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31 July 2006


Warrior Women

The documentary series that Lucy narrated "Warrior Women" will be shown on South African TV on Tuesday night. Below is an article from Pretoria News (Tonight Section) about Xena and the doco:

  • Xena and her warrior women July 31, 2006 - Tonight (Pretoria News)
    She stood tall as an oak tree, her long jet-black hair framing a face men would kill for; her body worthy of the silks of a pampered queen, but dressed instead in skin-tight leather; her only adornments a sword and pair of lethal hands able to crack a head open with one blow. Her name was Xena … for best effect, whispered, her still-adoring fans will tell you, with just a little breathlessness in the tone. Click here to read more
     

Lucy Interviews

V Graham Norton Show - 13 May 2003

Advert for V Graham Norton (with Lucy performing a mini rap with the  musical group Big Bruvas) 13 May 2003

Interview clips of the V Graham Norton Show with Lucy

Lucy Articles - 1997

Xena Articles - 1997

Xena Back on in Italy

  • For Italian fans, Xena will be coming back o Channel Italia 1 at 7 am from the 7th August 2006. Season 1 will be shown. many thanks to Barbara Bruno for the news

30 July 2006


Battlestar Galactica

Comic-Con News

Pictures

Sharon has posted a pic of Lucy and Stan Lee at the SciFi Party on Lucy's site.

Click here to download larger pic

 

An interesting look at Lucy from the BSG Panel...she's just resting her eyes <g>

Click here to download larger pic
Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the link

 

News

  • MultiChannel News Site - 31 July 2006
    'BATTLESTAR’ MANIA
    Pandemonium erupted as 6,000 fans crowded the doors of Ballroom 20, awaiting Sci Fi’s Battlestar Galactica panel, attended by stars Edward James Olmos and Lucy Lawless (who appears in an upcoming 10-episode third-season arc). Executive producer David Eick and Olmos, caught up in the rock star atmosphere of cheering fans and cameras flashing by the hundreds, were soon tossing spoilers like candy, to the consternation of the network.
    Click here to read more

New Site Announcement:

The creators of The Abydos Gate and savejanetfraiser.com are pleased to announce the opening of TERYLICIOUS.NET, a fan emporium dedicated to the lovely and talented Teryl Rothery -- best known as Dr. Janet Fraiser on Stargate SG-1.

http://terylicious.net/

We have thousands of photos, scans, and screengrabs from dozens of her appearances on stage and screen, as well as exclusive multimedia content you won't find anywhere else.

So stop by, pay a little homage to our favorite Napoleonic Powermonger, and feel free to contribute to the most comprehensive Teryl fan site on the web!

 

29 July 2006


Possible new show for Lucy?

The following report is from TDS Internet Services News

  • Is Fox softening its edge? 07/25/06 - 07:35 AM  In other Fox news:
    *Fox has lined up a batch of singers to pair with not-usually-singing celebrities for Celebrity Duets, a new short-run reality series that arrives Aug. 29 (8 ET/PT). The show, produced by Simon Cowell, is a riff on Dancing with the Stars. Instead of professional dancers, to-be-named celebs will sing with Cyndi Lauper, Smokey Robinson, Dionne Warwick, Randy Travis, Brian McKnight, Macy Gray, Patti LaBelle, Kenny Loggins, Chaka Khan, Richard Marx, Michael Bolton, Clint Black and Aaron Neville. Composer David Foster is one of the judges; Lucy Lawless is among other celebrities to be announced later. - Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news
     

Comic-Con Reviews & Pictures

  • DVD Town site has a review of Comic-Con and take a look at the pic of Lucy in this Comic Con report. It's about half way down the page and it's captioned: "Battlestar Galactica's James Callis (Dr. Gaius Baltar) and Lucy Lawless (D'Anna Biers) clown around during the show's panel at the Comic-Con. - Click here to view - Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news
 

28 July 2006


The Bard's Corner

Original

Battlestar Galactica - Comic Con Panel

Lucy Pictures - Comic-Con

The following is from the Sharon / Official Xena Fan Club Page

Comic Con -- 7 billion people! Well, maybe not quite that many, but darn close to it. Lucy was doing some press backstage and we popped in to get some photos. Here's a sample of me taking a photo of our photographer, Brian, taking a photo of Lucy. (grin) I'm writing a report, with more piccies, which will be on the kit 11 website shortly. It will also have a video of the Battlestar party Saturday night.

Click here to view larger image
 

27 July 2006


Comic Con Lucy Pictures

DVD Screencaptures by Anne Pizotes
The following images are screencaptures from the video that Anne took - she was seated in the second row, center. If you would like a copy of the DVD of the BSG Panel, please contact Anne


Comic Con Picture Links


This is from the New to San Diego blog - it's a photo of Lucy after she is introduced. Click here to view

Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the link

 

 

Dragonlance Movie Update

  • The following blog has a behind the scenes look at Dragonlance movie from Comic-Con and he mentions Lucy: Lucy Lawless speaks with the presence and authority that priestess-princess should have.
    Click here to read the rest of the report

 

Xena Art by MaryD
 



Added new Xena artwork / wallpapers

 

 

26 July 2006


Lucy's Camera - Naked Eye Auction on Ebay

Up for auction is a Kodak disposable camera that was shot by actress Lucy Lawless. The camera contains 27 exposures of 800 ASA, 35mm print film. Lucy Lawless shot this and you get the camera -containing undeveloped photos and negatives. So you will have to develop this camera to get the UNIQUE ONE OF A KIND pictures. This is a RARE opportunity!

