Having played the lead role in the hit series Rosario Tijeras, Ariana is an actor known for her work on Two Lakes, José José: El Principe de la Canción and Ayar. I spoke with Ariana about landing her first role, moving to Mexico City to pursue an acting career, her latest film Ayar, and her upcoming projects.
Comedy Exclusive: Raw Story Podcast Welcomes 'President Trump'
Mike Rogers & Shannyn Moore
It took close to two dozen episodes, but The Raw Story Podcast landed a one-of-a-kind interview with Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Well, not exactly, but comedian and impersonator Phillip Wilburn channels the twice-impeached, one-term chief executive.
Unique experiences: Get to know ‘Ayar’ actress Ariana Ron Pedrique
Pedrique’s profile has steadily risen in the wake of Rosario Tijeras. She appeared in the Amazon Prime release Two Lakes and the Netflix series José José El Príncipe de la Canción, and she recently starred in Ayar, which debuted to positive reviews at the 2021 SXSW Festival.
Film Daily had the absolute pleasure of talking with Ariana Ron Pedrique about her career, her transition to English-language roles, and her experience working on Ayar.
The film features six cast members, including leading actors Chelsea Lopez and Elim Uraimov. Barry Bostwick, best known for his role in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” is one of the film’s executive directors and also stars alongside Lopez. Visvikis said about 20 people made the movie, which was filmed in March 2019 and finished around September 2019.
Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, Jasmin Savoy Brown, More Will Star in Podcast Series The Flame! This Musical Romantic Comedy
ANDREW GANS, RYAN MCPHEE, DAN MEYER
The Flame! This Musical Romantic Comedy, an eight-episode limited podcast series from Lez Hang Out productions, will be available in early spring 2021 featuring Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers) as Sam
Jack Shulruff On Starring In Roommate Wanted, Moviemaking Heroes
Shulruff’s latest movie is the horror comedy thriller Roommate Wanted, written and directed by Michael McCartney and which just had its world premiere at the 2020 Salem Horror Film Festival. In this interview, Shulruff talks with this writer about making Roommate Wanted, working with the director and cast, and more.
Costas Mandylor Has Sinister Intentions Planned For Annie Quigley in Daddy’s Girl Exclusive Clip
Occurrences that are meant to excite predatory villains can ultimately bring pain and suffering to their targeted victims. Actress Annie Quigley’s character in the new horror thriller, ‘Daddy’s Girl,’ experiences that the unfortunate realization in a gripping scene from the film, which is now available on DVD and VOD, courtesy of Cleopatra Entertainment.
LGBTQ+ Horror-Comedy ROOMMATE WANTED Will World Premiere at Salem Horror Film Fest
An edgy cocktail of shocks, suspense, and knowing, timely satire, Roommate Wanted is a comedic thrill ride showcasing a fresh and diverse cast that pits Maria, a strong-willed Black heroine facing an uncertain future and her own identity crisis, along with her carefree college roommates against their seemingly perfect new tenant, Dean, who is actually an escaped mental patient with multiple homicidal personalities. Now, Maria must face her own inner fears and step up to confront their murderous new roomie before his blood-soaked rampage overtakes them all! Roommate Wanted is written and directed by Michael McCartney and the film stars Angelique Sabrina White, MJ Garcia, Jack Shulruff, Ricky Cruz, and Isabela Valotti.
EXCLUSIVE: VMI Worldwide Drops Stunning Artwork and Teaser for Alex Noyer’s SOUND OF VIOLENCE
VMI has shared with Dread Central the artwork and teaser for Alex Noyer’s directorial debut feature thriller Sound of Violence which was recently re-titled from Conductor. Sound of Violence stars: Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers, For the people, Yellow Jackets), who was recently announced as part of the Scream 5 cast, Lili Simmons (Bone Tomahawk, Ray Donovan, Banshee), and James Jagger (Vinyl, JT LeRoy).
VoicesFromKrypton.net spoke exclusively with actor Kevin Caliber, who played Superman in the pilot episode of “Supergirl” and in the fan films “Supermen: World War” and “Eradicator: Absolute Authority”. He talks about each of those projects, the meaning of Superman in today’s world, what it’s like to wear the costume.
Award-Winning Horror Film DADDY’S GIRL on DVD September 29th and VOD on October 2nd
DADDY’S GIRL will be released on DVD on September 29 and VOD on October 2. Starring Costas Mandylor (Saw), the film won Best Director at the Fantasporto International Film Festival and was nominated for the Best Independent Feature Film at the 2019 National Film and Television Awards in Los Angeles.
