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THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLES OF THE SCREEN ACTORS GUILD’S SCREENINGS VIA THE ACTORS FUND FOUNDATION–FEATURING CHARLIE SHEEN’S NEXT SHOW, AND ALSO BRANDY SANDER’S “NU-SCHOOL MUSICAL REVIEW.

CHARLIE SHEEN IS WINNING WITH THE NEW F/X HIT, "ANGER MANAGEMENT"

Josie Loren —far right—-and the female gymnastic juggernauts (some of them) of the tv show ,Make it or Break It”
New Girl’s”, Zooey Deschanel–The former child actor of Alf, and student of Santa monica’s “Cross Roads School is a hit—AGAIN!!!
ONCE UPON A TIME AT SAGFOUNDATION SCREENINGS!!
I MET THE BEAUTIFUL LUCY LUI AT THE SAGFOUNDATION SCREENING OF “SOUTHLAND”
The Killing’s”, Brent Sexton–SHOWCASED AT SAG FOUNDATION SCREENINGS.
some of the cast of “Make it or Break it”

 

ANGER MANAGENTS CHARLIE SHEEN'S NEW SHOW ,Noureen DeWulf ...SEXY!!!

STUNT SUPER STAR DEBORAH PETERS.
Brandy Sander’s NU-School REVIEW—Casey Travis, ChystalChyna, Darla Beaux, Grant Davis, Greg Mark, Hanani Taylor, Leeah D. Jackson, Mahkenna Tyson, Melissa Navarro, Ny’Aira Collins, Samantha Murray, Zachary Mitchell and Zoe Concha.

In the months leading up to and most recently in Summer’s Hollywood’s entertainment realm, there have been many events that have exploded on the entertainment scene. All  along the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s star studded Q & Screening’s ” watchtower”-star-like-vehicle-review, which featured among many great entertainers,Oscar winner of “West Bank”, Noureen DeWulf of  CHARLIE SHEEN’S, new show  “Anger Manangement”; SAG-AFTRA’s, (CAP)The Casting Access Project’s ,casting directors, Twinkie Byrd, “Stomp” and “Whitney Houston’s last film, “Sparkle” and brother and sister combo, Jordan and Lauren Bass, of “Sparkle” and “The Last Exorcism” fame, respectively; actors David Walton and Tad Quill, of “Bent”; Josie Loren, of “Make it or Break It”; “Once upon A Time’s Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, and Lana Parrilla; Lucy Lui, of “Southland”: “New Girl’s”, Zooey Deschanel, former child actor, of “Elf” and “Days of Summer”; “The Killing’s”, Brent Sexton; A stuntperson’s extravaganza , entitled,  “The World of Stunt Performers” , facilitated  by stunt legend,Mark Donaldson, and featuring famous stunt performers, George Fisher, Gary Morgan, Naomi Peters, and legendary daredevil female legend, of dangerous motorcycle stunts in, “The Matrix Reloaded”, Debbie Evans and video-conferenced via skype technology with legendary stunt coordinator Garrett Warren from New Orleans, of such movies as “Avatar”, “Transformers”, “Tin Tin”, “Iron Man II”, and “Enders Game”—–which included Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley and Viola Davis,  many recent actors and events have graced the SAG-AFTRA headquarters location recently, and I was happy to have been present. In addition, most recently, today on Thursday  June 28, 2012, at its headquarters, The SAG-AFTRA UNION,  spearheaded by Jenny Yerrick Martin–creator and principal of Yourindustryinsider.com, educated its members of educational options, and also in the community,  Brandy Sanders, founder and CEO of The Kierrah Foundation, showcased, many young performers, with  her famous child performer’s group named “NU-School”, at  her  fundraising event at Piccolo’s Book Store’s Theatre  at The Mall at The Howard Hughes Promenade ,last Saturday June 23, 2012, in West Los Angeles CA.

 

Charlie Sheen’s show, poised to explode on cable tv’s F/X channel tonight, is called Anger Management.Oscar winner of “West Bank”, Noureen DeWulf  ,was Sheen’s ambassador at SAG’s screening and she shared that her training,mostly in improv, helped her immensely in her career.  Noureen DeWulf also said that Anger Management’s deal with F/X is contingent on  a little known formula called “10:99—if the 1st 10 are received well then the entire 99 shows will be guaranteed. The bubbly beauty also expounded that the show is very fast paced and she thrives on the pace. The show is about Sheen’s exploits as a facilitaor of a anger management group and Noureen DeWulf is a fiesty member of it. I recommend that it should be watched tonight. It is very funny.

