As soon as we learned that Firefly and Castle star Nathan Fillion would join his Firefly co-stars Summer Glau and Alan Tudyk at Wizard World St-Louis Comic Con on April 4-6, 2014, fans were expecting there will be a triple photo op with Nathan, Summer and Alan.
UPDATE 1: Adam Baldwin will also attend the convention. The FIREFLY/SERENITY GROUP Photo now includes Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin and Alan Tudyk, for a price of $165.
As expected, Wizard World St-Louis Comic Con attendees will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with the three Firefly alums for a price of $145. Hopefully, the three of them will also be able to took the stage for a Firefly cast panel.
UPDATE 2: The photos from the St.Louis Comic are in. Check them out in the Gallery.
You can purchase your ticket for the FIREFLY/SERENITY — Nathan Fillion, Glau & Tudyk TRIPLE Photo Op at Wizarld World website.
We will inform you here about St-Louis Photo Ops Schedule and a Firefly panel as soon as we have the infos.
For more info about St-Louis Comic Con 2014 check out the official website.
As usual, don't forget to tell us if you plan to go to the con. If yes don't forget to take lots of pictures and we wish you an amazing time in Missoury.
More informations on Summer Glau's appearance at the convention, as well as photos and reports from con-goers will be posted in the dedicated forum thread (check it regularly).
Summer Glau and these boots are made for walking, a heartwarming love story, illustrated with numerous photos of Summer Glau wearing (mostly cowboy) boots.
Summer Glau is a native from the heartland of San Antonio, so it should come as no surprise to anyone that Summer, being from Texas, is wearing cowboy boots most of the time. As Summer Glau recalls with an interview for Esquire magazine:"I pretty much wear cowboy boots and jeans every day. When I moved here [Los Angeles], I thought, I'm gonna reinvent my style, but it didn't stick."
Being an actress brings with it numerous obligations and with Summer being such a classy woman she likes to wear glamorous dresses on the red carpet. But when she attends other events such as conventions, she likes the more cool and casual approach for these events, from her wardrobe take for instance she likes to wear her hipster jeans with just maybe a casual looking top and still looks out of this world and gorgeous. As an aside, Summer is not “performing” when at conventions, hence her casual look and style, which provides an opportunity for a more personal level of contact with the fans.
Because of troublesome niggling injuries to her feet when she was a dancer, shoes are uncomfortable and very painful for her to wear (read the next paragraph on that topic). She has said that boots, specifically cowboy boots, are more comfortable and pleasant for her.
Our member Brandon met Summer Glau at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle back in April 2012 and he had the opportunity to ask Summer Glau a question on her feet injuries during her panel.
I asked him to give his testimony on his meeting with Summer:
There's her famous quote, before "Serenity" hit theaters: "I think the thing I like about River is that she gets to be barefoot so much of the time. I don’t like shoes very much"
For the record though, although she liked the idea of River being barefoot, she said on Twitter (for the Alphas chat) that she prefered wearing combat boots because "the grates to the ship were quite sharp on my feet."
When i asked her about her foot injury at Emeral City Comic Con 2012, if her foot healed, she responded, "It did heal. I was a pretty serious ballet dancer. I had very bad tendonitis in my heels, and I broke one of my toes when I was 18. But, I kept dancing on it, broken, because I didn't want anyone to have my roles. So, I just kept dancing on it, and it never healed. And, the tendonitis got so much worse that there came a point where I couldn't move my foot. And when you're that age and you're that competitive, and you take the time off, you lose a lot of ground. My foot eventually healed, it still hurts quite a bit, like if it gets cold. I have arthritis too. I've had arthritis since I was 12, in my toes. But I can dance in short spurts, and every show I've been on has me dance around a little bit."
As you can well imagine, Summer”s passion for boots seems to be stipulated by choice of clothes and feasible reasons as well.
We have collected photos of Summer Glau wearing boots at different public events, or during photo shoots:
The photos above are taken from the following events (left-to-right, top-to-bottom): Mugshots by Joan Allen, Starfury Serenity, London 2005 (2 photos), The Sci-Fi Summit: The Grand Slam Show, Pasadena 2006, Starfury the White Room, London 2004, Writer's Strike : Mutant Ennemy Day, Los Angeles Decembre 2007, Luxury Lounge prior to SAG Awards in Beverly Hills - January 2008, TSCC Meet and Greet at Golden Apple Comics Los Angeles - September 2008, Salute To Firefly , Burbank - November 2008, WonderCon San Francisco - March 2009, Starfury T1 April 2009 - Birmingham, FedCon 18, Bonn - May 2009, StarFest Convention - Denver, April 2010, Emerald City Comicon March 2012 (3 photos), Dallas Comic Con May 2012, Wizard World Portland Comic Con, January 2014, photo shoot for FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women.
