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Deadpool Creator Shows Off Conan Sword Signed By Arnold Schwarzenegger

The creator of Deadpool, Rob Liefeld, has shown fans one of his most prized possessions – a framed sword, signed by Arnold Schwarzenegger, from the Conan the Barbarian film. Liefeld has been a prolific comic book writer and creator since the 1980’s, with his work appearing in both DC and Marvel issues before he helped to co-found Image Comics along with other iconic comic book personalities like Jim Lee and Todd McFarlane.

Conan the Barbarian has been around even longer, having been first created by Robert E. Howard in 1932 and featured in Weird Tales magazine. The Conan stories continued to gain popularity and success throughout the original creator’s life, and would go on to be popularized in the poorly-received films Conan the Barbarian in 1982 and Conan the Destoryer in 1984, with both movies starring Arnold Schwarznegger as the title character. Although critically panned, the films are now largely considered to be the launching points of Schwarzenegger’s career, as afterwards he went on to star in iconic classics such as Terminator and Commando.
Related: Arnold Schwarzenegger Explains Legend Of Conan’s Development Issues

In a recent Twitter post, Liefeld shared a few images of one of his coolest collector’s items, which just so happened to be the sword from Conan the Barbarian, which the Deadpool creator says he bought directly from Arnold Schwarzenegger himself “at auction at the Orange Country Trie Lies premiere at Planet Hollywood in Santa Ana.” According to the writer, Schwarzenegger signed the sword for him at the event and he then put the weapon in an elaborate frame, “where it’s been ever since.” Check out the images of the sword below:

Having been popularized in comics, books, and films, not to mention the many video games like Conan Exiles, Conan the Barbarian has remained tangentially close to the public spotlight since its original incarnation nearly ninety years ago. The character’s influence can be felt in all facets of public media, which is why it’s no surprise a comic book writer like Rob Liefeld would be so infatuated as to purchase what was likely an expensive weapon at auction.

It truly does appear to be a beautiful sword, although the decision to hide it behind glass means that if an intruder was to break into Liefeld’s home he would have an extra blockage in the way of channeling his inner Shwarzenegger while fending off the intruders. Judging from the items in the background of Liefeld’s image, this isn’t the only collectible item he has on display in his home, although it’s likely none of the others have been signed by Conan the Barbarian himself.

Next: Marvel Reboots Conan The Barbarian… To Kill Him

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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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