Monthly Archives : October 2015


Victorious Sets Its Sights on YouTube Stars in Europe and Asia

By PETER GONZAGA Pacific Rim Video HOLLYWOOD-After its launch in 2013 as a hub for YouTube creators to engage with fans on various social media sites and monetize their popularity through in app purchases and e-commerce, mobile app Victorious is…

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In "Moana," Walt Disney Animation Studios' upcoming big-screen adventure, a spirited teenager named Moana (left) sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder. Along the way, she meets once-mighty demi-god Maui (right). Featuring Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli'i Cravalho as the voice of Moana, and Dwayne Johnson as the voice of Maui, "Moana" sails into U.S. theaters on Nov. 23, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho Joins Dwayne Johnson in Polynesian-themed ‘Moana’

By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana” has found her voice following a worldwide search to cast the film’s title character. Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho, 14, joins Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the big-screen adventure…

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Sean Combs. ©Bad Boy Records.

Puff Daddy Gets Epic

By PACIFIC RIM VIDEO STAFF Pacific Rim Video HOLLYWOOD-Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment signed an exclusive partnership deal with Epic Records. The deal also will include the distribution of two upcoming albums from Puff Daddy. Chairman and CEO…

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Emma Roberts as Chanel Oberlin in SCREAM QUEENS. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Jill Greenberg/FOX.

Emma Roberts Reigns in ‘Scream Queens’

By ANGELA DAWSON and JUDY SLOANE Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Emma Roberts, 24, grew up in a show business family. Her aunt is Oscar winner Julia Roberts. Her father is Oscar nominee Eric Roberts (“Runaway Train”), and his ex-girlfriend Kelly Cunningham. Having gotten…

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Ravi and Geeta Patel in Alchemy’s MEET THE PATELS. ©Alchemy.

Meet the ‘Patels’

By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Ravi Patel plays a chef who works for John Stamos’ restaurateur character, Jimmy Martino, who gets socked with some surprising family news, in the new Fox comedy “Grandfathered,” premiering Tuesday, Sept. 25. The veteran…

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