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Old November 7 2008, 03:07 AM   #1156
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I was trying to draw Ranul Keru for some Titan comic pages I'm working on and he came out looking like a heftier Jamie Heynman from Mythbusters.
Not a bad choice, except Keru has a beard and isn't shaven-headed.
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Old November 7 2008, 03:11 AM   #1157
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I was trying to draw Ranul Keru for some Titan comic pages I'm working on and he came out looking like a heftier Jamie Heynman from Mythbusters.
Not a bad choice, except Keru has a beard and isn't shaven-headed.
True. I did add the beard and balding buzzcut as per the pics of Andy Mangels' model for the character, but the resemblance was still bloody frightening.

Then there's the image of Keru sitting in a swivel chair being led across the deck by a leashed targ and saying "mush" that I can't get outta my head....
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Old November 9 2008, 12:08 AM   #1158
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

How about this for Sonek Pran (A Singular Destiny):

- Brent Spiner. Specifically, his Brackish Okun look from ID4.
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Old November 9 2008, 02:30 AM   #1159
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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How about this for Sonek Pran (A Singular Destiny):

- Brent Spiner. Specifically, his Brackish Okun look from ID4.
Why? Based on what?
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Old November 10 2008, 04:52 AM   #1160
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How about this for Sonek Pran (A Singular Destiny):

- Brent Spiner. Specifically, his Brackish Okun look from ID4.
Erm -- no.
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Old November 13 2008, 10:56 PM   #1161
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^ He's not unshaven, he has a well-trimmed mustache.

As for the rest, you'll see in February.
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Old November 14 2008, 03:22 AM   #1162
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^ You really love to toy w/ us dontcha...
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Old November 14 2008, 03:58 AM   #1163
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^ You really love to toy w/ us dontcha...
*shrug* It keeps me off the streets........
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Old November 24 2008, 07:30 AM   #1164
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Okay, so let's try the obvious: Cherry Jones as President Nanietta Bacco.

And Powers Booth as Admiral Dennis Decker from the Marvel comics.
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Old November 24 2008, 05:15 PM   #1165
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You know I was thinking the exact same thing myself while I was watching 24:Redemption, and not just because she's playing a female president, I thought she seemed quite a bit like Bacco.
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Old November 24 2008, 05:59 PM   #1166
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Yup. I think it's the hairstyle, and the slightly Janewayesque quality to her voice and mannerisms.
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Old November 25 2008, 08:04 PM   #1167
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Having watched 24: Redemption, I have to agree with the above re Cherry Jones. Though her having played the POTUS in one show nearly counts against her playing the POTUFP in Trek - too similar for my liking. I still like Fionnuala Flanagan for Bacco, even if she has already been in TNG, DS9 and ENT (another thing about Trek casting which pisses me off!)
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Old November 25 2008, 10:31 PM   #1168
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And how about Shirley Manson as Councillor Charivretha zh'Thane?

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Old November 25 2008, 10:42 PM   #1169
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And how about Shirley Manson as Councillor Charivretha zh'Thane?

The lead singer of Garbage? When and where did she start acting?
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Old November 25 2008, 10:44 PM   #1170
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In season two of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, at least in the US. I believe she's done a bit of acting in the UK before.
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