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Michael Rooker Recovering From COVID-19, Says Disease “Put Up A Pretty Good Fight” — Deadline

Actor Michael Rooker is recovering from COVID-19, saying overcoming the disease was “quite a battle.” The Guardians of the Galaxy and The Walking Dead star posted on his Facebook account on Friday about his struggle, sharing a picture of his certification as having been cleared of the coronavirus. “If ya’ll aint figured out by now…

Michael Rooker Recovering From COVID-19, Says Disease “Put Up A Pretty Good Fight” — Deadline

Oh SHIT this nearly gave me a heart attack. I’m glad he’s okay.

HomeCon 2.0: Michael Rooker Panel — Cape & Castle

Homecon 2.0 was off to a great start with an Orphan Black panel followed by an Anime Voice actors panel! Another exciting panel of the day was the Michael Rooker (Yondu, Guardians of the Galaxy) Panel! We were so excited to hear what he had to say! So keep reading for the panel highlights! Michael’s Favorite Roles […]

HomeCon 2.0: Michael Rooker Panel — Cape & Castle

Ahh thank you for writing this up! This sounds like it was great!

Kevin Smith Wanted Michael Rooker To Play Lex Luther in the SUPERMAN LIVES Movie

WHAT. Oh my gosh that would’ve been… kinda amazing, actually.

(I didn’t know they knew each other. That explains that video of Smith, bless him, crying his eyes out over Yondu’s death scene back in 2017.)

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Way back in the 1990s, actor and director Kevin Smith was hired to write the script for a Superman movie called Superman Lives. The movie was being produced by Tim Burton, who was also set to direct. Nicolas Cage was famously in line to play the Man of Steel, and while all these big names were attached, the movie never came to be, and fans have always wondered what would have come of it.

All these years later, Smith was recently participating in a Mallrats viewing party, where he mentioned that Michael Rooker, who played Svenning in the movie, was his first choice for the role of Lex Luthor in Superman Lives.“When I wrote my Superman Lives script, Rooker was who I saw in my head as Lex Luthor. So his head shaving became yet another comic book reference.?

He even said that was why…

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Michael Rooker Open To Returning For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3, But Not As Yondu — Entertainment Updates

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is still a ways away from seeing theaters, but one actor from the franchise is open to returning. Just not as the same character. Michael Rooker, who played Yondu Udonta, is always keen to work with director James Gunn. So when asked on the Inside of You with Michael […]

Michael Rooker Open To Returning For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3, But Not As Yondu — Entertainment Updates

No-one’s floated the idea of him returning as Yondu in a flashback/vision/whatnot? That’s what I wanna see. Hey, he was a ghost on the GOTG ride even!

James Gunn is Using Custom Michael Rooker Toilet Paper — Nerdist

Toilet paper wouldn’t have been our number one guess for which items would be hardest to come by during a global pandemic. (Well, depending on the global pandemic, of course. If a violent strain of the stomach virus were going around, we assume buying Charmin would be similar to living inside Mad Max: Fury Road.)…

James Gunn is Using Custom Michael Rooker Toilet Paper — Nerdist

*long pause*

That is quite something.