Included: undeveloped camera, autographed (front & back!); photocopy of signed release form (sorry, but for legal purposes we must keep the originals).

We've asked 150 celebrities and artists to shoot a disposable camera. Now we're auctioning off these cameras-before they're developed! You get the camera containing the unique mystery photos (and negatives!) from your favorite celebrity!

Click here to go to ebay
Thanks to Sharon / Official Lucy Lawless Fan Club Page for the news*

 

Comic Con Lucy Pictures


Added more pictures by Chalis of Lucy from the BSG Panel.
The pictures are 1296 x 972 in size so they make take a bit to download for those with slower connections

 


Getty Images has now got a few pictures of Lucy from the
SciFi Party - Click here to view - Many thanks to Roger for the link

 

Link to Reports & Pics

Lucy Images (other than Comic-Con)


Check out Charis' beautiful work in cleaning up and enhancing Lucy's photo from Entertainment Weekly - simply stunning.

Added the pictures to Charis Wallpapers and Artwork section
 

 

 

25 July 2006


Comic Con Lucy Pictures

Added five pictures of Lucy from the BSG panel. Pictures were taken by Chalis.

The pictures are 1296 x 972 in size so they make take a bit
to download for those with slower connections

 

Dragonlance Movie Update

There's an interview with George Strayton about the movie (George wrote the screenplay) on the Dragonlance Nexus site and there's a Lucy mention:

Dragonhelm: You previously worked with Lucy Lawless on Xena: Warrior Princess. What was it like working with her again on the Dragonlance movie?

GS: She's a gifted actress, plus she's just plain fun to work with and be around. We had a great time recording her part.

Dragonhelm: One review I read of Xena was that it is "smart TV pretending that it's dumb". Do you think this is a fair characterization?

GS: I think it's close. At least, that's what we strove for. Unfortunately, there are a few episodes that are dumb TV not even trying to pretend to be smart.  Click here to read full interview at the Dragonlance Nexus
Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news


Xena Comics Update

XENA #4
Click here to view the three different covers

WRITTEN BY JOHN LAYMAN, ART BY FABIANO NEVES; COLORED BY CHRIS GARCIA AND RICHARD ISANOVE; COVER ART BY: FABIANO NEVES (25%), PHOTO (25%) AND ADRIANO BATISTA (50%)! Dynamite's special Xena event -- "Contest of Pantheons" -- continues in the conclusion "Undead Reckoning" from writer John ("Red Sonja") Layman and Fabiano Neves! The Warrior Princess is no stranger to death, but when she and Autolycus enter the realm of Hades, they find that all is not as it should be with the Lord of the Dead! What's next for Xena after the closing of our special Xena event? Find out in this issue! You won't believe who she'll be meeting next!


Xenaverse Bards - Book Update

Here’s a book announcement from KG MacGregor:
Thanks to all of you who have written looking for Just This Once. I’m happy to announce it is now available from Bella Books, with a brand new cover from Steph. You might recognize the story of Wynne Connelly and Paula McKenzie as one that appeared on the web as Getting It Right. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the feedback you sent on that story. Because of you, the book version is longer, with deeper insights into both of the lead characters, and more scenes from their road together. You can read the first chapter of the book at my website, www.kgmacgregor.com

For anyone headed out to Provincetown, I’ll be signing copies of Just This Once and Undercover Tales at Vixen Nightclub on August 4th. It’s part of the Fridays at Four series, sponsored by Now Voyager Books, Vixen, & Cicchetti’s Espresso Bar. I look forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting new friends.
 

Xenaverse News

Vicki Pratt News

  • Pratt Is Fit For Day Break
    Victoria Pratt, who will star in ABC's upcoming fantasy series Day Break, told SCI FI Wire that her work as a fitness writer helped her ease into her acting career. The athletic actress has appeared in Xena: Warrior Princess and Mutant X and will now play a detective opposite Taye Diggs in Day Break, about a guy who relives the same day over and over. "I'm detective Andrea Battle, an undercover narcotics  detective, and, of course, I have a few secrets," Pratt said in an interview at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in Pasadena, Calif., last week.
    Click here to read more

     

24 July 2006


Comic-Con Images

  • Added pictures by Norma of some of the guests at Comic-Con like Lucy (1), David Franklin, Josh Whedon, Tim Thomerson and Steve Sears

Comic Con Videos

Battlestar Galactica News

  • Good news for Aussies - Season 2 will be back on Aussie TV starting 2 August 2006 at 11:05 pm.

