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Posts Tagged ‘Christina Hendricks’

Website Shares Unique March Madness Bracket

The demented PR streak that courses through the halls of Chicago-based website Mr. Skin has struck again. Whether you love or hate movie nudity, there’s no denying the skill of this gang when it comes to continually re-pitching their successful, Hollywood-derived enterprise.

The website’s latest promotion is an online derby styled after a standard college hoops tournament. That’s right; in honor of NCAA March Madness, these catalogers of mainstream movie naughty bits have drawn up their very own version of a hardwood contest. Per today’s press release:

Sixty-four of our most skinful celebrities have been seeded from 1-16 in four divisions, each formed around a different upper body size. All Stars like Olivia Wilde; Beauties like Zooey Deschanel; Celebs like Amanda Seyfried; and Dilettantes like Kate Upton and Christina Hendricks.

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Qaddafi Son’s Hollywood Connection Bound for Renewed Interest

Libyan rebels plundered the home of Muammar el-Qaddafi’s son al-Saadi yesterday, apparently with reporters in tow. The rebels found riches beyond their wildest dreams. But they also found some other interesting stuff: a gay porn DVD entitled Boyz Tracks as well as business cards for the Sunset Boulevard film company Natural Selection–of which al-Saadi was a major financier.

Natural Selection, run by producer Matty Beckerman, made waves in Hollywood by producing the 2010 Adrien Brody flick The Experiment. Beckerman and al-Saadi were featured in a nice profile in Variety for their efforts.

But that was back when Libya was supposedly thriving under IMF-backed market reforms and on its way to the kind of prosperity that inherently bubbles forth from Chicago School economics. When reality set in during the Arab Spring, the New York Times cast a more skeptical glance on Natural Selection and its Qaddafi money. Beckerman’s name, it seemed, was suddenly poison.

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This Weekend at LAFF: Drive Premiere and Attempts at Schmoozing

Drive made its much-hyped debut over the weekend at the LA Film Festival and this Fishie was on site to check out premiere. (Unfortunately, he’s not much of a photographer, so the above LA Times interview will have to suffice for visual imagery in lieu of his horrible, poorly lit photos.) Interesting factoid: Ron Pearlman‘s head is as big in person as you might expect. And so are his teeth. Another pleasant surprise: Christina Hendricks‘ widely publicized “full figure” is not mere media hyperbole. It is, in fact, the real deal.

Aside from gawking at celebrities, this Fishie managed to glean a small bit of advice from Drive’s Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn: “If you want to make the kind of films I make in Hollywood, the trick is to stay quiet, smile and nod a lot.”

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Breaking: Marvel and DC Comic and Animation Writer Dwayne McDuffie Dies

The Associated Press is reporting that longtime Marvel and DC comic writer Dwayne McDuffie has passed away of unknown causes. There are no indications yet as to what caused his death or even where he died. McDuffie was just in Los Angeles to promote his animated film All-Star Superman, which was released in stores today and stars Christina Hendricks as the voice of Lois Lane. McDuffie is interviewed above at the event by the Superman fansite Superman Homepage.

Christina Hendricks On The Cover Of Harper’s Bazaar

Christina Hendricks dresses up in tailored suits for the Harper’s photo shoot, and talks with the magazine about the agony of dressing dressy in Hollywood:

She notes the perverse pressure on actresses to turn up in designer gowns for one night only and the challenges when one can’t just slip into something off the sample rack. “You are expected to go to these things wearing fabulous dresses that are incredibly expensive, so it gets difficult,” she says. “I found myself at the beginning of Mad Men, because I wasn’t a sample size, spending an exorbitant amount of money on a nice dress that I would never wear again because someone would say” – she wrinkles her nose theatrically – “‘Christina Hendricks wore this dress twice.’”

Bonus video: Watch Hollywood’s hottest redhead get photographed by fashion’s creepiest photographer, Terry Richardson.

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Joan Holloway in ’90s Teen Soap

We should just start calling YouTube – InPerpetuity. Right, Christina Hendricks? Right.

Hat tip Buzzfeed