role in The Big Doll House, Pam Grier was THE female action star of the 1970s, dominating the blaxplotation genre along with appearances in several horror flix.
Honing her acting skills, she moved to drama and comedy film & tv work, including multi-episode arcs on Crime Story and Miami Vice and as a regular on Linc's.
She's a cancer survivor, and a regular on The L Word.
And one of my favorite actresses of all time! ;-)
Genre credits include...
Smallville (Amanda Waller)
Back in the Day (Mrs. Cooper)
Justice League "A Knight of Shadows" (My'ria'h)
Night Visions "Switch"
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (Flura Nash aka Mom)
Feast of All Saints (Suzette Lermontant)
Bones (Pearl)
Strange Frequency
Ghosts of Mars (Commander Helena Braddock)
Pinky & the Brain "Inherit the Wheeze"
Escape from LA (Hershe Las Palmas)
Bill & Ted"s Bogus Journey (Ms Wardroe)
Class of 1999 (Ms Connors)
Mars Attacks! (Louise Williams)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Dust Witch)
Monsters "Hostile Takeover"
Friday Foster (Friday Foster)
Scream, Blacula, Scream! (Lisa)
Twilight People (Ayesa, the Panther Woman)
Other actresses to play Amanda Waller include...
Angela Bassett in Green Lantern.
CCH Pounder in Justice League Unlimited / Batman Beyond and Superman-Batman: Public Enemies

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Fantastic Femmes--Natalie Portman

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Delicately-featured ingenue. Presently spokesperson/model for Chanel.
Has taken serious acting challenges with roles in films like Goya's Ghosts.
Genre Credits include...
Mighty Thor (Jane Foster)
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (Molly Mahoney)
Star Wars I: the Phantom Menace, Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith (Padme Amidala)
V for Vendetta (Evey)
Mars Attacks (Taffy Dale)
The Professional [aka Leon] (Mathilda)

Padme Amidala is voice-performed in the two Clone Wars animated series by Grey DeLisle (2003-2005) and; Catherine Taber (2008-2009). Taber also played Amidala's mother Leia Organa in the videogame Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.