Lucy's Mercedies

Xena Planet News

  • ASTRONOMERS are expected to add at least one new planet to the nine in
    our solar system. The new body, provisionally named Xena, is 14 billion kilometres from the Sun -- about 100 times more distant than Earth and well beyond Pluto. Its diameter is 2399km, 113km greater than that of Pluto, the smallest and most distant planet, which may qualify Xena for planetary status.
    The decision will be taken at a meeting of the International Astronomical Union in Prague next month, when 2000 astronomers will be asked to vote on the expansion of the solar system. Click here to read more

Ratty Awards

  • Lucy was up for the award as Best SF Guest actress but alas she didn't win. Michelle Forbes (Admiral Cain from Battlestar Galactica) won.
    Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news

 

23 July 2006


Official Lucy Site Update

Sharon has updated Lucy's site with a pretty cool pic of Lucy from the SciFi Party. There will also be a video uploaded from the event.

Click here to view

 

Comic Con - SCI-FI Channel 2006 Comic Con Party - July 22, 2006


Lucy attended the SCI-FI Channel 2006 Comic Con Party - July 22, 2006 and looked absolutely GORGEOUS in blue :)

 

 

Comic Con - BSG Panel Video

  • The MrBrownShow site has Video excerpts of the Battlestar Galactica event at Comic-con. This show is not in the usual show feed, since it is a mrbrown show BSG special. Warning: Contains SEASON 3 SPOILERS!!!
    Click here to to view video clip (in mov format)

    Many thanks to Roger for the news

 


BSG Panel Pics

Lucy High Res Pics from Comic Con

Getty Images (4 images of Lucy - High Resolution Images
Wire Images (4 images of Lucy - Med Resolution Images)
 

And even more Comic Con News & BSG Spoilers

 

22 July 2006


Lucy Pics from Comic Con
Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the links

Getty Images (3 images of Lucy)
Wire Images (4 images of Lucy) - do a search for Lucy Lawless
 

 

Check out Charis' beautiful work in cleaning up and enhancing Lucy's photo from Entertainment Weekly - simply stunning.

 

 

Comic-Con Update

The following blogs have reviews of the BSG Panel with Lucy - they contains spoilers. Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the following links

Roadrunner blog has a review of the BSG Panel and a picture of the panel including Lucy.

Click here to read
 

Battlestar Galactica

Looks like Season 4 may be on the cards for BSG according to the article in Now Playing Magazine

  • Comic-Con 2006: Superman Returns Returns, Galactica Year Four, Optimus Prime, and More   Written by Scott Collura  Friday, 21 July 2006
    I bumped into Battlestar Galactica’s Chief Tyrol, Aaron Douglas, at the Diamond Select toy party last night, and he let loose with word that the show is currently shooting episodes 11 and 12 of season three, and that, yes, his character and Cally are in fact now the proud parents of a son named Nicholas. He also says that a season four for the show is all but a sure thing, citing the potential of a syndication package that would rely on at least a four-year string of episodes. - Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news
     

19 July 2006


New Lucy Image on Starship Page

Lucy Lifts Off

Lucy's Hollywood career is about to launch into another galaxy, but she's determined to keep her roots firmly in New Zealand.

During her recent visit home she gave an interview with The Australian Women's Weekly and spoke of how important it is to her and husband movie producer, Rob Tapert, to bring up their children in the real world and how her older daughter Daisy, has chosen her own road. Lucy also talked about her closeness to her parents and large family, in particular her father, former mayor Frank Ryan.  Click here to read more of the article
 

Battlestar Galactica

Season 3 Promo Videeos

Extended first look at the new season of Battlestar Galactica was showin last night. Video clips created by Roger.


Added BSG Season 3 Promo video cliip
Added General Scifi Promo which also features Lucy

 

Ratty Awards (!)

  • The newsgroup rec.arts.tv is running its annual RATTY Awards. (This year will be the twelfth). And Lucy has made it into the final ballot. :)  

    12th Annual RATTY Awards Final Ballot (rec.arts.tv):
    Polls close July 21 at 10 PM (U.S. Pacific time).
    This is the final ballot for the 2005-2006 Ratty Awards for the rec.arts.tv newsgroup, as compiled by Robert Licuria.
    SF GUEST ACTRESS
    L. Scott Caldwell as Rose - Lost, recurring (ABC)
    Michelle Forbes as Admiral Helena Cain - Battlestar Galactica,
    recurring (Sci Fi)
    Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau - Lost, recurring (ABC)
    Lucy Lawless as D'Anna Biers - Battlestar Galactica, recurring (Sci Fi)
    Lena Olin as Irina Derevko - Alias, recurring (ABC)
    Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news
     

Xena Mentioned in Entertainment Weekly

Xena is mentioned in the latest Entertainment Weekly magazine as one of the top 5 best spinoffs.