A famous Austrian actor (and also a former Californian Governor) simultaneously shares with Summer Glau the same passion for boots. That the two of them have both played a Terminator respectively on the big and small screen is maybe not just a coincidence but just pure fate.
Close-up on Summer Glau boots:
Thanks to Brandon for his contribution to this blog post that is merely intended to give you a reason to smile. I hope you enjoyed it and of course you can leave a comment below. Two other blog posts on Summer Glau boots in Firefly/Serenity and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles will follow.
This blog post was written jointly robbo and yours truly.
Check out this drawing by artist Arthur Suydam titled 'Summer Knight' with Summer Glau as inspiration. Arthur Suydam is an American comic book artist best known for his work for the hit series Marvel Zombies, immediately placing the artist in the category of comic legend. 'Summer Knight', by Arthur Suydam is a limited edition print that lucky fans purchased at Suydam's booth at comic conventions.
The first image shown below was signed by both Arthur Suydam and Summer Glau at Armageddon Expo, held in Auckland New Zealand on October 2006. While the second image, also signed by both Arthur Suydam and Summer Glau, has been puchased at a Supanova Expo, held in Sydney on October 2006..
Summer Glau and Arthur Suydam will be attending Wizard World St-Louis Comic Con on April, 2014, this is your chance to purchase this awesome drawing and have it signed by both artists.
Fox's Friday sci-fi 2009 lineup kicked off with a double feature of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Joss Whedon's Dollhouse. To mark the occasion, Fox released a series of cheesy videos featuring Terminator's Cameron (Summer Glau) and Dollhouse's Echo (Eliza Dushku).
We have gathered for you the trailers and promos for this weekly double feature, including outtakes from the Summer Glau/Eliza Dushku promos.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles / Dollhouse Grindhouse TV Promo
Check out a gritty little video inspired by the Grindhouse age of cinema. The purposefully grainy promo shows Terminator's Cameron (Summer Glau) and Dollhouse's Echo (Eliza Dushku) — Friday night's "Dames of Deception" — kicking ass, shooting guns, and generally wreaking havoc. Their new tagline: "Hotter than Hades, soulless, and smart." There's also a campy invitation to "el fuego your Fridays."
FOX FUN Friday: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Dollhouse TV Promo
After the Grindhouse trailer, Fox released new promo videos for its Friday sci-fi nights. You get to see all the strong women on TSCC and Dollhouse - get ready to add some FUN to your Friday night!
Summer Glau and Eliza Dushku Host the Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Dollhouse Double Feature
The male audience of TSCC and Dollhouse loved the promo videos for FOX's Sci-Fi Friday nights focusing on the lovely leads Summer Glau and Eliza Dushku in sexy outfits but FOX's approach also made some of the female fans cringe. While TSCC is one the most intelligent dramas on Television back in the days, network executives will be network executives, and when they see Summer and Eliza, they don't see past the fact that they are, obviously, quite pretty.
Summer Glau and Eliza Dushku Fox Promo Outtakes
One must assume Summer and Eliza were corpsing so much because they, like we, felt how cheesy their promotional lines were (see promo video above).
I'm glad to see the two got a few laughs out of the experience.. Summer Glau even says "Damn it" (at 0:12 of the video), which is as close to swearing as you will ever hear out of her sweet mouth, thus far.
But after using Summer Glau as candy to attract more viewers, you would think Cameron would be on screen longer than a few minutes (The Summer Glau/Eliza Dushku promo video aired before TSCC S02E14 "The Good Wound"). It probably pissed of new viewers who tune in because of the promo to see Summer as a ass-kicking-machine, only to see Sarah battling with her wounded leg.
Sure these clips were a bit cheesy, but these outtakes (last video) show they knew it too. And I'm grateful Summer and Eliza were willing to help with the promotional process.
Comic Book Resources has unveiled an exclusive four-page preview of 'Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #2'. Summer Glau's River Tam is now the pilot of the Serenity ship in this continuation of the world of Joss Whedon's space-western Firefly and its follow-up film Serenity in comic book form that picks up 9 months after Serenity‘s conclusion.
The second opus of the six issue mini-series from Dark Horse Comics, written by Zack Whedon and illustrated by Georges Jeanty, will be available on February 26, 2014.
