A ‘Safe’ Place for Ryan Reynolds
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features NEW YORK—Ryan Reynolds is dog-tired. The in-demand actor has been up until 4 a.m. wrapping his newest film, “R.I.P.D.” Yet he has a full day of interviews ahead for the crime drama “Safe House,” in which he plays a fledgling CIA agent who comes face to face wit [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Linda Cardellini Makes a Big ‘Return’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Linda Cardellini has two big productions due this month. The former “ER” star is about to give birth to her first child. She also stars in a powerful new drama called “Return,” in which she plays a National Guardsman trying to readjust—mostly unsucces [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Robin Ellis Remembers ‘Poldark’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—As American TV viewers are now hooked on “Downton Abbey,” there was a time 35 years ago when another spellbinding British saga took the former colonies by storm. It was called “Poldark,” and it aired over two seasons on PBS’ “Masterpiece Theatre.” The [...]
Channing Tatum Honors His ‘Vow’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—The Chinese calendar may indicate this is the Year of Dragon, but in Hollywood it also could be considered the Year of the Chan. Channing Tatum, that is. The ruggedly handsome Alabama native has no fewer than five films scheduled for release this year [...]
Sara Paxton Checks In with ‘The Innkeepers’
By Angela Dawson Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Sara Paxton is becoming the new Hollywood scream queen. The 23-year-old actress has appeared in such recent horror flicks including 2009’s remake “The Last House on the Left” and last year’s “Shark Night 3D.” She now stars as Claire, a twentysomething [...]
Liam Neeson Ventures Into ‘The Grey’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Liam Neeson has been on a bit of a tear since the 2008 sleeper hit “Taken” turned him into a bona fide action star. He subsequently kicked butt in “The A-Team,” “Clash of the Titans” and “Unknown.” He’s finished work on a “Titans” sequel, due out in M [...]