Well of course <g>
Click here to read the article
Many thanks to Barbara Davies and Angela for the news


 

18 July 2006


Lucy Scan from TV Guide


Added scan from TV Guide 24-30 July 2006 -
Article contains some spoilers.
Click here to read the article and view scan
Many thanks to Rosebude for the scan
 
 

David Mack Draws Lucy

Sharon has updated  Lucy's site with scans from David
Mack's  Kabuki Reflections #6,

Click here to view full size scans

 

 

I did a quick search and found David's official site which has the following places
where you can order Kabuki Reflections #6

· ComicsNow.com - $3.89
· ComixZone.com - $4.79
· BCBComics.com - $4.79
· DreamlandComics.com - $4.79
· MidtownComics.com - $5.09
· BobsComics.com - $5.39
· MayhemComics.com - $5.69
· PopShopOnline.com - $5.99
· TFAW.com - $5.99


More info is available on David Mack's Official Site

 

Lucy Magazine Alert

  • The current issue of TV Guide features Battlestar Galactica and Lucy as part of the Cylons - the magazine is dated 24-30 July 2006.
    Many thanks to Rose for the news

Battlestar Galactica

Reminder for US Fans:  Watch the two-hour series premiere of Eureka on Tuesday, July 18, at 9/8C to see an exclusive, extended first look at the new season of Battlestar Galactica

Season 3 News

The first episode for season 3 is Occupation which will have the return of D'anna Biers and the following is from SyFyportal which announced that BSG will have the first two episodes as a tv movie:

  • When "Battlestar Galactica" makes its third season debut in October, it's going to do it in a big way. The first two episodes will be broadcast as a television movie, continuing the events that unfolded in the final half hour of the second season finale that placed most of the Rag-Tag Fleet on a planet called New Caprica. Click here to read more...

Darkroom Movie -

  • It seems that the movie was only shown for one day on Monday at 11 am at the The Laemmle Theater in West Hollywood. Did anyone go and see it? Hopefully for those going to Comic-Con you may get to see previews of it on Thursday at the CFQ/Geek Monthly Movie Preview between 12:00 and 1:30 pm. - Many thanks to LB for the update

 

Renee Videos - 1998

KTLA Morning Show 31 March 1998

Renee was interviewed on the KTLA Morning Show 31 March 1998 soon after Lucy's wedding. Renee talks about Lucy's wedding, the show and demonstrates a stunt.
Click here to download clip - wmv format 9.5 mb

 

Upcoming Lucy VCR Alert

  • Veronica Mars has started airring in Belgium (17/7) and will broadcast every day on Kanaal2 at 5:35 pm. No news as to when Lucy's episode will screen as yet. Many thanks to Martine for the news

Lucy Pictures


I can't recall seeing this before - It's a pic of Lucy as Dorothy Shaw
from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
. Christopher and Lucy Lawless after the Seattle Men's Chorus performance of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in Seattle.

 


17 July 2006



Talking Xena 1 Millionth Post!


This is pretty cool news - Talking Xena has just got it's 1 Millionth post! Talking Xena was born 11 January 2001 as part of AUSXIP by Redhead and myself as a refuge for Netforum members for a few years before handing the reins to the most capable hands of EZRyder. Through a few problems, hack attacks and lots of love and dedication by EZRyder, Tobias and the rest of the crew of Talking Xena, the forum has thrived and has now celebrated 1 Millionth post. Congratulations guys! Congratulations also the forum members.

Go and check out the site at: http://pub130.ezboard.com/btalkingxena


Lucy & Renee - Back 2 Back DVD Review

I usually don't do reviews but I just wanted to with this one. The Lucy & Renee Back 2 Back DVD is from Creation and it's Lucy and Renee's stage time during the 2006 Xena Con in January. I didn't attend this convention and I'm really stoked Creation is doing these DVDs because I get to be there without flying 13 hours to get there <vbg>


Disk 1 was Lucy. I found Lucy to be her usual funny, charming and thoroughly endearing self and her singing of the "Cowboy Song" to be so beautiful; accompanied by Sharon Delaney and her guitar. I never get tired watching this woman whether she is acting or being just Lucy.

Disk 2 contained Renee's performance. I came away from watching this DVD thinking that Renee had undergone a metamorphosis in her thinking and the way she looked at certain issues by her trip to Israel and Jordan. It's one of those moments when you know it's life changing. Her trip up Mt Kilimanjaro changed her and this trip also changed her. Her reading of a monologue from her friend about life as an Israeli and how different she viewed life which constrasted to how Renee saw things was extraordinary. Very thought provoking and quite moving. Renee made her experience in travelling to Israel come alive; you could hear the excitement and the awe in her voice. Watching Renee share her thoughts, her plans and her desire to do something different was fantastic.

Being a fan of these two women is so so easy.

In my opinion this is the best DVD Creation has produced of these two fantastic women. Many many thanks to Lucy and Renee for sharing their time with us and to Creation and Sharon Delaney for producing the DVD.

You can buy the DVD from Creation by going to their site

Auction Watch

Xena Prop House Auction - Lucy's Silver Sandals

  • The Xena Prop House Crew just listed an auction on ebay under xena prop category a pair of silver sandals worn by Lucy donated by Julie.  The proceeds will go to Angel Flight

Click here to go to the ebay auction

 

Lucy Autographed Grease Program & Lucy Video

  • Sharon is auctioning off a Grease program to raise funds for a special project. This is a hand-signed Grease program booklet from Lucy's performance in Grease on Broadway September 1997. Lucy added "L. Lawless 9.05" under her signature. Marissa was at Lucy's house when she signed it so she had Marissa sign it as well. Go here to see a video of Lucy signing the Grease items -- http://www.lucylawlessfanclub.com/lucysigngrease.wmv  It is 9 in x 12 in. The autographs will have a COA.

