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From Athlete to Actress, Renee D. Willett is Conquering Hollywood

Actress Renee D. Willett boasts more than your average actress’s background and training. Sure, she attended college at the University of California, majoring in Economics, with minors in Spanish and Theater. However, her upbringing also exposed her to a wide variety of interests, including elite-level professional sports (tennis and baseball) and fashion. She is now […]

Hollywood is Gearing Up for Sandra Linz

Sandra Linz has practically been engaged in acting all her life. Born in the German city of Berlin, Linz began acting at a very young age. She received rigorous training in various areas of acting to improve on her talent. She made various cameo appearances in movies and TV shows in her native country as […]

Swedish Actress Elin Hugoson Cast in Feature Film “Running To Stand Still” Based on 2004 Tsunami Tragedy

Actress Elin Hugoson had always dreamed of being an actress in Hollywood, but coming from a small town in Sweden, felt nearly impossible for her. This was until the day Elin decided to move to the south of Sweden to begin a one-year theater program and has never looked back since. After completing her studies […]

Canadian actress Lisa Jai Shares Her Inspirational Story of Hope and Courage to Help Others

Lisa Jai is a Canadian actress and Spoken Word artist, who is fast becoming a recognizable face in the world of acting. Based in Hollywood, California Lisa has an amazing story to share with the world to inspire others that may be suffering from a disability like she is. Lisa’s life is a lot different […]

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attended the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival; Jolie Receives Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attended the 17th Sarajevo Film Festival, where Jolie received the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award, on Saturday (July 30) at the Sarajevo National Theatre in Bosnia. “I’m so happy to be in this remarkable city in this beautiful country and I’ve spent the last year lucky enough to experience not […]

Director Nathan Ruegger’s film “Another Life” Premiers at Newport Beach Film Festival

Written by Kali Cook Hollywood is the place where dreams are made, as the saying goes.  That may be true, but it also takes hard work and vision, and maybe some splashes of luck along the journey. As a visionary filmmaker, Nathan Ruegger possesses all these qualities. Coming from an entertainment family, he was lucky […]

ABC Nightline’s Cynthia McFadden Interviews Martin Scorsese & Leonardo DiCaprio

Two Hollywood film giants, one behind the camera and one in front, reunite for a fourth project in eight years about the investigation of a woman who murdered her children called “Shutter Island”.  “Nightline” co-anchor Cynthia McFadden sits down with legendary director Martin Scorsese and award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio to talk about the film, how […]

NBC’s Lindsay Price Enjoys a Weekend at The Palazzo in Las Vegas

Lipstick Jungle star Lindsay Price celebrated the grand opening of Laguna Champagne Bar at The Palazzo. The VIP event was hosted by Moet Hennessy. Lindsay was all smiles wearing a black cocktail dress and gorgeous Simon G sapphire and diamond ring as she cut the red ribbon to kick-off the evening. When asked about the […]

DETAIL Magazine Reveals Pee-wee’s Big Comeback

Remember Pee-wee Herman, the goofy gray-suited character with a red bow tie that had a guileless attitude and laugh that begged to be impersonated? He’s making a comeback after a humiliating arrest that sidelined the actor’s career for decades.

Actor Ray Park Stars in G.I. Joe as Snake Eyes, Reveals True Identity in Heroes

Actor Ray Park who stars in the upcoming action movie “G.I. Joe” as  Snake Eyes, personified evil playing Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I – The Phantom Menace and scared audiences stiff as the headless horseman in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, finally reveals himself to loyal fans for the first time without a mask […]

Cynthia McFadden Sits Down with Tyra Banks on ABC News “Nightline”

Cynthia McFadden’s upcoming interview on ABC News “Nightline” with model turned talk show host Tyra Banks leaves no stone unturned. The Emmy award-winning host of the “Tyra Banks Show” talks about breaking into the modeling world, the struggles of being an African American model, and why she dislikes the red carpet. The spirited entrepreneur, also […]

Actor Kevin Sorbo’s Mythological Staying Power

Playing the world’s sexiest heart-throb of epic proportions in the long-running series, “Hercules: The Legendary Stories”, and the captain of the helm in “Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda” – the renowned Kevin Sorbo has proven that he has the acting chops to match and continues to captivate audiences by branching out in more meaty acting roles and philanthropic […]

After Singing an American Carol, Kevin Farley Dons Directors Hat in Hollywood and Wine

Multi tasking is easy for Kevin Farley – he does it all with a fabulously contagious sense of humor, both on screen and off. And now, actor and comedian Kevin Farley moves behind the camera as co-writer and co-director of Hollywood & Wine, a fall release that takes an irreverent look at an actress struggling […]

