What's the Kennection? #193

Robert De Niro repeatedly turned down the role of what marauding bad guy in Pixar's A Bug's Life?

What literary character is challenged to three duels by Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, all on the same day he first meets them?

What 1979 Australian movie, about future road gangs, was dubbed with American accents when first released in the U.S.?

What freshwater fish has, unluckily, the same name as the spike near the end of a fishhook?

How many U.S. states seceded from the Union to join the Confederacy?

What's the "Kennection"?