 

16 July 2006


Darkroom Movie Update

Just received the following from Mark about the Darkroom Movie:

Qualifier showings of Darkroom in LA. Qualifier showings are just like the name implies a week showing of a film so it qualifies for consideration by the academy and for distribution. Typically these qualifier showings are very early at 10 or 11AM.

The Laemmle Theater chain helps out films in doing this in the LA area.

Darkroom is being shown for week at Laemmmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood starting tomorrow for a week showing at 11AM.

Laemmle's SUNSET 5
8000 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, 90046
323-848-3500

Battlestar Galactica

  • The following information is from the Official BSG Site:
    Watch the two-hour series premiere of Eureka on Tuesday, July 18, at 9/8C to see an exclusive, extended first look at the new season of Battlestar Galactica

Episode Rerun...

  • The BSG episode 218 "Downloaded" with Lucy will be on TNT cable channel for Latinamerica next Tuesday July 18th (11.00pm Venezuela) and rerun Saturday July 22nd (6.00pm Venezuela). For more info go to http://www.tntla.com
    Many thanks to Romelia for the news

Lucy Articles - 1996

Upcoming DVDs

  • For fans of McLeods Daughters (Aussie TV Show) the release of Season 1 on DVD in the US will also have a Xena connection - it will have the TV movie which featured Kevin Smith. For more info go to tvshowsondvd.com - many thanks to Jenn for the news






15 July 2006


Battlestar Galactica

David Eick Video Blog

There is a video blog that features Lucy on the set of BSG episode "Downloaded" called "Never Let The Inmates Run The Asylum" - It shows how cast and crew work together in a "tone" meeting You can view the video here: http://www.scifi.com/battlestar/video/blog/



This is not the video blog that David spoke about where he said that he had finished doing one with Lucy.

Upcoming Promo

  • A teaser for the upcoming BSG Season 3 will be shown during the premiere of a new show called Eureka on 18 July 2006 on the SciFi Channel.
    Many thanks to Jenn from XWPOnline for the news

 

Xena Multimedia - The Battle for Mount Olympus

Dragonlance Movie Update

  • Tracy Hickman's latest Dragonhearth podcast mentioned Lucy:
    DragonHearth SPECIAL EDITION for Thursday, July 13, 2006
    To paraphrase, Tracy mentions that he and Margaret Weis were under a non disclosure agreement about the Dragonlance movie but that 'Lucy Lawless - Xena' mentioning it on her website made them feel able to say something at last. They also say that the film is currently 'in production' and that 'all of the voice work has been done'. And they announce their cast and are clearly thrilled with the names they have got. (Though apparently Kiefer Sutherland's agent 'tried to talk him out of it'. <g>) The film will be out in a year - that's the 'target date'.  Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news

The Bard's Corner

Classic

Between The Lines Series by Linda Crist

Xena Articles - 1997

 

14 July 2006


Upcoming UK VCR Alerts for Lucy and Renee
Many thanks to Jan for the alerts

  • ROC - Danielle Steel's Changes is showing on Channel Five on August 4th. at 15.30
  • LL - Locusts - Sky Movies One - August 8th at 20.00
  • LL - Locusts- Sky Two - July 16th at 20.00

Upcoming US VCR Alerts For Lucy

  • Veronica Mars - Donut Run - Tue Jul 18 08:00P on UPN and Tue Jul 18 08:00P on WOR New Yor
  • Boogeyman - Boogeyman: Fri Jul 14 11:45P on Encore, Sat Jul 15 12:20P on Encore Action, Sat Jul 15 08:30P on Encore Action, Sun Jul 16 03:05A on Encore Action,. Wed Jul 26 11:15A on Encore, Wed Jul 26 10:00P on Encore
    Fri Jul 28 10:20A on Encore Action, Sat Jul 29 01:00A on Encore Action
    Sun Jul 30 06:40A on Encore, Sun Jul 30 01:50P on Encore, Wed Aug 2 10:05A on Starz, Wed Aug 2 05:50P on Starz, Sat Aug 5 09:35A on Wam!
    Sat Aug 5 06:00P on Wam!

Dragonlance Movie Update

Battlestar Galactica

  • Final Cut (Lucy's second Season 2 episode) will be repeated on Saturday  Jul 29  02:00A on SciFi Channel (US Only)
     
  • David Eick (Exec Producer of BSG) was interviewed by Now Playing Magazine and goes into what we can expect in Season 3. David was asked about Lucy and he reveals a little about what is coming up. David also revealed that he has just completed another podcast with Lucy on the set of BSG.
    Click here to read the interview
  • Dark Horizons has a brief mention of Lucy in their summation of the David Eick Now Playing interview and some BSG spoilers

Lucy Podcast Update

Xena Prop House

 

13 July 2006


Lucy is now doing her own podcast!

