Gina Carano (born Gina Joy Carano 16.04.82) Gina Carano is an American actress, fitness guru, television personality and former martial artist.
Net Worth According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2012, Gina Carano has a net worth of 4 million USD.
Childhood: Gina Carano was born to Dana Joy and Glenn Thomas Carano in Dallas, Texas. Carano has two sisters, one older and one younger, and her father is a former backup quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Carano studied at Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, where she worked in a variety of sports teams at school, including basketball, volleyball and softball. She went on to study psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno for a year, before continuing to study for a further three years at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Career: After beginning to date a professional Muay Thai fighter, Kevin Ross, Carano took up the martial art. After showing real promise in the profession, Carano was asked to participate in the first ever female Mixed Martial Arts fight for World Extreme Fighting in Nevada, before going on to win a match at the World Pro Fighting show in Las Vegas. In 2006, Carano appeared in the film 'Ring Girls' as a Muay Thai fighter. In 2007, Carano appeared in both 'Fight Girls' and 'American Gladiators' on television. From 2006 to 2008, Carano took part in various mixed martial arts fights, with consistent victories, through knock-outs, submissions and judges decisions. In 2008 she played the role of Natasha in the computer game 'Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3'. On 15th August, 2009, Carano lost her first fight against Cristiane Justino after being knocked out. Carano was unable to fight for the rest of 2009 and the majority of 2010. She, however, appear in the film 'Blood and Bone'. After various medical tests were carried out, it was revealed that Carano was fine, yet she still did not return to the MMA scene. In 2011, Carano starred alongside Michael Fassbender in 'Haywire'. In 2013, she co-starred in 'Fast and Furious 6', alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. In 2014, she made an appearance in an episode of the television series 'Almost Human'. In October, 2014, filming began for 'Bus 657', in which Carano plays a role, as well as working on the movie 'Kickboxer', which began filming in late November, 2014.
Lucy Lawless says it's just a rumour, but we can dream.
So, rumours are circulating that a modern reboot of the 90s cult show 'Xena: Warrior Princess' is set to hit screens in the near future. It would be great to see Lucy Lawless back in that badass leather corset but, chances are, if it does ever return, it's likely to have a new wearer. But who should it be?
In a world where feminism has become re-invigorated and strong female role models are being taken seriously in movies and on the small screen, it seems only right that 'Xena: Warrior Princess' be brought back as part of this phenomenon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original executive producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi are involved in her resurrection (literally) with the series suggested to arrive in 2016 and take on a kind of Katniss Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games' angle. Original star Lucy Lawless is keen to crush our dreams, though, telling Twitter, 'Sorry, friends! news of a #Xena reboot is just a rumor. I'd love it to happen one day but it's still in the wishful thinking stage', but it still got us thinking about who we'd like to see in the role if it ever did come back.
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But spare a thought for the Green Lantern who got some serious shade thrown his way…
Ryan Reynolds was greeted with a huge ovation as he took to the stage at Hall H for the Deadpool Comic Con panel, which ended up being one of the highlights of an already very newsworthy convention. During the panel the actor debuted the film’s first trailer to the enthusiastic crowd, who showed their support for Reynolds and the movie, which has been his passion project for years.
Ryan Reynolds stars as Deadpool in the upcoming superhero movie.
The trailer was everything fans could have hoped for, with action scenes, swearing, a bit of sex and of course lots and lots of humour. There was also a very welcome reference to the character’s first big screen outing in X-Men Origins: Wolverine when the voiceover said, "From the studio that inexplicably sewed his f--king mouth shut the first time…”
Ryan Reynolds shares first official photograph in which he appears in costume as Deadpool for the upcoming movie of the same name.
Ryan Reynolds has shared the first official photograph of Deadpool, the upcoming film in which he stars as conflicted anti-hero Wade Wilson A.K.A. Deadpool. Deadpool is notorious for his warped sense of humour and the official photograph is certainly unusual. Reynolds shared the photograph with fans on Twitter on Friday (27th March).
