I hope you'll come to enjoy this site and keep in mind that Tony himself keeps an eye on it and writes in from time to time to keep it Up to date. I have researched WELL over 1,000 websites (lost count) and have TONS of information, pix, links, etc. that are in the works, so please bear with me as I get everything online. Please come back often and see how it unfolds!!! : ) If anyone has any links, photos or anything they'd like to add...please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela aka ALWheaties
aka angelalesa on eBay
Thanks for Checking in! I am putting several Autographed pictures of Tony Todd on Ebay and hope you will check them out! There is also other items like magazines, action Figures, cards, comics and more!
I haven't updated this site in some time and am going to post several messages that I recently found that Tony emailed me that updates some of the info of work he has done in the past few years:
From April 26, 2012:
TONY wrote in to say, "Just returned from Cardiff, Wales, where I shot "Dead of Night." Take care peace T"
From April 25, 2012:
TONY wrote in to say, "Hey you, April in Paris. Check out "Adam Green's, Holliston. Fearnet channel wherever that is? Lot's of goodies and feeling particularly blessed. Enjoy peace T"
From October 18, 2011:
My friend Norma aka normawp sent me this photo of her and Tony from the 2010 Anaheim, CA convention! Thanks Norma! :)
From April 20, 2011:
TONY wrote in to say, "Happy Easter peace T"
From April 19, 2011:
TONY wrote in to say, "life is a blessing. just wrapped one of the best films of my career. "Sushi Gurl." peace T"
From June 25, 2010:
I wrote to Tony to say I was watching tv the other day and saw an ad with him in it for a tv show called The Event! Very cool! Are you only in the Pilot as the IMdb says or is this a recurring role?
TONY wrote in to say, "We are indeed in the pilot and hopefully beyond for a long time to come. Thanks for noticing. we inherit the "Hero's" timeslot. So prospects look good. Bout time I grew up and settled into television. life is indeed Sunny and bright. Hope summer is bringing you happiness. stay in touch peace T"
From September 24, 2007: MONDAYS Are CHUCK-Tastic!!! : )
CHUCK airs TONIGHT on NBC at 8pm and there will be an Encore presentation of the Pilot on NBC on Saturday, Sept. 29th, at 9pm EST!!!...Chuck + Heroes + Journeyman = ONE AWESOME Night of Television!!! :)
You can get the Pilot of Chuck for FREE online at Amazon.com, That's Right, NO Charge for the pilot episode!!! How COOL is That? :)
Many Thanks to Geneva (Tony's Angent) for confirming that "Tony is recurring on "Chuck"! And Thanks to TV Guide for confirming that Tony's Character Name on Chuck is CIA Director Langston Graham! Check out Tony's Chuck Character Graham's Wiki Page!!!
TV Guide Episode Detail for Chuck Debut: "Computer nerd Chuck Bartowski (Zachary Levi) becomes a vital secret agent in this series mixing comedy, action and sci-fi. First up: Chuck is drawn into shadowy global espionage when subliminal government secrets are downloaded into his brain. He soon attracts the attention of a CIA superspy (Yvonne Strahovski) and a hardened NSA agent (Adam Baldwin)."
VIDEOS: Check out the Main Promo video for Chuck with Tony in it on YouTube.com (Shown Right)! Also check out NBC's Primetime Preview Show, The In Production Clip, and a Subliminal Message about Chuck! From MySpace, there is a Cute In Training Video, another Promo Video of Behind The Scenes and Comic-Con Video. There is a Cool TV Guide Magazine: Fall Preview Photoshoot Video! There are also at least 15 Cool promo videos and interviews on NBC.com!!!
Check out the NBC.com Chuck Website, also check out TV Guide Online's Chuck Page! Check out the Chuck IMDb Page, check out the Chuck TV Show MySpace Page and Check out the Chuck Wiki Page where they say that, "O.C. star Rachel Bilson will guest-star in a multi-episode arc in late October." Michael Ausiello also talks about this in the TV Guide Episode 116 Podcast! Now, if they can olny tie-in Mindy Clarke as an evil agent, that would be Totally Awesome!!! ;)
Check out Chuck's Secret.com, an Ultra Cool website that looks like a laptop on Chuck's desk that you can access his email and links to other sites like Chuck's MySpace Page, among others...There's even a MySpace Page for Morgan, Chuck's sister Ellie, Captain Awesome, Aaron and the NBC Chuck Fansite!
Check out the NYTVF: The 3rd Annual New York Television Festival from Setpember 5th-9th, 2007 at New World Stages in Midtown Manhattan!!! Chuck is going to be shown on Friday, September 7th at 9:00pm and best of all, the Admission is FREE!!! :)
I am currently working on a Major Update to this webiste. I have received several fan photos and stories along with a lot of new info on Tony!!! :)
So, please check back soon to catch the latest!
Angela aka ALWheaties
P.S. I just updated a partial list of TV Times for August and September in Tony's TV Times Section...
From May 21, 2007:
TONY wrote in to confirm the News on the pilot he filmed being picked-up by NBC called "Chuck" was my news of the week. Will know in the upcoming weeks, where we are with the production, and when shooting starts. It's gonna fall on Chuck's shoulders, how this flies. And since this is from the producers of "OC", augmented by the slash and dash directorial style of "McG"....This should fit into the perimeters. Ran into Tim Russ at the YMCA tonight (May 16th), and his pilot, "Sam, I AM" also got selected. He's on ABC, Mondays, after "Dancing with the Stars", all we get is following, "My Biggest Loser". Next step is passing Network tweaking, and getting offered a substantial initial contract, but all looks good. The Female agent, directly works and reports to me, So if the show is a hit, I'm practically guaranteed a series regular assignment. Wrapped today on "Without a Trace". Anthony LaPaglia and I did two flicks together in the early nineties. "Criminal Justice, and Keeper Of The City". Anyway. Life is good. many blessings abound, now if we can globally reduce the demand for oil, and bring our food cost down, and provide worldwide adequate healthcare. Everything would be roses.
I was checking out NBC's Fall Preview and was SUPER Glad to see that CHUCK has been added to the line-up!!! The NBC Fall Season begins Monday, Sept. 24th and CHUCK can be seen on Tuesday Nights at 9pm on NBC! Tony wrote back in March, "Worked on a NBC pilot called "Chuck". Sort of OC meets 24. I play the CIA head. If it flies, I'm a possible regular." Check out the TRAILER for CHUCK...Tony is in it!!! :) From this Trailer, it almost looks to me like: '40 Year Old Virgin' mixed with 'The Matrix', but with 20 Somethings... ;) It has tounge-in-cheek humor, but with COOL Action Scenes!!! I can't wait to see it!!! :)
From May 12, 2007:
I heard from TONY and he has some GREAT News that can't be broadcast just yet, but stay tuned!!! : )
TONY also said, "Just wrapped a day's shooting on "Without A Trace" (# 6 show on our globe btw). Went to a superb screening of "Mannsfield 12" last night (May 11) at Harmony Gold. Sold out. Great audience response. It's my Prison film btw, directed by Craig Ross. I play Hunnit Grand (Not the Candy Bar) trapped in a wheelchair, and doing life. Running the joint. "Man From Earth" has got a release as well as "Richard Speck, Hackett, Dark Reel" What a year. And Tournament is finally on the shelves after four frustrating years. Anyway. Quick exciting update,
Talk to you soon
I am so GLAD that Tournament of Dreams is FINALLY Out!!! I can't wait to see it!!! :)
Many Thanks to you all for sending me in photos, and info on Tony's projects!!! I am hoping to get all up soon!
I am currently working on a new update to this page and have tons of info, photos, upcoming TV times, etc...So, stay tuned! ;)
From a March 15, 2007 Update:
I heard from TONY and he said, "Wrapped work on a feature release called "Night Tales" for Universal. Worked on a NBC pilot called "Chuck". Sort of OC meets 24. I play the CIA head. If it flies, I'm a possible regular. Next Sunday filming "Velvet Dawn. Several conventions in the mix. Frightmare in Dallas, on the 24th. Memorabilia in the UK on the 31st. And Chiller on April 13th."
I hope the pilot works out for Tony!!! It sounds totally cool!!! : )
From a prievious Update:
I added info, Photos and links to Tony's Upcoming Movies/TV Shows section (including info on The King of Ink, SHADOW PUPPETS, Minotaur, Man From Earth, Final Destination 3, Turntable, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Stargate SG-1)... I either fixed, updated or added various links which are sprinkled thru the site...
