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  • July22nd

    Natalie Dormer currently plays  the role of Magaery Tyrell in HBO’s fantasy Drama series Game of Thrones. The show has been a huge success and the season four finale drew in a record 9.3 million viewers.

    Before this, Dormer’s TV credits included The Tudors which was nominated for and won several awards in its 2007-2010 run. Dormer’s film roles include Madonna’s W.E (2011), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) co-starring Chris Evans and Samuel L. Jackson, Rush (2013) co-starring Chris Hemsworthand The Counselor (2013) co-starring Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz.

    Dormer’s upcoming projects include the role of Cressida in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1 & 2(2014 & 2015)

     

     

     

  • July22nd

    Most people know Joel McHale from his comedic performance as the host on E!’s show
    The Soup, but Joel has branched out and done so much more than what he is infamously known for. He has mastered the art of comedy as well as acting, writing, and acting out voice overs.

    He started out with comedy once he graduated college and began by joining a local comedy tv show called Almost Live!. After that he went on to be a part of an improv comedy group called Unexpected Productions. McHale earned his masters degree in acting,then took a break from comedy and went on to pursue a career with his degree. He started in small roles such in television such as CSI: Miami and Will and Grace. He then went on to take on a few roles in cinema playing characters in Lords of Dogtown and Spiderman 2.

    It wasn’t until 2004 that Joel began hosting The Soup, which was the job that made his career. Since then he appeared as a judge on Iron Chef America and The It Show, and even made a guest appearance on The Last Comic Standing. 

    McHales most recent roles have been in the NBC comedy series Community, and the 2012 comedy Ted. 10 years later and Joel is manages to still holding his place as host on The Soup. Lets face it no one can make a mockery over the reality television today like Joel can.

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  • June18th

    abbi jacobssonAbbi Jacobson is an American comedian, writer, actress and illustrator. She is best known for co-creating and co-starring in the Comedy Central series Broad City with Ilana Glazer.

    Abbi Jacobson lives in New York City. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art and is originally from outside Philadelphia. Abbi has studied improv and sketch at UCB since 2006. Her solo show, Welcome to Camp ran in NYC and LA in 2011. She is 1/2 of the web series Broad City which has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The AV Club. Broad City is currently in development with Comedy Central. She has also worked as an illustrator, and published two coloring books with Chronicle Books in 2013, Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco.

    From 2009 to 2011, Jacobson and Glazer wrote and performed in Broad City which focused on their lives in New York, playing fictionalized versions of themselves. Its first season was praised by critics and the show was renewed for a second season by Comedy Central. Created by Abbi Jacobson ’06 and Ilana Glazer, Broad City is an offbeat web series centered on the misadventures of two female best friends. The show has developed a cult following online. The show also caught the eye of Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler, who teamed up with Jacobson and Glazer to take the show to television.

    The series was nominated for an ECNY Award for Best Web Series. It was well-received by critics and developed a cult following. At the Upright Citizens Brigade, Jacobson and Glazer adapted the series into a live show that they performed in, called Broad City Live.

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  • June16th

    The world of golf has been generating a lot of buzz lately, and this time it’s not about the infamous Tiger Woods but instead about a 20 year old southern boy from Dallas Texas, Jordan Spieth. Jordan turned pro at the age of just 19 and left school midway through his sophomore year at the University of Texas. Without school he had only one thing to focus on which was making his dream a reality.jordan-spieth

    For the ripe age of 20, Spieth holds an impressive record of awards and winnings. He won the U.S. Junior Amateur in both 2009 and 2011, as well as finishing 2nd in the 2008 and 2009 Junior PGA Championship. Jordan was named Rolex Junior Player of the Year by Rolex in 2009 and Personality of the Year by SportsDay’s Texas Sports in 2013. Spieth even went on to win the 2013 John Deere Classic making him the youngest tour winner since 1931 and granting him a secure spot in the 2014 British Open and Masters. With a resume like this one Spieth is sponsored by big named companies such as Under Armour, AT&T, Titliest, Rolex, and SuperStroke.

    If his athletic accomplishments don’t win you over, his heart sure will. Just last year Jordan started the Jordan Spieth Charitable Trust that focuses on promoting awareness and financial donations to special needs children, members of the military and their families, and junior golfers.

    Jordan Spieth is predicted to win the 2014 US Open this weekend so make sure to tune in and check him out!

