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Danny DeVito does not occupy much cubic footage. But the star has a fidgety energy that belies his frame and a New Joisey accent that parts crowds like a chainsaw.

Currently, DeVito is adding Willie Clark from Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys to his roster of irascible, embittered blowhards, a list which includes Matilda's Mr Wormwood and Louie in Taxi.

Expo's going back to the Futurama

By Rob Virtue on May 20, 2011 11:55 AM |

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It's brought a decade of fun and big name entertainment to the Excel centre and its organisers say it's about to get bigger.

The MCM Expo has been a mecca for those who have a penchant for dressing up as X-Men and Star Wars characters. This year it celebrates 10 years at the Docklands convention centre with another host of stars.

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A record 376 video game - or "cosplay" - characters turned up at Excel's MCM Expo over the weekend. The gathering beat the total of 342 set by the previous exhibition last October.

The Wharf caught up with a few of the costumed visitors, but stayed well away from the giant swords.

Photo Gallery: MCM Expo 15

By John Hill on May 27, 2009 5:45 PM |

The MCM Expo hit Excel on May 23 and 24, bringing with it a record 376 "cosplay" video game characters and stars such as Terminator star Linda Hamilton, comic book legend Warren Ellis, screen icon Tony Curtis, Donnie Darko and Independence Day's James Duval, the cast of Merlin, and Bionic Woman stars Lindsay Wagner and Richard Anderson.

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Photographer Ben Broomfield toured the Excel to capture the most outrageous costumes and the biggest guests of honour.

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As Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton wouldn't dream of giving up, even if a fiery-eyed Terminator was chasing her out of the wreckage of a tanker with her car keys and her left leg in its hand.

But with a fourth movie on the way, Linda the actress thinks it might be time to send the franchise to the scrapyard after 25 years.

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