Lucy is currently in Vancouver for Battlestar Galactica and has just recorded her first podcast. There are some spoilerish bits - nothing too big but if you are keeping entirely spoiler free (how is that possible?) please be aware of that.

The sound is a little low but Sharon reports that will be resolved in the next podcast.

Another thing to remember is that the podcast is the mp4 format. Sharon has indicated that future podcasts will be mp3. You can listen to the podcast with Itunes (If you have that) or with Quicktime.

The new podcast is available from her site
 

Xena Multimedia - Episode Video Promos

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 2

  • A Day In The Life
  • A Necessary Evil

 

12 July 2006


Xena Multimedia - Episode Video Promos

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 3

  • The Deliverer
  • Gabrielle's Hope
  • The Debt Part 1
  • The Debt Part 2

Lucy Articles - 1997

Bruce Campbell News


Bruce's series "Brisco County Jr" will be released on DVD in the US on 18 July 2006. The entire series will be contained on eight discs and will retail for $70 to $80.


You can order the DVD from the AUSXIP Webstore - click here to order

 

 

10 July 2006


Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica Season 2B (with Lucy's episode "Downloaded") is now available to pre-order through the AUSXIP Webstore or through Amazon.com directly

Price is $32 (USD) Click here to pre-order online
To be released: 19 September 2006


The Bard's Corner

Uber

  • Bourne's Edge (Alt/Complete) by Barbara Davies
    A librarian fleeing for her life from a vengeful businessman. An immortal Fae exiled forever from Faerie. What could the two possibly have in common?

Featured Story:

  • Alias Smith & Jones by Advocate & T. Novan (alt)
    Once I stopped laughing so hard I had tears running down my cheeks, I decided to give this an award. It's one of the funniest stories I have ever read. Delilah Foster & Dixie Wagner follow the great tradition of those tv preachers who swindle money from good Christian people. What they don't bank on is a visit from 'God' and his mama. They are soon turned from their bad ways and want to give away the money but it's not so easy. This is a must read if you want a pick me up and a really feel good story.
    Xippy Awarded: 28 April 2002

Lucy Articles - 1998

Xena Articles - 1998


Xenaverse News

Adrienne Wilkinson Update

  • Adrienne Wilkinson is making an appereance at the Starfury L2 convention November 10-12, 2006. She's the MC. More information here:  just click at the L2 sign - Thanks to Emma for the news

Ted Raimi Update'

9 July 2006


Lucy & Renee Multimedia

Lucy and Renee were special guests of the 1999 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Added video clips and screencaptures from the event

 

Battlestar Galactica

Comic-Con Update

  • David Eick (Exec producer Battlestar Galactica) will be on a panel for the scifi.com team for the new broadband network SciFi Pulse.
    Date: 23 July 2006 | Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
    Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news
     

Dragonlance Movie Update

Comic Con Update 23 July 2006

  • 2:00-3:00 Dragonlance: The Lost Chronicles' Authors Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman answer your questions about the new Lost Chronicles series of novels and will have exciting news about the Dragonlance animated movie currently in production. Jamie Chambers, of Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd., will be hand to talk about the Dragonlance RPG. And there is always the possibility of surprise guests! Room 8
    Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news

The Bard's Corner

  • After Ellen.com has an article on Lesbian fiction and the feature the
    cover of one of Radclyffe's books with it.
    Many thanks to MET for the news

     

Xenaverse News - Cast Updates

Tim Omundson (Eli)


8 July 2006


New Movie with Adrienne Wilkinson and Zoe Bell

The Internet Movie Database is reporting that Adrienne will be in a new movie called Reflections which also stars Zoe Bell (who is also the stunt coordinator):

When Carol looks into a mirror -- any mirror -- she sees images that horrify and repulse her. She's not a Medium, she's not a Ghost Whisperer, she's a frightened young woman on the edge of madness. Will the handsome stranger who offers to help turn out to be her salvation, or her final vision of terror?
Many thanks to MET for the news

Xena Episode Screencaptures

Season 6

Xena Multimedia - Episode Video Promos

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 2

  • Remember Nothing
  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 3

  • Badder Than The Boys (10 second promo clip) #2
  • Badder Than The Boys (15 second promo clip) #3

 

The Bard's Corner

Spanish Versions


Comic-Con Update

Geeks do Good: California Browncoats Aim to Raise Thousands at Comic-Con for Great Cause

The California Browncoats fan group will be working hard at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego, July 19-23, to raise money for the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides college scholarships for children of fallen Marines.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 8, 2006 -- Amid the frenetic fun of a hundred thousand or so people "getting their geek on" at Comic-Con International in San Diego July 19-23, the California Browncoats will be working hard to raise money for a great cause: the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation. MC-LEF provides college scholarships to the surviving children of fallen Marines, federal law enforcement officers and other military personnel killed in the line of duty.