Success Continues For Ohio Valley Native Kristen Hetzel
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – Ohio Valley native, actress, physical therapist and TEAM USA dual athlete Kristen Hetzel is passionate about her work.
“I love our country. I love our military. And it’s always been my dream to represent the U.S. in competitions so be able to do a sport that I love for my country is the greatest thing. It’s really the greatest honor I can do, said Hetzel.” And Kristen’s hard work has certainly paid off. Just recently she was awarded All American Honors for her 2019 race season.
Orange Is the New Black actor Max Talisman is marking his screenwriting and directorial debut with modern-day, romantic comedy, Things Like This. Talisman has assembled an ensemble cast of Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins (TLC), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Michael D. Cohen (Henry Danger), Jasmin Savoy Brown (For the People) Charlie Tahan (Ozark), Dyan Cannon (Kangaroo Jack), Santwon McCray (MTV’s Wild n’ Out), Krista Allen (Significant Mother), Miles Tagtmeyer (Broken), and Jake Reiner, grandson of the late Carl Reiner.
'Doom Patrol' Season 2 Episode 7 Review: Light-hearted absurdity rules as bad ideas come out to play
Spoilers for 'Doom Patrol' Season 2 Episode 7 'Dumb Patrol'
Though every episode of 'Doom Patrol' contains both light-hearted absurdity and more complicated explorations of deep-seated emotions, the focus seems to oscillate from episode to episode this season. With last week's more somber response to a death in the Underground, this episode ramps the absurdity back up with mind parasites and their Scant Queen (Jhemma Ziegler) and putting Larry Trainor (Matthew Zuk/Matt Bomer) in a doctor's coat on top of his regular coat. It's not as bad an idea as it sounds.
Surviving Hollywood Podcast: How To Get A Talent Manager
Johnny Rey Diaz, Aaron Arnold, Austin Arnold
Episode 70. On today's episode we are joined by our first talent rep since we started this podcast. Our friend, writer, director, manager and founder of Cinterra Entertainment, Jess Canty joins us. Her company has been quickly making a name for itself in Hollywood as a reputable management firm and she has a solid client list of working actors. We talked to her about what she looks for when an actor submits for representation, the pitching and casting process and where she thinks the future of Hollywood is headed.
‘Saved by the Bell’s Mitchell Hoog To Star In ‘After Masks’
Mitchell Hoog, who will play Zack Morris’ son Mac in Peacock’s Saved by the Bell reboot, will star in After Masks, a 5-part anthology film written and directed by the actors themselves while under the stay at home order. Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager), Stefanie Estes (Amazon’s Tales from the Loop), Frances Lee Mccain (Back to the Future), Michael Welch (Twilight franchise), Lily Keene (HBO’s Deadwood), Krista Allen (Liar Liar), Alexandra Rodriguez (Hulu’s East Los High), Carlena Britch (CBS All Access’ The Twilight Zone), Nicole Thompson, and Debra Wilson (MadTV) will also star.
Jasmin Savoy Brown Is The Only One Who Refuses To Be The Only One In The Room
Laura Cathcart Robbins
Here’s a story of a lovely, mixed raced lady who grew up looking for spaces where she didn’t always stand out - places where she might not have to be - the only one in the room.
When Actress/musician, Jasmin Savoy Brown moved from Oregon to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career, she was dismayed to find that once again, more often than not, she was the only person of color on her film and TV sets or at the industry parties she was invited to attend.
Brent sits down with voice actor Joe Sanfelippo, best known for his work in hundreds of commercials and movies like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and The Founder. They chat about being the loudest voice in the room and working on soap operas.
Brent sits down with actor Stefanie Estes, know for roles on shows such as Tales from the Loop and Legion. Brent and Stefanie talk about working with Jodie Foster, growing up in Hawaii, being hat lovers, and their Brentfast Oatmeal Challenge.
‘Tales From the Loop’ Creator on Why His Sci-Fi Series Is the Anti-‘Black Mirror’
Amazon’s new sci-fi series “Tales From the Loop” is a pretty difficult show to describe, even for its creator, Nathaniel Halpern, who also struggles with the idea of labeling it a sci-fi series at all.Amazon’s new sci-fi series “Tales From the Loop” is a pretty difficult show to describe, even for its creator, Nathaniel Halpern, who also struggles with the idea of labeling it a sci-fi series at all.
