Amanda Seyfried (born 03.12.1985)
Amanda Seyfried is an American actress.
Childhood: Amanda Seyfried was born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Her parents are Ann, an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She attended William Allen High School. She did some modelling work as a young teen including for Limited Too clothing.
Acting career: Amanda Seyfried was in the long running soap opera 'As The World Turns' between 1999 and 2001 before landing a recurring role in 'All My Children' from 2002 to 2003. Her first film role was the box office teen hit 'Mean Girls' alongside Rachel McAdams and Lindsay Lohan in 2004. That year she also had a recurring role in the detective series 'Veronica Mars' until 2006 opposite Kristen Bell. In 2005, she appeared in a segment of the drama movie 'Nine Lives' which also starred Sissy Spacek, Jason Isaacs and Glenn Close. She was also in the movie 'American Gun' with Forest Whitaker. The following year she was in five episodes of 'Wildfire' and had a minor role in crime drama 'Alpha Dog' alongside Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake and Bruce Willis. She also quickly gained recognition for her role in religious drama series 'Big Love' opposite Bill Paxton In 2008, she appeared in the horror film 'Solstice' and made her breakthrough as a film actress in the Oscar winning ABBA musical 'Mamma Mia!' opposite Meryl Streep. In 2009, she appeared in the comedy horror movie 'Jennifer's Body' with Megan Fox and was cast in the comedy drama 'Boogie Woogie' which also starred Christopher Lee, Joanna Lumley and Alan Cumming. 2010 saw her in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel 'Dear John' alongside Channing Tatum. It received negative reviews but was number one at the box office and earned her an MTV Movie Award nomination. She also played a prostitute in 'Chloe' opposite Liam Neeson and appeared in romcom 'Letters to Juliet' with Vanessa Redgrave. In 2011, she played the lead role in dark fantasy thriller 'Red Riding Hood' with Gary Oldman and was in Andrew Niccol's sci-fi flick 'In Time' with Justin Timberlake. The following year she was in the thriller 'Gone' and played Cosette in the film adaptation of 'Les Miserables' alongside Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe. In 2013, she lent her voice to M.K. in the animated movie 'Epic' with Josh Hutcherson, Colin Farrell and Christoph Waltz, and also depicted the famous porn actress Linda Lovelace in 'Lovelace' opposite Peter Sarsgaard.
Personal life: Amanda Seyfried suffers from anxiety and has panic attacks. She is a collector of taxidermy and among her collection are a baby horse, a fox and an owl. She has a coloratura soprano singing voice.
Early reviews for 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' are in.
When jukebox musical 'Mamma Mia!' first hit theaters in 2008, of course it was going to divide opinion. News of 'Mamma Mia 2', then, had haters assuming the worst, but in actual fact the film seems to have endeared a great many sceptics this time round.
The cast of 'Mamma Mia 2'
Combining one of the greatest pop acts of all time with a cheesy story of romance, comedy and family values, 'Mamma Mia!' was certainly not for everyone. Given it's light-hearted fun and endless stream of the greatest hits from ABBA, it unsurprisingly won numerous awards, and it looks like the same destiny could lie before 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'.
Continue reading: Cheese Vs. Charm: What The Critics Are Saying About 'Mamma Mia 2'
Dominic Cooper and Amanda Seyfried dated for three years after filming the first movie
The return of ABBA-based musical Mamma Mia! with the Here We Go Again sequel is garnering a lot of positive attention but for two of its main stars working together may have been a little bit uncomfortable - because they used to date. Now British heart-throb Dominic Cooper has revealed he was reminded of romance with his real-life ex-girlfriend, Amanda Seyfried, 32, during the filming of the new movie.
Dominic Cooper and Amanda Seyfried dated for three years after the first film
The pair famously fell in love after shooting the first film in 2008 and sparked a relationship that lasted for three years.
The actress teamed up with her ex-boyfriend, Dominic Cooper, for the movie
The sequel to the catchy, upbeat and, if not critically-acclaimed then definitely publically loved Mamma Mia! is finally hitting screens later this week after a decade in the making. But one person who wasn’t so keen on the second film was leading lady, Amanda Seyfried’s boyfriend - when the actress revealed she would filming scenes with her ex.
Amanda's husband, Thomas, had concerns about her getting back on set with her ex
Amanda - who plays Sophie both in the first outing and the much-anticipated sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - met her ex-boyfriend Dominic Cooper on the set of Mamma Mia! in 2008.
Photos of Cyrus posing in front of her bathroom mirror reportedly surfaced online this week, before being taken down.
Miley Cyrus appears to be the latest victim of hackers after nude photos of celebrities, after pics of her were posted online earlier this week.
2017 has already seen a number of female celebs being targeted by co-ordinated hackers, following the likes of Emma Watson, Holly Willoughby and Amanda Seyfried falling victim in recent weeks. On this occasion, the images are said to be of Cyrus posing in the nude in front of a bathroom mirror talking selfies.
Miley Cyrus has reportedly become that latest victim of hackers stealing nude photos
Continue reading: Miley Cyrus Reportedly Falls Victim To Nude Photo Hackers
It was a dream come true for Amanda to work with Shirley on 'The Last Word'.
One of the greatest things about being a young actor has got to be getting to work with veterans of the profession who inspired you to take up a career on the stage and/or screen in the first place. For Amanda Seyfried, it was a dream come true getting to work alongside Shirley Maclaine.
Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried star together in 'The Last Word'
Amanda and Shirley star together in the recently released comedy drama 'The Last Word', in which Amanda plays a struggling journalist and Shirley plays an unlikeable businesswoman who wants to oversee the writing of her obituary knowing full well that few people have anything nice to say about her.
What a revival it will be!
Is there anyone left in Hollywood NOT starring in the 'Twin Peaks' revival?! The 200-strong cast of the upcoming David Lynch series has been announced in full, revealing not only the original actors set to return (so thats pretty much everyone), but a whole bunch of new faces who will appear - including a handful of musical stars.
David Lynch is directing a stellar cast for 'Twin Peaks'
The upcoming new show is a continuation of the events of the 90s drama's original two series. It's only due for a limited 18-episode run on Showtime next year, which probably explains why so many people have agreed to get on board. Literally everyone you can think of from the show is making an appearance; Kyle MacLachlan as Agent Dale Cooper, Sheryl Lee as Laura Palmer, Mädchen Amick as Shelly Johnson, Dana Ashbrook as Bobby Briggs, Richard Beymer as Benjamin Horne, Sherilyn Fenn as Audrey Horne, Ray Wise as Leland Palmer and many more.
Amanda Seyfried - Amanda Seyfried shopping for sweets at Dylan's Candy Bar at The Grove with a male companion at grove - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 8th December 2015
Charlotte Cooper is the family matriarch and all she wants is for her family to be together at Christmas. All her children are now grown up and some have kids of their own. Like most families, their bond over the years might've loosened slightly as day to day life gets in the way but Christmas is different, it's a time to reunite and enjoy the holidays together.
Easier said than done with the Cooper's. Charlotte and her husband have decided to divorce (a secret they plan on keeping from the family as to not destroy the family break) their oldest daughter lives in another state, is out of work and has been dumped by her partner and is hates the idea of going home and facing the family whilst their son is currently dealing with his daughters back-chatting ways. As many problems are there are, there must be a way through in the spirit of Christmas.
Director Jessie Nelson has described The Coopers as The Christmas Von Trapp family commenting: "I like to say The Coopers are The von Trapps of this Christmas. They are the von Coopers,"
Charlotte Cooper is determined to make this Christmas the best holiday the family has ever had, given that it's the only time of year when everyone's together. But, of course, while she and husband Sam are struggling to get everything perfect, everyone is equally struggling with other areas of their lives. Daughter Eleanor has been single for a while now, and the last thing she wants to do is arrive home without a boyfriend - again! And so, she convinces a soldier she meets at the airport to accompany her to her Christmas family reunion and pretend to be her partner, to which he reluctantly agrees. Meanwhile, the other daughter, Emma, gets in trouble with the police for jewel theft, and their son Hank has his work cut out when it comes to caring for his young daughter Madison alone; especially when she starts to learn some seriously unfriendly words.
Continue: Love The Coopers Trailer
After several high-profile grown-up movies (from Atonement to Anna Karenina), director Joe Wright aims this Peter Pan origin story squarely at children. So while it's far too manic and broad for adults, this adventure will be the most exciting movie any 8-year-old has seen in years. It's colourful and fantastical, and it thankfully doesn't indulge in reworking the beloved J.M. Barrie stories. Instead, it imagines an action-packed prequel universe.
As German bombs fall on London during the Blitz, young Peter (Levi Miller) is up to all kinds of mischief in the grim orphanage overseen by Mother Barnabas (Kathy Burke), who sells bad boys to airborne pirates. Sure enough, one night Peter is taken, sailing into the sky to Neverland, where he is sent to work in the mines for the swaggering, heartless Captain Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman). In the mines Peter is befriended by the adventurer Hook (Garrett Hedlund), and when Peter discovers that he can fly they make their escape. Blackbeard chases them out into the woods, where they take refuge with Princess Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara) and her tribe, which is convinced that Peter is the child of a prophecy that will lead the fairy kingdom to freedom. But just when Peter learns who his parents really were, Blackbeard catches up with them.
This is an old-school kids' movie, packed with larger-than-life characters and outrageously imaginative action sequences that make the most of the 3D cinematography. Yes, there's so much digital trickery going on that the movie is essentially a cartoon, but it's so vividly explosive that it's a lot of fun to watch. And many of the big set-pieces are genuinely thrilling. There's also quite a lot of fun to be had in the way the story twists the familiar characters around. Obviously, Hook couldn't have always been a bad guy; here he's one of the heroes, and he still has both hands, which hints that further prequel adventures may be on the cards.
Continue reading: Pan Review
Gwyneth Paltrow discussed the gender pay gap in Hollywood.
Gwyneth Paltrow is adding her name to the growing list of female (and many male) actors who are appalled with the substantial gender pay gap in Hollywood. The 43-year-old Mortdecai actor and Goop founder hit back at the film industry for its inequality and sexism during a recent interview. She also used one very prominent example to prove her point.
Gwyneth Paltrow at Tom Ford's Autumn/Winter Womenswear Collection Presentation in L.A., February 2015.
Amanda Seyfried - The Cinema Society and MCM with Grey Goose screening of Radius TWC's 'Lovelace' at Museum of Modern Art - New York City, United States - Tuesday 30th July 2013
Amanda Seyfried - Celebrities arrive at LAX Airport Los Angeles California United States Monday 21st January 2013
Date of birth
3rd December, 1985
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