From a past update:
I have more info from Tony, The Thirst, Final Destination 3, among others...I added some Photos and Updated Tony's Convention Appearances Section with the Film Fest Info of Tony's movie: TURNTABLE, Shadow: Dead Riot and Heart of the Beholder; I added TONS of links to Fangoria in Tony in Print Section; I either fixed, updated or added various links and photos which are sprinkled thru the site... :)
On a personal note, Check out some photos I took for the film Graves End, starring a friend of Tony's Daniel Roebuck! Also starring is Eric Roberts, Steven Williams, Valerie Mikita, Fairly Tull, Sky Soleil, Nick Stellate, Adam Del Rio, Joe Wyka, Tony Santucci and Ed Perotti among others! :)
My old computer died. Many files were lost, but I am trying to piece together some info and photos that were sent to me and saved to disk. I just got a new computer and will be adding more news and photos soon, so please check back! :)
If anyone has any links, photos or anything they'd like to add...please email me at: email@example.com
Angela aka ALWheaties
aka angelalesa on eBay
When to catch Tony on TV...All TV Times are in Eastern Standard Time.
Tony wrote to say that he was featured in a Music Video for the Dave Matthews song "Gravedigger", which is a single off of the new album 'Some Devil'!!! The Music Video can currently be seen on VH1 and MTV! Tony also said that you can access the "GraveDigger" video at RollingStone.com. Check out the OFFICIAL Dave Matthews Website for an audio clip on this song and more info. Tony also said that the song was featured on Good Morning America...Many Thanks to Kim (Stormybard) and PlaidGirl for writing to tell me about the video! : ) I personally haven't seen the music video yet, but Kim writes, "He's shirtless throughout the video. Near the end there is a large facial shot." I will write more on this after I've seen the video... : )
Tony is in an episode of 'Kate & Allie' called "A Tree Grows on West 56th Street" shown on August 23 (7PM) on WE. <<Kate (Susan Saint James) organizes a block association to save a park, but it's Allie (Jane Curtin) who is elected president.>> Also stars Geoffrey Pierson (Councilman Sloan) and James Downey (Sam).
Tony plays Sergeant Marcus Cawdrey in an episode of 'CSI: Miami' called "Camp Fear" shown on August 25 (11:35PM) on CBS. <<Horatio (David Caruso) and Calleigh (Emily Procter) investigate the death of a 15-year-old model (Danica Stewart), whose body is found near a juvenile detention camp for girls. Across town, Delko (Adam Rodriguez) and Speedle (Rory Cochrane) probe the bizarre death of a man who was apparently burned from the inside.>> Also stars Blair Brown, Erika Flores, Jeff D'Agostino, Amber Tamblyn, Mark Adair-Rios, Josh Stamberg, Melissa Paull, Khandi Alexander, Wanda de Jesus, and Michael McGrady.
Tony is heard in the movie Final Destination 3 as the Devil's Voice shown on August
26 (10PM) on HBO Plus; on September
4 (9:30PM) on Actionmax; on Sept. 5 (5:20PM) on Cinemax; on Sept. 7 (7:15AM, 8PM) on Actionmax; Sept. 9 (1PM, 8:15PM) on Cinemax; on Sept. 10 (6:20PM) on Actionmax; on Sept. 13 (3:15PM) on Cinemax; on Sept. 15 (7AM, 4:30PM, 10:10PM) on Actionmax; on Sept. 18 (9AM, 10PM) on Cinemax; on Sept. 19 (9AM, 6:30PM) on Actionmax. <<The Grim Reaper pursues a teen and her friends after they cheat death in a roller-coaster accident.>> Also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Amanda Crew, Kris Lemche, Jessica Amlee, Alexz Johnson, Sam Easton, Crystal Lowe, Chelan Simmons, and Maggie Ma.
Tony plays Mr. Wright in the movie 'Lean On Me' shown on August
28 (5:30PM) on HBO Signature; on September
2 (2:15AM), 7 (10:15PM) on HBO Family; on Sept. 15 (6:25AM) on HBO Plus; on Sept. 20 (8:45PM) on HBO Family. <<Morgan Freeman plays New Jersey Principal Joe Clark, whose methods in dealing with the problems of an ailing inner-city high school frequently drew controversy.>> Also stars Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Lynne Thigpen, Jermaine Hopkins, Karen Malina White, Alan North, Robin Bartlett, Michael Beach, and Regina Taylor. This movie is a based-on-truth story that is REALLY Great!!! : )
Tony plays Benzo Al in the movie 'Butter' aka 'Never 2 Big' shown on August
29 (3:30AM) on Thrillermax; on September
7 (2:20AM) on More Max. This movie also stars Ernie Hudson, Nia Long, Shemar Moore, Donnie Wahlberg, and Terrence Howard. <<Police scour the L.A. music industry for clues in the mysterious slaying of record label's top recording artist.>> <<A man implicated in the murder of a singer winds up wanted by the cops as well as by a dirty recording-studio owner.>>
Tony plays Cecrops in the 'Xena: Warrior Princess' episode "The Lost Mariner" shown on August
29 (7AM) on Oxygen, Channel 251 on DirectTV. <<After a shipwreck, Gabrielle (Renee O'Connor) finds herself aboard the cursed vessel of the lost mariner Cecrops, which there is no escape other than death. Soon, she and Xena (Lucy Lawless) are confronted by pirates and the nasty sea god Poseidon.>> Check out Whoosh! for more info on Xena episodes.
Tony plays Captain Darrow in the movie 'The Rock' shown on August
29 (3:20PM) on HBO Zone; on September
9 (11AM), 17 (12PM) on HBO Plus. <<A renegade general and his men seize control of Alcatraz Island and threaten to unleash poison gas upon San Francisco.>> <<Being the only person to have ever broken out of Alcratraz, a crafty criminal is forced to assist a impenetrable island prison and stop a disgraced war hero from unleashing a deadly nerve gas on San Francisco.>> Also stars Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris. Click HERE to read Tony's AOL transcript...he tells some behind the scenes to 'The Rock'!!!
Tony plays Adult Jake Sisko in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Visitor" shown on August
30 (2AM) on SPIKE TV. <<An accident claims Sisko (Avery Brooks), leaving Jake (Cirroc Lofton) obsessed with bringing him back.>> Also stars Rachel Robinson, Aron Eisenberg, and Galyn Gorg. I can not express in words how wonderful this episode is and Especially Tony's performance in it!!! :)
Tony had written in that he will be in the movie 'Prophecy 5: Forsaken' (Shown Left), you can read about it in Tony's Upcoming Movies/TV Shows Section. To get you ready for his movie, I thought I'd list the times of the past Prophecy movies. Tony is not in this movie, but you can check out 'The Prophecy 2' shown on September
1 (3:45AM) on Showtime Beyond; on Sept. 15 (9PM, 11:50PM), 20 (8PM) on The Movie Channel. <<Christopher Walken stars as the rebel angel Gabriel, who returns to Earth to prevent the birth of a half-angel, half-human baby prophesized to unite the splintered factions of Heaven.>> Also stars Jennifer Beals, Brittany Murphy, Russell Wong, Glenn Danzig, Steve Hytner, Bruce Abbott, William Prael, John Hertzler, and Eric Roberts.
Tony plays Lord Haikon in the Stargate SG-1 episode "Arthur's Mantle" (Episode 9.18) shown on September
1 (3PM), 9 (11PM) on WOR New York! <<Mitchell (Ben Browder), Carter (Amanda Tapping) and Daniel (Michael Shanks) fall victim to the effects of a powerful ancient device while Teal'c (Christopher Judge) is gone investigating foul play on a Jaffa planet.>> Also stars Beau Bridges, Morris Chapdelaine, Bill Dow (X-Files), Doug Wert, Jarvis W. George, Darren Giblin, and Gary Jones. Many Thanks to Jeff for writing in to say that in this episode, "Tony reprises Lord Haikon as the last of his tribe after being brutally attacked." I can't wait to see this!!! :)
Tony plays a Vietnam Vet in the movie Colors shown on September
6 (2AM), 14 (2:15AM) on Encore. <<A veteran cop (Robert Duvall) clashes with his rookie partner (Sean Penn) amid gang violence in Dennis Hopper's portrait of urban warfare.>> Also Starring Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks, Don Cheadle, Grand L Bush, Gerardo Mejia, Glenn Plummer, Sy Richardson, Damon Wayans.
Tony plays Avatar #1 in an episode of 'Charmed' called "Sam I Am" shown on September 7 (6PM) on TNT Cable (Channel 245 on DirectTV). <<Cole (Julian McMahon) realizes that his evil side can never be fully removed so he attacks the Charmed Ones hoping they will vanquish him forever. Paige (Rose McGowan) gets her first charge as a Whitelighter, but is shocked to discover that the angry, self-pitying man she is supposed to protect is the father she never knew.>> Also stars Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause and Flaming Lips.