[Adrienne's 3 photos are here:]
http://www.californiabrowncoats.org/CABC/prizelist.htm#adrienne
Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news


Autographs:

David Franklin and Kevin will be signing autographs at the con:
Many thanks to LB and Barbara Davies for the updates

David Franklin, actor (Farscape, The Matrix 2)
AA10  Friday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
AA10  Saturday, 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Kevin Sorbo, actor (Hercules, Andromeda)
AA13  Thursday, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AA13  Friday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
AA13  Saturday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
AA13  Sunday, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

and a personal favourite of mine...Denise Crosby (Tasha Yar from ST:TNG)

Denise Crosby, actor (Mortuary, Star Trek The Next Generation)
AA10  Friday, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

7 July 2006


Comic Con Update
Many thanks to LB for the following

  • Zoe Bell's new movie "Grind House" will be previewed on 22 July 2006 11:45 to 12:45
  • Bruce Campbell's animated movie The Ant Bully - the movie will be previewed 2:00 to 3:30 - 20 July 2006
  • Bruce will be in attendance for a Q&A for a special feature of Adventures of Brisco County Jr 4:00-5:00 22 July 2006
    Adventures of Brisco County Jr. The cult-favorite TV show returns with a screening of a special feature from the Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.: The Complete Series DVD. Featuring a panel discussion and Q&A with the show’s star Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness), Carlton Cuse (Lost), John McNamara (Fastlane), and Julius Carrey (The Last Dragon). Room 6B
  • Kevin Sorbo will also be present - more details about when to be updated shortly.

 

6 July 2006


Comic Con Update - Lucy on BSG Panel 21 July 2006 2:00-3:00 pm

the following is from the comic-con schedule for Friday 21 July 2006 - That's when Lucy will be on the BSG Panel

2:00-3:00 SCI FI: Battlestar Galactica— "The #1 television show of 2005"—Time magazine. "One of the most original and provocative programs on television"—New York Times. "The toughest, smartest show on television"—Rolling Stone. "A wildly intense gem . . . riveting . . . not to be missed"—TV Guide. If you're not watching it, you should be. See what the buzz is all about. Be sure to stop by the SCI FI booth for a chance to win the ultimate BSG prize packet! Panelists include stars Edward James Olmos (Admiral William Adama), Mary McDonnell (Laura Roslin), James Callis (President Gaius Baltar), and Lucy Lawless (D'Anna Biers), plus executive producers David Eick and Ronald D. Moore and SCI FI VP for original programming Erik Storey. Moderated by Lisa Chambers, features director, TV Guide. Room 20

Battlestar Galactica

Emmy Nominations: BSG has received 3 nominations and unfortunately it was shut out from the major awards for which fans and the network had been campaigning. Galactica was recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in the Outstanding Single-Camera Sound Mixing For A Series category ("Scattered"), the Outstanding Costumes For A Series category ("Lay Down Your Burdens, Part 2"), and the traditionally sci-fi friendly Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series category ("Resurrection Ship, Part 2"). Click here to read more from GateWorld
 

Darkroom Movie Update

The comic-con schedule has been updated for Thursday (the rest of the schedule will be updated shortly) and no mention of Lucy on the BSG panel yet but Darkroom is going to be previewed:

  • 12:00-1:30 CFQ/Geek Monthly Movie Preview— The editors of Cinefantastique and Geek Monthly discuss upcoming sci-fi and fantasy releases with insider anecdotes that only they can reveal, along with exclusive trailers and behind-the-scenes previews, while TV's Mr. Spoilerpants gives you the skinny on the upcoming fall TV season. The panel wraps up with a look at the upcoming CFQ Films' The Darkroom starring Greg Grunberg and Lucy Lawless...
    Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news

Xena Multimedia - Episode Promos

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 1 which completes the Season 1 promos:

  • Sins of the Past
  • Warrior...Princess
  • Royal Couple of Thieves
  • Altared States
  • Ties That Bind
  • The Greater Good
  • Is There A Doctor In The House

5 July 2006


Xena Comic News & Cover Art

 

Press Release: Xena #1 News

 

HIGHLANDER #0 AND XENA #1 PREVIEWED IN TV GUIDE Millions To Be Exposed To Two New Comic Book Series From Dynamite

 

July 5, 2006, Runnemede, NJ – Dynamite Entertainment announced today that TV Guide is offering another exclusive sneak peak of two all-new comic book series from Dynamite – Highlander #0  and Xena #1!

 

In cooperation with Universal, Davis Merchandising and TV Guide, Dynamite’s Xena #1 and Highlander #0 will be featured in the July 10th cover dated issue (in stores Thursday July 6th). Previewing the two series follows the successful “first look” that Dynamite provided to TV Guide of their all-new Battlestar Galactica #0 series in May.


click here to read more and view the new Xena Cover Artwork for Issue #1

 

4 July 2006


Battlestar Galactica

Season 3 Promo

Scifi has a video clip of the final minutes of Lay Down Your Burdens and the clip includes a look at Season 3. It has a very brief Lucy image (see left). You can download the clip from scifi.com (top right corner) or you can view just the Season 3 portion on this blog.
Many thanks to Barbara Davies & Barbara Bruno for the links.
 

