Monday, June 23, 2008

Whatever Happened To...Christian Slater

Seriously. Where is this guy?

Pump Up The Volume (which I contend was a harbinger to the current influence of political and social blogging in America) and True Romance (the scene with Christopher Walken and Dennis Hopper rocks!) showed the guy had chops.

Since the mid-90s, though, Christian Slater's been mostly working for the paycheck.

The sad result of studio executives trying to morph Slater into the next Jack Nicholson.

9 comments:

Chris James said...

He is due a Downy, Jr.-esque comeback.

Maybe Patrick Dempsey can get him on "Private Practice" even.

Barbie Girl said...

Maybe he could have his own sitcom?

primalscreamx said...

I like the Downy, Jr idea. Maybe he could be ant-man.

Jackie said...

I love me some "Heathers" and "True Romance". "Gleaming the Cube"? Not so much :D

And just so yall know...Hank Pym also becomes "Giant Man" in "Ultimate Avengers", so give the guy a break. AND he's married to hot-ass Wasp ;)

primalscreamx said...

He also an opportunist and coward who beats his wife in Ultimate Avengers --an elaboration of the bad marriage the two had in the mainstream version. It could be an interesting movie, if they left his warts.
I'm all for being true to the comic -which is why I won't go watch the comic abortion that is "Wanted."

Chris James said...

At least he didn't bite her head off so that he could eat the rest of Black Panther.

Buzzardbilly said...

Did you see the Huntington blogger meet-up Maura posted about on my blog? It said 11:00 today (Saturday) at Java Joint, but on her site it says 11:00 today at Flapjacks. I'm going. If it's not in one it will be in the other I guess. She said all are welcomed. Just passing the word (albeitly very late).

The Film Geek said...

Thanks, Buzzardbilly! I'm not going to be able to attend today, but I'm hopeful they continue so I can in the future.

iremonger said...

Christian Slater will be starring in a new TV series this fall. Also, I hear 'The Deal' - about high gas prices & big business - isn't too bad. He's done some work on stage too, still gets some respect in England :)