‘BABY DRIVER’ STAR ALLISON KING TALKS UPCOMING ROLES, AMY SCHUMER AND SOCIAL MEDIA 172

With TV credits including appearances in Revenge, Secrets & Lies and Finding Carter and soon to be seen on the big screen in Baby Driver alongside Angel Elgort and Jon Hamm, Allison King has always had a passion for performing. With several upcoming projects and a long-standing desire to work with Madeline Kahn, the next few months are going to be very busy indeed for this hugely talented actress and she kindly chatted to Thisisthelatest about favourite childhood films, Amy Schumer and her advice for aspiring stars.

follow link TITL: At what age did you decide you wanted to be an actress? Was there a film or a star you admired at the time that inspired you?

Allison King: Very young. My earliest memories are of performing for my somewhat unwilling family. I wanted to either be an explorer like Lewis & Clark or an actor, and honestly, I see them as very similar. I was the kid who ran off in the park to find the deep recesses of the tree groves, or the secret path that lead to a homeless encampment. Acting is the same – it’s an active and passionate exploration of the human experience. I’m drawn to the dark shadowy corners and hidden away nooks of our lives.

enter site TITL: Which films did you grow up watching up and how, if at all, have your tastes in film changed over the years?

AK: ClueGoonies and Romancing the Stone were on constant replay in my life and I still love a good adventure story or mystery. Although, certainly my tastes have matured. Right now, I’m drawn to the emotionally connected and cinematic story telling being done by Jill Soloway and Jim Frohna or Barry Jenkins. I also love the gritty poetic style of Terrence Malick and Andrea Arnold.

http://www.soundofthesirens.net/?delimeres=bin%C3%A4re-optionen-indikatoren-mt4&6ed=70 TITL: Tell me a bit about your role in Baby Driver and what drew you to the film.

AK: Edgar Wright was directing! When I got the opportunity to audition, I honestly had to stop myself from wanting the role so I just do my best work without the nervous attachment to getting the job. I had already been a massive fan of his singular approach to storytelling and the idea of working with him was almost too much to consider. My role is someone who forces Baby to look at how his bad behavior has consequences in the larger world. And I think that’s one of the wonderful themes of the movie and speaks to Edgar’s brilliance: our behavior and choices have profound effects on all the people in the world around us. But Edgar cloaks it in this fun, glossy, fast paced movie that’s full of music and joy. Such a talent!

http://podzamcze-dobczyce.pl/index.php/pl/sala-bankietowa/assets/js/jquery-transit-modified.js TITL: What can you tell me about your upcoming film Thank You For Your Service, and did you get to work with Amy Schumer?

AK: I didn’t get to work with Amy, which is probably for the best because I might have humped her leg. Don’t tell her that. TYFYS is a film about the ways in which war has changed. Wounds aren’t always on the surface these days. We’re still learning about how to treat PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury and sadly these guys who have risked everything, are suffering as a result. I think it’s the kind of war movie that has a real bone crunching heart that will affect a lot of people. I worked mostly with Beulah Koale, a wonderful New Zealand actor who will probably be a huge star after this movie comes out. He is incredible in this.

follow url TITL: Do you favour TV over film or are you just happy to be able to balance both?

AK: Balance is a struggle for me. Honestly, for an actor it’s all about working – the format matters very little to the creative work that goes into it. I’d love to get back to the theater and am looking at a few opportunities to do that. But of course, I’d love the opportunity to explore a character over a longer period, like in a serialized TV drama. If the BBC called I’d hop on a plane in a heartbeat. Someone bring back The Hour!

millionaire dating programme TITL: Are there any other projects in the pipeline you can tell me about?

AK: Horse Soldiers is another project that’s coming out in 2018. I got the opportunity to work with Nicolai Fuglsig who is such an amazing, kinetic director. And I got to work with Michael Shannon who I’ve been a fan of since my acting conservatory days in New York. It was an all-around amazing experience. It’s also a war movie set just after September 11th.

http://bestff.net/partners/firstmac/?COLLCC=3533854922 TITL: If you could star in any film with any actor or actress, living or dead, which and who would it be and why?

