EVAN DAIGLE TALKS ‘CLAWS’ & ADVICE FOR ASPIRING ACTORS 142

As an individual who supports both LBGTQ communities and anti-bullying projects, actor Evan Daigle is an enthusiastic man. Most recently seen on screen in TNT comedy Claws, for which he begins filming season 2 in December, he’s a fan of Jessica Chastain and fine art. Here, he talks to ThisIsTheLatest about his early career ambitions, favourite movies and future plans.

cos è id su iq option TITL: Has acting always been the career path you’ve wanted to take or did you consider other avenues at one point?

Evan Daigle: I thought for most of my life I would be a visual artist. I was mainly focused on fine art up until I was 20 when I began studying theatre. When I discovered the power and joy that acting gave me, I made the decision to pursue a career in it.

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ED: Honestly, yes. Hocus Pocus was the first film I remember as a kid being absolutely obsessed with.

http://lycheeonline.nl/fimore/pifre/113 TITL: What are your three favourite films/TV shows and why?

ED: It’s very difficult for me to narrow my long list of favorites down. Right now, the first that came to my head was the 2015 film adaption of Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. I love it because it’s the best period accurate film adaptation of a Shakespeare play I’ve seen. I also love the second season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Asylum. Ryan is an extremely innovative filmmaker and this particular piece of his was so amazingly acted by Sarah Paulson and Zachary Quinto that it makes my list! And finally, I’ll have to add the film Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve. I love the thriller genre and to me this is a damn near perfect one.

http://vagnvagensbygg.se/firmenit/2251 TITL: Tell me about your new TNT dramedy Claws. What was it about the premise of the show that made you want to audition?

ED: Claws is about a group of five women who work at and launder money through a nail salon in south Florida. The women work with the Dixie Mafia, led by the head gangster, Uncle Daddy.  As someone at the beginning of their acting career, you pretty much audition for whatever your agents get you. However for Claws, I was especially excited to audition because I’ve been a fan of Eliot Laurence since I saw his film Welcome To Me. It’s been such a blessing to have landed in such a great show.

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ED: I would sum Toby up as shy, expressive, and liberated.

follow link TITL: Do you have any regrets over leaving university to film the show, and do you plan to go back and finish your theatre and communications courses?

ED: No. I ultimately do not. This job has opened the door to the career that I was in school learning to be able to do. Now that I’m in it, I’ve realized the best acting training is on-the-job training. So, as of now, I have no plans to return to school. I was however able to complete all my theatre courses before leaving school, which has proved itself incredible valuable while working on set.

follow site TITL: Which TV show, past or present, would you most like to star in and why?

ED: Off the top of my head I would say Twin Peaks. It’s one of my favorites and it’s so culturally iconic that I would have loved to have been a part of it. I think David Lynch has mastered the film medium. I’m also loving the newest season.

here TITL: If you could put your dream cast together with four actors/actresses living or dead, who would you choose?

ED: I love this question! I would have Jessica Chastain, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Oscar Isaac, and Carrie Preston and we would do a Shakespeare play!

go TITL: Do you have any other projects in the pipeline you can tell me about?

ED: As of now I’m focused on building my team out here in Los Angeles. Other than that, I’ll start filming season two of Claws in New Orleans in December of this year.

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ED: Although I believe acting to be such an individualistic journey, and attempting to directly emulate another actor’s career can be problematic for your own, I’ve always admired Jessica Chastain’s career. She’s still young but her intense power, true versatility and near flawless film acting is something I think sets her apart from many actors right now. She, as a person, also appears to be quite humble and a true artist which I love. I would like to emulate her concept of, at her level, doing projects that push issues one believes in forward and to challenge one’s self as an actor to seek roles which are pushing your own artistic boundaries. She’s my acting idol.

go here TITL: Away from acting, you’re a fan of fine art and are an oil painter. What is it about that art medium that you’re so interested in and do you have any plans to perhaps showcase any of your work?

ED: I grew up thinking I wanted a career as a painter, I even studied for a year at an art college in Orange County after high school. I love oil in particular because it’s an extremely challenging medium but, once mastered, the artist can achieve a high level of realism with it which I aim for. I’m super focused on acting right now but I always paint and will hopefully pursue some showcasing of it in the future.

site de rencontre fran ais sans inscription TITL: You’re also a supporter of LGBTQ communities and anti-bullying causes. What is it about those two issues/groups that makes you want to do what you can to help? Have you experienced bullying yourself?

ED: I grew up feeling sometimes as though my natural way of being was against the norm. I was always more “feminine” than what was perceived to be appropriate. As I got older I began to feel more comfortable being myself and being around others who loved me for me.

I think we all at some point experience bullying. I unfortunately went through really rough times with it especially when I was a child. I always had the support of my loving family however. I support the LGBTQ community because, as a queer man myself and playing a queer character on television, I believe it is the natural thing for me to do.

