It was revealed earlier this year that Tilda Swinton will be in the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame. This is exciting, yet confusing news since her character died in 2016's Doctor Strange. However, the main theory floating around about Endgame is that the use of time travel, perhaps through the mysterious Quantum Realm, will play a large role in the sequel as Earth's Mightiest Heroes attempt to reverse the effects of the Mad Titan's Decimation from the conclusion of Infinity War. The addition of Tilda Swinton's Ancient One was revealed by Avengers: Endgame executive producer Michael Grillo, who said, "When we got Tilda Swinton, she was just a one-day availability." Additionally, the actress is listed in the IMDb page for the sequel. In Doctor Strange, it is revealed that the Ancient One is the guardian of the Eye of Agamotto, which contains the Time Stone. In addition to protecting it, she added that she "spent so many years peering through time" and has "prevented countless … [Read more...] about Why Is This Surprise Doctor Strange Character Returning in Endgame?
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COMEDIAN Steve Bean has died from a rare form of nose cancer aged 58. The Ray Donovan star passed away on January 21, according to Variety, after a long battle with the disease. The actor had been diagnosed with Sino-Nasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, which resulted in him losing his nose. The Shameless star was born Stephen Joseph Levy in Lynn, Massachusetts in April 1960. He was raised in Providence, Rhode Island and started performing when attending Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. In 1980 the comedian teamed up with Chris Zito to form a duo known as Zito & Bean, who became a hit on the Boston comedy circuit. The pair had their own show for three years at the city's Play It Again Sam's before Steve left the duo to move to Los Angeles. He soon found work writing for The Tim Conway Show and Dot Comedy and also joined the well-known Groundlings Improv Group. Steve also found steady work as an actor, making his debut as a reporter in popular sitcom Cheers. He also landing guest … [Read more...] about Steve Bean dead aged 58: Shameless and Ray Donovan actor dies after battle with rare nose cancer
Outfielder Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants is shown in posed batting action in April, 1964. The Giants legend died this year. (AP Photo) A photograph of San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark is placed near the entrance of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. A private memorial service was held for Clark, where many of his former teammates, family and local leaders showed up to pay their respects. (Randy Vazquez/ Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Oakland mayoral candidate Ron Dellums addresses his supporters at Kimballs in Jack London Square Tuesday night. He died July 30. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff archives) Pictured is retired Santa Clara County superior court judge Leon Fox, who died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at age 77. (Courtesy County of Santa Clara) Former Alameda County Sheriff Charles Plummer died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at home, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said Monday. (File photo) … [Read more...] about Gone but not forgotten: Notable Bay Area residents who died in 2018
This March 8, 2017, file photo shows former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ceremony hosted by Congregation Beth Israel in Houston. George H.W. Bush died Nov. 30 while Barbara Bush died April 17. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File) Burt Reynolds, right, who stars in the movie “The Longest Yard,” is interviewed before the movie’s premiere Thursday, May 19, 2005, in Los Angeles. Reynolds’ son Quinton Reynolds is at left. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok) This Jan. 14, 2012, file photo, shows singer Aretha Franklin performing during the BET Honors at the Warner Theatre in Washington. The famed singer died Aug. 16. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File) (FILES) In this file photo taken on February 8, 2015, British scientist Stephen Hawking (C) arrives on the red carpet with former wife Jane Hawking (L) and daughter Lucy Hawking (R) for the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House in … [Read more...] about Names we won’t forget: Famous people who died in 2018
CAROLINE Aherne was one of Britain's best loved comedy actors and writers. What was Caroline Aherne's cause of death? Caroline Aherne died on July, 2, 2016 following a "lifelong" battle with cancer. Both Caroline and her older brother Patrick were born with a rare form of eye cancer. In tribute to his sister following her death he said: "My heart is broken as I loved her so much. But she is now in a better place and most of all she has no pain. “I have lost a beautiful sister and the world has lost an amazing talent." Caroline also suffered with depression and alcoholism throughout her life and spent some time in The Priory following a suicide attempt in 1998. She underwent treatment for bladder cancer and was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2013 - which was related to the retina cancer she was born with. Two months before she died she found out that her condition was terminal. A relative told The Mirror: "It was too quick, we didn't expect her to go. She wasn't in a hospice. … [Read more...] about What was Caroline Aherne’s cause of death, who did she play in the Royle Family and when was her funeral?