Tony plays Sgt. Warren in the movie 'Platoon' shown on September
12 (3:30AM) on American Movie Classics. <<Oliver Stone served in Vietnam in 1967-68 and earned a Bronze Star, which he transmuted into Oscar gold by capturing his experiences in this 1986 Best Picture. Stones's nightmarish vision of "the Nam" is seen through the eyes of green soldier Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen). Chris struggles with the moral confusion of combat and a loyalty to rival sergeants.>> Also Stars: Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes), Willem Dafoe (Sgt. Elias), Forest Whitaker (Big Harold), Kevin Dillon (Bunny), Francesco Quinn, John C. McGinley, Richard Edson, Keith David, and Johnny Depp.
Tony plays Matt Rhodes in the Homicide: Life on the Street episode "Nearer My God to Thee" shown on September 14 (12PM) on WGN Chicago. <<Gee and his staff are called to help the new female night shift commander; Pembleton (Andre Braugher) is at odds with the detective; Beau (Daniel Baldwin) and his wife separate.>> Also stars Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, and Ned Beatty.
Tony plays Ed Tom in the movie True Women shown on September
15 (7PM), 22 (7PM) on ION Television. <<Three women (Dana Delany, Annabeth Gish, Angelina Jolie) help settle Texas and shape the fate of the United States over five decades. Based on a book by Janice Woods Windle.>> Also Starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Salli Richardson, John Schneider, Powers Boothe, Tina Majorino, Michael York, Jeffrey Nordling, Terrence Mann, Julie Carmen, Matthew Glave, Anne Tremko, Irene Bedard, Charles S. Dutton, Khadijah Karriem, Jill Parker-Jones and Michael Greyeyes.
Tony is not in this movie (he is in the 5th movie The Prophecy: Forsaken), but see how it all began with 'The Prophecy' shown on September 16 (2:05AM) on Starz. <<A renegade angel searches for the hidden soul of a Korean War veteran to manipulate in his war against the human race.>> Stars Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz, Viggo Mortensen, Amanda Plummer, Moriah Snyder, Adam Goldberg, Steve Hytner, and J.C. Quinn.
The Oxygen (channel 251 on DirectTV) shows Xena: Warrior Princess episodes.
The Sci-Fi Channel sometimes shows Hercules: The Legendary Journeys episodes, but none are currently planned.
Many Thanks to TVNow!!! They have a Wonderful TV schedule page for Tony!!! This is where I found some of the info listed above... : )
For Now, this section is on Final Destination 1, 2 and 3... : )
'Final Destination 2' was out in theaters on January 31st, 2003!!! Tony has returned as the Mortician William 'Bill' Bludworth!!! <<Kimberly Corman (A.J. Cook) has a vision of a logging truck on Route 23 going out of control with deadly results. Kimberly blocks the cars from joining the traffic, thus avoiding their Eminent Deaths. Kimberly seeks out Clear Rivers (Ali Larter), who is the only survivor of the crash of Flight 180 and in a psychiatric hospital. Maybe Clear has some answers on how to stay alive?>> Also stars Michael Landes, TC Carson, Jonathan Cherry, Keegan Connor Tracy, Sarah Carter and Lynda Boyd.
In it's first weekend, 'Final Destination 2' debuted in second place with $16.2 million!!! That's even better than when the orignial came out and it was only a fraction below the #1 movie which was 'The Recruit' which had $16.5 million. During the second weekend 'FD2' dropped down to the Number 5 spot, in the 3rd week it went down to #7, then #11 in week 4. MovieWeb has some info/pix from the movie + a link on to find a theater near you that is playing it!!! Check out a Sci-Fi.com Chat Transcript with Final Destination 2 Director David Ellis from Jan. 27th, 2003. Also, check out Movie-source.com, Hollywood.com, and Sci-Fi.com. Also check out Fangoria's Feature "Accidents Still Happen" by KIER-LA JANISSE!
Check out Final Destination!!! It is currently out on DVD and Video. It made #3 on the Top 10 List for Best Movies of the Weekend of 3/17-20/2000!!! Not bad for it's first time out!!! : ) <<The movie centers around a High School student Alex (Devon Sawa) who has a premonition that the plane they are on will explode. He convinces his friends to leave the plane and sure enough...It does! They have all cheated death...or have they? One by one it comes looking for them and Alex seems to be the only one who can see it coming.>> The dynamic young cast also features Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke, Amanda Detmer, Seann W. Scott and Chad Donella.
Tony is a Mortician in this movie and did the Voice-overs in the TV Commercials and Movie Trailers!!! Check out Movie-source.com. Read the transcripts of SCIFI.COM Final Destination chats with Kristen Cloke and Glen Morgan & James Wong!
The Film Palace is a Neat Film Review site that links to other reviews. Read an Interview with the Producers Craig Perry and Warren Zide. Read the Online Chat Transcript of James Wong & Glen Morgan for Sci-Fi Online. Check out the AWESOME Cosmik Debris Final Destination/Flight 180 website!!! It has loads of Behind the scenes info, photos and links. Check out this Cool WebZine called The 11th Hour!!!
MovieWeb Has some info/pix from the movie + a link on to find a theater near you that is playing it!!! Also check out Dark Horizons which has Trailers, Teasers, photos, etc. The OFFICIAL Site also has the main Trailer, but You will need to download Quicktime 4 to view the Trailers. : )
TONY let me know that he "finished filming 'Flight 180' (which became FINAL DESTINATION)...I've got a one scene cameo, but they've given me star billing, and very good quote. My name is Bludworth. and the movie is written by James Wong, and Glenn Morgan. Names familiar to Sci-Fi fans....This flick also marks the third time that Dan Roebuck(Fugitive, Late Show, Matlock) have worked together(Driven, and Stir)being the others....We're excited about that".
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See Tony at a Convention, Film Fest or see the pix of past ones...
Many Thanks to Tony for writing to say, "Just won best supporting actor in a drama, at the Noir film festival, in San Diego. For Turntable, which is making the festival circuit." Turntable Won Awards at the The Noir Film Festival, including Best Director (Robert Patton-Spruill), Best Lead Actor (Russell G. Jones) and Best Supporting Actor (TONY TODD)!!! YEAH!!! Congrats to All!!! : ) Many Thanks to Rob and Patti for allowing me to use these photos of Tony as Victor! They are copywrite turntable inc. 2006. Check out the OFFICIAL Turntable Website for more info on the film and more pictures of Tony and other cast members!!! <<Filmed against the kaleidoscopic world of Boston's hip-hop community, Turntable sets the standard for Urban New Wave filmmaking, mixing classic noir intimidation, irreverent humor, and larger than life characters to tell the story of ghetto superstars, lovers, & brothers.>>
Check-out TURNTABLE at these Upcomming Film Fests:
CineNoir Film Festival - Wilmington, NC. March 2nd-5th, 2006
The Independent Black Film Festival - Atlanta, GA. March 12th-19th, 2006
Arizona Black Film Showcase - Phoenix, AZ. March 16th-19th,2006
The Philidelphia Film Festival - March 30th-April 12th, 2006
Shadow: Dead Riot; directed by Derek Wan; Feature - New York; 1 hour 30 minutes
<<A convicted killer (Todd) performs a strange ritual in his cell before his walk down Death Row. Upon his death, his blood infects the other inmates, causing a psychotic riot. 20 years later the prison is reopened and one girl has a deep connection to the madness that took place there.>>
From a Fangoria Magazine Article, they mentioned that Shadow: Dead Riot will be featured at 2 Screenigns:
December 29, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "Misty Mundae set for next FANGORIA con" - Tony's Film SHADOW: DEAD RIOT will be at FANGORIA'S WEEKEND OF HORRORS in CHICAGO, IL on March 4-5, 2006.
The 24th Brussels International Film Festival of the Fantastic - March 13th
New York City’s ImaginAsian Theater (239 East 59th Street) on March 22nd.
Many Thanks for Darlene Lieblich for writing in and letting me know that HEART OF THE BEHOLDER will be at a new Film Fest! "There are over 3,000 film festivals in the world and the Palm Beach Film Festival is one of the Top 20. They don't officially announce which films will be screened for a few more weeks. However, we have been contacted with the great news that HOTB has been selected to screen next April 20-28 in this prestigious festival. As things move forward, we will keep you up-to-date and hopefully we will be able to meet some of you at the festival."
