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Arnold Schwarzenegger Is a Secret Supervillain, According to Marvel

As alternate versions of their main 616 universe counterparts, Marvel Comics’ Ultimate X-Men have come into direct conflict with several familiar enemies from arch-foe Magneto to the Sentinels, though there have been some deviances from established continuity including the Hellfire Club and their reputable member… Arnold Schwarzenegger.

In the alternate Marvel reality of the Ultimate Universe (Earth 1610), the X-Men are being endorsed by the fine folks of the Hellfire Club. This version of the Hellfire Club remains consistent with in its original inspiration with its touch of high-class and selective membership primarily reserved for the wealthy. Writer Mark Millar (Civil War) and artist Adam Kubert (Wolverine)’s Ultimate X-Men #25, the finale of the “Hellfire and Brimstone” arc, marks the titular team’s first formal encounter with their secretive benefactors. Following Jean Grey’s budding possession of the deadly Phoenix Force, the Hellfire Club and their distinguished leader Sebastian Shaw invites the X-Men to a fancy New York City gathering, in the hopes of acquiring Jean’s untapped abilities for their own. The mutant guests in attendance at the club’s celebratory mansion gala are Professor Charles Xavier and his students Jean Grey, Storm, and Colossus.
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As the club sets their nefarious plan into motion, Storm separates from her team to convene with a fellow guest of a stocky build and towering height identified as “Arnold.” Though never glimpsed in full detail, readers can infer that this Hellfire Club member is none other than famed action star and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Releasing her inner fangirl, Storm professes complete admiration and respect for Arnold, even if the actor’s latest offerings have been “lousy” as of late. Luring Professor X and the minute group of X-Men into a false sense of security, Shaw and his devious cohorts quickly immobilize their unknowing captives with ease.

The X-Men Were Not Fans Of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Later Work

Ultimate X-Men #25 Arnold Schwarzenegger

Though he was once one of the biggest names in Hollywood during the mid-80s to early ’90s, Schwarzenegger’s cinematic career began to take a downward spiral with his transition from action to comedy. Arnold’s intermediate career comprised lackluster films such as Jingle All the Way, Batman & Robin, End of Days, and The Sixth Day which began to impact much of the actor’s remaining influence on audiences.

Given Schwarzenegger’s brief though memorable Marvel Comics appearance, it remains unknown exactly how much knowledge Arnold had of Sebastian Shaw and the Inner Circle’s conflict against the X-Men. The Earth 616 version of the Hellfire Club kept their public faction as a social clique while their supervillain nature was relegated to the Inner Circle. The physical attributes and movie criticism in the issue are surely linked to Arnold Schwarzenegger but the profile of Arnold himself is never glimpsed, likely a casualty of Marvel not gaining access to use the actor’s likeness for the issue.

While he never had the opportunity to play a Marvel supervillain on screen, Arnold Schwarzenegger found himself indirectly acting as a hindrance against the Ultimate X-Men and their allies.

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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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