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  • June12th

    134The energy was electric at the American Airlines Arena last night as the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurts played game 3 of the NBA Finals in what was a blow out for the Spurs, IN MIAMI!

    San Antonio came out with lots of energy and came with a message to prove. Led by Kawhi Leonard who had a game high 29 points, the Spurs jumped out to a lead as large as 25 points at halftime. This was the break out game Spurs fans were waiting for as Leonard had combined for just 18 points in both games 1 and 2. With the addition of Danny Green being his usual lights out against Miami, this spelled disaster for all members of HEATNation.

    Not to take anything away from a well played, and coached game from San Antonio; Miami also played a pretty bad game, which did not help their case. Although the superstar tandem of Dwayne Wade and LeBron James gave usual performances, there was no team aspect to their game as you could see they were very lackluster and lethargic on defense, and just looking around waiting for James to make a move, or Wade to take a slash. You cannot expect to beat the best team in the NBA with just 2 players performing. After all, Basketball is a team game and you can expect Game 4 to be quite exciting.

    Heat fans can expect their team to come with something to prove on Thursday, as they look to even the series at 2 games apiece and take this Finals match up back to San Antonio. The key for their victory lies in the hands of their defense, and third member of “the Big Three” being Chris Bosh. Bosh had just 9 points in game 3, in which he was “disgusted” and felt that “it was just a bad overall game, and they did nothing right.” I could not have said it better myself. If Miami can play as a team unit that has made them the reigning Eastern Conference Champions for the past 4 years, then they can turn this series around and capture their “three peat.” Tune in Thursday June 12 at 9pm on ABC to see what happens.

  • May19th

    34681“Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side.”  Gang Related is an upcoming television series on FOX that looks to be nail-biting and action-filled. The premiere of this action-drama television show premieres Thursday, May 22nd, 9/8c.

    This series tells the story of a respected cop, Ryan Lopez (Ramon Rodriguez), who is also rightfully a member of a latino gang ran by his family friends; They call themselves the Los Angelicos. After the passing of Ryan’s father, he was taken in by the gangs leader, Javier Acosta (Cliff Curtis). Having Javier as his father figure, and the only ardent family he has ever had, was the reason Ryan was forced into Los Angelicos’ gang. The burden of being an admired cop and a member of his family’s gang weighs heavy on Ryan’s shoulders when one of his case studies involves taking out members of Los Angelicos.

    Ryan’s partner, Cassius Green (RZA), is completely oblivious to Ryan’s involvement in Los Angelicos. While on the job, Cassius becomes more and more suspicious of Ryan’s intentions while they are on the chase for the gang. For decades, Ryan has been keeping this secret from his team members, whom he cares for and respects deeply. How much longer will he be able to contain the lies?

    To make matters worse, two of the Los Angelicos gang members are his childhood best friends and also happen to be the sons of Javier Acosta. These brothers are: Carlos (Rey Gallegos) and Daniel (Jay Hernandez). His admiration and respect for these two men, who are like brothers to him, begins to slowly but surely take a turn through different sequences of events.

    Find out which side of the law Ryan decides to take, and which important aspect of his life means more to him: his family or his job.

    Check out Ramon Rodriguez speaking about his new series on Entertainment weekly!

    For further information on Los Angelicos’ leader, catch The Hollywood Reporter’s post.

    An official trailer for this series can be seen here!

     

  • May19th

    joel_kinnaman Joel Kinnaman is a Swedish-American actor.Before becoming a sought-after actor in Hollywood, Joel Kinnaman was a star in his native Sweden. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money– a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award (the Swedish equivalent of the Oscar) in the “Best Actor” category – and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series.

    Kinnaman reunited with Easy Money director Daniel Espinosa in his Hollywood debut, 2012’s Safe House.  The film was released in February 2014.He’s since landed roles in a variety of films, including the romantic comedy, Lola Versus, the action-thriller, Safe House, and a supporting role in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. He also had a starring role in AMC’s crime drama TV series, The Killing. A graduate of the prestigious Swedish Academic School of Drama, Kinnaman is next up as the title character in the remake of the sci-fi action film, RoboCop with Alex Murphy. In 2014 and 2015 you can also see Kinnaman in Child 44, Run all Night and Knight of Cups.

