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Entertainment Weekly EWwy Awards 2011

1 September 2011 Leave a comment

Several Whedonverse favourites have made into the poll for Entertainment Weekly’s EWwy Awards, celebrating the performers and series that the Emmys overlooked.

Nathan Fillion is up for Best Actor in a Drama

Vincent Kartheiser is up for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama

Neil Patrick Harris is up for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy

How I Met Your Mother (which stars Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris and new to the Whedonverse, Cobie Smulders) is up for Best Comedy

To vote you need to first “like” their facebook page here and then scroll down through the catagories

Zap2It Interview Cobie Smulders

30 March 2011 Leave a comment

‘Avengers’ star Cobie Smulders on spending her hiatus in a catsuit

By Mikey O’Connel March 25, 2011

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Cobie Smulders

When “How I Met Your Mother” star Cobie Smulders was confirmed as Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) sidekick and S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill for Joss Whedon‘s upcoming adaption of “The Avengers,” it’s safe to say the heart of the Whedon-verse skipped a beat. 

(Smulders, after all, was the first choice for Whedon’s shelved “Wonder Woman” project.)

Zap2it spoke with Smulders during production of the Season 6 finale of “HIMYM,” and what she could reveal about her upcoming role was very costume-centric.

“We start in April, which is like… tomorrow,” Smulders says. “I literally leave here and I go to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to shoot some scenes in a catsuit.”

No, you’ll likely never see her sporting those magical bracelets, but at least she’ll make it to the big screen in some type of skin-tight superhero regalia.*

“I’ve tried on portions of the catsuit,” says Smulders, “[and] I’ve seen conceptual drawings of what they want it to be. It’s fascinating to me. I feel like wardrobe becomes very creative on these types of movies because they literally spend weeks designing just the pants or the emblem. It’s such an all-consuming process, so I’m excited to see how it all turns out.”

Her and several million others.

*Zap2it acknowledges that Maria Hill has no superpowers, but you get the point.

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