Playboy Gets the Scoop on Alec Baldwin in an In-Depth Insider Interview

From a sticky divorce to the infamous voicemail exposing him to public humiliation, Alec Baldwin has been through a lot in the past few years. And yet, the 30 Rock star with a leading role in the upcoming film, My Sister’s Keeper, has made it through the fire relatively unscathed. Baldwin opens up to Michael […]

Cynthia McFadden Sits Down with Paula Abdul on ABC News “Nightline”

Recently, Cynthia McFadden interviewed American Idol judge Paula Abdul on ABC News “Nightline”. In the wide-ranging interview, the award-winning singer discussed her journey to stardom, rumored prescription drug and alcohol use, her tempestuous relationship with Simon Cowell, her thoughts on adding fourth judge Kara DioGuardi, and other projects she has currently in the works. Here […]

Hayley Marie Norman Gets All Fired Up

Hayley currently stars as Angela in Sony Pictures Screen Gems’ hot new comedy “Fired Up,” in theaters on February 20th. The film also stars Molly Sims, (“Las Vegas”), AnnaLynne McCord (“90210”) and Sarah Roemer (“Disturbia”). Hayley can also be seen in “Trailer Park of Terror” and she just booked a starring role in the action […]

Oscar Nominee Kate Winslet Discusses her Sixth Oscar Nomination and role in “The Reader” with Nightline’s Cynthia McFadden.

Best Actress Oscar nominee Kate Winslet sits down with ABC News “Nightline’s” Cynthia McFadden and shares her thoughts on her sixth nomination and how she prepared for her Oscar-nominated role in the film “The Reader”. Winslet can currently be seen in her two incredible Golden Globe–winning performances, in “Revolutionary Road” and “The Reader”. “The Reader” […]

According to Taylor Atelian

Teen actress Taylor Marie Atelian has essentially grown up in the spotlight, charming audiences for the past eight years of her life on television. What happens now after “According to Jim” ends its run? After growing up in the TV spotlight for the past eight years of her life, teen actress Taylor Atelian is saying […]

Krolling in the NYC with Actress Ginger Kroll

Hot New York actress Ginger Kroll’s been getting some newfound buzz over the last couple months. Could it be because her first studio feature is in Fox Searchlight Picture’s “Notorious”? Maybe so! Ginger stars alongside newcomers Antonique Smith (Faith Evans) and Jamal Woolard (Notorious B.I.G.). She plays sexy groupie, Debbie, who throws a wrench into the couple’s […]

ABC’s Nightline Features McFadden Interview With Best Actress Nominee Meryl Streep

With the 2009 Academy Awards upon us, “Nightline” co-anchor Cynthia McFadden sat down for an interview with legendary actress Meryl Streep, recipient of a record 15 Academy Award Nominations. Nominated once again for Best Actress for her performance as Sister Aloysius in “Doubt”, Streep discussed her role with McFadden as the iron-willed nun, why she […]

Say Hello! to Joe Manganiello, 2008’s Actor to Watch.

Joe Manganiello. Recognize his face, but just can’t place him? Pick one of the many top rated TV series of the past several years, and this highly sought-after actor has probably been on it. Very rarely does an acting student land a role directly following graduation, but Joe Manganiello, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, made the transition […]

Alice Greczyn Makes Amish Sizzle in the New Film “Sex Drive”

A question Alice Greczyn (pronounced Gretchen) is all too often asked by those so disarmed by her refreshingly honest beauty that they probably don’t know what else to say besides… what ethnicity are you? Put it simply and to the point, she is a mix of European – Asian. Don’t ask for the list because […]

Cassandra Hepburn in Maxim Magazine Belgium

Cassandra Hepburn graced the pages of the April 2008 edition of Maxim Magazine Belgium with a 6 page pictorial interview. With a multi-cultural upbringing (being raised in Asia, Europe, as well as the United States), Hepburn began her film career at only 11 years old, with a role in Stephen King’s “The Stand.” After graduating […]

Jacquie Cooper – On Top of Her Craft

Actress Jacquie Cooper is a Los Angeles native. She grew up in Pasadena where her Mom would say she was always an actor. She modeled early on but was not satisfied. Jacquie left Los Angeles for the bright lights of San Francisco at twenty-one to look for something more. While in SF she found what […]

Shauna Goodgold Joins Broadway Pros

Originally from St. Louis, Shauna Goodgold is now living her dreams as she joins Broadway pros. Honing her talents since she was merely 5 years old, she began doing runway modeling for Kithe Brewster, an A-list celebrity stylist (Heidi Klum, Gwenyth Paltrow, Iman, Salma Hayek and Project Runway) who was at the time, unknown.       As […]

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