Director Mike Mosallam brings gay Muslim romance to the screen in ‘Breaking Fast’
In a time when images of happy, healthy queer couples continue to increase in number in films and TV, Mike Mossallam aims to bring the subversiveness back to gay romance. The out-gay, Muslim filmmaker has just completed his first feature: Breaking Fast. It premieres at OutFest Fusion March 8 before hitting the festival circuit. The film is currently seeking distribution. Written & Directed by Mosallam, the film is produced by Sarah Bazzi, Bay Dariz, Seth Hauer and Alex Lampsos.
Barbara Crampton Wraps Horror ‘Jakob’s Wife’ From ‘Amulet’ Outfit AMP International
The film is a co-production with Mississippi-based Eyevox Entertainment, with Rick Moore from Eyevox serving as executive producer, alongside James Norrie and Nina Kolokouri at AMP. Co-producers are Joe Wicker, Morgan Peter Brown and Kim Barnard.
Tawny Cypress, Jasmin Savoy Brown Join Showtime Pilot ‘Yellowjackets’
Brown is best known for her role on the critically-acclaimed HBO series “The Leftovers.” Most recently, she starred on the ABC legal drama “For the People.” Her other TV credits include “Love,” “Will,” and “Stitchers.” She is repped by ICM, Cinterra, and Jackoway Tyerman.
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of SCHOOLED on ABC
"Run, Rick, Run" - Coach Mellor is excited to celebrate Halloween in a couple's costume with Julie, but his plan might be derailed by Principal Glascott's faculty-parent dating rules. Guest starring Morgan Peter Brown
Filmmaker brings Hollywood production to his hometown
A film shoot is taking over the town of Vegreville, led by director and actor Troy Ruptash. Ruptash was born and raised in the small town before moving to Los Angeles to pursue his career in entertainment. This film highlights his hometown and his heritage.
Brent sits down with actor and comedian Sara Coates, best known for her work on Z Nation, Resident Evil 7, and the movie Laggies. Brent and Sara discuss being a character actor, playing a popular character on a show, the cutting room floor, going to the Sundance Film Festival, and dogs eating ice cream.
A recently widowed Joe McGuinness (Aiello) shows signs of mental and physical decline, his daughters Caroline Minogue (Tennor) and Fran McGuinness (Ingrassia) do their best to care for him while also struggling to manage their own lives and careers.
Netflix has picked up Russian Doll for an eight-episode second season, announcing the renewal during an interview of co-creator/star Natasha Lyonne and Netflix content VP Cindy Holland by Kara Swisher at Recode’s annual Code Conference.
Wheeling Native Kristen Hetzel Takes Bronze At Duathlon
Kristen Hetzel is on top of the world. Well, two steps back, actually. The Wheeling Central and Wheeling Jesuit graduate reached the podium at the recent ITU Duathlon World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain. Hetzel finished third in her age division, her best finish since starting a string of eight consecutive appearances in the event. “It feels incredible,” Hetzel said last week via telephone from Spain, where she was wrapping up a 10-day stay before heading back home to Santa Monica, Calif.
Boricua prueba la gloria de un Óscar El actor puertorriqueño Johnse Allende Méndez Jr. participó en Skin, filme que se alzó con el Óscar al mejor cortometraje El puertorriqueño Johnse Allende Méndez Jr., quien comenzó su carrera artística bailando música urbana con Trebol Clan, obtuvo el rol de uno de los secuestradores en el thriller Skin, de 19 minutos, del cineasta israelí Guy Nattiv, que aborda la problemática del racismo.
‘For The People’: Jasmin Savoy Brown To Star In New Shondaland ABC Series
After an extensive search, with a number of actresses testing, Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers, Will) has landed the second vacant lead opposite recently cast Britt Robertson in For the People, the upcoming ABC drama series from Shondaland and ABC Studios, which had undergone recastings after the pilot.
Ten years after senior prom, Megan (Keira Knightley) finds herself in limbo, no longer adolescent and not yet fully grown. It’s a familiar place for the protagonist of a movie comedy to be, and perhaps a further symptom of the shaky state of American adulthood. In Megan’s circle of high school friends, the one who is about to get married (Ellie Kemper) and the one who already has a husband and a kid on the way (Sara Coates) seem kind of awful.