TITL: Finally then, what advice would you give to any aspiring actors/actresses out there who dream finding their way in this ever competitive industry? Is there any one piece of advice you’ve been given that you often reflect on and what keeps you going when things get tough?

ED: I believe that acting is a sort of calling on one’s soul. It’s an artistic — as well as a spiritual — experience for me. It’s such a competitive business: it’s a lot of work for a lot of rejection. Actors who are true actors cannot live without it. It’s why we put ourselves through the rejection.

If I had to give some advice it would be to focus on living your truest self in your everyday life. Nourish relationships, expose yourself to different ways of being and people, eat well and exercise, all the while training your acting skills. Focusing on the things we can control helps us ride the wave of the lack of control we mostly have as actors. I don’t have to tell another aspiring actor not to give up, because if you really are an actor then it isn’t an option for you.

For more information and to keep up-to-date with Evan, follow him on Twitter. Header photo credit: Maiwenn Raoult.

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EMMERDALE ANNOUNCE FIRST TRANSGENDER CHARACTER 40

Emmerdale has cast the soap’s first transgender character as Moira Dingle will recognise an intruder at Butler’s Farm as her daughter Hannah Barton – who has since become Matty.

Thinking that the farm has been broken into, Cain punches and knocks out Matty Barton mistaking him for an intruder. However, when Moira arrives she instantly recognises him as her daughter Hannah.

Matty will be played by Ash Palmisciano who has already begun filming with the show. Ash who has previously appeared in ‘Boy Meets Girl’ and ‘Mum’ will appear on screen at the end of the month.

“Matty is a man trying to shake off his past and find acceptance in the present,” says Emmerdale producer Kate Brookes. “His story is full of emotion, humour and ultimately hope as he settles back into rural village life, reconnecting with old friends and forging new relationships along the way.

“The character certainly knows how to make an impact: cheeky, effervescent, quick-witted and headstrong, and it’s not long before he’s charmed his way into the affections of all those who meet him.”

Speaking about his new role, Palmisciano says: “I’m very excited to be joining the very welcoming Emmerdale family. From nervous auditions to now working alongside the team daily has been truly amazing. Matty’s a groundbreaking character to play and I can’t wait to see what’s ahead for him.”

Previously played by Grace Cassidy between 2009 and 2012, Matty left the village for a fresh start in London.

JANGO FLASH CHATS “PERSEID 45”, SOCIAL MEDIA & ULTIMATE AMBITIONS 79

With his “kamikaze pop” sound already having caught the attention of BBC Introducing and BBC 6 Music, Jack Angus Golightly, AKA Jango Flash, is slowly but surely making a name for himself, and his latest single “Perseid 45” is sure to have more music fans and critics alike talking. ThisIsTheLatest caught up with Jango to talk song-writing inspiration and his big plans for the future.

biaxin filmtabs 400mg TITL: Please introduce yourself if you would.

Jango Flash: Hi my names Jack, AKA “Tasty Daniels”, AKA “Ooo what’s in dem briefs”, AKA “Jango Flash”.

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JF: It was two nicknames which I ended up gluing together. All of my close friends call me “Jango” because it kinda acts as an Abbreviation of (J)ack (An)gus (Go)lightly, and when I worked in a kitchen, I used to get called “Flash” because of how fast I could chop onions. I feel like every artist at some stage has made a list of “cool” sounding words to put together, like I did. But I ended up hating the process of deciding on something that felt concrete, because it was always so over analysed and contrived. I guess that’s why some people have went back to using online generators for sourcing a name without much thought, or just adding 5 more letters in or around a word. If you’re looking for a good name, it’s usually right on your doorstep.

TITL: What would you say your artist unique selling point is?

JF: That’s a tricky one, I never really think about USP’s in music but I guess it would have to be my hands, apparently I’ve got lucky thumbs.

TITL: Which three artists or bands would you say you’ve been and are most influenced/inspired by? What impact do they have on the music you make?

JF: Damn, that’s tough. Subconsciously I guess I’m inspired by early 2000’s music like t.A.T.u. because they came about at a really weird time in my life. I remember seeing the music video for “All The Things She Said” on Kerrang! and just feeling so many different emotions. They have this wonderful ability of being able to take darker, guitar driven music and then re-purpose it in a huge girl band style, it’s bad ass! I think there’s something to be said about their influences and how they decided to express that in their music. Death Grips are another group I love. From the get go, they’ve had an entire fan-base in the palm of their hands because they are masters at toying with peoples expectations. They’ve got a powerful presence on and off stage, and I can admire that they still do everything them selves, they are essentially modern day punks. Them Things is the band I play drums in, and I’m influenced by everything that we do together. Everyone in Them Things is full of fire and we’re all pretty free thinkers. We’ve fought badly with each other in the past and equally seen each other through a lot as friends, so I find it hard to imagine not being with those guys.

