Per ComingSoon.net, Ewan McGregor’s animated adventure Robots will be released on IMAX screens the same day as it’s released in conventional theaters.
Apparently, Ewan joined his ROTS co-star Natalie Portman and his good friend Jude Law to see her new movie Closer and gave it two thumbs up.
And so as to avoid demonstrating our obvious bias towards Mr. McGregor, we also include this coverage of Natalie Portman:
Natalie on Dave Letterman on Thanksgiving
Ewan McGregor, best known to most of us on this site as Obi-Wan Kenobi, won Best Actor at the Scottish BAFTAs for his work in the film Young Adam.
Of course, many ladies would happily give him this award even if he weren’t such a great actor. After all, there are those scenes in there.
The movie is now available in DVD.
Ewan McGregor takes to the boards as Sky Masterson next June.
MIN-EE CON! MIN-EE CON!
There are those who equate the Jedi Order with monks. Apparently, they’re more like priests.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Liam Neeson will be playing a priest in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons.
I know more than a few ladies who would line up to give him their confessions!
A little gossip to go with your afternoon tea…
DigitalSpy is reporting that Ewan McGregor has been approached by producers about taking on the role of James Bond.
Ewan News is reporting that McGregor has officially been signed for the London stage production of “Guys and Dolls.”
I feel almost bad bumping down the ROTS teaser trailer, because that is the bigger story, today.
But in other Star Wars-related news, Mark Hamill (that’s Luke Skywalker, to all you non-SW fans out there) will be on a webcast from the premiere of his film “Comic Book: The Movie” at the California Independent Film Festival, today.
It’ll be something to do while you wait for space to open up on the StarWars.com servers.
All you USA people go vote today, okay? This election is slowly eating away at my sanity, the least you can do is pull a lever. Anyway…
Coming Soon has talks to Liam Neeson about his new film Kinsey and the upcoming Kingdom of Heaven and Batman Begins.
Charlie Ross is scheduled to perform The One Man Star Wars Trilogy at Celebration 3.
In Star Wars author news, Elizabeth Hand (Scholastic’s Boba Fett series) won a World Fantasy Award for her short story collection Bibliomancy. Karen Traviss (Hard Contact) is active on forum.starwars.com and is currently answering questions in the Hard Contact thread.
Ewan McGregor is reading excerpts from “Long Way Round” this week on BBC Radio 4’s “Book of the Week.”
You can download a reading each day. After Friday, all five excerpts will remain available for a week.
While fans who can access BBC have already been happily watching, US fans can get their first installment of Long Way Round tonight (Thursday) on Bravo.
That’s Thursday at 10pm, Eastern.
Wantons, this will probably be the only episode we’ll get to see without The Woodchuck. (Those non-Wantons should check out the “after” picture with the atrocious beard that earned its own name.)
Why do I have the feeling motorcycle sales will increase after this series?