While superhero fans have seen the last of Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise with The Dark Knight Rises currently in theaters, they have a whole new adventure to delve into next month. Warner Home Video is releasing Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 on Blu-ray and DVD September 25, an animated adaptation of the classic Frank Miller graphic novel. Michael McKean lends his voice to Dr. Bartholomew Wolper, a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum. The actor recently spoke about taking on this character for the latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie. Here's what he had to say.
How did you come to think of Arkham Asylum psychiatrist Dr. Bartholomew Wolper?Read More
Michael McKean, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Bill Bellamy, Chris Marquette and Bryan Callen have rounded out the cast for Thinkfactory Films' upcoming comedy Sleeping Around.
Sleeping Around is written and directed by Leslie Greif (Funny Money). Set in the social world of New York's Hamptons rich and playful, two couples test the 10 rules of a happy and healthy open relationship.Read More
Adventures of Power is an award-winning comedy about a mineworker named Power who just wishes he played drums. When Power's union-leader father calls a strike at the mine, Power discovers an underground subculture of air-drummers who may hold the key to changing the world. Power's journey across America brings him face-to-face with his town's greatest enemy, and allows him to discover the beat within his own heart.
Adventures of Power was released October 9th, 2009.Read More
Women of the Web is reporting that director Christopher Guest is working on a new comedy project that will be set inside the world of retro collectors.
Guest is developing the movie along with his This is Spinal Tap bandmates Harry Shearer and Michael McKean. It wasn't clear if the movie would be made in the mockumentary format that Christopher Guest has employed in such classics as Waiting for Guffman, Best In Show, A Mighty Wind and For Your Consideration. The movie will focus on a bizarre group of collectors who are obsessed with particular items such as comic books, Barbie dolls, vinyl records and much more.Read More