AK: Oh my god… can it be an ensemble piece because I am such a fangirl?! By far my favorite would have to be Madeline Kahn. Her comedic ability just reaches through the screen into your guts. Then we could get Andrea Arnold to direct… and it would be this super weird artsy screwball comedy with a huge heart.

binäre optionen hütchentechnik TITL: What advice would you give to aspiring actors/actresses looking to make their way in the industry? Is there anything you wish you’d ever been told before you started on this journey?

AK: Great question! Firstly, fall in love with the joyful and painful process of creation. Get in class with the best teachers in your area, work hard to find your inner voice and point of view as an actor, and trust the journey. After you train, if you’re not slightly nauseous, you’re playing it too safe. And when you start working, learn how to take excellent care of yourself. Your body and heart are your instrument and working is all about taking excellent care of them so they’re fully available at show time. Also, therapy helps!

Buy Tastylia (Tadalafil) Online No Prescription TITL: To what extent, if at all, has social media impacted your career, and what part would you say it plays in the promotion and advertising of those in the industry and their projects?

AK: I’m not sure yet, I’m still exploring it and trying to do it in a healthy way. But I think we’re at a moment in time where women are finding they have a voice and it needs to be heard. I was so moved by the women’s marches around the world. And for that reason, I think it’s important for women – whether in the industry or not – to speak out about their world and their experience in it. We’re aching for half of the world’s population to speak up!

trading sulle opzioni binarie TITL: What’s your ultimate ambition as an actress and, whose career would you most like to emulate? Why?

AK: I try not to think in these terms because it can be harmful to compare your journey to anyone else’s in this industry. I think as an actor – someone who speaks someone else’s words for a living – it’s essential to find your own voice and your own path. So, my ultimate goal is to continue to find my voice in the characters I play. I’m also working on several writing projects and I really want to lift other women who have done great work in the shadows. I think it’s time for women to tell their stories.

For more information on and to keep up to date with Allison King, follow her on Twitter. Header photo credit: Dana Patrick.

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TOMO MILICEVIC DEPARTS THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS 48

In an announcement that many fans had suspected was coming for some time, Tomo Milicevic, the guitarist for US rock band Thirty Seconds To Mars since 2003, took to Twitter last night to announce he had left the group. The 38-year-old posted a heartfelt message that began:

“There’s really not an easy way to say it so I thought, just say it. I am no longer with Thirty Seconds To Mars.”

His post went on to single out his now former band-mates and he expressed his gratitude to them, adding:

“…thank you to Jared and Shannon for allowing me the privilege to be a small part of their dream…I’ll cherish the moments we had together.”

The message also addressed the fans, asking that they:

“…please don’t be sad or angry over this…” and calling for them to:

“Remember something very important, this band brought us ALL together…me included.”

You can read Milicevic’s full post below.

Milicevic hadn’t played with the band since leaving their current tour in March, with the official Thirty Seconds To Mars Twitter account posting the following on the 16th of the month:

Moments after Milicevic made his announcement, fans of the band, collectively known as the Echelon, flooded the social media site with messages of support for the guitarist, many of the tweets ending with the hashtag #ThankYouTomo. You can read just a few of them below.

Remaining and founding members of the band Jared and Shannon Leto have yet to comment on Tomo’s departure from the band and are part way through the US leg of their Monolith Tour, in support of latest album America.

 

COLE BRADLEY CHATS NEW TUNE “HAPPY HOUR” AND TOUR PLANS 49

Inspired by artists such as Kenny Chesney and having opened for Thomas Rhett, Cole Bradley has always had a passion and affinity for country music, and now, thanks to releases such as his new single “Happy Hour”, he’s well on his way to being a real star of the genre in his own right. ThisIsTheLatest caught up with Cole to talk song-writing, dream shows, and his ambitions for the next six months and beyond.

source TITL: First of all, who exactly is Cole Bradley?

Cole Bradley: Great place to start! I am a country singer-songwriter from Calgary, Canada, who currently lives in Nashville, TN. I love to have a good time, live everyday like it’s my last and put out music that hopefully people can connect with.