The BSG Official Companion Season 2 Book

Available from The AUSXIP Webstore or directly through Amazon.com

Battlestar Galactica is back! The brand new, ‘re-imagined’ version of the cult 1970s series has quickly become the most critically acclaimed SF show on TV, with massive viewing figures to match.

With a classy ensemble cast, including Edward James Olmos (Miami Vice) and Mary McDonnell (Independence Day), cutting edge special effects, superb production design and adult-oriented scripts, the new Battlestar Galactica is both a worthy successor to a classic original, and a stunning piece of television in its own right.

This official companion to the second season is packed with exclusive interviews, photos, behind-the-scenes secrets, and a complete episode guide.

Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news
 

Renee tops Lesbianation Poll:

  • Renee has taken over the number one spot on the Women We Love Poll at Lesbianation.com . Lucy is currently third.
    many thanks to MET for the news

Xena Articles

3 July 2006


Press Release: Teavee Winners for June 2006

Elliott Yamin and Everwood Win Moosak and Teavee for June 2006
PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Fly Publishing, LLC has crowned Elliott Yamin and Everwood winners for June 2006 in their monthly fan supported contest. Thousands of dedicated fans voted continuously over the entire month. With over 560,000 unique visitors and over 4.8 million page views last month Moosak.com and Teavee.com have become very popular internet destinations. The top ten winners are:

Top Moosak: 1. Elliott Yamin (169,247 votes) 2. Clay Aiken 3. Kellie Pickler
4. Lucy Lawless

Top Teavee Shows: 1. Everwood (167,419 votes) 2. JAG 3. Surface
4. Xena: Warrior Princess
5. Firefly 6. Battlestar Galactica 7. South of Nowhere 8. Alias 9. MacGyver 10. Veronica Mars

Click here to read more of the press release
 

Lucy Reminder for Aussies:

  • Lucy's ep of  Less Than Perfect "Ignoring Lydia" will be on Channel 7 on Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 PM - Many thanks to Mark Allen for the news

Battlestar Galactica

Season 3 News

  • The following is from Futoncritic.com:
    BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (Sci Fi) - The show's third season is set to kick off on Friday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c according to advertising sales materials recently released by the network. The series will run for 10 consecutive weeks (through December 8), after which it will return for an additional 10 installments in 2007. -- Many thanks to Barbara Davies for the news

Italian VCR Alert

Xena Multimedia - Episode Promos

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 1:

  • Prometheus
  • Hooves and Harlots
  • The Black Wolf
  • Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts
  • A Fistful of Dinars
  • Mortal Beloved
  • The Royal Couple of Thieves
  • Callisto Promo #2
  • Death Mask
     

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 4:

  • Crusader
  • Past Imperfect
  • Key To The Kingdom
  • Daughter of Pomira
  • If The Shoe Fits
  • Paradise Found
  • Devi
  • Between the Lines
  • The Way
  • The Play's the Thing
  • The Convert
  • Takes One to Know One
  • Endgame
  • Ides of March
  • Deja Vu All Over Again

     

2 July 2006


AUSXIP Hosted Site: Xena Prop House

I am very pleased to announce the addition of the Xena Prop House to AUSXIP. Dedicated to Prop and wardrobe collectors everywhere for Xena Warrior Princess and Hercules Legendary Journeys

The inception of Xena Prop House is based on a passion for discovery and joy in collecting Xena and Hercules weaponry, wardrobe and set dressing items. Collecting props has quickly grown between faithful Xena*Hercules fans and we would like to challenge you to enter into our world of prop collecting. We welcome you to collaborate with our forum, contribute your personal collecting experiences and your knowledge of props.

By receiving our publication you will engage in positive ideas and information about set used and replica props that will reverberate among all who share our passion! We will complete the circle by fulfilling our desire to locate other prop collectors or anyone that has information to pass on.

The Xena Prop House will be maintained by Barbie Arms & Michael Burnaugh
 

1 July 2006


Upcoming Lucy AUS VCR Alert

  • Lucy's ep of  Less Than Perfect "Ignoring Lydia" will be on Channel 7 on Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 PM - Many thanks to Mark Allen for the news
     

Upcoming Lucy UK VCR Alerts
Many thanks to Jan for the news

  • Locusts is on Sky One - 10th July at 21.00
  • Tarzan is being shown on Sky One again - from 27th July at 13.00
  • Boogeyman - Sky Movies 2 - 5th July at 22.00
  • Discovery Civilisations begins showing Warrior Women this Monday, July 3rd (repeats during the day and again the following Saturday)
     

Xena Music Videos

Myopia Music Videos

Xena Multimedia - Episode Promos

Added the following video clips of Episode promos for Season 1:

  • Chariots of War
  • Dreamworker
  • Cradle of Hope
  • The Path Not Taken
  • The Reckoning
  • The Titans
  • Death In Chains
  • Athens City Academy of the Performing Bards
  • The Prodigal
  • Callisto


Click here for June 2006 Xena Lucy Lawless & Renee O'Connor Updates

Click here for more Archived News


 

   

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