On one hand, casting Willem Dafoe as the voice of Ryuk the shinigami (probably best translated as “death spirit”) in Death Note is great. On the other hand, Netflix’s live-action U.S. adaptation of the hit manga and anime ismissing out on big savings by not just using Dafoe’s actual, terrifying face in the film.
Much like Ryan Reynolds abandoned Green Lantern for Deadpool, another Marvel movie star has jumped ship to DC. Former Green Goblin Willem Dafoe has joined the Justice League film as an unspecified “good guy,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. And we have a couple of ideas about who he might be playing.
In John Carter, the ruling Thark king (or Jeddak) Tars Tarkas is probably the most conflicted creatures on the entire red planet. And at the John Carter press day, we sat down with Willem Dafoe — the man behind the giant alien monster — to get to the root of Tars' misery. Meet some baby Tharks and learn a little…
We seem to have reached the "slow apocalypse" era in full force, what with Melancholia, the new Perfect Sense, and now Abel Ferrara's 4:44: Last Day on Earth. The original Bad Lieutenant director tells the story of a night when everybody knows the world is ending at 4:44 AM East Coast time, and people have to make…
What if Sam Raimi wanted his Green Goblin to look more like an actual monster, and less a man in a mask? Then Willem Dafoe would have looked a lot like this. These clips of the rejected make-up tests for Raimi's Spider-Man are scary... but not necessarily in a good way.
John Carter director and Pixar stalwart was on hand today to introduce some new sneak peek footage from his upcoming adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom books about a broken Civil War veteran who becomes Mars's greatest warrior. Spoilers ahead!
Daybreakers will hook you from the very first scenes, which slam you into a bleak, frenetic near-future where most humans have gone vampire without contemplating the consequences. Like how quickly the world will reach peak blood when everybody drinks it.
Willem Dafoe's "wild-card" character Elvis has all the film's best lines. Find out which raunchy lines Dafoe had a hard time saying, and how he handled such an over-the-top charactier. Plus behind-the-scenes clips, and the most inappropriate vampire interview ever.
Today's release of Siege: The Cabal marks the beginning of the end of Norman Osborn's Dark Reign over the Marvel Universe. Let's reminisce over the on-again, off-again Green Goblin's stranger moments of murder, mayhem, and flagrant disregard for contraceptives.
The new poster for futuristic vampire film Daybreakers gives us a closer look at the creepy, Matrix-like blood farm, where the remnants of humanity provide fresh blood for the vampires who run the world.