Here's the synopsis of 'Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #2':
Forced out of hiding, Serenity’s crew gets separated, and it becomes clear that everyone looking for the outlaws is on the verge of finding them. River offers to uncover the secrets that are hidden within her in the hope that the crew might have something to bargain with.
If you're excited to be flying with your favorite crew again, take a look at the four preview pages below:
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #2 (Dos Santos cover) is available for pre-order at Things From Another World!
On the same topic, check out 'Serenity: Leaves On The Wind' covers featuring River Tam.
Find below the ramblings of two fans of Summer Glau giving their imagination free rein to propose a blog post that we hope you will find enjoyable.
The photos and videos of the appearance of Summer on Josh Whedon’s arm at the Dizzy Feet gala on July 2012 were wonderful examples of Summer as her usual beautiful self, immaculately turned out, and radiating the kind of beauty that really catches our eye. Reading comments in the fashion press that were almost entirely favourable, we realized that she had this same effect on the people whose business is fashion. The reactions and musings of the Fashion press were generous and complimentary to Summer, her beautiful gown, the gown’s designer, the flawless make up, and the accessories. It also had an unexpected effect on one fan in particular but more about that later.
Summer Glau is photogenic; the camera loves her whether it is production stills from her TV and movie work, her fan photos at conventions, or fashion shoots. And in particular, one professional photographer that has captured Summer’ essence and provided some of the most eye-catching and appealing photos is Joan Allen. But before we explore the appeal of Joan Allen’s photography, we need to step back a bit here and explain something about Summer’s fans.
We are a fairly large group of people, of all ages, and from different backgrounds. We admire and, equally importantly, we respect Summer Glau for her incredible talent, her beauty, and most importantly, just how good-natured a person she is. Where this last aspect is really apparent is in how generous Summer is in making time for her fans, a lot of whom show up at the conventions she attends. Her lineups are usually the longest. Of the many fans who have had the chance to meet her, get an autograph, and a photo, they routinely say that all of this is accompanied by her kind words, her cheerful smile, and, for the truly lucky, hugs! This devotion that we feel for her is given back to us 110 percent. Summer’s commitment to her fans is without equal. The same sorts of reactions that we fans feel is also what we see in the actors, writers, directors, crews, producers, and photographers who work with Summer.
Photographer Joan Allen in particular considers herself fortunate to know Summer and she considers her friendship a blessing. In the words of Joan Allen, speaking of Summer, “My muse. My friend.” And in the wonderful photos that Joan has taken of Summer, we see Summer at her best whether as a glamorous creature in a long flowing gown, as a prisoner in a lockup, or as a vamp striking a lascivious pose…Joan Allen’s work is not only about Summer. Her poignant and touching photo essay on her mother would surely touch the hearts of anyone who has the bittersweet experience of tending an aging parent. Ms. Allen is able to capture the essence of an idea, a person, a theme, and then portray that essence in truly beautiful images that make the viewer reflect and consider what she shows us.
Earlier in this article, we hinted at an unexpected effect that Summer’s wonderful turnout in her gorgeous gown had. One of the fashion journals, Bride magazine, featured the dress as worn by Summer. One of the readers saw Summer in the dress and decided that she wanted this dress for her wedding. This was perhaps not unexpected but it got us thinking. A wedding needs a photographer, especially for this amazing dress and who better than Joan Allen. In the same way Summer Glau fans dream of her favorite actress one day getting a breakout role in a blockbuster, you can imagine what Joan Allen artistic sense and confident technical mastery would bring to this reader’s wedding.
In the same way that Summer is an inspiration to Joan Allen as a subject for her photographs, Summer also inspires us at the Summer Glau Wiki to write articles as well as report on news about her and related topics such as possible projects, her former co-stars, and so on. But as much as we enjoy sharing what we think about Summer, we also want to hear what you have to say. Got ideas for an article? Have something you want to say? Get in touch with us by signing up for the website or leaving a comment.
Summer Glau is all geared up about playing a good Terminator on FOX's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, as reported in the February 25, 2008 issue of People Magazine.
ARE YOU A GUNSLINGER YET? I'm pretty good! I bought some books [beforehand], because I didn't want the prop guys to think I was just a stupid girl who didn't know how to use [guns]. They're complicated!
Find below HQ scans of the small article published in People Magazine, as well as the cover featuring Christina Aguilera:
The photo of Summer Glau that accompagny the article was taken at TCA All Star Party at the Pier, Santa Monica on July 23, 2007.
Horror magazine GoreZone published in its #37 issue, on stands on November 2008, a five-page article on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Here are the HQ magazine scans from the article: