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Now It’s hard to tell if people know actor Billy Crudup more for his face or for his voice. A few years on Broadway and Off-Broadway stages led to the screen, where he’s played all sorts of roles for the past two decades: Real-life runner Steve Prefontaine in “Without Limits,” guitarist Russell in “Almost Famous,” big, blue Dr. Manhattan in “Watchmen,” and two great parts last year: Gentle, smiling William in “20th Century Women” and the nameless journalist in “Jackie.” He shifts gears with “Alien: Covenant,” in which his character must take on the challenge of becoming captain of a spaceship, even though he’s probably not ready for the responsibility. But why might you know Crudup’s deep, mellifluous voice? He had a 14-year run showing it off in the popular series of MasterCard ads that featured the word “priceless.” Crudup, 48, spoke about “Alien” and his career — in that voice — by phone from London. Read More: // here

May 11, 2017   Leave a Comment ‘Alien: Covenant’

In space, no one can hear you scream – even if you’re screaming in frustration because the ins and stomach-bursting outs of Xenomorph history are leaving you feeling supremely confused. Ahead of the release of Alien Covenant, the latest instalment in the space franchise – although it’s technically a prequel – here’s a quick, chronological rundown of Alien history, and an explanation of how the various films in the series link to each other. Read More: // here

BILLY Crudup has finally embraced his peculiarity as an actor — and it’s working for him. Fifteen years ago, the actor seemed destined for a career as a Hollywood leading man on the back of his charismatic performance as a rock star in Almost Famous. But a taste for offbeat theatre projects, his changing physiognomy, and an international scandal set him on an alternative path. (When Crudup left long-time girlfriend Mary-Louise Parker for Claire Danes in 2003, the headlines were merciless. Parker was pregnant with his son, William, at the time.) Read More: // here

May 06, 2017   Leave a Comment ‘The Flash’

Ezra Miller has already made his DCEU debut as Barry Allen, but his work schedule may be delaying The Flash according to his on screen father Billy Crudup. Miller has already made two quick appearances as the speedster in both Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, and he is now poised to have a much larger role this November with Justice League. Not only will the movie serve as an expansion for the DCEU, but also give audiences a chance to better understand who these newer heroes are, Flash included. Read More: // here