HEART of the BEHOLDER has WON 5 Best Feature Film awards!!!
Best Feature Film at New Hampshire Film Expo - Portsmouth, NH on Oct. 14-16, 2005
Best Feature Film at The Bare Bones Int. Independent Film Festival - Tulsa, OK on Oct. 13-16, 2005
Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film at Big Bear Lake Film Festival - Big Bear Lake, CA on Sept. 16-17, 2005
Director's Choice Award for Best Feature Film at Blue Grass Film Festival - Louisville, KY on Sept. 9-12, 2005
Critics' Choice Award for Best Feature Film at St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase - St. Louis, MO on July 17, 2005
TONY WAS NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTOR!!! That's right, 2 of Tony's movies were shown at The NYC Horror Fest: "Shadow: Dead Riot" and "IOU" was shown at the NYC Fest and Tony was nominated for best actor for BOTH movies!!! Yeah!!! : )
Many Thanks to Tony for writing in and letting me know, "I've got two films selected for the NYC Horror Film Festival this month. IOU, and Shadow. And yours truly has been nominated for best Actor in both projects. I'm stoked. Best is yet to come."
Many Thanks to Jeff for letting me know the following, "Shadow: Dead Riot" and "IOU" will be in competition at the New York horror Film Festival on October 21st.................an evening to honor Tony Todd. "IOU" is really quite great and a real labor of love for Tony and director Kevin Shulman."
I.O.U.; directed by Kevin Shulman; Short - Camarillo, California; 28 minutes /25 min
<<Jack (Tony Todd) is recovering from the death of his wife by embracing his daughter Melissa. Better days lay ahead, or so he thinks.>>
Many Thanks to NormaWP for sending me this Great photo!!! Norma met Tony at a Creation Comic Convention on Saturday, Febuary 1st, 2003 in Pasadena, California. Norma is wearing a Wonder Woman costume that she made. Check out Norma's XENA WANNABE website! : )
Tony was at MONSTER-MANIA CON 2 on AUGUST 27-29th, 2004 at the HILTON HOTEL in Cherry Hill, NJ (4 Miles past Exit 34B of I-295). Thanks to Gregor (the Sad Old Goth) for letting me know about this convention!
Tony did an interview at the Comicon in London and there are some nice pictures of him included at 25 Percent Online Entertainment Magazine. Thanks to The Ed's for letting me know about it! :)
Tony was at the Motor City Comic Con the weekend of October 18-19, 2003, at the Novi Expo Center in Novi, Michigan. Tony also said that he was recently at a Galileo 7 Convention in Germany in October, 2003.
Tony was in Houston Texas for Trekfest on Sept. 12, 1998. Check out some GREAT pix of Tony at TrekFest '98. Check out some Great photos at JDCasey.com!
Check out this GREAT site that has Grand Slam IV in Pictures including a GREAT pic of Tony and MANY other Star Trek Favorites!!! : )
Many Thanks to Dominik for sending me the following links about Tony from various German websites with photos, reports and interviews from that "Galileo Double 7"-Convention! Link #1: A special convention-website with lots of galleries about the various actors and a few con-events. Link #2: They have the best Tony-Pics from that event I was able to find. Link #3: There's a gallerie only about Tony but you should also take a look at galleries like "Opening-Ceremony", "Closing Ceremony" and "Offizielle Pressebilder" (= Official Press-Pics).
On the 6th and 7th of March 2004 Showmasters will be running their very first LONDON FILM AND COMIC CON mega event in London, England, and to start the event with a bang they have already signed up a selection of top actors from cult tv and blockbuster movies including Candyman himself Tony Todd! It is taking place in Wembley Exhibition Centre (next door to the famous Wembley Stadium!)
If anyone has pictures of Tony from any Convention, Please write me.
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Filmed, but Not out yet...Be on the look-out for them!!! : )
From December 12, 2006:
I heard from TONY on Dec. 5th, he says, "Starting "Coma" tomorrow. Just wrapped "Dark Reel". doing voice over for Half-Life two"!
Very Cool! :) From the IMDb: "Dark Reel - Plot Outline: Based on rare crime scene footage of the (unpublicized) 1958 murder of Actress Scarlett May. A supernatural Horror/Mystery based on actual events." Check out an article about Dark Reel in a September 6 news item on Fangoria's Magazine Website and also one on November 6th on Fangoria!!!
From December 4, 2006:
Just a quick note to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO TONY!!!
Today, December 4th is Tony's Birthday, I hope it was a Great one for you Tony! :)
From July, 2006:
I have received word from TONY'S Agent Geneva!!! She says: "he's doing the masters of horror this week."
From April 2006:
Many Thanks to Briar for sending two audio clips of Tony speaking as the 'King' from the movie King of Ink!!! In the first sound clip, Tony says, "What do we have here?" and in the second sound clip, Tony says, "Someone has to want you." The Audio Clips are in aif format...I am not sure what every program is that plays aif files, but I do know that iTunes does. Click HERE for iTunes 6 - Free Download for Mac and Windows! "Here, for now, is the link to my company where the King of Ink website will run. www.starmountainstudios.com You will see a banner there for another film we have in production called Jake's Shadow and links to some of our games, including Genie Joe & The Axeman...one we made with Joe Perry (Aerosmith)." Below are 3 photos that Briar sent of Tony and her at the studio. :)
Many Thanks to Tony for writing in a couple letters with the following:
"Minotaur" is making it's American debut on Sci-Fi, on Sat. March 11th. We're a little disappointed by the placement, as the film is still being released theatrically world wide. I'm sorry that American audiences are going to experience it with commercials, but film was a labor of love, brilliantly directed by Jonathon English, and made in the lovely city of Luxembourg. Test screenings left the studio concerned about the universal appeal. The further dumbing down of America. Minotaur took three years to be filmed, helmed by one of the most committed directors I've ever had the pleasure of working with, Jonathon English. And shot in the winter.
Life is what she is
Check out the IMDB for a Plot Summary written by Mykol Gantt: <<Long ago in the Iron Age a shadow loomed over a lonely village. For generations the village youths are stolen from their families and delivered as sacrifice to a mythical beast - the Minotaur, that dwells beneath a great palace. Theo, haunted by the loss of his love in an earlier sacrifice is convinced that the beast isn't real and that his girl still lives as a slave within the palace. His father Cyrnan, the village leader, tries to reason with Theo not to go but Theo is driven by blind rage. He devises a plan and is taken with the other youths who are dragged screaming from their families.>>
Also, Check out IonCinema.com and a review from Nick Grey, from Jan 13, 2006, He Gave it 5 Stars! <<A brilliant rendition of the classic myth for the post 'Scream', MTV generation. Tony Todd is at his best, leanding the film an emotional depth that compliments the lush sets, gore and sheer sex appeal. As usual Rutger Hauer is watchable, and rising star Tom Hardy plays the lead role with committment. Could be a cult fim despite the fairly work-a-day script. If gorgeous women kissing each other and blood and guts are your thing - watch that space!>>
From Feb. 28th
Many Thanks to Tony for writing in with the following:
"I wanted to post a word about my last film. "Man From Earth". That was an extremely rewarding experience. Very committed and talented group of artists, some of us will assuredly continue to cross paths, Annika Peterson, David Lee Smith, Richard Riehl, whom I've worked with on Driven, and Hackett. This was Jerome Bixby's last script. He's best known for writing "Fantastic Voyage", some of the first Twilight Zone and Star trek episodes. This story is about a farewell party for a favorite college professor, who uses the event to tell an inquisitive group that he's actually several centuries old. Beliefs and proof are offered as evidence, and everyone's life is forever changed. This is an important work of Sci-Fi, and what if? I was blessed to be included. Also did an interview for Dead-Central.com yesterday (Feb. 24, 2006).
(From Feb. 28th)
I want to share a tribute for one of most powerful influences in my life. The late, great Don Knots. Who passed last weekend. I love Barney Fife. Since childhood. He wore his expressions for the world to see. Like a kid. You knew when he was happy, or sad. And the comedic work was amazingly beautiful To this day. For me. That's one of my secrets.
Let's whistle one for sweet ole' Mayberry.
From February 7th, 2006 - TONY wrote in to say:
"Yes, I'm doing a voice over for FD3. Long story there. Just won best supporting actor in a drama, at the Noir film festival, in San Diego. For Turntable, which is making the festival circuit. Next up SF, N. Carolina, Houston, Atlanta, among others.
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Recently wrapped, "Man From Earth", by the late great Jerome Bixby. Great work there, wonder project....
Today I worked on an animated project for California, institute of the Arts, called, "King Of Ink".
