Archive for 'New talent'
GIVEAWAY: “THE LOST MEDALLION: The Adventures of Billy Stone” Debuts Nationwide, Friday March 1, 2013!
Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Think Raiders of the Lost Ark for tweens (complete with a teen version of Harrison Ford ala Billy Unger) featuring a talented cast of child stars and you’ve got a pretty good idea of who MeThinx Entertainment’s new action-packed film, The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone will be attracting to the theaters in droves when [...]
Posted on 13. Oct, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Hello Herman is a powerful new film directed by Michelle Danner (How to Go Out On a Date in Queens) which explores why and how a school massacre occurs in our society, the desensitization of America, youth violence and bullying, the impact media has on our individual quest for fame, and ultimately our need for connections. [...]
NEW TALENT: Child Actor Talia Jackson Debuts in “A Green Story,” at the 2012 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival
Posted on 03. Jun, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
A Green Story, the inspirational, true story of Van Vlahakis (Ed O’Ross), a Greek immigrant who arrived in the US with only pennies to his name, debuted at the 2012 LA Greek Film Festival on Thursday. The Paramyth film follows his amazing life journey, pursuing the American dream and ultimately building Earth Friendly Products, a corporation that was [...]
Posted on 29. May, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
An astounding 4500 short films were submitted to the Cannes Film Festival this year. Of the ten chosen as final selections, Grainger David’s short film The Chair (12 minutes) stands out for several reasons: It’s the only selection from the US, the cast is comprised of many first-time actors, and the majority of the cast are children. [...]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
The eargerly anticipated Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” is the story of a brave young man who became a hero both on and off the field. The film stars heavy-hitters Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Jon Bernthal, T.R. Knight, Nicole Beharie and has now cast 10-year-old, child actor Dusan Brown (an HMB favorite!) to play the character “Young Ed Charles.” [...]
Posted on 04. Apr, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Premiering tonight on NBC, Best Friends Forever, is a hot, new sitcom about old friends, new beginnings and awkward situations, brought to us by executive producer Scot Armstrong (Old School, Hangover 2). If you like to laugh and you want to see the child actor who will be the next big thing, trust us and tune [...]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Kiefer Sutherland returns to primetime Wednesday in the Fox drama Touch, as the father of a child who has never spoken and doesn’t communicate in any traditional ways. Touch was created by Tim Kring, (Heroes). Like the heroic characters in Hereos, in Touch Jake has super abilities only his are with numbers and patterns which, if deciphered properly by [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Super Model Cindy Crawford‘s 10-year-old daugher Kaia Jordan Gerber (daughter of nightlife entrepreneur Rande Gerber) is the new face of Young Versace. That’s right – at the tender age of 10 this child has joined the ranks of full-fledged mini model. It ‘s well known that Cindy Crawford (along with Stephanie Seymour, Linda Evangelista and Naomi Campbell) [...]
Posted on 10. Jan, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Ellen’s protege and You Tube favorite Greyson Chance, 14, has teamed up with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and singer/songwriter Shaun Barrowes to co-host and perform at the third annual SchoolJam USA finals event. The event will feature a teen battle of the bands competition on Jan. 21, 2012 in Downtown Disney in [...]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Time magazine’s list of the 10 best movie performances for 2011 includes a South African girl, Khomotso Manyaka, cast as Chanda in the film, Life, Above All, based on the Allan Stratton novel “Chanda’s Secrets.” The film is about a young girl (Khomotso), living in a small, AIDS-infested South African township who struggles to maintain the façade [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Two child actors are making headlines via Twitter, one being 1990′s child star Alisan Porter (Parenthood, Curly Sue) and the other is aspiring child actor Damian Charles Hurley, none other than the prodigy of actress/model turned swimwear designer mom Elizabeth Hurley (Gossip Girl, Austin Powers). Alisan Porter, a familiar face in the early to mid 1990′s, [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Due to popular request, I am reposting this 11/9/2010 post on child actor Maggie Elizabeth Jones. According to IMDB, Georgia Native Maggie Elizabeth Jones is the latest child actor to be cast in “We Bought a Zoo.” As HMB reported, Colin Ford was cast as Dylan Mee a few weeks ago. While it’s unknown whether Maggie [...]
Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by Hollywood Mom.
Idaho-native turned breakthrough, Hollywood child star, Joel Courtney, 15, won the nationwide search to play the lead character Joe Lamb in this summer’s hit Super 8 directed by J.J. Abrams, and now, according to Variety, the young talent will headline the indie films Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn and The Healer, as well. In the [...]
Posted on 05. Feb, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Hollywood is the only place I know where you, your kids, your pets and your property can all aspire to some small shot at fame. This adorable Super Bowl half-time commercial featuring *a pint-sized Darth Vader was shot in and outside of my in-law’s lovely Tarzana, California ranch home. Kind of ironic that when it [...]
Posted on 12. Jan, 2011 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
In a recent interview with Parent Dish, accomplished actor William H. Macy, star of the new Showtime series “Shameless,” shared that he would support his kids (with wife Felicity Huffman) going into show business but not while they’re minors. “I’ve got no problem if they want to go into this business. I love the business certainly. [...]
Posted on 11. Dec, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As we reported in October of this year, kids casting has been underway for SPIDER-MAN. Director Marc Webb was saddled with the difficult task of casting the younger version of Welsh actor and musician, Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill, Harry Potter). Kudos to casting director, Francine Joyce Maisler, who seems to have made a brilliant look-alike choice [...]
Posted on 09. Dec, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Imagine this scenario: Your child auditions for her first feature film, gets the part and (shazam!) her film parents are being played by power house talents Ryan Gosling and Michele Williams. This is exactly the case for darling, six-year-old Faith Wladyka who will make her film debut as Frankie, in the gritty, dramatic love story, [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Will Smith made his humble Hollywood debut on television’s comdey “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and quickly graduated to a string of huge Hollywood movies: “I am Legend” The Pursuit of Happyness,” ”Hitch,” “Bad Boys,” “Seven Pounds,” “Men In Black,” “Ali” and “Hancock.” If anyone knows the pitfalls and the glory of this business it would be [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Disney Channel has ordered “Shake It Up!,” a buddy comedy centered around a teen dance show, created by Chris Thompson (“Laverne and Shirley,” “Bosom Buddies,” “The Naked Truth,” “Action”) and executive-produced by Thompson and Rob Lotterstein (“The War at Home,” “Ellen”). It stars 12-year-old child actress Bella Thorne (pictured above center modeling my favorite pettiskirts by [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
New date for this event is Saturday May 22, 2010 from 1 pm to 3 pm Meeting top Casting Directors is one of the single most important steps your skilled child actor can take on their journey to becoming a “working” child actor. On Saturday May 22 at 1pm. to 3:00 pm, Valley West Actors Space(one [...]
“The Middle” Child Star: Atticus Schaffer Conquers Physical Disability & Says His Parents Support His Dreams!
Posted on 19. Apr, 2010 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Atticus Shaffer, born June 19 1998, stars as Brick Heck on ABC’s comedy, “The Middle.” Eleven-year-old Atticus lives in Acton, California, with his mother, Debbie, and father, Ron, as well as a host of rescue animals including 2 dogs, 4 cats, chickens, fish and a rabbit. He also has a 31 year old brother. People magazine [...]