Simply earlier than the weekend began, information broke that beloved character actor Clancy Brown can be becoming a member of The Penguin, WB’s TV spinoff of the now one-year-old The Batman. Brown’s been part of the DC universe for years, having most famously voiced Lex Luthor within the DC Animated Universe that also partially defines the complete DC model, and in addition confirmed up in The Flash TV show a handful of occasions.
Brown’s been within the appearing recreation for a very long time, and is a kind of actors whose work spans generations. Some know him because the Kurgan from Highlander or Justin Crowe in HBO’s Carnivàle; youthful generations bear in mind him as Spongebob’s Mr. Krabs or Savage in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. (There’s additionally Detroit: Past Human, if you happen to performed that again in 2018.) No matter he’s in, even when it’s not nice, he’s good in it and provides it some enjoyable, grizzled vitality that’s solely grown lately.
He’s a kind of actors who’s been round perpetually and undoubtedly isn’t exhausting up for work. Checking his IMDB, he’s in a number of initiatives per yr, and 2023 isn’t any exception: later this yr he’ll be in Gen V, the spinoff of Prime Video’s superhero hit The Boys, and John Wick: Chapter 4 as one in all its principal characters. And that’s simply what we find out about for the time being.
For this weekend’s io9 Open Channel, tell us a few of your favourite roles that Clancy Brown has performed all through his decades-long historical past.
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