TITL: When did you first realise you wanted to make music a career?

CB: I’ve always loved performing and songwriting but the moment I realized that I wanted to pursue a career in country music was when I was twelve years old. It was when I heard my first Kenny Chesney record and I was mesmerized by the way Kenny was able to make people feel through his songs. From that moment on, I wanted to be like Kenny and create music that everyday people could relate to.

side effects of provera 5mg TITL: Which three artists or bands would you say you’ve been and are most influenced/inspired by?

CB: Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks, and Darius Rucker would have to be the top three country artists that inspire me. The reason being is that their songs tell the best stories. Their music makes people feel something!

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CB: Obviously, Kenny’s beach influence has impacted me in my song writing but ultimately, these three artists make me want to write better songs and push myself to new heights. In my opinion, Brooks, Chesney, and Rucker set the bar when it comes to releasing new and interesting songs, so my hope is that one day I can be on their level.

allegra d otc vs prescription TITL: Where or how do you most often find inspiration for your songs?

CB: My best inspiration comes from real life experiences. I need to live my songs! If I can “live” and experience different things every day, that’s where I’ll find inspiration and that creates the best songs.

TITL: Tell me a little about your new single “Happy Hour.” Where did the idea for the track come from?

CB: The idea came from my first year of university in Canada. Every Thursday night my friends and I would huddle into my dorm room and we would play a game called “Power Hour” where each of us would do a shot of beer each minute for 60 minutes straight. We had a ton of fun to say the least! In the end, the song is all about just enjoy a few drinks with your best pals and getting into some fun afterwards!

TITL: Are there any tour dates/performances coming up?

CB: You bet! We have some shows planned for CMA Fest in Nashville this weekend. After that we have some real fun shows planned in Western Canada over the course of the summer as well as a few US dates that haven’t been announced just yet.

TITL: You’ve already opened shows for a number of country stars including Thomas Rhett, but if you could share a stage with three other bands or artists, living or dead, who would you pick and where would you play?

CB: Obviously, Kenny Chesney and Garth Brooks would have to be at the top of that list as they are my heroes! From the past, if I was a sixties kid I would want to hang with The Beatles – “Penny Lane” was one of the first songs I ever listened to and probably inspired my love for singing. Is there any band more legendary than them?

TITL: What has been the nicest thing someone has so far written or said about you, and what would be the ultimate compliment someone could give you?

CB: Wow, great question! I think some of the best compliments I have received are from people who have been following my career from the very start. Just to hear those people say that “you get better every time I hear you” or  “you’ve grown as an artist” is such an affirmation that I’m on track. The ultimate compliment someone could give me is that my songs helped them in a tough time or that one of my songs made them think of a special memory. For me, if someone tells me that they relate to my music and connect with it – that’s the ultimate compliment in my books.

TITL: Given that bands and artists today all but HAVE to be on social media, how do you feel about the power the likes of Twitter and other sites can and do have in terms of helping an artist grow their fan-base and keep themselves current? Do you think there’s such a thing as too much of a social media presence?

CB: Social media is a great platform for artists. It has never been easier to build a brand, release new music and build an audience. Social media engagement is huge in helping an artist grow their fan-base. If you can master the art of having great communication with your fans – I believe you will find success. It’s hard to say if there is such thing as “too much of a presence” but I believe if you have quality content and your personality shines through then I think you are doing the right thing.

TITL: Finally then, what does the rest of the year in store for you and where would you like to see yourself five years from now? What do you want to tick off your bucket list?

CB: For the rest of the year, my plan is to keep building my audience, touring in new markets and improving my craft. I think if I can keep improving on my live show, songwriting and in the studio as well as making new fans then I’ll be very happy. My main goal is to able to share my music with as many people as possible and if I can have a career in the next five years where I am still making a living playing music – then that’s a huge win in my books!

Check out Cole Bradley’s latest track “Happy Hour” below and for more information on him and his music, visit his website, give his page a like on Facebook or follow him on Twitter.