Fanboy or Director, J.J. Abrams Talks About His Star Wars Experience – #StarWarsEvent #StarWarsTheForceAwakens

J.J. Abrams has been an influential part of my entertainment life growing up. I watched Felicity, Alias and Lost so I am huge fan of his work. When I heard that he was going to be the director of Star Wars I knew that the franchise was in good hands. What J.J. brings to a story is amazing because of his character development and strong female leads. Fanboy or Director J.J. Abrams was 11 years old when he saw Star Wars in the movie {Read More}

Interview with a Pilot and a Pirate – Oscar Isaac & Lupita Nyong’o Talk About Star Wars – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens #StarWars

Oscar Isaac – Pilot Poe Dameron Oscar Isaac plays Poe Dameron who is a Resistance pilot that is committed to defeating the First Order. He believes in the Force and he can be a little reckless in wanting to prove that he is a leader and a hero. Oscar explains that Poe also has swagger and confidence that comes from people that can soar above everyone else and do many things at once like fighting a fighter jet, getting into dog {Read More}

Kathleen Kennedy is More than Just a Mom, she Rules the Galaxy – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens

Listening to Kathleen Kennedy talk about the making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens made me feel like I could do anything. She began her career in Hollywood as Steven Spielberg’s assistant and quickly moved up and went on to produce numerous blockbuster movies, just check out her IMDb. She is now the president of LucasFilm. She is the MOST powerful woman in Hollywood but 9 times out of 10 chooses family first. Balancing work and family can take a long time to {Read More}

Get to Know John Boyega, Finn from Star Wars – #StarWarsEvent #StarWarsTheForceAwakens

John Boyega is a mountain of energy as he enters the room and from the start of the interview I knew we were going to have a lot of laughs. He seems to be quite the opposite of the conflicted Stormtrooper that he plays in the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  On the Set When John saw himself as a Stormtrooper for the first time it was the final step at becoming his character and it felt quite profound. When he held a {Read More}

Exclusive Interview with Rising Star Daisy Ridley – #StarWarsEvent #TheForceAwakens

Millions of people have seen her fresh face plastered everywhere, yet she is an unknown actress. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be Daisy Ridley’s first movie role. She stars in the film as Rey, a scavenger on the desert planet of Jakku. Kathleen Kennedy, Producer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has said that girls will finally have their “Luke Skywalker” with Daisy’s character Rey. When asked how Daisy felt about this comparison she said that while filming she {Read More}

Harrison Ford Talks About Stepping Back Into Han Solo’s Boots – #StarWarsEvent #StarWarsTheForceAwakens

He needs no introduction as he enters the room, we all know the legend walking towards the interview table.  My heart was pounding as I saw him enter the room. This is a man that I grew up watching in movies with my family at the drive in and many times on DVD’s. My parents are big fans of his work and so am I, he is an actor that transcends generations. The amount of awesomeness he gave us in {Read More}

Epic Interview with Disneynature Ambassador, Dr. M Sanjayan – #MonkeyKingdomEvent

I had the pleasure of eating at Sanaa restaurant located inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge during our blogger group interview with Disneynature Ambassador Dr. M. Sanjayan. This beautiful location provided us with fantastic views of the animals roaming on the savanna at the Animal Kingdom Lodge during the interview and lunch. Dr. M. Sanjayan is executive vice president and senior scientist for Conservation International. The global conservation scientist, writer and Emmy®-nominated news contributor focuses on the connection between nature and human well-being. He {Read More}

@Fergie Shares How to Balance Life – #ABCTVEvent #Fergie #AMAs

Fergie! Fergie has achieved success as the singer of the The Black Eyed Peas and as a solo artist. She began her career as a child star appearing on the TV show Kids Incorporated  from 1984-1989. I seriously loved that show when I was a kid and watched it every week. Fergie entered the room to a thunderous round of applause from our group.  Right away she told us how excited she is to hit the stage and perform at the American Music Awards this weekend. Making Time {Read More}

Interview with the Director of FEAST – #BigHero6Event

I attended the FEAST press day inside the Roy E. Disney Animation building and talked with the Producer Kristina Reed and Director Patrick Osborne. FEAST is the animated short shown prior to Disney’s newest full length feature film BIG HERO 6.   FEAST is the life story of a family through the dinners on their table. Enjoy this clip of the short. Inspiration for the movie came from when Director Patrick Osborne was helping his friend test an app called 1 Second Everyday {Read More}

Interview with Jamie Chung and Genesis Rodriguez of Big Hero 6 – #BigHero6Event

The BIG HERO 6 press day was held at the Roy E Disney Animation Building.   I always get really happy when we get to go inside this building because the artwork on the walls is amazing.  The lobby area is decked out in all BIG HERO 6 images however, one frozen fractal remains. Interview with Genesis Rodriguez and Jamie Chung What was your favorite part about playing the character that you played? Genesis Rodriquez: I had to be so positive all {Read More}