Tag Archives: Child Star
@TheOnion Calls #ChildStar QUVENZHANE WALLIS the C-Word on @Twitter, Encounters the Wrath of CyberSpace.
Posted on 25. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Following an enormous public outcry, The Onion Editor, Steve Hannah, has finally posted the following response to Sunday night’s “deleted” tweet: I’m speechless. Just when I thought I’d seen it all in the world of Child Stars and abusive media, turns out media outlet @TheOnion has sunk to an absolute new low in what usually [...]
Posted on 24. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
She may have lost out to Jennifer Lawrence at the Academy Awards this evening, but Sony announced earlier today that Oscar-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis, 9, has been cast in Will Smith’s “Annie” remake. “Annie” will debut in 2014 during the winter holiday season, and is based on the stage play about an orphan’s adventures in finding [...]
Online Casting Call: For 9 -11 Yr Old, Male Child Actor, for Lead Role in Sean Penn’s Feature Film “CRAZY FOR THE STORM”
Posted on 22. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
A free, open, Casting Call for the Lead Child Actor Role in an upcoming Warner Brothers Feature Film “CRAZY FOR THE STORM,” directed by Sean Penn, casting by Francine Maisler & Associates. Casting for the role of “Norman,” a 9 – 11 year old caucasian boy with surfing experience. Parents, please note, this child should [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
This is another Free Casting Call, Hollywood Moms! A Major Network TV show is currently casting a 12 to 14 year old, Asian male. Description: Funny, outgoing, cool, wise-beyond-his-years, Asian boy, ages 12-14 year old, for a series regular role in a TV comedy pilot. This character is basically a 13 year old Asian, Vince Vaughn. [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As most Hollywood Moms and Dads are aware, Annie, the Musical is being turned into a feature film by dynamic duo Will Smith and Jay-Z. Will’s talented daughter, Willow Smith was pre-ordained to become an actress and most recently pegged to star as the lead in the Annie remake but now rumor is she’s “aged [...]
Former Child Star DREW BARRYMORE Will Not Be Raising Daughter OLIVE as a Child Star @harpersbazaarus
Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
In 1998 I was working with my husband on the teen comedy film, “Never Been Kissed.” We had recently purchased our first home and my only immediate goal was to pay our monthly mortgage. At the time, I didn’t have many girlfriends in Los Angeles and certainly none who were pregnant or having kids. So about [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
How to Market Your Child Actor, Part 3 To recap, in the last two parts of “Marketing Your Child Actor,” we discussed the following marketing tools: Part 1: (1) Headshots; (2) Postcards and Mailing Lists; (3) Social Media; Part 2: (4) Keeping your agent and/or manager in the loop; 5) Websites that provide information for casting projects; [...]
Posted on 24. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
How to “Market” Your #ChildActor for Increased Auditions & Call Backs Part 2 As you may recall, in Part 1 of “How to Market Your Child Actor,” we discussed three ways to market your child actor: (1) Headshots for Kids; (2) Postcards and Mailing Lists for your child actor; and (3) Social Media for child [...]
Posted on 20. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
How to “Market” Your Child Actor for Increased Auditions and Call Backs (Part 1 of 3) The concept of marketing when applied to a young child actor is really quite simple. It boils down to doing a few things that may increase your child actor’s presence in print and on the big screen. Just think [...]
Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
According to the California State Government website: Emancipation is a legal way for children, in this case child actors, to become adults before they are 18. Once a child is emancipated, his or her parents do not have custody or control of him or her anymore. Emancipation is usually forever. However, the court can cancel the [...]
Thanks to @Twitter, Celebrity Child Star @HaileeSteinfeld Lands in “Endlessly” Music Video for @TheCab & New Bestie @Alexanderdeleon!
Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
For those of you dying to catch another on-screen glimpse of Hailee Steinfeld since her debut in True Grit, the wait is finally over! And if you thought Hailee was all about acting, you’d be only partially correct. She’s all about twitter and all about music too! The alt-rock band The Cab has premiered a new music [...]
Posted on 11. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Child Actor Cody Sullivan, 14, who hails from Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is on fire with recent bookings! He recently filmed a three-episode arc as Ernie on the new NBC hit series, Chicago Fire, about the lives of firefighters. His episodes will air over November – December 2012. Filming of the freshman show took place in Chicago, IL. Prior [...]
#MOMAGERS in the News: Brooke Shields’ Mother Teri Dead at 79; Kris Jenner Turns 57; Ariel Winter Claims Abuse by Mom Crystal
Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
DEATHS One of our original Hollywood Moms (aka momager) Teri Shields, mother of former Child Star Brooke Shields, died yesterday in Manhattan after a long dementia-related illness. She was 79 years old. Theresa Anna Lillian Schmon was born on August 11, 1933, in Newark, NJ. Prior to her career in entertainment, she worked as a hairstylist, [...]
CHILD ACTOR Anthony Michael Hobbs 7, Lands SUNNYSIDE UP SHOW & His Hollywood Mom Kerri Shares How They Made It Happen!
Posted on 19. Oct, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Big Bird will be proud! Baltimore, MD native and child actor Anthony Michael Hobbs, age 7, best known for his work in DreamWorks How To Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs documentary, has landed a new role on the PBS Sprout Network mini-segment of the Sunnyside Up Show, which will air in March 2013. HMB asked Anthony and his [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Elle Fanning is one of many reasons to pick up November’s issue of ELLE Magazine, the anticipated “Women in Hollywood” issue. In it Elle discusses her normal childhood in Hollywood: ”I can’t really remember my life without movies… [Growing up in Hollywood] is no different really. I make movies the same way other kids play tennis or [...]
Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Treat is offering a free greeting card (for any occasion) to everyone today. Whether you need a personalized card for a birthday, a thank you card to junior’s hard-working agent, a congratulatory card for a little someone’s big screen debut or their TV debut, an anniversary, or for any of the hundreds of occasions on Treat’s site…or even just [...]
Posted on 29. Jul, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Time to wake up! Time for school! Time for your audition! Time to…learn how to tell time. Oy. Learning to tell time can be one of the trickier things to teach a child. This is why, like many of the educational elements in your child’s life, it’s important to make this process fun. Children’s watches [...]
Posted on 29. Jul, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Mila Kunis (Ted 2012), star of the highly anticipated OZ: the Great and Powerful (debuts March 8, 2013), has been working in show biz since elementary school; however, she asserts that she was never a “child star,” per se. I think this is simply a case of “You say Tomato, I say To-mah-to.” If not [...]
Posted on 29. Jul, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
PBS of Southern California is hosting SOAR WITH READING CELEBRATION on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at the Los Angeles Central Library! Join PBS SoCaL, PBS KIDS, and Jet Blue at the Los Angeles Central Public Library to celebrate and encourage summer reading on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. The special “Soar With Reading [...]
Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Mark your calendar for January 19, 2013 Hollywood Moms because extremely popular and talented celebrity photographer RENA DURHAM will be in Atlanta, GA (and possibly Orlando, FL) to photograph the young talent of the south east in a limited number of mini-sessions. Head shots are your child actor’s first exposure to casting directors and agents [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
UPDATE: ”The surgery today went very well,” Max’s surgeon, Dr. Vaughn Starnes, says in a statement posted online by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “We went in to replace his pulmonary valve, which we did without incident. Max is in the cardiac ICU and recovering very well.” Max is expected to be in the hospital another three days [...]