    Although Kinnaman admits that he is eager to work and become recognized in America, he says that “I absolutely don’t feel that I have to take any role that I can get just because it is the United States. I’m looking for something interesting, I’m still young in my artistry, and I must dare to do things even when there’s a risk for failure”.

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  • May6th

    24 year-old English actress Jessica Rose Brown-Findlay made her name playing the much-love Lady Sybil Crawley in period drama Downton Abbey and Emelia Conan-Doyle in the British comedy-drama Albatross.

    When Jessica was a little girl she dreamt of being a famous ballerina, she trained with the National Youth Ballet and the Associates of the Royal Ballet. At age 15, she was invited to dance with the Kirov at the Royal Opera House for a summer season. Jessica’s determination and spirit could not be dampened for long though and she was soon looking around for new challenges to embrace. Once there, Jessica happened upon acting and then began attending classes herself.

    Brown Findlay was cast in the lead role of Emelia in the film Albatross, directed by Niall MacCormick opposite Hollywood actress Julia Ormond. She was subsequently cast in two episodes of the E4 program Misfits and in Downton Abbey, she played the youngest daughter of the Grantham household for three seasons before subsequently leaving the show to move forward in her career. In 2012, she became the face of Dominic Jones’ jewelry line and was cast in Not Another Happy Ending by John McKay, and in the miniseries Labyrinth, based on the novel of the same name written by Kate Mosse, portraying Alaïs Pelletier. In 2012, she was cast as Beverly Penn in the film adaptation of the novel Winter’s Tale (2014). She will also co-star in Paul McGuigan’s Frankenstein remake.

    She was nomination with the British Independent Film Award (2011) and Evening Standard British Film Awards (2012).

    Being only 24 year-old, Jessica Brown-Findlay has had a wonderful start to what looks like a great and long career.

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  • April28th

    Goran_Visnjic41 year-old Croatian actor Goran Visnjic has been drawing a lot of attention to himself in the past year.  He is best known for his role as Dr. Luka Kovac in the television series ER.

    Visnjic was born in the Dalmatian coastal city of Šibenik, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia. He appeared in plays throughout his childhood and made his screen debut at age 16 in the controversial Yugoslav film Braća po materi (1988), playing a young Ustaša. After leaving the Croatian Army.

    Visnjic was the youngest actor to be chosen for the lead role in Shakespeare’s Hamlet at the Dubrovnik Summer Theatre Festival in Croatia. He portrayed the doomed prince for seven years from 1994 to 2000, winning several Orlando Awards (the equivalent of the Tony Award).

    While starring on ER, Visnjic also worked on other projects. He co-starred in the movie The Deep End (2001), voice-acted in Ice Age (2002), and starred in Posljednja volja (2001). In 2004, he starred in the television miniseries Spartacus and he appeared with Jennifer Garner in the 2005 movie Elektra.

    He was cast in the role of Samson in the Tiger Aspect television miniseries The Deep, shown on BBC One in 2010. Visnjic recently completed a role in the Mike Mills independent film Beginners (2010) alongside Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor. In 2011, Visnjic played the role of Dragan Armansky, the head of a security agency, in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ; he signed on to play this role for the entire film trilogy. He played Nicholae Schiller in Red Widow, the ABC’s drama series starring Radha Micthell too. Since 2014, he is playing John Watts / John Woods in the TV drama serie Extant alongside Halle Berry.

    Visnjic is working on two films for 2014 titled Asthma with Krysten Ritter and Midnight Sun with actress Bridget Moynahan.

    Goran is making a name for himself as a great actor and we expect to see him in many more outstanding roles to come.

  • April25th

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    All eyes on Oscar Isaac! You might know him from the film Inside Llewyn Davis, written and directed by the Coen Brothers. Isaac played a talented yet unsuccessful folk singer in a drama set in Greenwich Village in 1961, and sang all his own numbers. The film won the Grand Prix at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. On December 2013, Isaac was cast as the lead in J.C. Chandor’s film A Most Violent Year, replacing actor Javier Bardem.

    Now he has a new role in the film, Ex Machina, the directorial debut of “28 Days Later,” “The Beach” and “Sunshine” writer Alex Garland. It´s an intense psychological thriller, played out in a love triangle between two men and a beautiful robot girl, exploring ideas about the nature of consciousness, emotion, sexuality, truth and lies

    2014 has also seen Isaac star in other films including In Secret, The Two Faces of January and Mojave. 

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