Month: March 2013

questions and answers with kristen chenoweth

This interview originally appeared at NextMovie. Kristin Chenoweth is the very definition of a multi-hyphenate: She sings, she acts, she dances, she writes, she makes people guess what’s in the “mystery Oscar box.” She’s a big talent in small (4’11”!) package. Today, her newest film, “Family Weekend,” is out in theaters and VOD. She plays […] Read more…

questions and answers with ‘the host’ star max irons

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Max Irons may be the star of the upcoming young adult sci-fi romance “The Host,” in which humans are inhabited by a peaceful race of aliens, but rest assured, no alien is controlling him. Before the March 29 release of “The Host,” Irons sat down with NextMovie in New […] Read more…

questions and answers with jurnee smollett-bell

This interview was originally published on NextMovie. Jurnee Smollett-Bell would like to clarify one thing: She’d be nervous to set you up on a date with one of her friends. It’s too much pressure, she says. Thankfully, real life doesn’t intrude on art: Smollett-Bell plays Judith, a matchmaker/wannabe marriage counselor lured into some infidelity of […] Read more…

questions and answers with jake abel

This interview was originally published at NextMovie. Before you write “The Host” star Jake Abel off as a pretty-boy lead in yet another supernatural romance aimed at teens, you should know: a Twihard he’s not. He hasn’t even read the “Twilight” series. That didn’t stop him from being intrigued by the script for “The Host,” […] Read more…

questions and answers with leslie mann

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie.  You may not have seen actress Leslie Mann’s most flattering side yet: Her two most memorable roles are the drunken French toast craver who hits on Steve Carell in “The 40 Year Old Virgin” and Debbie, the “crazy chick in a pink dress snatching up babies” in “Knocked Up.” […] Read more…

director’s cut: leslye headland on ‘bachelorette’

This interview was originally published on Film.com. Considering the dearth of female directors these days, it takes, well, balls for a woman to finagle her way into getting her film made. Leslye Headland, director of last year’s “Bachelorette,” is most certainly packing a pair. Not only did she manage to get the feature (which she […] Read more…

questions and answers with joey king

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. You may think of Joey King as a little girl, but make no mistake, the 13-year-old actress is a big name. Most recently, you’d know her from Disney’s blockbuster prequel, “Oz the Great and Powerful,” in which she plays a tiny porcelain figurine whose village was ransacked by the […] Read more…

questions and answers with zach braff

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Zach Braff’s name may be among top billed in “Oz the Great and Powerful” — just below James Franco, who plays the titular Oz in the “The Wizard of Oz” prequel, and Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis, who play a trio of warring witches fighting for control of […] Read more…