Twinkie Bryd and The Bass’s, the   brother and sister Bass combo, cold reading workshop brought out the best in the actors present, and also put them–the actors— on the map for work with them for future projects. Byrd’s workshop was both very exciting, and motivating, as not only was she cracking jokes but also, she instilled in  the talent, great guidance and suggestions—she shared that she was told that she would never get any where in the entertainment industry. The former assistant on the hit show “Moesha” told us that she had many obstacles to overcome, and that, along with her dad’s faith in her  and his guidance , she perserveared. Actually Byrd tends to show or instruct, by lending philosophies of other successful actors, or by doing certain improve sequences, in a workmanlike, leading and teaching by example technique. I shudder to think what she made of my “monologue’, as I wan’t prepared so I tried to throw a curve by her. I  called it the “End of Times”–it might have been the end of my acting times, ok? I just did not know that we were to do a monologue until I got there. Oh well, never mind.

The Bass’s educated the crowd by capturing the actors on film and correcting and guiding  them . Lauren Bass’s main credo  on Sagfoundation screening night was, “IT HAS TO BE BELIEVABLE OR IT WON’T WORK FOR ME AND THEN IT SURELY WON’T WORK FOR ANY DIRECTOR THAT I MIGHT SEND YOU TO”. Lauren Bass, the female portion of the dynamic duo, Bass casting regime, also led by inticing or motivating the actors by reading along with them during the cold reading dialogues, and then  injecting her character and her talent, as a “life raft” at times, to save or guide and help the actors see the light at the end of the cold reading class exercise.Jordan Bass complemented his sister very well, though they both speak and work energetically, as if they have red bull for blood, speaking a thousand words a minute, infecting the class with their enthusiasm and professionalism, as he gave different ways and angles with which an actor could encounter or perform their character’s roles.  The Bass’s were tremendous!

All of the other screenings were quite excellent , and in my opinion, very worthy of viewership, but I was most intrigued by Debbie Evans, the female stunt performer, who has worked with many performers such as David Carradine, and the cast of “The Matrix”—-Evans did most of, if not ,all of the dangerous motorcycle scenes in the film!! One scenes explodes on the Matrix Reloaded big screen, as Debbi does a stunt double sequence for Matrix’s  heroine, Carrie-Ann Moss, and she rides  on a motorcyle, darting in and out of incoming freeway traffic, at high speeds; much like in those spaghetti westerns when a gunman makes a dancer do a jig to avoid getting hit by shooting bullets!!!! Evans was inducted into The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Hall of Fame, in  2003. She said, “Growing up, I had always been sort of an tomboy,——always outriding and out kungfuing the boys—— and when I got a chance to work with David Carradine, of Kung Fu I was so excited!” Evans, who  also performed, in movies such as “The Terminator 2: Judgement Day in 1991, won The Taurus Stunt Awards in 2002, and performed  stunts in over 200 movies and films. She is the real, “I AM WOMAN HEAR ME ROAR”.

 

 

Lucy Lui, a major star now, and the star of one of my favorite films, “Kill Bill, appeard at the screening and prooved that beauty and brains is an incredible duality to possess. Lucy and her mates were there on behalf of the hit series, that depits policemen and women, both in and out of the line of duty. The consensus of Lucy’s crew was that “we learned how to act like cops by riding along with them and hanging around tthem as well. The show is hot and the themes are taunnt, realistic, and  at times brutally seething with actiion and blood, and I loved it.  I spoke to Lui later and asked her if she wwould come to Cold Heat News’ss founder ,Maria Amor’s September 10, 2012 celebration of democracirs victory over terroisms that also commemorates 9/11. and she said she would if she could but she would probably be travelling and acting. This star studded event would be perfect for Lucy Lui as it not only star studded, but it will also be attended by over 100 global political dignitaries——and the media attention will be tremendous. I enoyed meeting Lucy and I hope that she, and he rentire crew will come to Amor’s incredible event. Also, Lucy’s show is absolutely trmendous!!!

 

 

New Girl’s”, Zooey Deschanel appeared and displayed the wit and charisma that has captured the world’s heart; telling  jokes, giving insight into her life and behind the scene secrets———-12 to 16 hour days— And also she sold me on the show. Her vibe is very catchy. The crowd was silly putty in her pretty hands. She went on to explain that she loves acting but there is no  way in the world that she would do it , with the long hours that are required, if she didn’t.

 

 

 

Once Upon a Time’s stars were brilliant. I saw different actors on different nights and I was surprised at how entertaining the show acttually is. It is a fairy tale, multi-dimensional, surrealistic approach to the shows  duality of this fictatious story  and a counterpart reality—and both are infact real and seemingly co-existing simultaneously. Gennifer Goodwin, the show’s “Snow White” like damsel is very pretty and incredibly hilarious. During the sagfoundation’s screenings she was both intelligent and alarmingly , very witty.  The rest of the cast were equally cool, but Goodwin, in my opinion stood out; And considering the talented cast, which is dripping with talent, that is saying a lot!!!