Shadow Puppets I believe you know about. Several links you should be aware of:
Man From Earth, Dr. Jeckll, Turntable, etc.
Life is good.
Tony Todd has a Thirst for Blood - HorrorMovies.ca
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Horror Idols Home Page
WHEDONesque : Comments on 8831 : Tony Todd joins the cast of Shadow Puppets.
jerome Bixby's Man From Earth
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Many Thanks to Lady_marinus for the Shadow Puppets link! :)
From November 21, 2005:
Tony plays Steve in the movie Shadow Puppets. James Marsters (best known as Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Jolene Blalock (T'Pol from Star Trek Enterprise) are his co-stars!!!
Many Thanks to Tony for writing in and letting me know, "Starting "Shadow Puppets" tomorrow (Nov.2nd, 2005). They've signed James Marsters, and the woman from enterprise. (From Nov. 21st) Just wrapped "Shadow Puppets" yesterday. I really like the film. James Marsters and I became good friends. Rest of the cast is extremely flexible. It was fun. One the most extended, cast and crew, final applause, I've ever had. We had a strange two days, at "Loma Vista", a deserted insane asylum just off the Boyle st. Bridge. six accidents in 48 hours, from heart plapatations, scratched cornea's, Electrician being shocked, whiplash, and our script supervisor fell and broke her foot. But overall everyone was committed, or should've been."
Many Thanks to Geneva and Jeff for letting me know the following, "Tony is shooting "Shadow Puppets" here in Los Angeles with Jolene Blalock and James Marsters for producer Bob Crowe and Ross Goldfarb and for director Michael Winnick. I was on the set the other day and it looks great............this will be a very big film."
From the Internet Movie DataBase, the "Tagline: They don't know who they are. Where they are. Or what is trying to kill them." From the OFFICIAL site at Shoreline Entertainment, the plot of the movie is: "Eight people awake in an abandoned asylum and soon discover that they are subjects of an experiment. As they try to escape a vicious Shadow Creature stalks them, threatening their lives from the darkness." They also have a photo of Tony in Prison on their site and a link to a Fangoria Magazine article about the movie, which has a photo of Tony from his other movie SHADOW: DEAD RIOT!
A Message from James from the James Marsters Live Website says, "Start filming on Monday on Shadow Puppets. It's a psychological thriller and I'm really excited about it all." Another Message from James from The Official James Marsters Site says, "As many of you may have already heard, I started today on the feature film “Shadow Puppets.” It is a great script and I really like the director. I’ll keep you all posted as it goes along."
Many Thanks to Tony for sending the 3 photos from the movie (Shown Below)!!!
From November 9, 2005:
Many Thanks to Tony for writing in, "booked a great character on Criminal Minds...."Criminal Minds" airs on the ninth." Tony plays Eric Miller in the Criminal Minds episode "The Fox" (episode # 1.7) shown on November
9 (9PM) on CBS (Channel 380 WCBS + 80 WCBSDT on DirectTV), 10 (12AM) on Channel 381 KCBS + Channel 81 KCBSDT on DirectTV. <<The FBI team attempts to catch a killer who preys on families while they are supposed to be away on vacation.>> <<A killer targets families with two children who are about to go on vacation, and holds them hostage for days before killing each family member. The case hits home for Hotch (Thomas Gibson from "Dharma & Greg" fame), as he has just become a father.>> Starring Mandy Patinkin, Shemar Moore (The Young and the Restless), Matthew Gubler, Lola Glaudini, and A.J. Cook. Many Thanks to Jeff for writing in to say that in this episode, Tony is a "blue collar alcoholic who is questioned about a series of murders." I CAN'T WAIT to see it!!! :)
TONY IS CURRENTLY FILMING A NEW MOVIE CALLED "SHADOW PUPPETS"!!! Yeah!!!
Sounds AWESOME!!! It is sure to be a GREAT Movie and I can't wait to see it!!! : )
I added info to Tony's Upcoming Movies/TV Shows section (including info on Nightstalker, The Thirst, Hackett, Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, Mercy Street, IOU, Shadow: Dead Riot); I added some photos and Updated Tony's Convention Appearances Section with the Film Fest Info of Tony's movie: Heart of the Beholder; I either fixed, updated or added various links which are sprinkled thru the site...
From November 1, 2005:
TONY wrote in to say: "Tonight (Nov. 1st) is the start of NBA 2006, and another chance for my Lakers. If any true fans wanna know How i spend some spare time, they should look for me at Staple Center, cheering on the purple and gold. Night Stalker seemed to make an impact, CBS has contacted my people wanting to know when I'm available next. Life is good, and healthy. You might want to link with Guts and Gory, they've started a forum for direct contact with multitude of fans."
Stargate SG-1 News: Tony wrote in to say he will be in several episodes of Stargate SG-1 which air this month and later in January, 2006!!! :) TONY wrote that he did "a recurring stint on Stargate:SG1, playing a new sub species of Jaffa, my name is Lord Haikon." I can't wait to see it!!! :)
From October, 2005:
Many Thanks to TONY for writing in and saying, "things keep getting more and more focused. Just booked a great part on "Night Stalker". Playing a hard assed detective, who won't stop until the mystery is solved. Feels like an experiment, as the series is suffering a bit. But "Malum" is well written, and I've scored a great character with this one. Working on Night Stalker for the next two day's. Great part. I start a film called "Shadow Puppets", in November."
Many Thanks to Jeff for writing in and giving info about the "Nightstalker" episode 105 title Malum (Tony plays a detective who is suspicious of Kolchak)." This episode aired on October 27, 2005. Sorry I missed it!!! :(
Many Thanks to Jeff for writing in and giving info about "Thirst" Tony stars and executive produces this small Vampire film..."
Many Thanks to Jeff for writing in and letting me know that "The next big film out for Tony will be "Jekyll & Hyde". Tony stars as the title characters...release date January 13th, but may be pushed until February."
From September, 2005:
Many Thanks for TONY writing in to say, "lots of activitiy lately. Leaving tomorrow for another Stargate, and just booked a great character on Criminal Minds...Also wrapped work on a movie called The Thirst."
Many Thanks to Bruce for writing in that Tony "just finished working on a new vampire film called THE THIRST, being produced by Marc Burman, Scott Pearlman, and A.J. Draven. He plays the lead vampire named Julien. The movie also stars C. Thomas Howell, Jason Connery, Stephanie Lemelin, Alison Lange, Rini Bell, and America Olivo. Should be interesting!"
SHADOW: DEAD RIOT stars acclaimed actor and genre icon Tony Todd (CANDYMAN 1, 2, 3, FINAL DESTINATION 1, 2, THE CROW and others). Mr. Todd delivers his most powerful and evil performance as a serial killer occultist who is convicted, executed and resurrected as an undead killing machine with a dark mission.
SHADOW: DEAD RIOT is a unique stylistic fusion of Asian-style action and atmospheric horror set in a women’s prison. The cast features an ensemble of strong, two-fisted female convict characters that unite to wage an all-out battle against an army of the undead who rise from the cursed prison grounds. Leading the cellblock slayers is Fever-Dreams star discovery, actress/model Carla Greene, the screen’s latest and greatest kick-ass action heroine who single-handedly takes on all formidable foes- living and dead!
Making his U.S. directorial debut with SHADOW: DEAD RIOT is award-winning director of photography Derek Wan. His impressive Hong Kong cinematography credits include Jet Li’s FIST OF LEGEND (distributed by Dimension/Miramax), Michelle Yeoh’s ROYAL WARRIORS (distributed by 20th Century Fox) and ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA V, among others.
Tony Leung Siu-Hung, whose countless credits include Bruce Lee’s ENTER THE DRAGON, Jackie Chan’s TWIN DRAGONS and LEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN MASTER, is the film’s action consultant. His martial expertise fuel-injects SHADOW with over-the-top Hong Kong-style stunts. Ace make up effects artisan Allan Cooke (RESIDENT EVIL 2, WRONG TURN) supervised the film’s zombie and gore effects.
The film’s editor is Chan Ki Hop (THE VAMPIRE EFFECT, Jackie Chan’s THE MEDALLION, Jet Li’s FIST OF LEGEND, BEAST COPS). Ki-Hop was recently nominated for the coveted Golden Horse award (Asia’s Oscar equivalent) for Fruit Chan’s DUMPLINGS segment of THREE EXTREMES, a new anthology horror film coming soon from Lion’s Gate. For more information, please visit www.deadriot.com.
From August 14, 2005:
I put a new photo for the Upcoming Prophecy 5 movie in Tony's TV Times.
