Sure, Carl Weathers's Apollo Creed was killed off in Rocky IV way back in 1985. But a character's death has never kept them from being resurrected on the big screen. And in discussing future plans for Creed 2, star and creator of the Rocky franchise Sylvester Stallone claims this is very much a possibility.
Many fans were skeptical about Creed before it opened. But it has received critical acclaim since its release this past November, even garnering Sylvester Stallone a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Director Ryan Coogler has been praised for rejuvenating the franchise, and has even been confirmed to direct Marvel's Black Panther since the sequel's release.Read More
After Pixar ended its successful Toy Story theatrical franchise in 2010 with Toy Story 3, fans still got to see Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang in a number of short films that were attached to Pixar movies. The brand expanded even more last year with the new ABC TV special Toy Story of TERROR!, a 22-minute adventure that fans can take home on Blu-ray and DVD August 19, which also includes the shorts Toy Story: Small Fry, Toy Story: Partysaurus Rex and Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation.
Toy Story of TERROR! also marks the debut of a brand new character, Combat Carl, voiced by the incomparable Carl Weathers, who Jessie (Joan Cusack) meets at a motel that Bonnie and her mom are forced to stay in after getting a flat tire. Combat Carl, who always speaks in the third person, helps Jessie find her friends and escape this dreadful motel before they're separated from Bonnie for good. I recently had the chance to speak with Carl Weathers about joining the Pixar family, what previous characters he based Combat Carl on, and much more. Take a look at what he had to say below.Read More