Ryan Reynolds has shared the first official photograph of Deadpool.
Morena Baccarin, the actress best known for her roles in 'Homeland' and 'Stargate', has been cast in 'Deadpool'.
Morena Baccarin will star opposite Ryan Reynolds in the upcoming superhero movie Deadpool. Baccarin is best known for playing Jessica Brody in Homeland and for her recurring roles in Stargate and Gotham. The 35-year-old Brazilian actress has been cast as Deadpool's love interest. Baccarin's part is particularly interesting as Deadpool A.K.A. Wade Wilson is notoriously disfigured and the script will reportedly consider how her character deals with falling in love with someone with an extensively scarred face.
Morena Baccarin has been cast in Deadpool.
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Carano will star in the upcoming comic book movie, after making her film debit in 2011’s ‘Haywire’.
Gina Carano has joined the cast of Fox-Marvel’s upcoming Deadpool, which stars Ryan Reynolds as the masked superhero. Variety reports the former MMA competitor will play the role of Angel Dust in the film, who is a member of the 'Morlocks' mutant group.
Gina Carano has been cast in Deadpool
The film will be directed by Tim Miller, making his feature length debut and is scheduled to begin shooting in Vancouver next month. Producing will be Lauren Shuler Donner, while Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernic have penned the screenplay.
Continue reading: MMA Star Gina Carano Joins Ryan Reynolds In Upcoming 'Deadpool' Movie
Gina Carano shows off all her mixed martial arts skills in John Stockwell's new action-thriller, as she plays the ass-kicking female lead, who is on a no-nonsense journey to discover the truth.
Gina Carano is the latest sports star to try and make it in Hollywood, but this fierce lady has a little more to offer than most. The 31 year-old is a former MMA cage fighter, and in her latest film 'In The Blood', she utilizes her ass-kicking ability perfectly.
Gina Carano as Ava in 'In The Blood'
The action-thriller, directed by John Stockwell (Dark Tide), is a rarity in today's movie industry as Carano plays a tough, no-nonsense female protagonist role, which is what cinemagoers are used to a male actor playing.
Ava is skilled at fighting and has left behind a rather shady past to set up a life with her beloved husband. Together, the pair are unstoppable adventure-lovers, always up for the next adrenaline rush. However, one of their escapades goes deadly wrong when they vacate to a glorious Caribbean island and decide to zoom over a forest on a zipwire. Ava's husband plummets towards the ground after his support snaps and Ava is left desperately searching for him. When no body is found around where he landed and no one of his resemblance has been rushed to the nearby hospital or, indeed, the police station, Ava starts to believe he's been kidnapped in a dastardly ploy to get at both of them. But it's a case of 'hell hath no fury.' for Ava, who doesn't care who dies as long as she gets her husband back.
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There's rumours of a possible movie adaptation on the radar at the moment for DC's biggest heroine - so who would be your Wonder Woman?
Following Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy and the recent Superman epic 'Man Of Steel', there seems to be one obvious direction to go in next for DC Comics with their film franchises: a Wonder Woman movie, of course. The Amazonian knockout was first portrayed successfully by Lynda Carter in the TV series between 1975 and 1979, and it hasn't yet been put to cinema neither as a solo project for the character nor as a Justice League of America set-up. There have been all sorts of rumours flying about recently with Jaimie Alexander talking a lot about the supposed upcoming Wonder Woman movie and we've got pretty excited discussing who might be considered for the role.
So, who do we think would do the Wonder Woman costume 'justice'?