Here is the Poster to the Upcomming Movie 'SHADOW' (Shown Left) starring Tony as "Edward Marquis, a.k.a. "Shadow" convicted, 22 counts capital murder including 4 police officers, 9 counts of double murder, 5 counts..." More info coming soon... : )
Tony wrote me in Early August and said that he "finished Hackett. Currently midway through shooting of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde. Also recently finished a fine film that I'm extremly proud of named Mercy Street, and a short movie called IOU for Screamfest There are now nine projects in the can, with some earth shattering news materialzing in the next month or so. lots of saved photos, and such."
From October 31, 2004:
Sadly, on October 10, 2004, we have lost a most wonderful actor and Humanitarian: Christopher Reeve. Tony starred in the 'Black Fox' Western Trilogy with Christopher in 1995. Tony wrote in to say:
Concerning C. Reeve.
I'd like to thank him for his vast humanitarian and artistic contributions to our planet. To urge his fans to research and request our government into more stem cell research. His tragedy should not pass in vain.
Rock the vote.
My Mother, sister and I were fortunate to be able to see Christopher and his lovely wife Dana in person at the Caroline Rhea Show last year when he was promoting his book 'Nothing is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life'. The show gave us a copy of his heart-warming book. I remember us being really excited for him as he was telling how he could finally move a finger which until that time was impossible as he was paralyized from the neck down and how his foundation was making strides in raising money for research. We were quite hopeful for him as well as a close friend of ours who had a terrible bicycle accident that has left her paralyized. My earliest memories of Christopher was of being a young girl when 'Superman' came out and trying desperately to stay awake thru a triple feature at the drive-in so I could see it! :) My first introduction to Tony's work as an actor was by watching the 'Black Fox' trilogy movies in which the 2 starred. My hope is that the legacy that Christopher started will continue. My prayers and best wishes are now with his family! Sincerely, Angela L. Wheaton aka ALWheaties
From August 2004: I received an email from Darlene Lieblich, Producer of Tony's Upcoming movie 'HEART of the BEHOLDER'. You can now view photos of Tony as Chuck Berry!!! The film no longer has Thomas Gibson ("Dharma and Greg"), but now has John Dye ("Touched By An Angel") as the part of Manion, The Prosecutor. "FILM PRODUCTION STATUS: We are currently editing the film for submission next October to the January 2005 Sundance Film Festival. We are also preparing a movie trailer that will hopefully debut at Humanicon Southwest in August. Go to Beholder.com and make a Donation of $25 or more and you are guaranteed a DVD of the film."
Check out frightflix.com for info on Tony's upcoming movie "Murder-Set-Pieces" which "follows a wealthy fashion photographer whose vocation is murder."
Back in Feb. 2004, Patrick Desmond, wrote me and told me of a movie role that Tony did for The Absence of Light. Check out their site for photos of Tony and Trailers for the movie.
From July 2004:
From June 2004: Many Thanks to Alex v for sending in a link to the Fangoria.com News Page! Calum Waddell did an interview with Tony for Fangoria, which had lots of info on MANY of Tony's Upcoming work from when Tony was in London for a comic con. They had info on CANDYMAN 4, FINAL DESTINATION 3 (possibly in 3-D) and later, there are possibly thoughts of "a FREDDY VS. JASON-style teamup film using CANDYMAN and HELLRAISER!"
From May 2004: Tony wrote to say, "just got offered a cameo doing Chuck Berry for an independent film."
I had just got this letter from Tony letting me know about the cameo, then also in my mailbox was a letter from Darlene Lieblich, who is the Producer of the film: 'HEART of the BEHOLDER' which lists Tony as Mr. Chuck Berry! :) Also starring in the film is: John Dye ("Touched By An Angel") - Manion, The Prosecutor; Matt Letscher ("Mark of Zorro") - Mike Howard - Lead; Sarah Joy Brown (3 time Emmy winner) - Diane Howard - Lead; Michael Dorn ("Worf" from "Star Trek - TNG") - Lt. Neal Larson; Jason Wiles ("Bosco" on "Third Watch") - Reporter Don Deetz; Anne Ramsay ("Mad About You" and "The L Word") - Reeba Hollings; Greg Germann ("Ally McBeal") - Bob Harris; Priscilla Barnes - ("Threes Company" "The Crossing Guard") - Olivia; and Patty McCormack (Oscar Nominee for "The Bad Seed") - Diane's Mother. Check out their Website as "Photos and behind-the-scenes video will be made available as soon as we get them." I've been following this movie project for some time now and it truly sounds like an interesting true tale in which I am looking forward to see!!! : )
From April 2004: Tony wrote to say, "My fall film project, JUSTICE, is shaping up beautifully. I play the title character in that one. It's a western being lensed in Santa Fe. More as it develops. Now we're gathering a bunch of good projects sweltering in the can, between PROPECY, and TOURNAMENT OF DREAMS."
From March 2004: Tony wrote to say, "Did you catch my stint on 24? Tournament of Dreams is shaping up quickly, and I'm scheduled to do a western with Bruce Boxleitner, in the fall, called 'justice." "So far it's only one appearance on 24, however they claim they want me to recur. We'll see. It was a solid experience."
Sadly, I missed the 24 episode!!! :( It aired on February 24, 2004 and was entitled: "Day 3: 3:00 A.M.-4:00 A.M.".
From December 2003: Tony wrote to say, "Negotiations have resurfaced for "Minotaur," Fully funded now and planning to shoot in march. Strong production meetings for a 25 million production of Candyman. Reinvented and relocated to New England. Targeted for Halloween 2005. I just booked an undisclosed # of eps on 24. Playing detective Norris. Pretty cool stuff. Last weekend CMX flew me to Atlantic City to watch ringside, Don Kings latest etravaganz. 8 championship bouts. It was wild. There are very high hopes for "Tournament of Dreams".
From November 2003: Tony wrote to say, "Filming is going strong. Lot of buzz already. Have placed key emotional scenes in the can. I really have high high hopes for this one. Just feels right. I'm costarring with a talented group of newcomers, mostly female. Strong, talented actresses...including, Joyful Drake, Shakira, Raven Simone, and more. Other adults are Debbie Allen, and Carl Lewis, of nine gold medals fame. Feeling happy about things."
From October 2003: Tony wrote to say, "Next week I start production on an independent film, called "Tournament Of Dreams." I'm really stoked about it, because I play another actual human being. "Isiah Kennedy, the High School coach of a girls basketball time. I don't get killed, or kill anybody in the flick. It's the lead role. Martin Landau's company. Director Don Abernathy". This is EXCITING News!!! I can't wait to see it when it comes out!!! : )
Tony wrote about "the Prophecy 5 film I did in Romania earlier this year. Dimension is really happy with it. Just finished ADR. Looks terrific. Very cool angels, and dialogue. Very sinister, but we already knew we could do that. It's being released by Dimension, don't know exact date. Director is Joel Sassoon. My character is Stark. Jason Scott Lee, Doug Bradley, and Kari Wuhner also in the cast. Cool."
Tony wrote in to say that, "Bravo has just chosen Candyman as one of the top hundred scariest movie of all time. Yeah. Mainstream acceptance". They are also in talks to see if another Candyman movie may be in the works. And, due to a question from Salina, Tony says that, "I've never appeared on "Seinfeld".
From April/May 2003: Yeah! Tony wrote to me! He said that he started filming Prophecy 5 in Bucharest, Romania! : ) He also mentioned that he did a special episode of The District...
Tony plays Stanley Carver aka Luther Potter in an episode of 'The District' called "Ella Mae" which 1st aired on CBS on May 10th, 2003. <<The series honors the memory of the late Lynne Thigpen, who played the tough-minded but compassionate director of police administration, Ella Farmer. The Tony Award-winning actress died in her Los Angeles home of a heart attack on March 12. In tonight's highly emotional episode, Mannion (Craig T. Nelson), who's still dealing with the aftermath of having been fired by the mayor, also faces a future without his friend and confidante when Ella dies suddenly from a stroke. But her death could bring life to a boy awaiting a heart transplant. At headquarters, Clive seeks Mannion's help in locating Ricky (William Turner), who disappeared shortly after Ella's death. Star Search winner Tiffany Evans guest stars.>> All my Best Wishes and prayers are with her family. Sincerely, Angela aka ALWheaties
Tony went to France to film 'Le Secret' which is scheduled out around next spring. It will probably hit the European film fests first.
TONY wrote in to say that, "Le Secret," will be at Cannes, on way or the other. I'm saddened that I won't be able to attend, but that film could explode anytime this year." Tony is currently On the Stage for King Hedley II.