 

The Killing’s Brent Sexton was a very intriguing actor and the story was very taunt , action packed, and very foreboding;messaging  shimmering chills of covert authority evil waves throughout the show. I enjoyed it. Brent uses a very diverse acting portfolio to entertain and touch on family dysfunctualism and out and out terror themes, such as mystery deaths, I enjoyed it~~

 

With the US Olympic Trials underway to determine which athletes will qualify for the London Olympics, which begins in July, the show “Make it Or Break It”, is the ultimate emboduiment of borh social issues,  and also it is a good example of  fierce tenacious female competitiveness within the gymnastics arena.  Josiwe Loren,  a principal star on the sitcom is both beautiful and athletic,and the former cheerleader is also planning on getting a Masters Degree in Non-profit managenent; Josie looks like a youngfer version of the hit show, “Desperate Houseives”. The episode that was screened seemed to mirror the events that were taking place within the US Olympic Trials, injuries, overcoming injuries; stress; friensdships forged through the heat of competition; The pain of failure and the bliss of achieving the top spot. I enjoyed Loren’s show and now I am more intuned to the show. I can “feel” the plights of the competitors. I highly recommend Make It or Break It!

Brandy Sanders’s Nu-School review featured many young performers that gave jaw dropping performances and I was happy to have been in the prescence of many people that I know will be making musical history in the near future. Their names are: Casey Travis, ChystalChyna, Darla Beaux, Grant Davis, Greg Mark, Hanani Taylor, Leeah D. Jackson, Mahkenna Tyson, Melissa Navarro, Ny’Aira Collins, Samantha Murray, Zachary Mitchell and Zoe Concha. The Celebrity Host was Kennedy Zimet. Sander’s foundation, The Kierrah Foundation, assists many females and children of the foster care system. Her foundation assists many of her former clients well into their adulthood, and her links to the entertainment industry greatly enables her foundation to raise funds for the disadvantaged;and infact,  her late brother used to write hits, such as “I Want You”, with the late singer,  Marvin Gaye. In any competition there are some that outshine othes and this was no different, but this was more like a celebration, and not so much a competition. My musical palate was thoroughly satisfied and its hunger quenched —————some of these kids are singing on Broadway and Las Vegas, and Atlantic cioty; One  was on “America’s Got Talent”; And others are performing on albums, commercials and are ppoised to make their maek in this world. All I will say is memorize their names and you make up your mind who is the best. They were too much!!!!!

 

 

More info on Debbi Evans and her incredible career are below from her website!!

Debbie Evans - Stuntwoman, Competitive Motorcyclist
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Debbie Evans, veteran of hundreds of motion-picture, television, and commercial stunts has been featured in numerous publications such as the LA Times, Reader’s Digest, Glamour Magazine, Cycle World, Dirtbike, and on television shows like Montel, ESPN, Winning Women, and Entertainment Tonight.
Debbie Evans wins the Taurus
Debbie Evans in The Matrix Reloaded
Debbie was inducted October 2003 into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. She has been awarded for her work on Taxi in 2005, The Matrix Reloaded in 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards in the category “Best Overall Stunt by a Stuntwoman,” previously winning two Taurus awards in 2002 for driving a Honda Civic under a moving semi-truck in The Fast and the Furious.
Debbie Evans is considered one of Hollywood’s top stuntwomen. She was the unnofficial 1976-80 women’s world motorcycle trials champion. Her stunt career began when she was just 18 years old and she was called to do a motorcycle jump over a 30-foot ravine for the movie Death Sport. Since then she has been in over 200 movies and TV shows. Her career really launched when she tied for second overall in the CBS Stunt Competition as the only female competitor. Since then she has pioneered stuntwork for women, doing stunts that at one time only men were allowed to do (everything from cannon rolls to car hits). She has done just about every type of stunt imaginable, including setting the world long and high jump records for an airramp.

In 1998 Debbie came out of an extended retirement from competitive motorcycling to become America’s Top Rider in the FIM Women’s World Championship, currently sponsored by Sherco and Ryan Young Products. In 2002 she raced road bikes at Daytona. Debbie is married to Lane Leavitt, her motorcycle trials sweetheart, and has 3 children, proving that a woman can balance career, sport, and family life all at the same time.
Debbie Evans driving in The Fast and the Furious

 

NEWS
• Debbie cast to drive   “the Love Bug”
• Debbie wins 2004   Taurus World Stunt   Award (Best Stunt by a   Stuntwoman, Matrix   Reloaded)
• Debbie inducted into   the AMA Hall of Fame
• Debbie top American   rider at the FIM   Women’s World   Motorcycle
Championship
• Debbie in Premeire   Magazine Matrix   Reloaded Article

 

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  Debbie Evans was inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame in 2003. This link will take you to her personal webpage on the AMA Hall of Fame Museum Website, which includes a brief biography, photograph, and list of achievements.
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  Debbie Evans was inducted into The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2003. This link will take you to AMA’s background article on Debbie Evans.
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Taurus World Stunt Awards
Debbie Evans won the Taurus World Stunt Award in 2004 in the category “Best Overall Stunt by a Stuntwoman” for her work in Matrix Reloaded, and won two Taurus awards in 2002 for driving a Honda Civic under a moving semi-truck in The Fast and the Furious.

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