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The Green Room: Interview with The LXD’s Christopher Scott

Thu, 11 Aug 2011 16:00:58 +0000

Now in its third season on Hulu, “The LXD” dance series is an original, telling the story of good vs. evil in an usual way: through dance. It’s the brainchild of Jon M. Chu, the same guy who brought us “Step Up 2: The Streets,” “Step Up 3D,” and Justin Bieber’s movie, “Never Say Never.” […]

The Green Room: Chuck Co-Creator Chris Fedak Thanks Fans

Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:12:43 +0000

With Hulu’s second annual Best in Show winner announced, we spoke to “Chuck” co-creator Chris Fedak to see if he’d share some thoughts on his show winning the competition and talk to us about the series and the growth of its characters over the last four years. Hi Chris, we were hoping to talk to […]

The Green Room: Josh Gomez Talks “Chuck” and Best in Show

Wed, 06 Apr 2011 01:06:21 +0000

With “Chuck” soundly beating “Dexter” in Hulu’s second annual Best in Show, we asked “Chuck” star Joshua Gomez (who plays Chuck’s sidekick, Morgan Grimes) about the contest and maybe even give us a little scoop about the rest of the season via email. Stay tuned tomorrow for an interview with the show’s co-creator, Chris Fedak. […]

Hulu Interview: Michael Imperioli

Mon, 21 Mar 2011 18:09:18 +0000

Michael Imperioli has been your mobster and your intrepid TV detective. That’s probably how you know him — as Christopher from “The Sopranos,” or as Det. Fitch, the guy pinning down Michigan criminals as they try to make a beeline out the door of an interrogation room in “Detroit 1-8-7.” He’s tremendously proud of that […]

About the Artist: Justin Martin

Mon, 15 Nov 2010 06:43:53 +0000

To celebrate our 5 week long holiday promotion, we reached out to Los Angeles-based artist Justin Martin to create an original drawing to capture the essence of the holidays. In his untitled wintry illustration, he portrays a young family walking home in the sunset from a day of sledding in the snow. Below is a […]

Exclusive Interview: Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara

Tue, 02 Nov 2010 16:15:54 +0000

He’s famous for such catchphrases as “serenity now,” and she’s famous for her sharp wit. The husband-and-wife comedy duo Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara saw their careers take off in the 1960s with appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show; Jerry later became a familiar face for his portrayals of Frank Costanza on Seinfeld and Arthur […]

Filmmaker Interview: Mark Duplass, “The Puffy Chair”

Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:11:38 +0000

Actor Mark Duplass is a familiar face to fans of the FX fantasy football-centric guy show, The League, playing the charming troublemaker, Pete, but he actually got his start working onscreen and off with his brother, Jay, on short films and, in 2005, The Puffy Chair, which is now streaming on Hulu. Mark stars in […]

“Lady” Business

Fri, 15 Oct 2010 22:31:35 +0000

Each week on the infoMania feature “Modern Lady,” Erin Gibson shares her hysterical take on the often frustrating portrayal (and admonishment) of women in the media. After gaining popularity on the web from her internet show Roommating and numerous appearances on Funny or Die, Erin took over the women’s segment of the Current TV series […]

Exclusive Interview: Selena Gomez

Tue, 12 Oct 2010 14:55:24 +0000

Actress Selena Gomez made her mark as Alex on the Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place but this 18-year-old also sings. On the heels of the release of her new album, A Year Without Rain, we spoke with the Grand Prairie, Texas, native by phone yesterday as we launch a new Selena Gomez page on […]

The Increasingly Cool Decisions of David Cross

Sun, 19 Sep 2010 16:56:35 +0000

With a career spanning two decades, David Cross has cemented himself as one of the most innovative voices in comedy today. His ’90s sketch program, Mr. Show, not only introduced us to some of today’s comic superstars, including Sarah Silverman and Jack Black; it thrust the post –’80s standup world of comedy into the 21st […]

Exclusive Interview: Jared Leto, Thirty Seconds to Mars

Tue, 24 Aug 2010 19:06:20 +0000

When Hulu spoke to Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto about the band’s latest video last week, he was calling from the beach in Tel Aviv, where he and the rest of his band were set to play another show on their world tour. By now, 30STM has played in more than 100 cities […]

