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"I Feel Strong, Empowered And Beautiful." – Melissa Benoist Talks Being Supergirl
Extra talked with Supergirl star Melissa Benoist about her upcoming role, the stunts involved and what it feels like to put on the costume Benoist descrbes the series as an epic adventure that follows Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, as she discovers her powers, becomes a hero and reveals Supergirl to the world all while balancing[...]
Hawkeye A More Central Figure In Avengers: Age Of Ultron
The television show Extra got to do some interviewing on set for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron and now they get to show it. "Extra" special correspondent Tasmin Lucia-Khan was on the set of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," catching up with stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo. The superheroes[...]
An Extra Life On… War Horse, Part Two
Paul W Franklin writes for Bleeding Cool about the life of an Extra. "It's called War Horse, let's get to the war!" This is what someone called out in the cinema when I went to see the film on the big screen last night, and while I don't normally approve of audience members voicing their opinions during[...]
An Extra Life On… War Horse
Paul W Franklin writes for Bleeding Cool about the life of an Extra. Recently I've been pootling around the East coast of Australia, in a rather carefree beach-going manner, reading a bit of Bukowski and Kerouac. "Good for you", you're probably not thinking. The point is: there are several points Firstly I've been too preoccupied with 'discovering myself'[...]
An Extra Life On… Martin Scorcese's Hugo – Part Two
Paul W Franklin writes for Bleeding Cool about the life of an Extra. The thing about Hugo was that it was a good gig I don't mean interesting, or exciting, or even rewarding I mean that it was solid work for the best part of 6 months That's almost thrice the length of a Kardashian marriage[...]
An Extra Life On… Captain America And X-Men First Class
Paul W Franklin writes weekly for Bleeding Cool about the life of an Extra. "Anyone who can't get it right this time will feel my dick in their arse! It's not big but there's a lot of weight behind it." Another day in the life of an Extra, another day of casual sexual harassment This time we[...]
An Extra Life On… John Carter Of Mars
Paul W Franklin writes weekly for Bleeding Cool about the life of an Extra. "Your half way there, hooray!" This is the message that some ill-educated A.D had written and taped onto the end of a flimsy plastic bench that was filled with Extras, waiting to go into Hair & Make-Up for our next major film, John[...]
An Extra Life On… Robin Hood, Part Two
Paul W Franklin, an extra, writes for Bleeding Cool, in a new weekly column about the life of an Extra Or possibly not… I should make something clear now, before I delve any further into the whole-other-world of Extras, and that is this: They aren't called Extras. Strictly speaking, they are Supporting Artistes Yes, with an 'e'[...]
An Extra Life On… Robin Hood
Paul Franklin, an extra, writes for Bleeding Cool, in a new weekly column. When I tell people I'm an Extra in TV and films, without fail they immediately and unabashedly ask 'Does that pay well?' Which doesn't tend to happen when you say "I'm an accountant" or "I'm a carpet cleaner", or any normal job, but[...]