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Sadly, a friend of Tony's has passed away. Charlie Brown was in the play King Hedley II with Tony. Thanks to Jill for sending me the photos (Shown Left)! Tony had the following to say about his friend, "Charlie was an underated, but highly appreciated and respected actor in the theater community. When I first arrived in NYC, to stake my claim, his legend was already intact. Having originated roles in Home, and Soldiers Story, among others, seeming to miss out on Hollywood translations. When we were cast in the original productions of "King Hedley 2", I was thrilled to walk the boards with an actor of his emminence. I think the reviews in Pittsburgh, Seattle, and Boston speak for themselves. Futher proof that heaven is a more talented place than the turmoil left behind on earth." My prayers are with his family.
SEE TONY IN A PLAY!!!
Tony was in a new August Wilson play called "King Hedley II" which made it's West Coast Debut at the Seattle Repertory Theatre from March 6 - April 8, 2000. The Theater is located on 155 Mercer Street and their phone number is: (206)443-2222. King Hedley II also features Russell Andrews, Charles Brown, Ella Joyce, Marlene Warfield and Mel Winkler and is Directed by Marion Isaac McClinton. Show times Tue-Sun 7:30 PM and Sat & Sun 2 pm. For tickets (206)443-2224. Check out the SKCCVB--Seattle Theater website for more info and Ticket prices. Also, Check out the Seattle Times Datebook.
TONY wrote in to tell about King Hedley II in Seattle, "Larger stage than Pittsburgh, and more production values. Richer language, and stronger dramatic Arc. Its a project that I'm gladly and with honor giving two years of my life to. Our unofficial trajectory is Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, DC, and then New York. The play has been submitted for a Pulitzer, and decisions are announced in April. The jury which includes prominent forces in Show business will be coming to Seattle."
Tony will be in Boston at the Huntington Theatre Company. King Hedley II will run May 19-June 18, 2000!!! For tickets, Call the Box Office at (617) 266-0800. Check out Theatre.com. Also, Check out a report By Jessica Browner. This is EXCITING!!! I hope to see the play when it comes to Boston!!! : )
The World Premiere of "King Hedley II" by August Wilson was December 15, 1999 - January 16, 2000 at the O'Reilly Theater in PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania.
Reviews for King Hedley II:
Check out a Great pic of Tony in MetropolitanLiving Magazine!!! By Misha Berson for the Seattle Times. A Tony Todd Interview for the Seattle Times. Ella Joyce Interview for the Seattle Times. August Wilson Interview for the Seattle Times. Review By Misha Berson for the Seattle Times. By Christopher Rawson for the Pittsburg Post-Gazette. A 2nd story By Christopher Rawson for the Pittsburg Post-Gazette. 3rd story By Christopher Rawson for the Pittsburg Post-Gazette about Agust Wilson. An Interview with August Wilson for the Pittsburgh City Paper By B-Tree. By David Patrick Stearns for USA TODAY. Check out this GREAT page about August Wilson!!! Also, Check out an old article about the play from the Seattle Times.
More details will be coming in soon...
What Plays he's been in...Need Playbills...
From Tony's Dogwalker Bio Page we learn that "Todd's passion for acting began in theatre, where his repertoire has ranged from performances in CRY ME A RIVER (Hasty Pudding Theatre), ZOOMAN AND THE SIGN (Second Stage Theatre), LES BLANCS (Arena Stage and Huntington), PLAYBOY OF THE WEST INDIES (Peterboro and Crossroads Theatre), OTHELLO and the NAACP Image Award-winner NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY (Matrix Theatre)".
From Tony's Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh Bio Page we learn that "On stage, he has appeared in productions of "Home," "The Might Gents," "Sepia Tones," "Camino Real," "Blood Knot" and "The Island."
"Todd's first big break occurred when Oliver Stone caught his work in "Johnny Got His Gun" at New York's Westbank Theater. Stone was so impressed by the performance that he went backstage after the show and offered Todd the role of Sergeant Warren in "Platoon."
"He spent two years on a scholarship at the University of Connecticut which, in turn, led to a scholarship offer from the renowned Eugene O'Neill National Theater Institute. It proved to be his foundation and the touchstone for intense stints at the Hartman Conservatory in Stamford, CT and the Trinity Square Repertory Theater Conservatory in Providence, Rhode Island. He appeared in dozens of classical and many experimental plays, yet still managed to find time to teach playwriting to high school students in the Hartford public school system. To that end, and profoundly influenced by his Aunt Clara to be a positive force in the community, he organized and was the artistic director of the Free Me Truth Troupe, which recruits and works with the worst problem children in several cities around the country."
Tony was in San Diego, California at the LaJolla Playhouse in Athol Fugard's "The Captain's Tiger" from July 9, 1998 to August 9, 1998. Check out the LaJolla Playhouse Captain's Tiger Program. Check out The Captain's Tiger Picture Gallery and see 2 GREAT photos of Tony!!! Also, check out 2 Internet Video Clips of scenes from Captain's Tiger. Tony played Donkeyman.
Tony was in Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater September 23, 1998 - November 1, 1998. Check out Press Release. Check out the The Kennedy Center's site for The Captain's Tiger and there's also a GREAT photo of Tony!!! : )
Tony was Nominated for an ACTING AWARD (Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production) for The Captain's Tiger, Kennedy Center at The 1999 Helen Hayes Awards!!! Check it out at CurtainUp.
Tony was in Manhattan, NYC at the Manhattan Theater Club's Stage II for "Captain's Tiger" which Opened on Dec 17, 1998.
Reviews for The Captain's Tiger:
By Alexis Greene for In Theater Magazine. By David Kaufman for New York Daily News Online. By Donald Lyons for The New York Post. By Emilie Winthrop for San Diego Writer's Monthly. By Susan Davidson for A CurtainUp DC Review. By Joel Beers for Orange County Weekly.
Tony was in Cambridge, Massachusetts at the Hasty Pudding Theatre in Joyce Carol Oates' "CRY ME A RIVER" which Premiered on January 10, 1997. Check out Joyce Carol Oates: Theatre Productions 1990-Present to see a photo with Tony from this play!!! : )
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COMING SOON: Breakdown of roles with Pix, Reviews, Links and LOADS of Info!!! Movie Filmography; TV Guest Appearances Filmography; Episode Spoilers complete with Pictures...Review section: Fellow Fans can write in and have their reviews listed...
I'll have more detailed pages on each of his roles coming soon, but for now...Here are a few Links:
Check out Tony's File at the Internet Movie Database(IMDB). The IMDB has TONS of info on most all of Tony's Career.
Check out Barron's Cecrops Page for info on Tony when he was on Xena!!! Check out another Great Site on Tony which has photos from Xena!
Check out Movie Web for a description of 'Wishmaster' and a Picture of Tony. Check out Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh website.
Check out The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5 for info on the Babylon 5 movie: "A Call to Arms". Also, check out Trading Card Games Resources - directory of Trading Card Games related websites.
Many Thanks to Athena aka The Crowgrrl for letting me know that The Crowgrrrl's Perch 05-28-06 has a mention about Tony In the SCREENS (Large & Small) section, they discuss the 2005 TV Show, Night Stalker and the DVD set. Tony Guest-starred in the episode Malum!!! :)
Check out Reviews for the movie Heart of the Beholder!
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COMING SOON: Photos of Tony, His roles, autographed photos...
There are some Great links to Photos of Tony in my Tony's Convention Appearances / Photos section...
Check out Lace/Xena Warrior's Battleground for some Great pix from the episode "The Lost Mariner"!
Also, Check out some Great pix from Night of the Living Dead at a website that has many Stars of Xena photos!
Many Thanks to Joanna from SciFihobby.com for letting me know that "Tony Todd is featured on autograph A40 from The Quotable Xena Warrior Princess set. He is also featured on base card 44 from Xena: Beauty and Brawn. He is featured on autograph card A21 as the adult Jake Sisko from our The Complete ST: Deep Space Nine set!"
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Check out a Recent interview called 'PINKIE'S HOT SIX QUESTIONS' at 25 Percent Online Entertainment Magazine. Tony did the interview at the Comicon in London and there are some nice pictures of him included. Thanks to The Ed's for letting me know about it! :)
Check out a GREAT interview by Sean Decker on Universal's Horror Online that Tony did for Candyman 3: "Day of the Dead"!!!
Check out a GREAT Interview by Stuart Banks for Bubblegun.com which went online on 8/31/99. To BEST view it...Go to Bubblegun.com Home Page, Click on "Long Probe", then onto the Tony Todd Interview.
