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Movie/TV Interviews

FOG ISLAND: How to survive it, as told by someone who didn’t

June 28, 2013 |

When I applied to an advert on a popular casting website for an actor to play the role of a “motormouth DJ” in a local film, I thought it would be the usual bit role in a ten minute student dissertation project. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Read More

George Caceres Talks Latest Movie ‘Pop Star’

June 26, 2013 |

[Image courtesy of Angelo Kritikos]

This Saturday June 29 Lifetime Movie Network will premiere Estilo Productions‘ first greenlit movie project Pop Star.

This coming-of-age musical features an ensemble cast with Christian Serratos, Ross Thomas, Eric Roberts and Rachele Brooke Smith. Read More

The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains – Interview with Director Bob Pipe

May 14, 2013 |

[Image courtesy of Dave Herd]

The Day They Came To Suck Out Our Brains is a hilarious web series which can be downloaded for free on The Multiverse Channel (YouTube), and stars a veritable Who’s Who of the current comedy circuit:

http://bit.ly/thedaytheycametosuckoutourbrains

I spoke to the creator, director, producer and co-writer, Bob Pipe: Read More

Paul F Tompkins (Part Two): “My anger is saved for injustice”

April 5, 2013 |

Paul F Tompkins is an American stand-up comedian, voice-over artist, podcaster, actor and comedy writer – basically, a can-do-and-does-it-all kinda guy. He is currently doing his show “Crying and Driving” in London and Comedy Chords got a chance to chat to him to talk about his career, stand-up and future plans. Read More

Paul F Tompkins on coming to London: “They might be sociopaths.”

April 2, 2013 |

I ate eight salmon rolls, drank a can of diet coke and sat down on my floor to do an interview with Paul F. Tompkins. Not because I am particularly against chairs and comfortable seating, but because my room is so tiny that there is not room for anything else than a single bed. And that is the setting in which I conducted an interview with one of the greatest and most interesting comedians in the world. Self-consciously I stuttered my way through the conversation – at certain times I was almost certain that he knew that I was sat on the floor, that my foot was sleeping, that my breath smelled of salmon and most of all, that I had no idea what I was doing. If Paul F Tompkins did in fact know all of this, he showed no sign of it and we actually managed to talk for 17 minutes and 31 seconds – not that anyone is counting – and whilst most of it was me attempting to remember the English language, we also drew a pretty good outline of what his expectations to his forthcoming show in London are. Read More

Shaun Williamson – “We’ll see how people receive the special and take it from there.”

March 30, 2013 |

Shaun Williamson was a postie, worked on a supermarket wines and spirits aisle before breaking into the entertainment business. Most remember him as the lovable yet hapless Barry Evan’s in EastEnders who met his fate a decade ago. Other television roles have included the likes of the detective series Inspector Morse and the BBC sitcom Waiting for God but what flung him back into the limelight was his appearance as a washed out, unemployable version of himself in the BBC sitcom Extras. His role on Extra’s certainly won Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant over as they asked him to recur his role in their follow-up series Life’s Too Short with Warwick Davis. Tonight sees Shaun back on our screens again, this time accompanied by the other two members of the “Twat Pack” so laughs are guaranteed. Here’s what Shaun had to say about his hopes and expectations for the Easter Special and beyond. Read More

Break a Leg Cheggers! Keith Chegwin Talks the Life’s Too Short Special

March 28, 2013 |

Keith Chegwin broke into the entertainment business at a ripe young age as an actor in the Sixties swiftly going on to make quite the name for himself with appearances on the cult shows Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, Cheggers Plays Pop and Saturday Superstore. From there the larger than life presenter turned his hand to the role of roving reporter for the likes of The Big Breakfast and GMTV. He’s certainly earnt his status as a cult hero and as I chatted with him it was more than clear he is so appreciative of being considered as such. It was not surprising that Keith then went on to get an out of the blue phone call from Ricky Gervais to appear on the shows Extras and Life’s Too Short, as well as most recently competing in Dancing On Ice. Now Keith’s back with the “All Star Funtime Trio” for a Life’s Too Short Special where it appears we’ll be getting a ‘double’ helping of Keith Chegwin… Read More

Les Dennis had an All Star Funtime Filming the Life’s Too Short Special

March 27, 2013 | 1

Les Dennis became a household name with his comedy impersonations and TV work on shows such as Russ Abbott’s Mad House and of course his 16 year stint presenting Family Fortunes. Whilst many thought the series Extras was his first real acting role this couldn’t be farther from the truth as he has spent many years slowly adding feathers to his acting cap, performing in television, theatre and musical theatre. Read More

The Wolverine – Exclusive New Images

March 19, 2013 |

The Wolverine, directed by James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma, Knight and Day) and starring Hugh Jackman, in his sixth portayal as Logan, will be unleashed on cinemas worldwide this July. Read More

Oblivion Released April 12 – Exclusive Featurette

March 14, 2013 |

Oblivion, an original and cutting edge cinematic event starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman from the director of TRON: Legacy) and producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes will be in theatres this April 12.

On a histrionic Earth of the future, transformed beyond recognition, the protagonist’s confrontation with the past will transport him on a journey of redemption and discernment as he struggles in an effort to save mankind. Read More