Jaimie Alexander: The 'Thor' actress has set tongues wagging as she gushed about the character in an interview with Forbes. 'I would love for DC to put Wonder Woman in one of their upcoming flicks, either in her own movie or Batman vs. Superman, or just something even to introduce her', she said. Batman vs. Superman, hmm? Does she know something we don't? On the suggestion that she could be the one to play her, she insisted, 'I'm appreciative to the people who ask my opinion of the character, and that's been pretty amazing.' Jaimie would be perfect for the role given her portrayal of Asgardian strong-woman Sif in the 'Thor' movies, and she even bears an interesting resemblance to Lucy Lawless as 90s TV hero Xena, Warrior Princess.
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Who would you like to see play Wonder Woman?
Wonder Woman isn’t just the most iconic female super hero in comic-book land, she’s one of the most iconic super heroes full stop. So in this golden age of comic-book films and super hero movies, it’s about time we saw a female step into the protagonist role to save the earth from the evil geniuses that aim to bring it to its knees.
Everyone seems to agree, Gina Carano is perfect for Wonder Woman
Nerds, pop culture feminist groups and movie buffs have been hankering for the heroine, who fights for justice, love, peace, and sexual equality, to get her shot at the big screen for a while now, but it’s the recent fan-made movie trailer that has added steam to the locomotive.
Continue reading: Gina Carano, Wonder Woman. Time to Face the Lasso of Truth.
Henry Cavill has been linked to actress Kaley Cuoco, according to sources speaking to 'US Weekly'. The 'Superman: Man of Steel' star has previously dated actress Gina Carano and show-jumper Ellen Whitaker. If the source is speaking the truth, Cuoco will be Cavill's third girlfriend in the past 18 months.
Henry Cavill has been dating Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco, according to US Weekly. Apparently, the Superman: Man of Steel star split up from Gina Carano in May of this year. However other reports indicate the couple were still together as late as June 14th.
So why has Cavill been linked to Cuoco?
Kaley Cuoco at the 48th Annual MGM Awards, L.A.
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The most impressive thing about the sixth entry into this noisy franchise is that it's both more preposterous and more self-important than ever before. Which is no mean feat. The cast and crew clearly went for something bigger and more explosive, but by removing their tongues from their cheeks they leave us laughing at them rather than with them. Even so, some of the crazed action scenes are breathtaking.
The story picks up right where the last one ended: Dominic and Brian (Diesel and Walker) have taken the fortune they grabbed in Rio and started an idyllic life in the Canary Islands. Brian and Dom's sister Mia (Brewster) have even produced an adorable baby. Then US Agent Hobbs (Johnson) appears asking for their help in capturing the villainous Shaw (Evans), who is collecting military technological gadgets for some nefarious purpose. And they agree to go along because Dom's presumed-dead girlfriend Letty (Rodriguez) is working with him. So they reassemble the team (Pataky, Gibson, Bridges, Kang, Gadot and Carano) and get started in London.
Yes, this chapter takes place in Europe, which gives the filmmakers new landmarks to race past in their elaborately orchestrated chase sequences, throwing cars like toys at every plate-glass window in sight. The first night-time set-piece in London is fairly incoherent (and nonsensical), but things get better from there, with a whizzy bit of competitive driving for Dom and Letty and a few other showdowns before the action moves to Spain for a couple of massive, gob-smacking action sequences that would boggle the mind if we thought for a second that they were even marginally possible.
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Luke Evans and Gina Carano are interviewed about their appearance in the latest instalment in the 'Fast' franchise, 'Fast & Furious 6'. They discuss how they felt joining the cast for the first time, how the fight scenes were organised and working with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
Of joining the team, Luke says, 'It was very special and they were very lovely. Justin was very warm, welcoming and it was just a really great experience.' He explains that a lot of thought went into the fights and the stunts. 'We're all so different and I think that's what was so great about the stunt co-ordinator, it wasn't just about creating fights, it was about creating specific fight styles for each character.' MMA star Gina was particularly thrilled to be working with a former WWE champion. 'It was a pleasure working with him and seeing his professional attitude', she says. 'The man works hard, he gets up at 3am and he doesn't stop going and I just have so much respect for him.'