Meet Samantha Barks, the actress who Tom Hooper chose to play Eponine in “Les Miserables” over established Hollywood starlets like Scarlett Johansson, Lea Michele and Taylor Swift.
Barks was notified of her big-screen break on Tuesday night following a performance of “Oliver!” at the Manchester Palace in England. Producer Cameron Mackintosh told Barks, who then Tweeted her excitement: “Most incredible moment of my life!!!!”
The 21-year-old rose to fame in England after… Continue reading Samantha Barks, 'Les Miserables's' Eponine: Stage Actress Earns Role Previously Marked For Taylor Swift
Selena Gomez is going to have a movie career no matter how many times she has to hit repeat-peat-peat-peat-peat-peat.
Per Deadline, Gomez (better known as *DYING* OMG WHY IS JUSTIN BIEBER DATING HER *DYING*) will produce a big-screen adaptation of “The Sky Is Everywhere,” a young adult novel by Jandy Nelson about a high school band geek who has her world torn apart when her older sister dies suddenly. Gomez and… Continue reading Selena Gomez In 'The Sky Is Everywhere'? Actress, Singer Will Produce YA Adaptation, Potentially Star
Sad news from Hollywood to start 2012: Kaye Stevens, an actress and singer best known for her association with the Rat Pack, died on Wednesday following complications due to breast cancer. She was 79.
Stevens, born Catherine Louise Stephens in Pittsburgh, began her career as a singer and dummer. She married band leader Tommy Amato and performed with him throughout the U.S.; during a stop in New… Continue reading Kaye Stevens Dead: Singer, Actress and Rat Pack Performer Dies at 79
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Mexican actor Diego Luna is returning to Hollywood with the action-packed thriller Contraband. The film stars Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale but we’re sure Luna will steal a few scenes. The film has a January 13 release.
The story goes like this: Set in New Orleans, the film explores the cutthroat… Continue reading Cine Latino: Diego Luna Gets Deadly in 'Contraband'; Eva Longoria Wants to Meet You; Cuban Actress Maria Conchita Alonso Calls Sean Penn a Communist A**hole