Mischa Barton has signed on to star in indie drama “Fast Life,” directed and written by music video helmer Rock Jacobs.
Jessie Rusu (“96 Minutes”) and Artist Int. are producing. Shooting is expected to start in the summer in Los Angeles
“Fast Life” is centered around an ad exec who falls in with an unsavory fast money crowd, only to be drawn to its antithesis when introduced to an unimpressed young woman, portrayed by Barton.
“Fast Life” will be Jacobs’ feature directorial debut. He has directed music videos for Vanessa Hudgens and Miranda Cosgrove.
Barton, best known for the “O.C.,” has starred recently in supernatural thrillers “Into the Dark,” which was shopped at Cannes last year, and “A Resurrection,” opposite the late Michael Clarke Duncan in one of his final roles.
This project sounds very exciting! Hopefully the rest of the casting is good.
Candids of Mischa out and about in West
Hollywoodhave been added.
Here’s another promo shot for Mischa’s iPhone 5 Uunique London cases collection. This one is via Hello Magazine.
You can check out the collection on the Uunique London website.
Acting from the age of eight British-born Mischa Barton moved to America and made her international breakthrough in the television series The O.C. She has since starred in a wide variety of movies including Notting Hill, St. Trinian’s and Homecoming.
In my teens I felt like one of The Beatles.
I was sixteen when I joined the cast of The O.C. and it was a huge global hit in more than fifty countries. Wherever I went in the world I’d be recognised. In 2003 it was like the first wave of what we know as modern celebrity culture. In my mid-teens I had to learn to surf that unbelievably huge wave. It was like being caught up in a kind of crazed hysteria. Celebrities were considered fair game and everything was blown completely out of proportion.
Source: Mail Online
Britweek in Los Angeles begins with a launch party on April 23rd and continues until May 5th. www.britweek.org
Photos of Mischa leaving the Sayers club in LA following the event below have been added. Little bit of lipstick smearing happening, lol.
Extra photos from the gala itself have also been added since the initial post.
Photos of Mischa looking very pretty in white at the The Fire & Ice Gala By Candy Ice Jewelry Benefiting Fresh2o event have been added.
Just a quick update to mention the upcoming DVD release of Apartment 1303 3D in two English-speaking territories. Australia is up first with release slated for May 22nd, 2013 followed by the United Kingdom on June 3rd, 2012. You can pre-order in Australia via EzyDVD and in the
UK via Amazon. Both countries will receive DVD, standard Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray versions. The film is being released in other countries too, so check your local online retailer for specific dates in your location.
The starlet of The O.C. is 27 now, with a new horror movie out, A Resurrection. She talks to Ramin Setoodeh about what she’s been up to since her days as a paparazzi favorite “it” girl.
The full article can be read at The Daily Beast
This is one of those articles that annoys me and has given me the perfect time to share a bit of a personal rant. To clarify, it’s not so much because of content, but the somewhat condescending and passive aggressive commentary that goes along with it. For example, the journalist mentions that the PR rep for the movie specifically directs that personal questions are out of bounds. Instead of respecting the implied boundaries, the journalist
successfully avoids asking actual personal questions directly, but instead includes a blurb of Mischa’s personal troubles from previous years in the text between questions. It’s understandable that there is some overlap between the personal and professional, but surely there should be a statute of limitations as to when journalists present a prologue of an actor’s personal troubles each time they go out to promote a movie. It’s particularly of issue because it seems to only happen with younger actresses, stars like Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Downey Jr., who both have extremely successful careers, are rarely, if ever, reminded of their personal histories during promotion for a movie. I’m not trying to suggest that PR agents should dictate editorial content, cause that’s even more dangerous, but if an actor has agreed to an interview for a movie, they are there on behalf of the movie. They are representing the particular body of work in question, and unless something in an actor’s personal life has directly impacted the movie in question, then it’s wholly irrelevant. Why do so many publications/blogs/news magazines have to behave like tabloids?
If you have your own opinion on this matter, sound off in the comments. Haters need not comment.