A “Brief Interview” with Julianne Nicholson

Tue, 24 Aug 2010 06:27:04 +0000

When The Office star John Krasinski set out to make a film adaptation of David Foster Wallace’s Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, he needed a way to connect the separate stories of the sometimes heinous characters that make up Wallace’s book. The actor-turned-director’s solution? A female grad student who interviews each of the men as […]

Filmmaker Interview: Garry Beitel

Fri, 20 Aug 2010 17:31:44 +0000

The ‘Socalled’ Movie is a multi-faceted portrait of a similarly multi-faceted performer, Josh Dolgin AKA “Socalled,” a gay, Jewish, Montreal-based hip-hop klezmer artist. Presented in 18 separate segments, the documentary offers an entertaining and illuminating look into Socalled’s creativity, influences, and background. indieWIRE spoke to the film’s director, Garry Beitel, last week about how he […]

Filmmaker Interview: A Fighting Chance

Fri, 13 Aug 2010 18:33:38 +0000

SnagFilms’ 2nd annual SummerFest, a free online festival showcasing exclusive, limited-duration runs of popular new documentaries, continues with A Fighting Chance, the fifth film in the series, having its world premiere today. [Editor’s Note: Our partner, SnagFilms, is the parent company of indieWIRE.] A Fighting Chance profiles the charismatic and inspiring athlete Kyle Maynard, a […]

Exclusive Interview: Chad Vader’s Matt Sloan and Aaron Yonda

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 23:39:02 +0000

One of the best parts of the San Diego Comic-Con is the opportunity to meet the creators of various comic books, films and shows that we enjoy year-round. We often take for granted the huge efforts required to create and produce content, and seeing these authors talk about their creative process is a treat. It’s […]

Filmmaker Interview: Erik Gandini, ‘Videocracy’

Fri, 06 Aug 2010 16:48:28 +0000

SnagFilms’ 2nd annual SummerFest, a free online festival showcasing exclusive, limited-duration runs of popular new documentaries, continues with Erik Gandini’s “Videocracy,” the fourth film in the series, premiering Friday. The film exposes a mass cult of celebrity worship that has virtually hypnotized Italian society, threatening its democracy. Gandini’s film argues that this collective fixation, or […]

Interview: Harry Shum, Jr., Dishes on ‘The LXD and a ‘Glee’ Love Triangle

Tue, 03 Aug 2010 18:09:18 +0000

Sue Sylvester may have called him “The Other Asian” last season on “Glee,” but we’re predicting that Harry Shum, Jr., who plays Mike Chang on the Fox series, will become a household name this year. After all, “Glee” isn’t Shum’s only project these days. He’s reprising his role as Cable in the dance movie “Step […]

Filmmaker Interview: Jaak Kilmi

Fri, 30 Jul 2010 18:30:34 +0000

SnagFilms’ 2nd annual SummerFest, a free online festival showcasing exclusive, limited-duration runs of popular new documentaries, continues with “Disco and Atomic War,” the third film in the series, premiering this Friday, July 30th. Disco and Atomic War reveals the unusual, provocative, and very funny story of how Dallas and Knight Rider led to the fall […]

Filmmaker Interview: Richard Parry

Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:05:41 +0000

Using the tagline “15 Years, 3 Wars, 1 Photographer,” Shooting Robert King tells the story of the titular war correspondent, beginning as a naive 24-year-old covering the war in Bosnia in 1993, following up when he is a hardened man in Chechnya in 1997, and finding him more at peace in 2007, both embedded within […]

Interview: Filmmaker Franny Armstrong

Fri, 16 Jul 2010 07:19:50 +0000

Following up on its inaugural edition last year, SnagFilms is launching the 2nd annual SummerFest, a free online festival showcasing exclusive, limited-duration runs of popular new documentaries, beginning with Franny Armstrong’s acclaimed film, The Age of Stupid. Unique for a documentary, The Age of Stupid incorporates a narrative thread, starring Oscar-nominated actor Pete Postlethwaite as […]