TITL: Is there a story behind your latest single “Perseid 45” and is there an EP or album in the works?

JF: I’ll have a fully illustrated, four track E.P finished by the end of July time. I have a second single ready to release in June called “Deeper Thrill”, and two music videos in the works. The story behind “Perseid 45” came from a time when me and my partner took some duvets and deck chairs out into a field in Edinburgh and watched the Perseid meteor shower. I found it so strange to see that many in one night, it was pure magic. We had gone through a really rough time together when I wrote this song and I guess that was the first thing I thought about. It’s a blown out projection of extra terrestrial pondering, experiences shared and dark feelings of existentialism brought on by losing someone who you may have took for granted.

TITL: When it comes to song-writing, where or how would you say you most find your inspiration?

JF: Inspiration usually strikes me at the worst times, it sucks. I’ll be on public transport with a melody rattling around my head and I’ll have to pull out my phone to record it, but somehow play down looking like a fruit loop by casually whistling to myself. Sometimes it’s circumstantial, like I woke up one morning and my partner was humming something, so I was like “what is that” and she went “oh, it’s chamber of reflection by Mac Demarco” and I say “nah it’s not, it sounds nothing like that”. I loved it so much that I ran downstairs to record it and it ended up being the guitar hook in “Perseid 45.” In terms of writing lyrics, I write a hell of a lot… like every day. When my first MacBook broke I lost around 600 notes full of stories, lyrics, poems and ideas. I just keep writing down my thoughts until I’ve struck something that makes me feel good, or accurately conveys a particular emotion. Other times I’ll highlight a phrase that sticks out to me in a sentence. Maybe the person talking is a character I can live through for a while, and they can be the ones writing. I try and pay attention to oddities that throw me off kilter.

TITL: Which song, by another band or artist, do you wish you could have written, and why?

I’m sure I thought about this again last month, and it would probably be Carol King ‘s “Too Late.” Every time it comes on I just well up, because in it’s essence it’s so full of warmth and forgiveness, whilst ultimately saying “well I guess this is us then, bye”. It’s totally heart breaking in the best of ways, and it’s got to be one of my favourite songs in the world.

TITL: Are there any tour or performance plans you can tell me about? 

JF: I don’t actually have a band together yet, it’s all just me at the minute. I have a few close friends on standby who are whole-heartedly ready to play with me should I be called for duty. Hopefully this year I can play my first show, but for now I want to create a body of work I can be proud of.

TITL: Which venue in the world would you most like to play and which four bands or artists, living or dead, would you like to share the bill with? 

JF: Jesus. I’m not really au fait with venues, I’ve never been a big dreamer on where it is I’d like to play, I’m always just happy playing live in general. I’ve always been more into dive bars though, they seem to have more character than academies etc which usually feel like glorified sports halls with overpriced drinks. If I were to choose though, it would have been CBGB’s when that was still around. I watched a documentary all about that place, it’s a great shame that somewhere with such colourful history got shut down. As for the acts – The Doors, Trash Talk, Timber Timbre and Babylon Zoo. I’m ready to hire in for parties.

TITL: As someone who’s already caught the attention of BBC Introducing and BBC 6 Music, do you pay much attention to what the media says/writes about you, or are you more concerned with what your fans think? 

JF: I haven’t really had much written press until now with blogs starting to show interest in my work, plus my fans are still very much local at the moment. The thing I care about the most is how all of it is represented, I feel strongly about my work and it’s the only thing I really care about right now besides Them Things, my partner, my friends and my family. If those people are enjoying my music right now, I’m happy.

TITL: As a modern day artist in a technology obsessed world, 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? Have you found using social media to be a help or a hindrance when it comes to your career?

JF: I think on the DL I don’t like the fact that artists almost have to use social media if they want to be counted. At the same time though I don’t see it doing any harm because it’s helping people to connect with one another in creative ways. Not to sound all TED X about it, but I think we’re going to see a lot of expansion on the platforms we’re using, and that will bring in new and exciting ways to promote content, so that excites me. As much as I’d sometimes love to scrap social media, I’m still guilty of sitting up and scrolling through spicy ass memes. If you want to make money in today’s world, here’s a tip… create top quality original memes, watermark them and build an empire, THEN become a musician.

TITL: Finally then, what’s your ultimate goal? What would you like people to remember you for in terms of your music and what would you like your legacy to be? 

JF: I have far too many crazy goals, but I’m trying to take this project one step at a time. I’d love to have my own podcast, direct videos, produce music for film and TV and write my own screenplays. Right now though the wheels are in motion, I’m happy making my own music and seeing where it takes me, I just need to keep pushing myself out of my comfort zone.

Check out “Perseid 45” below and for more information on Jango Flash, give his page a like on Facebook or follow him on Twitter. You can also see Jango Flash live on June 8th in Newcastle, as support for Ty Segal & The Freedom Band.