Sign This Petition to Name a Canadian Building After Nathan Fillion

first_img This Uncharted Fan Film Proves Why Nathan Fillion is the Perfect Nathan …Santa Clarita Diet’s Second Season is Much More of a Sitcom Stay on target He doesn’t have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame or a caricature on the wall of Sardi’s.But actor Nathan Fillion may soon get his name on a park building in Edmonton, Canada.Lauren Hunter recently launched a Change.org petition to rename the Warehouse Campus Neighborhood Central Park after the Edmonton native.“The City of Edmonton is turning downtown parking lots into a new Central Park that doesn’t have a name yet,” according to the online description.“To honor great Edmontonian actor Nathan Fillion,” Hunter wrote, “we propose we build a small building on this park, and call it… ‘The Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion.’”In just two weeks, the petition has garnered more than 9,000 signatures (my own included).Fans have been leaving messages of support, suggesting that “Brilliance deserves to be recognized” and “We deserve nice things.”“Whereas there used to be an A/V Club commenter named ‘It Takes a Nathan of Fillions,’ I think it’s extremely important to North American civilization that this tradition of Nathan Fillion-based workplay should continue,” David Buchmann wrote today.“I’m signing because it’s the right thing to do,” Terry Soucy stated simply.One person even suggested that a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion would be reason enough to visit the Canadian city.Neither the Edmonton government nor Nathan Fillion immediately responded to a request for comment.Most famous for his roles as smart-mouthed space smuggler Captain Malcolm Reynolds in Joss Whedon’s sci-fi/western masterpiece Firefly (and later Serenity) and the ruggedly handsome crime writer Rick Castle in murder-mystery series Castle, Fillion has stayed busy over the years.(If you haven’t seen them yet, I highly recommend Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and Con Man [not least of all because the latter also stars Alan “I am a leaf on the wind” Tudyk].)Fillion can currently be seen as LAPD cop John Nolan in The Rookie.More on Geek.com:Marvel Fans Create Petition Urging for the Return of Iron ManPetition Seeks to Sell Montana to Canada for $1 TrillionStephen Byrne’s Animated Firefly Trailer Needs to Become a Realitylast_img read more

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