Check out a GREAT Interview by Bret Rudnick for the Sept. '98 Issue of Whoosh!, which is an Online Newspaper for fans of Xena: Warrior Princess.
Thanks to Rich for letting me know that American Entertainment interviewed Tony Todd on 9/19/97 for the movie Wishmaster!!! Check out the article by Michelle Erica Green and also check out the full interview!!!
Check out this GREAT website that has Barker/Candyman Interviews with Tony, Clive Barker and Kelly Rowan for the movie 'Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh'. You will need to download Quicktime to view the interviews.
Check out this Transcript of Tony's 2/2/98 AOL Chat for Star Trek, but he covers some of his other roles!!!
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11/97 Press Release: Tony Todd Completes Triple Play For "Star Trek"
February 17, 2006: News section of Fangoria.com: "SHADOW and NEIGHBOR take Manhattan theater"
January 18, 2006: News section of Fangoria.com: "Tony Todd “in” FINAL DESTINATION 3 after all" Check out our set visit to FINAL DESTINATION 3 in FANGORIA #250 and an FX piece in #251.
December 29, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "Misty Mundae set for next FANGORIA con" - Tony's Film SHADOW: DEAD RIOT will be at FANGORIA'S WEEKEND OF HORRORS in CHICAGO, IL on March 4-5, 2006.
November 30, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "SHADOW and DEATH TRANCE release/fest news"
November 21, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "Tony Todd pulls strings of SHADOW PUPPETS"
October 14, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "SHADOW: DEAD RIOT attacks NYC tonight"
October 12, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "Trio of chillers from new Psycho Studios" - Tony's movie THE THIRST is featured with a photo of him as a VAMPIRE!!! :)
September 21, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "First peek: Fango convention film schedule" - Special Screening: SHADOW: DEAD RIOT
September 20, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "SHADOW: DEAD RIOT sets more screenings"
August 25, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "SHADOW, SATAN’S PLAYGROUND NY premieres"
August 3, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "THE GINGERDEAD MAN gets a date!" - Wizard News on Tony's being in a movie called THE CUTTER’S CLUB – due out in May 2006.
June 10, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "First look at HATCHET’s villain"
June 8, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "Tony Todd Talks CANDYMAN 4 and more!"
June 1, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "First peek: Burbank Weekend of Horrors schedule" - Tony was a guest!
May 25, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "John Buechler gets REPTILIAN as director" - talks about Tony's movie TYRANNOSAURUS WRECKS (a.k.a. TOTAL REX)
May 13, 2005: News section of Fangoria.com: "Kane Hodder joins BEHIND THE MASK" - about Tony's movie Hatchet!
November 22, 2004: News section of Fangoria.com: "John Carl Buechler unleashes TOTAL REX"
March 9, 2004 News section of Fangoria.com: "Tony Todd talks CANDYMAN 4 and FINAL DESTINATION 3" with Calum Waddell; Many Thanks to Alex v for the heads up!!! :)
October 1999, "Sci-Fi Entertainment", By Michael A. Burstein, 'It Was the Best of Nine, It Was the Worst of Nine': Star Trek's toughest fans rate the best (and worst) episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. "The Visitor" came in as #6 and Tony had a Wonderful mention...
July/August 1999, "Cinescape"...Many Thanks to Xena Bird for sending me a transcript which will be online soon...
April/May 1998, "Star Trek Communicator" Iss. 116, pg. 52-54, by: Dan Madsen, "To Everything - Kurn, Kurn, Kurn"
March 1998, "Aspire!" Vol. 1, Iss. 5, pg. 6,7, by: Barb Powell, "Moment to Moment: An Interview with Tony Todd"
September 14, 1997, Online Tribune Review By Steve Segal, "Getting a grip on the 'Xena' loop"
June 1997, "Starburst" #226 "From Candyman to Star Trek, The X-Files and beyond..."
April 1995, "CINEFANTASTQUE" for Candyman 2.
Jan. '95, "Fangoria" #139 for Candyman 2.
June '94, "Fangoria" for The Crow and Candyman 2.
April '93, "STARBURST" #176 for Candyman.
Nov.'92, "Fangoria" #118 for Candyman.
Oct. '92, "Fangoria" #117 for Candyman.
Spring '92, "GOREZONE" #25 for Candyman.
1992, "SAMHAIN" #35, a British Horror Magazine for Candyman.
June/July 1991, "STAR TREK The Official Fan Club Magazine" #80.
Bio's on Tony:
Check out Tony's Dogwalker Bio Page. Tony plays Mones in the movie.
Check out a Great Bio on Tony at: Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh!
Check out this GREAT Bio on Tony for 'The Crow'!!!
Xenaville also have a Great Bio on Tony!
Also, Check out Tony's Bio on the OFFICIAL Star Trek website.
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Fan Fiction: Stories of Tony's varied characters written by His Fans...
COMING SOON: Lavina Lewis wrote a GREAT story about Cecrops from the Xena: Warrior Princess!!!
Read A Chance Encounter, a Great story written by Daniel Stevens! This story features Xena, Gabrielle and a certain Prince that looks strikingly like Tony! : )
Read Prince Kashta's Way, another GREAT story written by Daniel Stevens! This story also has Hudson Leick's character Celeste as well as characters from Touched by an Angel. : )
Read The Rogue Esper, a GREAT story written by Kathy Couture!!! The character's name that resembles Tony is Rabat Hassan. Also, Check out the Voyage of the Luster website to read other stories using several stars as the inspiration for their stories.
Fan Art: Drawings of Tony or His varied characters Created by His Fans...
Check out Sherry's UK Xena Page! There's Great Pix and a Great "The Lost Mariner" Wallpaper! Also, Check out The Pink Rabbit Consortium for Cecrops Artwork.
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Go to The OFFICIAL Tony Todd Message Board!!! Here you can leave messages for him to see, talk with fellow fans, discuss his varied roles, trade collectibles or whatever fun things that might come up... : )
Write a Review: can be on a movie role, TV appearance, Theater appearance, Convention Memories, etc. Send it to me via E-mail and I'll post it here on the website.
E-mail the Webmaster with any link/pix/etc. you'd like to see on this site!!!
Please Click HERE to Sign the Guestbook/Dreambook.
Click HERE to Read the Guestbook/Dreambook to see what fellow fans have written. : )
Check out SciFiHobby.com! They are a Division of Rittenhouse Archives Ltd., who put out some of the Greatest Trading Card sets out there!!! : ) In one of their newsletters, they mentioned "If you have a favorite character or star that you would like to see sign for us, please drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know". Write to them and tell them that you'd like to see more cards with TONY TODD on them!!! : )
Vote for Tony in the Sci-Fi Channel's Commercial Campaign of Who Is Sci-Fi? Write a Message Promoting Tony on the Sci-Fi Channel Bulletin Board. If we all write in, Maybe we can get Tony on a Commercial!!! See who already was picked for Past Commercials. You'll need to go to Real.com to download the RealPlayer to view the commercials.
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This entire page was created by me, Angela L. Wheaton aka ALWheaties.
Many, Many Thanks to those who have helped me with this page by contributing Photos and info:
Many Thanks to Loreen from Jungle Intrigue for allowing me to use the photo of Tony as Alpha Hirogen on Voyager. Thanks to Barron for allowing me to use the photo of Tony as Jake on DS9 from his Xena Page. The photo of Tony as Kurn came from a Star Trek CCG series Card...
Check out The OFFICIAL Star Trek site!!! : )
Many thanks to Vicki from Vicki's Tribute To Hercules/Kevin Sorbo for helping me with a coding problem and letting me use the King Giglimesh picture of Tony!!! The Gladius photo came from the OFFICIAL Hercules: The Legendary Journeys site.
Thanks to Steph from ROCfanatic's Xena Page for allowing me to use the photos of Tony as Cecrops!!! Also, Check out the OFFICIAL Xena Page!!!
Thanks to Randall from The Crow: A Dead Man Visits You website for letting me use the picture of Tony as Grange. Thanks to Vera Anderson for allowing me to use Tony's pictures from The Dogwalker website!!! : )
The photos of Tony as Candyman came from an interview with Sean Decker for Universal's Horror Online that Tony did for Candmany 3: Day of the Dead.
The photo of Tony as Johnny Valentine from Wishmaster came from Movie Web. The other photo of Tony in a tux came from Wishmaster.com.
The photo of Tony as Donkeyman from Athol Fugard's play "The Captain's Tiger" came from The Kennedy Center's website. The photos of Tony as Britt Johnson from Black fox: Good Men and Bad came from scans of the video jacket.
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