Pilar Lopez de Ayala might be Spain's most reluctant star. Since entering the Spanish filmgoing public's consciousness in 2000 with "Hand in Glove," she has appeared in only six films -- an act of…
Before "grindhouse" went from schlock to postmodern parody courtesy of Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, a movie called "Haute Tension" quietly appeared in Sundance's Midnight sidebar in 2004…
Given her lineage, Alexandra Maria Lara just might have the acting gene stamped in her DNA. Her father, Romanian actor Valentin Platareanu, had been running Bucharest National Theater before…
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At a mere 28 years old, Germany's new indie queen Julia Jentsch is already a seasoned veteran of the festival and kudos circuit. In 2004 she walked down the red carpet in Cannes for Hans…
Carice van Houten waited years for a meaty role like the one she plays in director Paul Verhoeven's "Black Book" -- half Jean Harlow-styled bombshell, half tough-as-nails survivor. But now that the…
Most actors thrive on praise, and British stage actor William Houston is currently receiving the kind of effusive acclaim that his peers would kill for. Last month, Blighty newspaper The Independent…
Twenty-six-year-old Jasmine Trinca was a high school student who had never remotely contemplated acting when Nanni Moretti selected her to play his daughter in "The Son's Room."
Nobody, not even his mother, recognized Pierfrancesco Favino in his first Hollywood role: a cameo as Christopher Columbus in "Night at the Museum."
Wong Kar Wai has all his favorite actors in one house -- Project House. The talent management division of Jet Tone opened its doors in 1997 and has amassed an impressive roster.
Wong Kar Wai as advertising director. An interesting concept, since he's best known for a meandering creative vision that includes a free-form shooting style and the lack of scripted scenarios. But…
Being the offspring of a famous father and working in the same profession can be both a blessing and a curse. Getting through the door is one thing, but inside, people tend to judge you more…